The stock market registered its third consecutive decline on Tuesday with the S&P 500 shedding 0.2% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.3%) underperformed. Today after the close the following companies were scheduled to report earnings: DIS, PAGP, PAA, LBTYA,...
Initial public offerings scheduled to price in the current week.
||Goldman, Jefferies, Credit Suisse,
||Maxim Group, ROTH
TA Page Scans
BriefingTrader Column: The following scans are designed to give both Day and Swing traders opportunities based upon specific technical criteria. Market conditions/breadth should be evaluated to determine which set-ups will offer the greatest probability of success. ...
It's been tough to get this edition of the Macro ChartBook out the door because, as a general rule, since it's a monthly post, I don't like to publish a day or two in front of what might be a game-changing catalyst. However, that's a tall order right now. I held off...
Emerging Growth Stocks
Emerging Growth (GROWX) component Skechers USA (SKX), which has been a big mover since returning to our rankings on April 27 at $91.30 (+59%), is trading 12% higher today after reporting yet another huge quarter. It cements our changing view of SKX from a turnaround,...
Generally, when we are alerted to an inflation conspiracy theory, it is always focused on the idea that the government under reports inflation growth. Sources like Zero Hedge and investors like Peter Schiff make their livelihood peddling these viewpoints, and the fear...
Oil prices are up 1.9%; China's Shanghai Composite jumped 3.7%; there is M&A activity in the health care sector; and CVS Health (CVS), Aetna (AET), and AIG (AIG) all topped earnings expectations. Those developments would seemingly be the rudiments for a big start for...
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