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I expect stocks to have a good year, but 16.7% in returns is probably unlikely. It’s also worth noting when earnings are growing, corrections only last a couple months until new highs are made, says Don Kaufman, co-founder of TheoTrade.
Wednesday, March 21 is the pivot for the week as either Powell is perceived as hawkish and odds for a 4th rate hike in 2018 to grow beyond the 25% they sit at or Mr. Market sees enough. Dovishness to keep-the-faith even for a week or two, writes Ziad Jasani Monday.
Since Wednesday was PI day (3.14), I thought I might update my PI trade article, says Dave Landry, founder and president of DaveLandry.com. More Trading Lessons every Friday.
General Electric’s collapse should have served as a reminder that buying a company based solely on past reputation and dividend yield is a dangerous endeavor, writes Vitaliy N. Katsenelson, CFA, at Investment Management Associates.
Gold tends to be a safe-haven type of investment — something investors turn to when they don’t want their money associated with a certain company or government (bond/currency), notes Jay Soloff, editor of Investor's Alley The Market Cap.
Over the past five years, American Electric Power Co. Inc. (AEP) — the $33.1 billion Ohio-based utility holding company — has undertaken a strategic shift toward fully regulated operations, explains Ari Charney, editor of Investing Daily's Utility Forecaster.
One commodity we think all investors should own is copper; we are recommending a buy on an exciting copper miner that we expect will be a star performer in coming years, asserts growth expert Stephen Leeb, editor Real World Investing.
Each day I scour the market for opportunities in stocks; I focus on stocks that have safe and generous yields, usually averaging 4.5%, explains income specialist John Dobosz, editor of Forbes Dividend Investor.
Two of our recommended gold streaming royalty companies are strong buys as a result of recent stock price weakness, explains resources expert Adrian Day, editor of Global Analyst.
In my last article I stated that we had the potential for a lasting bottom in the crypto market, starting with a low in most coins on February 6th. However, in that article I also gave the conditions for that bottom to fail, writes Ryan Wilday of Ellliott Wave Trader.
What’s the concern? Debt. But not the national debt or even deficits, which are topics themselves. In this case we have already shown how dependent the stock market is on corporate buybacks of their own shares, says Gene Inger of The Inger Letter.
I will be trading stocks like Grubhub and Palo Alto Networks full out bullish. Stocks like Apple are best played with trades like diagonal call spreads that allow for some slow trimming of the cost basis over a few weeks, says Kerry Given, PhD, founder of Parkwood Capital.
The bulls are still long from both buy signals, signals are likely to fail. Most bulls will exit this week below last week’s low or below the low of the ii. When the Emini tries to do something twice and fails, it usually then tries the opposite, writes Al Brooks.
One of the hard lessons in trading markets is overthinking. Last week delivered a message to those in cash - buy the dip. Old wisdom of reading the tape provided day traders means to read volume and momentum to get out of the way, writes Bob Savage, CEO of Track Research.
We recognize that we can’t predict the price of gold. Rather, we view gold mining companies the same way we look at any extractive industry: as operating companies that produce and sell a commodity into a deep market and generate cash flows, notes George Putnam, editor of The Turnaround Letter.
The economy still looks strong to us and we don’t expect Trump’s proposed steel and aluminum tariffs to make that much difference, at least not for a while, suggests income expert Harry Domash, editor of Dividend Detective.
Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) dropped over 40% after it reported fourth-quarter earnings on February 21, notes Michael Corcoran, Michael Corcoran, contributing editor to Gordon Pape’s The Income Report.
A trio of semiconductor stocks — NVIDIA (NVDA), Qorvo (QRVO), and Skyworks (SWKS) — earn a place on tthis month’s list of top picks, explains Nate Pile, growth stock expert and editor of Nate's Notes.
Nell Sloane of Capital Trading Group summarizes 10 developments in cryptocurrency, from blockchain and bitcoin to tether fraud probes, the Tokyo Whale and Peter Thiel’s Paypal making a crypto patent application.
At TradersExpo New York, Marvin Appel: I find that a weekly MACD is most effective for bonds, in particular, the 6-19 week MACD on interest rates or prices of bond ETFs, or credit quality spreads.
At TradersExpo New York, Don Kaufman explains the difference between stock market implied volatility and historic volatility--and what it means for investors and traders.
At TradersExpo New York, Ryan Wilday on cryptocurrencies and why he's long-term bullish and short-term tentative. He explains how ElliottWaveTrader.net is used in his live trading room with cryptos.
At TradersExpo New York, John Person talks about Persons Pivot and momentum indicators on stock charts. It can be used in one-minute scalping to monthly charts for longer-term analysis.
At MoneyShow Orlando, John Eade's stock picks in artificial intelligence: Google (GOOGL), 3M (MMM), Parker Hanefin (PH), Rio Tinto (RIO), BHP Billiton (BBL). He's CEO of Argus Research.
At MoneyShow Orlando, Mark Sebastian on how to learn about stock options, derivatives, the VIX, stock fundamentals and other instruments.
At MoneyShow Orlando, Markus Heitkoetter: I never risk more than 2% of my account on any given trade. This way, even if I have a few losing trades in a row, I'm not wiping out my account.
At MoneyShow Orlando Mike Larson shares how WeissRatings.com evaluates 13,000 US and Canada traded stocks, banks, credit unions and insurance. Grade is between A & E.
At MoneyShow Orlando, Markus Heitkoetter: trade what you see, not what you think. I like to use 3 indicators. Stochastics oscillators, RSI, MACD. My settings are set for short-term trading.