A leader in streaming media recently increased monthly subscription pricing. Will there be a spike in the churn rate in Q4? We present a bullish case for the stock with a clear price target.
Reliance on coal for energy in the US continues to fall, even under the Trump administration. Solar power is on the rise. As the US market pulls back, US tech stocks underwhelming guidance is likely misleading.
As US elections approach we take a look at how election results move markets. We go through 10 lessons for all investors who are nervous going into the elections. History shows that there is nothing to be afraid of except uncertainty. Markets look bullish for October based on the AAII Investors Sentiment Survey and several Read more ➝
Oil and the energy sector have been beat up in September. Is there value there? Meanwhile, healthcare is being reviatalized. The tech sell off may be over for awhile, as markets show signs of being oversold.
We examine whether there is a performance advantage for stocks being added to the S&P 500.
Today we look at Ruble softness along with emerging market weakness in August. Turkey’s issues are highlighted. USD strength pressures a rebound in gold. Market indicators get more bearish. September seasonality is discussed.
July remains bullish as low interest rates fuel stock returns and gold gains. Russia can be viewed as a high dividend value opportunity if oil prices can remain elevated, and natural gas prices stabilize. A note from Merrill Lynch outlines the demand for hydrogen fuel cells that support natural gas (UNG) prices. China continues to Read more ➝
As Europe reopens, UK’s BOE announces the economic recovery will be ‘V-shaped’. Tourist travel seems to be picking up and markets (especially tech stocks) reacted well – as is usual in this seasonal bullish period. Q2 earnings reports are on the horizon, with stocks priced for perfection.
Fiscal stimilus is ending in the US as government transfer reciepts and other forms of unemployment support expire. As elections come to the forefront and COVID cases increase further aid is likely. The effects on inflation will be muted until employment levels come back and wages increase.
The increase is COVID cases in the US along with the upcoming presidential election make for an interesting summer of investors. July through October performance is a high predictor of the election. Is a July rally likely?