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A high percentage of stocks that I follow are exhibiting bullish price charts right now. Obviously, you already knew that the stock market has been acting well. I simply want to reiterate that the recent bullishness appears to be sustainable. Enjoy!
The Big Idea
How psyched would you be if you went to your healthcare provider and they said the following:
“I can make a health optimization recommendation for you, informed not only by the latest clinical trials, but also by local and regional data about like...
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...
The Smart Money is Moving In
It’s common knowledge among experienced investors that the price of a company’s stock, at any one time, is imperfectly related to the company’s actual value.
Other factors that affect the price include estimates of the company’s future revenues, earnings profit...
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...
Stocks in this Issue
IPO Strategy: When to Buy, and How to Handle Lockup Expiration
In most Issues of Cabot Early Opportunities, I cover stocks that have recently gone public. These early-stage stocks need to be handled with a little extra consideration because they so...
THE BIG IDEA
In its 2017 infrastructure report card the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave America’s infrastructure a grade of “D+”.
America received the same grade in 2013. That was an improvement over 2009 (and 2005) when we received a “D”.
Suffice to say, room...
Be Not Afraid
One year ago, soon after marijuana sales became legal in Canada, investors were throwing money at the sector, anxious to get a piece of the action. Today, the opposite is true—getting money for a cannabis business takes real work!
That was my takeaway...
We’ve been fairly lucky this earnings season in that every single one of our portfolio companies that reported earnings managed to meet or beat the market’s expectations. Of course, that doesn’t mean share prices will rise. Oh heavens no! Short-term movements in stock can...
When market pundits toss about terms like “growth stocks” and “value stocks,” it seems as if they’re saying “companies that are growing” vs. “companies that are not growing,” so we sugar-coat these companies and pretend that they have ‘value.” That’s not really what vs...