A bullish options trade on a biotech stock.
Nine bullish stocks with entry points highlighted. One stock looks bearish, breaking down to new lows today.
We identify two stocks of interest, one in the Information technology sector and the other in the Medtech sector.
The weakest 6 months are here for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials. The NASDAQ ends its best six months in June. Ideas for repositioning your portfolios are included.
We look at 10 stock ideas, Eight bullish and 2 bearish.
The US utilities sector is a safe place to hide when investors fear markets. As shown below in the correlation table for the trailing six months, the utilities sector ETF (XLU) has had very little correlation with both bond (AGG) and equity (SPY, IWM, QQQ, EEM) market ETFs. This should come as no real surprise, Read more ➝
We all know that there is no such thing as the perfect investment, but I have one that comes pretty close. Working with the American Association of Individual Investors for many years, I have done research on dividend paying stocks. Investing in stocks that pay dividends offers a tantalizing triple play of 1) greater safety, Read more ➝
We are way overbought. We are recommending our active trading clients to go to at least 50% cash or preferably higher. We are not saying this because we fear a significant downturn in the market. There is not much risk to see in strong economic data and geopolitical risks are rather muted at this point. Read more ➝
It is not a secret. As the S&P 500 and other US stock market indexes have seen big gains in the last five years, active managers have struggled to outperform. Bloomberg reported (using Morningstar data) earlier this year that just 20 percent of actively managed funds investing in U.S. stocks beat their main benchmarks in Read more ➝
As the US bull market goes into its seventh year, we admire how far we have come. From the dark clutches of fear in March 2009, the S&P 500 has had one of the greatest six year bull market runs in history, more than tripling. Only 1981-1987 and 1994-2000 saw larger gains over a similar Read more ➝