The unemployment-stock market correlation is a picture-perfect inverse. What does that mean with an improving but still-high jobless rate?
Can’t Shake the Sellers
Because most of us are long-only players (focusing our time looking at what to buy, not short), we usually think of things from the perspective of buyers. There’s nothing wrong with that, per se—a lot of my commentary and analysis focused...
Growth at a Value Price
If you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you’ve heard me say it before.
I love micro-caps because you can buy growth stocks at value prices.
In large-cap land, you can buy growth stocks for growth (expensive) prices and value stocks value...
Still Tricky, Still Challenging—but Also Still Improving
Through the first half of the year, 2021 has been about as tricky as we can remember, at least for growth stock investors. Rotation and news-driven moves have been the norm, with many leading (or formerly leading) titles...
The Big Idea
It used to be that sales and marketing teams relied on conferences, cold calls, mass mailings and in-person networking events to engage with business clients.
Then the internet arrived, and a lot of this activity moved online. That was great … for while.
Still (Mostly) a Meat Grinder
In the last issue we wrote about the baby steps the market had taken since mid-May—it wasn’t anything decisive, but after suffering a ton of damage, growth stocks were slowly improving, with some big-volume rallies, more stocks setting up multi-month...
I recently stumbled upon the below chart showing that savings rates in 2020 were 50% to 500% higher than the previous 20 years.
What is the takeaway? There is plenty of pent-up demand around the world. In other words, people have money burning hole...
The Big Idea
It should come as no surprise that streaming is a huge trend.
Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Disney+ have enjoyed massive success, so much so that everybody else has realized they need a streaming presence and are entering the market too. We see Peacock,...
Seeing More Setups, but Still in the Spin Cycle
Two-plus months ago, speculation was running rampant and most growth stocks had made giant moves over the prior six to nine months. So when the sellers finally stepped up and cracked the intermediate-term uptrend in growth...
Sellers Fading—but Will the Buyers Show Up?
We’re all about going with the evidence, and when it comes to growth stocks, the evidence was nearly uniformly negative (or at least not positive) for most of the past month. The vast majority of leading stocks, many...