AMD and Intel's Earnings Might Provide a Hard Lesson or Two for Investors

AMD's post-earnings plunge, and Intel's post-earnings gains, arguably serve as a reminder to stay aware of short-term trends as one bets on big long-term changes.

Small-Caps No Longer Own Bragging Rights Over Their Big Cousins

Smaller stocks had outperformed large-caps for much of 2018, but now find themselves down for the year to date after a tough couple months.

Don't Wait for an IPO to Invest in a Startup

Here is how, and when, to get into a micro-cap -- and why you should consider it now.

Alphabet Poised to Open Near 6-Month Low After Disappointing Results

Alphabet's "ugly" quarter is sending shares earthbound.

Thursday's Gains in SPY and QQQ Are Erased, But That May Not Be a Bad Thing

It is the sort of negativity that produces capitulation.


U.S. futures are declining ahead of Friday's open bell.

Snap Up This Options Play on SNAP: Market Recon

But don't bet the bank, this is a risky one.

Amazon May Bounce, but Don't Go Long Yet

The online giant's charts do not provide enough evidence to recommend a long position in the stock.

Ugly Action Often Leads To Biggest Bounces, But Don't Trust This Market Yet

It is far better to stay defensive and protect capital while waiting for positive action to develop again.

Tesla Revs Up as the Market Breaks Down

Despite the good news, I'm not buying Tesla right now.