Cheap Stocks vs. Growth Stocks

Everyone knows what a cheap stock is. Or do they? To some people, a cheap stock is one that is low-priced, like SunEdison (SUNE), currently trading at less than a dollar per share. People who like these stocks generally don’t a..
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3 Retail Stocks for the Next Uptrend

Status on the Five Steps of a Stock Market Bottom A month ago, I wrote about the five characteristics of market bottoms, and in this issue, I update our progress toward reaching the market bottom. Happily, we’ve seen some improvement since my update two ago. I’ll...
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3 Retail Stocks for the Next Uptrend

The decade-long secular bull market (early 2000s to 2014) in commodities is over, which means the next 10 years will probably bring generally “low” commodity prices. Who will that benefit? I think it will be retail and consumer-oriented companies, as consumers have more to...
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Is the Bull Awake Yet? How About Now?

Stock Market Video Is the Bull Awake Yet? How About Now? This Week's Fortune Cookie In Case You Missed It --- In this week’s Stock Market Video, Mike Cintolo talks about a few rays of light he's seen from the market during the past couple of weeks. In an...
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The Gold Star and the Falling Knife

Stock Market Video All You Need to Know about Market Bottom This Week's Fortune Cookie In Case You Missed It --- In this week's Stock Market Video, I reinforce Cabot's take on how growth investors need to handle down markets: Cut your losses short. Hold on to your resilient...
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The Gold Star and the Falling Knife

The title of this piece is “The Gold Star and the Falling Knife.” So I guess I’d better pay that off. The Gold Star is a reference to the energetic rebound in the price of gold that’s been lifting mining stocks for past...
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The Growth Stock Diet

The SNaC Diet to Get Your Portfolio in Shape Has the Stock Market Bottomed? A Stock for Today’s Challenging Market Conditions --- The SNaC Diet to Get Your Portfolio in Shape It's February in New England. (Well, it's February everywhere, but the month means something entirely different to in...
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Sell Apple, Buy Facebook?

Stock Market Video Sell Apple, Buy Facebook? Thoughts on Momentum and Market Timing This Week's Fortune Cookie In Case You Missed It --- In this week’s Stock Market Video, Mike Cintolo discusses the market's recent bounce, pointing out the good (some stocks are separating from the pack during season)...
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Sell Apple, Buy Facebook?

Apple and Facebook are huge, global brands, Apple with a market cap of $533 billion and annual sales of $235 billion and Facebook with a market cap of $250 billion and annual sales of just $18 billion. Institutional investors love both stocks. But look...
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In the Stock Market, the Readiness Is All

Stock Market Video In the Stock Market, the Readiness Is All This Week’s Fortune Cookie In Case You Missed It --- In this week’s stock market video, I point out that the major indexes have actually calmed down and traded sideways for more than a week. It’s a relief,...
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