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The Fed is on pause as far as targeting short term rates goes, and that is how it should be at this time.
Here's a look back at how my recommendations worked out.
I don't have an inkling to go long or short. If I already held a position, I would continue to hold, but there's no trigger here to begin a new position.
Here's a novel way to play American Eagle Outfitters, while the retailer is a bargain.
After analysts varied on their views of the retailer following better-than-expected earnings, learn how to play volatility and think for yourself.
Can no one else see the eventual end of the debt super-cycle?
A cornucopia of specialty retailers took it on the chin on Friday after the group showed signs of life on Thursday.
Shares of several retailers rode the coattails of Nordstrom and Dick's Sporting Goods on their favorable earnings releases Thursday, but Friday offers a mixed bag.
Apparel merchants as a group are seeing their stocks perform terribly so far in 2019, with only a handful in positive territory.
Be sure your cannabis investments have the right CBD strategy, as the market for these products takes off.
American Eagle Outfitters continues to prosper in a tough industry, so buy some shares or set up a buy-write combination trade, or both.
Can markets go higher? Certainly, but we still need to see higher prices form here on higher volumes in order to confirm that those big kids are playing ball.
Investors should keep an eye on these four names in the week ahead.
AEO is developing a track record of sales growth and they've maintained strong net income.
Keep an eye on retailer stocks this week, with big names set to report their quarterly earnings.
There's enough evidence that the economy is slowing so the Fed shouldn't move on rates, but some big retail and unemployment numbers say the Fed must raise for certain.
Like Chess, we are at the point of the game where each side starts losing pieces that actually matter.
CEO Peter Horvath held top positions at Victoria's Secret, American Eagle Outfitters, DSW and Limited Brands.
Contrarians who bought several "dead men walking" retailers have pocketed big gains by defying conventional wisdom.
The reason I own Nucor stock is for exposure to events such as this.
The groups that are winners will stay winners as long as interest rates maintain their downward trajectory.
Here are a couple of plays that offer two- and even three-digit percentage return opportunities.
* Placing KSS at $63.38, and TGT at $72.82, on my Best Ideas List (short) "Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we st...
These areas have little exposure to China, so buy them on any broad-market dip over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.