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10:15 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
Sales winners in the third quarter include Netflix, Autodesk and PayPal Plenty of companies have produced double-digit sales increases and wider profit margins during an otherwise dismal earnings seasonPlenty of companies have produced double-digit sales increases and wider margins during an otherwise dismal earnings season.
7:54 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend strengthens: S&P 500 sustains breakout amid market rotation Focus: Crude oil challenges 200-day average, Transports digest November breakout, USO, IYT, AVGO, CRUS, AZN, WIFITechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish bigger-picture backdrop continues to strengthen amid market rotation, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:04 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend strengthens: S&P 500 sustains breakout amid market rotation Focus: Crude oil challenges 200-day average, Transports digest November breakout, USO, IYT, AVGO, CRUS, AZN, WIFITechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish bigger-picture backdrop continues to strengthen. On a headline basis, each big three benchmark has staged a decisive November breakout — confirming its uptrend — and has since flatlined, signaling still muted selling pressure amid healthy market rotation.
4:47 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Don’t let the headlines scare you into cash, says UBS portfolio manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayIf political headlines are making you sweat these days, then it is time to start focusing on the data, and it looks good, says a senior portfolio manager at UBS.
6:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend pauses: U.S. benchmarks pull in (modestly) from record highs Focus: Health care sector sustains November breakout, UPS tags 21-month high, XLV, UPS, SNE, NUE, ARWRU.S. stocks are lower early Monday, pressured after the U.S. tempered trade-progress expectations, and with the bond markets closed for Veterans Day. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 is digesting a decisive November breakout, a rally punctuated by three straight record closes to conclude last week.
2:13 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These highflying stocks hold big clues to a broader year-end rally Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day says investors wanting to know if stocks have some juice left for the rest of the year should keep an eye on this highflying set.
10:05 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
The ‘mother of all bubbles’ could blow up the economy if profits don’t improve, warns Blackstone strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day anticipates a recession will hit hard, but not for at least six months
5:29 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Emily Bary
Expedia stock suffers worst day yet as Google threat hits travel websites TripAdvisor shares also plunged more than 20%Online travel-agency stocks plunged Thursday after Expedia’s latest earnings report revealed a struggle to contend with changing search-engine dynamics as well as trouble with some of its brands.
2:20 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
Adventurous investors can take a rocket ride with this new space ETF The Procure Space ETF is the first exchange-traded fund on focused space-related activitiesThe Procure Space ETF is the first exchange-traded fund focused on space-related activities.
6:57 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bullish market rotation, S&P 500 digests decisive November breakout Focus: November cross currents across asset classes strengthen bull case, 10-year yield signals trend shift, TNX, UUP, GLD, FXY, XLU, IYRU.S. stocks are mixed early Friday, treading water in the wake of potentially consequential November breakouts. Against this backdrop, each big three benchmark is digesting a rally to all-time highs, a move punctuated by bullish market rotation — across sectors and asset classes — strengthening the bull case.
11:24 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Semiconductor stocks are in bubble territory, these analysts say One index is up more than 84% in the year to dateLofty valuations, shaky demand, a global trade war - these analysts are bearish on semiconductor equipment.
7:01 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bull-flag breakouts, U.S. benchmarks extend rally to ‘clear skies’ territory Focus: Japan and China stage November breakouts, EWJ, FXI, AMD, ATVI, NTCT, AUDCU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Thursday, rising amid reports that China and the U.S. are close to an agreement that will cancel planned import tariffs. Against this backdrop, the major U.S. benchmarks have concurrently tagged all-time highs, staging bull-flag breakouts amid distinctly bullish early-November price action.
4:43 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These ‘all-terrain’ stocks are vital for investors when the world comes unglued Critical information for the U.S. trading dayMarkets are looking up thanks to some positive headlines on the trade front, but our call of the day says investors need to be prepared for anything that could rock their portfolio. Enter the “all-terrain” portfolio.
6:40 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bullish holding pattern, S&P 500 digests decisive November breakout Focus: Crude oil presses 200-day average, Transports challenge 52-week highs, USO, IYT, CAT, ADI, WUBA, RMBSU.S. stocks are mixed early Wednesday, treading water as the major benchmarks digest potentially consequential early-November breakouts. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has virtually flatlined mid-week, asserting a bullish holding pattern just under record highs.
7:40 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend confirmed: S&P 500, Nasdaq knife to uncharted territory Focus: Regional banks extend trendline breakout, Materials sector challenges major resistance, KRE, XLB, TSLA, BABA, X, KLACTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish backdrop has strengthened amid a decisive November breakout, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:03 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend confirmed: S&P 500, Nasdaq knife to uncharted territory Focus: Regional banks extend trendline breakout, Materials sector challenges major resistance, KRE, XLB, TSLA, BABA, X, KLACTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish backdrop has strengthened amid a decisive November breakout. In the process, each big three benchmark has concurrently tagged all-time highs — and is traversing previously uncharted territory, capped by no true resistance — opening the path to potentially material longer-term follow-through.
3:58 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
‘Euphoric’ investors trigger alarm bells over stock market rally Critical information for the U.S. trading dayStock markets shooting to new highs? RBC Capital Markets’ Lori Calvasina is wary and gives us five reasons why investors should tread carefully
6:45 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
S&P 500 extends November breakout, Dow industrials belatedly tag record highs Focus: 10-year yield maintains 50-day average after the Fed, Alphabet holds the breakout point, TNX, GOOGL, IDCC, CHKP, NTRSU.S. stocks are higher early Monday, rising amid continued signs of China-U.S. trade progress. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have extended November breakouts — rallies to record territory — while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is vying for its first record close since July.
11:48 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
The internet was born 50 years ago — this timeline tracks the rise of tech giants like Microsoft, Apple and Amazon The first digital data transmission was sent between two computers half a century ago. The first digital data transmission was sent between two computers half a century ago.
11:41 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Michael Brush
5 ways to beat the market — from a fund manager who’s done it for years Focus on companies with predictable growth, make big bets, and be patientFocus on companies with predictable growth, make big bets, and be patient.
8:48 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Nigam Arora
Apple stock’s next milestone is $320 as a crucial transition is on track The iPhone maker’s services and wearables are performing ahead of expectationsThe iPhone maker’s services and wearables are performing ahead of expectations.
8:38 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Beth Kindig
Investors aren’t noticing Apple’s long, slow decline The smartphone market is saturated, prices are falling, and services won’t offset the company’s main device offerings until 2023The smartphone market is saturated, prices are falling, and services won’t offset the company’s main device offerings until 2023, says Beth Kindig.
7:44 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Callum Keown
Facebook and Alphabet stocks in trouble over antitrust fears, warns GoldmanEarnings continue to take center stage on Friday, ably supported by the twists and turns of the U.S.-China trade war.
6:33 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a November breakout: S&P 500, Nasdaq extend to record highs Focus: Gold edges atop key trendline, U.S. dollar preserves downtrend, GLD, UUP, AMAT, BRKS, TDOC, AUYU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Friday, rising to start November after a strong monthly jobs report. In the process, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have concurrently taken flight — reaching all-time highs — while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has nailed next resistance at the September peak (27,306.73), nearly to the decimal.
7:04 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
S&P 500 nails major support, retest remains underway to conclude October Focus: Industrials nail major resistance, Salesforce.com clears key trendline, XLI, CRM, QCOM, CTXS, PPGU.S. stocks are firmly lower early Thursday, pressured amid renewed concerns that a material China-U.S. trade agreement may be elusive. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have thus far maintained major support — at S&P 3,028 and Nasdaq 8,243 — with the turn of the month, and the best six months seasonally, set to start Friday.
4:34 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These overlooked tech companies are more exciting than Apple, says ex-BlackRock manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day says investors need to look past Facebook and Apple — even if those companies are whizzing higher after upbeat results — and put their money on the next big tech disrupters.
6:56 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 tags the breakout point ahead of Fed Focus: Nasdaq 100 digests break to record territory, Health care sector tags year-to-date peak, QQQ, XLV, KSU, CNC, KEY, GLUUU.S. stocks are slightly lower early Wednesday, treading water ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy directive, and an expected interest-rate cut, due out this afternoon. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has maintained its breakout point (3,028) intraday, though the initial retest remains underway. The response to the Fed’s statement, and the session close, will likely add color.
7:45 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a break to ‘clear skies’ territory, S&P 500 tags all-time highs Focus: Financials and transports signal tandem resurgence, China nails major resistance, XLF, IYT, FXI, MSFT, TJX, SPLKTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish backdrop continues to strengthen with the best six months seasonally set to start Friday, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
6:57 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a break to ‘clear skies’ territory, S&P 500 tags all-time highs Focus: Financials and transports signal tandem resurgence, China nails major resistance, XLF, IYT, FXI, MSFT, TJX, SPLKTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish backdrop continues to strengthen. On a headline basis, the S&P 500 has broken to record highs — and is traversing previously uncharted territory — while the Nasdaq Composite’s October peak has thus far missed an all-time high by just four points.
5:06 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
A bear-market catalyst is lying in wait for stocks, warns UBS Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day, from strategists at UBS, warns a big threat is lying in wait for equities: earnings expectations.
2:18 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
These S&P 500 stocks just hit record highs The benchmark index also rose to an all-time high as investors anticipate more cash flowing from the Federal ReserveThe benchmark index also rose to an all-time high as investors anticipate more cash flowing from the Federal Reserve.
7:24 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a break to record territory, S&P 500 ventures atop major resistance Focus: Retail sector’s bullish reversal pattern, Intel’s earnings-fueled breakout, XRT, INTC, C, HLT, LSTRU.S. stocks are higher early Monday, though off the session’s best levels, rising amid signs of China-U.S. trade progress and ahead of a widely-expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut mid-week. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has ventured atop major resistance (3,028), tagging an intraday all-time high. A close atop resistance would mark a break to uncharted territory, opening the path to potentially material intermediate-term follow-through.
2:44 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Therese Poletti
Texas Instruments tanks the chip sector and investors’ hopes for a rebound Poor earnings and forecast send semiconductor stocks down amid concerns about continuing downturnThe recent run-up in semiconductor stocks may be finally ending, as Texas Instruments does not call a bottom to the downturn.
4:41 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019 - By Callum Keown
This unexpected trade-war outcome will send stocks soaring, says Jefferies analystA bumper week of earnings may be catching the eye of investors this week, but trade tensions are never far away.
6:44 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting an October breakout attempt, S&P 500 presses record territory Focus: Semiconductors and consumer staples press record territory, Tesla takes flight, SMH, XLP, TSLA, PANW, CVS, GNRCU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Friday, rising after a generally strong batch of earnings reports, despite Amazon’s headline-grabbing miss. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has asserted a jagged two-week uptrend, rising early Friday to challenge its record close (3,025.86) and absolute record peak (3,027.98).
6:34 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a (bullish) holding pattern, S&P 500 asserts range amid earnings season Focus: China asserts bull-bear stalemate, FXI, HPE, RNG, SEDG, STNU.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, treading water after a mixed batch of economic data and quarterly earnings reports. Against this backdrop, the major U.S. benchmarks have stabilized week-to-date, perhaps paradoxically flatlining as the third-quarter earnings season kicks in to full gear.
4:35 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Why your best stock bets for the next 10 years are Disney and Target, says this CEO Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day, from Smead Capital Management’s Bill Smead says look to the future spending habits of millennials to invest for the next 10 years and let go of the past decade’s glamour stocks.
10:07 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Cody Willard
A ‘top-down’ analysis of the stock market gives investors plenty to worry about The possibility of a black-swan event is real, so stay alert, says Cody WillardThe possibility of a black-swan event is real, so stay alert, says Cody Willard.
6:40 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a grinding-higher uptrend, S&P 500 sustains October gains Focus: Regional banks challenge key trendline, Biotech sector comes to life, KRE, XBI, UTX, URBN, BBY, UNPU.S. stocks are slightly higher early Wednesday, rising after a mixed batch of quarterly earnings reports, and amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 continues to act well technically, digesting the mid-October breakout in grinding-higher form.
6:36 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Lina Saigol
Here’s why British tech is a hot commodity for investors right now Half of companies that were taken private in the U.K. over the past decade have been technology stocks Buyout groups are snapping up U.K. technology and software companies as they race to spend their record piles of cash.
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