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Assessing the Retail Stock Landscape
After rising 25.3% from Christmas Eve 2018 through April 30, 2019, the S&P 500 stock index fell 6.6% in May. A pullback was clearly overdue, and there was plenty of fuel to keep investors on the edge of their Many...
Property & Casualty Insurance Stocks Are On My Radar
Today I’m taking the opportunity to remove two stocks from the portfolios, in the quest to (a) pare back the number of stocks in the portfolios and (b) add new stocks to the portfolios. Clearly, two...
Exploit the Accelerating Technological Revolution
We have a tendency to focus on our everyday lives without truly appreciating how the world is changing around us. But understanding the tectonic shifts outside of our near-term consciousness is crucial to successful investing.
I realized the other day I’ve...
A Rising Stock Market Brings Opportunites Today
U.S. stock market indexes have emerged from recent trading ranges and embarked on renewed uptrends as they seek to retrace all-time highs that were established in August through October 2018. Your stock portfolios will likely achieve additional appreciation...
The Calm Before the Next Market Run-Up
I suppose it makes sense that a calendar quarter that was characterized by two big stock market downdrafts could be followed by a calendar quarter that delivers two stock market run-ups. And while I anticipated and frequently about...
Buying Low is the Best Revenge
We’ve successfully struck upon some successful trades recently in the days leading up to various companies’ earnings releases, including Apple (AAPL) and Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX). If you’re looking for another similar opportunity, scroll down to review Marathon Petroleum in...
Profit from Our Great Societal Transformation
Markets go up and down. It happens. There will be bull markets and bear markets. Different administrations will come into power. Change is one of the few constants in life and investing.
But certain powerful and ascendant trends will regardless...
Another Dow 30 Shakeup is Coming
November brought some significant news about General Motors (GM) and United Technologies (UTX), while General Electric (GE) continues to invite investor inquiries. As our portfolio stocks experience share price recoveries alongside the broader market, in the aftermath of October...
The major stock market indexes tacked on more losses last week, even though markets were only open for three-and-a-half days and trading was relatively light. The Nasdaq closed the week 4.3% lower, the Dow was down 4.4%, and the S&P 500 lost But...