Thursday, July 18, 2019

Cyclicals Lead as Stocks Climb Wall of Worry

Stocks kept climbing last week, with higher-risk sectors leading the charge. The S&P 500 rose 1.5 percent between Friday, July 6, and Friday, July 13,...
Guess What Industry Is Moving to New Highs

What the Surge in Rails May Be Saying About the Economy

Economists have worried about the economy slowing, but railroads are telling a different story. The Dow Jones US Railroads...

Bears Merciless Toward Ailing Blue Chip: Options Recap

Put volume spiked in General Electric yesterday as hopes of a quick turnaround faded.

Marijuana Momentum, Airlines Ascending: Groups in Focus

Two different groups have been "flying under the radar" and "hitting new highs" in recent weeks. Let's check them out. First: Flying under the radar....

Was the Market Even Open Last Week?

Don't feel bad if you were on vacation last week. Not much happened in the market. The S&P 500 opened with a bang at its...

Buyers Rotate into These Sectors as Tech Stalls

Last week was rough for technology. But now investors are looking for gains in some new areas. The SPDR Industrial ETF (XLI) and SPDR Health...

Stocks Bounce as Investors Target New Sectors

Stocks moved higher last week, potentially breaking a downtrend, as investors found value in new parts of the market. The S&P 500 rose 2.4 percent...

Wider Fears Amid Some Good Results: Earnings This Week

A handful of big companies announced strong results in the last week, but wider problems are tarnishing the story. Feeble semiconductor demand, doubts about the...
Chips Rip as Transports Move North: Earnings This Week

Chips Rip and Transports Move North: Earnings This Week

Earnings remained strong in the last week, led by economically sensitive industries like semiconductors, transports and financials. Chip stock Xilinx (XLNX) is the S&P 500's...

Slowdown? Economic Data Doesn’t Show It

Pundits keep warning about an economic slowdown, but the data continues to prove them wrong. Only 199,000 Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. It was...
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