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From Cabot Growth Investor
The latest news-driven event came two weeks ago, when the “new” tariffs on Chinese imports led to a stampede out of stocks, cracking the intermediate-term of some leaders and flipping our Cabot Tides to negative. And that means we’re following usual...
THE BIG IDEA
Back in the late 1800s if you called a company for information you were routed through a telephone exchange and were able to speak with a person that could help.
The last switchboard operator for a hand-crank phone, Susan Glines, walked away her...
Be Ready for Profit-Taking
The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average were little changed today on slightly negative breadth on the NYSE. Broad foreign equity ETFs (EFA, EEM, VEU) also had a quiet day. However, small and mid-cap ETFs fell about 1⁄2%.
Contrary to yesterday's market reaction, interest rate cuts are actually bad for stocks. For evidence, just look at these three charts.
The unemployment-stock market correlation is a picture-perfect inverse on a chart. Now that unemployment can't sink much lower, where do stocks go?
Congrats to the Top Picks 2019, Mid-Year
Congratulations to our Top Picks for 2019! We’re halfway through the year, and the markets are doing great—and so are our Top Picks! The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 11.8%; the S&P 500 is up 14.3%, the...
THE BIG IDEA
A few years back the Institute of Medicine (IOM) published a report with an astounding conclusion:
Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime, sometimes with devastating consequences.
That’s not cool.
Diagnostic accuracy of some conditions is staggeringly bad. For the...
What has the Trump effect on the stock market truly been? The returns suggest a very positive one. But how much do they really have to do with Trump?
The FOMC is meeting this week and investors can hardly contain their euphoric bliss. In-the-know pundits are already factoring in a rate cut next month and more before the end of the year. The market rallied strongly yesterday as it salivated over prospect.