Amazon (AMZN) and Alphabet (GOOG), two of the world’s most recognizable brands and Wall Street’s most coveted stocks. But which looks like the better buy today? asks Chris Preston, editor of Wall Street's Best Daily.
In September 1899, Henry Bliss stepped off a streetcar in New York City and into history; he was the first person killed by a motor vehicle, notes Charles Mizrahi, editor of Park Avenue Investment Club.
Sometimes the first glance at a stock can give the wrong impression. For example, consider the case of MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP), explains Tim Plaehn, editor of Investors Alley The Dividend Hunter.
More Americans are hitting the road and recreational vehicle (RV) sales are soaring, notes Mark Skousen, editor The 1600 Alert — a specialized service that focuses on the impact of politics and economic trends.
Markets are now in their Santa phase. Expect rallies with brief interruptions for consolidation or profit taking. It is a little surprising they can’t even string together a serious shake of the trees, says Jeff Greenblatt, editor of The Fibonacci Forecaster.
Both Newfield Exploration and Pioneer Natural Resources are trading near trendline resistance, and are at risk for downgrades, says Karee Venema, deputy editor at Schaeffer's Investment Research.
At worst the tax cuts will validate current market valuations, says Tom Essaye. At best they’ll spur additional upside of about 6%. Of course, there are other factors involved in spurring market upside, writes colleague Jim Woods in his Successful Investing newsletter.
Political news is back driving markets at least until the FOMC today and ECB Thursday. Markets are waiting and the moods for buying more are razor thin, writes Bob Savage, CEO of Track Research.
Anavex (AVXL) is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of novel drug candidates to treat central nervous system diseases, notes small cap expert Tom Bishop, editor of BI Research.
Back in October we suggested investors keep an open mind with respect to retailers, which had been battered this year, and early indications from the sector suggest the holiday shopping season is off to a strong start, notes Mike Cintolo, growth stock specialist and editor of Cabot Top Ten Trader.
With annual revenues of $4.5 billion, Minnesota-based Polaris Industries (PII) makes off road vehicles and snowmobiles; technicvally, the stock has just broken out to the upside, notes Leo Fasciocco, editor of Ticker Tape Digest.
Oil companies typically come into favor in mid-December and remain so until late April or early May in the following year, notes seasonal trading expert Jeffrey Hirsch, editor of Stock Trader's Almanac.
If we see higher risk assets further over-valued, do not chase the move, but rather sell into price strength. We are short-term trading, awaiting a test of the bottom of up-trend channels. More on global markets from Ziad Jasani of the Independent Investor Institute.
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Our U.S. equity timing models remain overall on buy signals. Our foreign equity timing model went on a sell. This means that risk should be contained, and you should ride out whatever volatility comes our way, asserts Marvin Appel, MD, PhD, of Signalert Asset Management.
Tuesday is a day of jitters about central bankers, forex rates in Sweden and UK, Australian bond prices, Korean military tensions and a squeeze up in oil in the UK, writes Bob Savage, CEO of Track Research .
I am still on alert for a larger pullback in the market. The larger picture suggests the SPX will likely exceed the 3000 region in the coming years before a major bear market takes hold, writes Avi Gilburt, technical analyst and author of ElliottWaveTrader.net.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) is a biopharmaceutical company that researches and manufactures treatments of severe and rare health disorders, notes Crista Huff, editor Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor.
Annaly Capital Management (NLY) is worth a close look right here. The company is the largest mortgage REIT in the world with a market cap of almost $14 billion, notes Todd Shaver, editor of BullMarket.com.
Formed in 2013 and based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, National Storage Affiliates (NSA) is a self-administered, self-managed REIT whose primary focus is acquisition, ownership and operation of self-storage facilities, notes Ned Piplovic, editor of DividendInvestor.
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At TradersExpo Las Vegas, Jack Crooks talks about the US dollar, currency pair forecasts, how the Japanese yen may weaken, opportunity in the British pound. The euro is an open question.
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