[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market is settling in with a clearly-defined pattern that shows participants favoring the blue chip stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average over many other stocks. The Nasdaq, S&P 500, Russell 2000, and S&P Midcap 400 are all trailing...
Dates, times, forecasts, and actual outcomes of key economic releases.
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Every economic shock results in winners and losers. According to the most widely used GDP forecasting models, a $20 decline in crude prices results in a 0.25 percentage point increase in GDP. In the aggregate, lower oil prices are good for the U.S. economy as they...
Participating in the right sector at the right time can offer a tremendous edge when looking for swing trading opportunities. In a recent report, I had recently highlighted the Weekly chart of Social Media ETF, SOCL (shown again below). When compared to the S&P, the...
ASPX shares have soared on positive Phase 3 data for SD-809 for the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington's disease. CYCC will complete its Phase 3 SEAMLESS study of oral sapacitabine capsules in acute myeloid leukemia but does not expect it to meet the...
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Installed Building Products (IBP), which was just added to our rankings on Monday, was a bit overlooked when it made its IPO debut in February 2014. However, a strong Q3 report (particularly its strong same branch sales and its margin expansion) has started to put the...
It seemed only fitting that the stock market closed last week on a winning note, completing another one of its patented V-shaped recovery efforts. It was a capital 'V,' too. From its low on Tuesday (pre-FOMC decision) to its high on Friday, the S&P 500 soared 5.3%. ...
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For years, the "selling short against the box" technique allowed you to lock-in capital gains you currently have, but report them in the subsequent year. It was a frequent practice in December up until the late 1990s.
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If price/earnings is the proper way to value stocks, then stocks are cheaper at this moment than they have been in more than twenty years. Here's a historical comparison and some thoughts on what it means.
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