Periods of economic weakness put into sharp focus those companies with reliable earnings streams, and in particular, reliable dividend streams.
These recently downgraded names are displaying both quantitative and technical deterioration.
The shares have yet to hit bottom after an earnings miss.
The beverage and snack food giant is seeing shares get a boost from its results and outlook, but the bigger technical picture isn't encouraging.
The Fed has spoken, and we know a rough ride likely awaits as the inflation battle rages on. So, here we'll compare the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX and the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR funds.
Let's see if the strength can continue.
The beverage giant just posted a second-quarter earnings beat, but whether its stock can push through technical resistance remains to be seen.
These stocks have done me right of late, and are in better technical shape than the market.
The company, despite a nice looking first quarter, has not been in the greatest shape fundamentally.
For now, any rebound is a short-term trading opportunity and nothing more.
Rather than try to catch falling knives, traders should give a look at Merck, IBM and Procter & Gamble.
Here's how I would play the XLP right now.
Names like J.M. Smucker and Kraft-Heinz may seem dull, but they provided needed stability in this kind of market. Let me show you why it's time to get back to the basics.
Let's check the charts and indicators.
The fact is that COST is the kind of retailer that does well when times are difficult.
MKC reported fiscal first quarter financial results Tuesday morning.
Many shoppers have a beef with surging grocery bills as they opt for animal substitutes, but what happens as other parts of the world grow hungry for livestock raised in the Americas? Investors should take note.
In 20 years, I've never seen this type of market disfunction and illiquidity.
Let's check out the 21-day exponential moving averages of SPY and QQQ for clues and also look at three stocks for trading ideas.
The technical signals for the iconic food company's stock are largely positive.
Bearish signals on the charts of the cupcake maker are popping up.
Investors are understandably reassessing these pandemic-driven names.
Corn and soybean are ingredients in many foods and are used to feed cattle, and prices for both look like they are headed higher.
Let's look at Clorox, Amazon, Microsoft and several other stocks to see why avoiding the fan favs of tech is the way to go.
Bullish signals abound for the maker of household paper products.
Plus, we bid a not-so-sad adieu to the mania in 2021 in meme stocks, SPACs and NFTs.
I'm going to show you a good stock to buy and hold for the new year -- with charts and a delicious reason why.
Combined with continued global supply chain shortages, the holidays are shaping up to be one Scrooge would be proud of.
There is a lingering apprehension that the moment has passed for many of these names.
Let's see if it's the right time to go long.