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Fastly's big run-up in the weeks prior to its warning is a cautionary example of how many tech stock moves have had little to do with an informed analysis of a company's fundamentals.
Technically the selling action has been contained, but there are some reasons to be careful.
While 5G took the spotlight, the iPhone 12 line's camera improvements might ultimately be a bigger draw for many consumers.
Some patterns reveal themselves easily, and you can spot them ahead of the computer programs. Here are examples of them, and how to act.
Walmart continues strong and I continue to expect "ketchup" with Amazon . I have steadily added to this retailer.
FB seems like it has plenty of upside and is going to make a killing.
There is an opportunity to buy some of these names at a discount to their highs, with Amazon presenting the best bet.
* I started Monday in a large net long exposure * Yesterday was a conundrum that may have provided an opportunity * In response to the outsized market move, I ended Monday evening in a medium-sized net long exposure * "Nothing's Gonna Change My Clot...
Now, that we have confirmation from the Nasdaq Composite, I think we can say equity markets are indeed back in what I would consider an uptrend.
There was some significant rotational action Monday and we'll see if that continues as we move into earnings reports.
Let's look at the three main ways stocks can go up, and which of those we're seeing in action right now.
The world's greatest consumer electronics company. Ever. Why even question? Just hop on board.
* But I remain (uncustomarily) bullish over the balance of the year * The S&P may shortly reach its previous highs * The contrary is being long - and I remain large-sized long in exposure * Zero interest rates are an investment aphrodisiac * In term...
What stocks do from here will, beyond electoral risk and potential stimulus, rely upon fourth quarter guidance.
* "The Biden Bump" continues apace as The Fifth Dimension's beautiful balloon flies ever higher * An anticipatory (and not reactionary) investment strategy has been rewarding since early September * I continue to endorse the pivot from growth to val...
The gauntlet has been thrown. Let the games begin.
* I remain bullish over the near term... * And bearish over the intermediate term * Wednesday's market was extraordinarily strong - likely characterized by a continued "offsides" position by a number of market participants * I expect a smaller and t...
While breakups of the tech giants still look unlikely, the House's report does reveal a thing or two about the current political mood.
One day after deciding that we still could not confirm the market's uptrend, we are forced to ask the opposite.
The market is reflecting a triumph of big business over small business, and here's what that means for individual stocks.
I have reduced my long size this morning. This has served to lower my overall net long exposure from between medium and large to medium-sized. Most of my long exposure is now in individual names. I was thinking about taking a trading short rental...
The RMPIA rose 13.8% during the quarter, leaving it up just shy of 29% on a year-to-date basis, thanks to performance by CRM, AAPL , NKE and TMO.
I continue to see a window of opportunity to be long the equity market. While I don't envision this as a "permanent condition" I see it as tradable opportunity. I like value, e.g., banks that have been ignored, as well as companies that have deepe...
The short-term story for financial markets has been all about fiscal policy. This remains true.
This is what's known as a positioning week, and starting Monday you're going to hear a ton of things.
An unyielding disdain for scientists permeates this administration. But if you listen to these professors the nation wouldn't be in this fix.