Thursday, August 22, 2019

Get Ready for the Dog Days of Summer

The S&P 500 inched higher last week as tech and transports bounced. Still it was the tightest range of the year.

Transports Jump as Oil Retreats

Airlines were the best subgroup in the market yesterday and railroads closed at a new record high.

Bears Merciless Toward Ailing Blue Chip: Options Recap

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

In Case You Missed All the IPOs

Technology has dominated IPOs recently, but some energy names and a yoga-themed hotelier have also surged of late.

Industrials May Be on the Mend

Economic news has been positive as the SPDR Industrial ETF (XLI) breaks resistance.

Winners and Losers as Rates Shoot Higher

First the five-year, then the 10-year. Now the yield on the 30-year bond is also hitting new highs. $TYX.X is the chart to watch on...

Are the Rails Starting to Move?

Have you looked at the rails lately? Some investors may be starting to do just that. The big three U.S. operators registered "double beats" last...

Small Caps May be Breaking Out

Small caps just did something pretty rare since February's market crash: They made a new high. The iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) rose 1.1 percent...

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...

Looking for Winners and Losers of Inflation

Inflation reports from the government today and tomorrow will be closely watched as economists and investors try to forecast the direction of interest rates. Producer...
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