There is no denying we are in uncertain times with the stock market. The economy is still slowly growing, but the stock market is soaring. This has led to many analysts preparing for a crash. Of course, there are the naysayers who still think this market has a lot of steam to keep chugging […]
The head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer, Ari Wald, is bullish on Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS). He cites that technology is currently leading the market rally and in particular the semiconductor space. To end up deciding on Skyworks Solutions as their stock choice, his team at Oppenheimer developed a top down guide to stock […]
For the most part, we all have the same basic beliefs between good and evil and right are wrong. In the investing world, there are companies that toe the line in terms of ethics. Most investors know these as sin stocks.
They tend to make up the industries around smoking, drinking, guns, and gambling. Depending […]
As an investor, most of us want the triple bagger. We want a sizable return on our money and we take calculated risks to get there. But there is something to be learned from the tortoise and the hare fable. As great as a quick return is, sometimes, we need to invest in a […]
The oil sector is as volatile one there is. There are so many factors that come into play with oil stocks, like the economy, OPEC, taxes, green energy, and more that it is hard to gauge just how the energy sector will perform in a given year. Look at the past few years as […]
On Friday, shares of Foot Locker (NYSE: FL) surged over 9% as the specialty retailer reported better than expected earnings. Revenue increased for the quarter 5% and same store sales were also up 5%. With this good news, does this make Foot Locker attractive enough to buy? Or are investors getting this stock wrong? […]
Humana (NYSE: HUM) has been in the news lately with its failed merger with Aetna. When a merger between two companies fails, usually the stock prices of the companies drops as shareholders bid up the price hearing the news about a potential merger, anticipating the merger would go through.
But that didn’t happen with Humana. […]
Recently Tom Lee, a well-known stock strategist changed his tune on Facebook stock (NASDAQ: FB), among others. He is now calling these stocks buys as he sees a lot of growth potential and as a result, a nice return for investors. Should you listen to him and invest your money in this stock or […]
Most people are familiar with Hasbro Toys (HAS). If you ever played the Monopoly board game, with a G.I. Joe action figure, or a Mr. Potato Head, you have played with a Hasbro toy. And while toy fads come and go, there will always be kids looking to have some fun with toys. This […]
We all like to hear the opinions of successful stock pickers and fund managers. After all, they are in the business of investing and they have access to more information that the average investor. So it makes sense to listen to them when they tell say we should buy these stocks and avoid those […]