January 20, 2020
The market remains extremely strong, as the combination of a new year and reduced anxiety about China trade has encouraged the bulls and calmed the bears. At the same time, a broad correction is increasingly overdue, as numerous stocks have grown increasingly stretched far above their moving averages. Thus, when you do buy, you need to do so with an eye not just to the potential upside but the potential downside as well.
The ideal buy for many of today’s stocks might be on a brief pullback that finds support. Stocks in this issue range from global giants like Morgan Stanley and Match to smaller, faster-growing technology companies like touch-screen expert Synaptics and chipmaker-for-Apple Cirrus Logic.