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The market is stuck in an intermediate-term trading range, and could be for a while. But with no recession in sight, you should be buying stocks now.
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...
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 poor stock market performance of the last two months has been discouraging. But the overall stasis in 2018 should have been expected.
Apple (AAPL) Redux
Welcome to November, holiday season, winter’s coming, and mid-term elections! As if a stock market correction wasn’t providing enough excitement…
Today I’m doing something slightly different. I normally feature one stock from each of our three portfolios in the monthly issue. Today of...
General Electric: Still a Hot Mess
This week, General Electric (GE) announced that, after a brief tenure, CEO and Chairman John Flannery is being replaced by Larry Culp, former CEO of Danaher Corp. Don’t get all excited about Larry Culp, nor about yesterday’s jump GE’s...
How to Exercise Caution While Riding the Bull Market
Many investors remember that late in the summer of 2017, I cautioned you that the stock market was due for a pullback. At that time, the market had risen steadily since November 2016, and showed sign...
Valuable Investor Tools
If you’re not in the habit of listening to quarterly earnings conference calls, I suggest that you pick one of your stocks, and visit the company’s investor relations page. You’ll likely find their earnings press release, a webcast of the management call...
Distinguishing Between Normal Equity Market Corrections, Bear Markets and Recessions
I’m going to make a really simple statement. Please read it three times and tell me if it helps you relax just a little bit:
The S&P 500 index rose 21.7% in 2017, and it’s 1.7%...
The S&P 500 rose 15% year-to-date through October 20, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 18% year-to-date. Those achievements are not remotely unusual when stocks are having a good year. However, it would be normal to expect price corrections along the way—corrections have...