market bottoms Archives
A Normal Breather
As the market pushed sharply higher following its early-October low (10% or so in the S&P 500, 12%-plus in the Nasdaq), rising seven out of eight weeks, the worries of the world (trade wars, slowing economic growth, even impeachment) were slowly As...
December: Time for a Portfolio Shake-Up
Here we are in December, an interesting time in the stock market, as excessive price movements culminate, often reversing course in January. On the bullish side, you may have owned stocks that rose an abnormal amount, all year We...
Mostly Sunny, Chance of Passing Showers
Seven weeks ago, the market was getting hit and growth stocks were looking awful. We were definitely cautious, but on this page we also wrote the following:
“We don’t want to sound too negative. It’s still a bull market, we...
A CORNUCOPIA OF TRADING & INVESTING IDEAS
Two stocks are leaving the Buy Low Opportunities Portfolio today as they near their price targets: Alaska Air Group (ALK) and Synchrony Financial (SYF). While researching stocks that might join our portfolios, I came across half a It...
Patience Precedes Profits
We regularly write about practicing patience with your winning stocks, and that will always be a key factor in making big money—unless you’re a savant, you’ll find that many of your trades will offset over time (small losses, break-evens, small wins, with...
Throwing Darts at the Ticker Tape and Other Investment Strategies
October is a significant time for me, because that’s when I begin embracing companies that didn’t previously have strong enough numbers to join these portfolios, but now have excellent prognoses for the coming year. (This only...
A New Format for Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor
Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor is taking on a new format. I enjoyed writing about the pertinent news on affected companies in recent weeks, without updating minor news and numbers for the rest of the portfolio companies. going...
Lots of Drama, But the Evidence is Unchanged
August is winding to a close, and we say good riddance—this month has packed in as many dramatic market-moving headlines as any we can remember due to developments in the U.S.-China trade battle, speeches from the Reserve...
The trade war has bubbled to the surface again, and is taking a toll on stocks. How to invest while the trade-war winds swirl? Our Mike Cintolo weighs in.