|Day Low/High||87.62 / 90.89|
|52 Wk Low/High||27.55 / 98.99|
What We Need Now? Pure and simple. Follow through. Equity markets have to follow through.
When a speculative frenzy involving one set of companies ends, cheaper peers usually aren't unscathed in the ensuing selloff.
Let's check out the charts and indicators of this pandemic outperformer.
The company's backlog of revenue set to be recognized in the next 12 months grew much more strongly than expected.
The headline numbers don't present the full story of what is going on with the equity markets.
Plus, the equity markets suddenly are trading quite listlessly and Applied Materials surprises.
While many tech companies topped their Q2 sales and earnings estimates, some made it clear that they're not out of the woods yet.
If the price action starts to shift and selling gains momentum, then it will be time to take quick defensive action.
It would be better if Jobs Day became Deal Day, and can Congress get its act together before the president acts instead?
Check out the Dow Transports and the Dow Industrials.
While some growth stocks have been bid up to extreme valuations, others could look intriguing if markets see a meaningful downturn.
I expect those that have been missing out to be lurking not too far under the surface.
A weak close will be a key sign that a change in character might be coming.
It has the potential to gain strong momentum as it's mainly a technical trade.
Despite the lackluster action there are some pockets of good stock picking again.
The best thing I see about this market right now is that stock picking matters.
Trump administration taps former GlaxoSmithKline exec as head of vaccine task force, and how I'm playing Walmart and Datadog.
Technically the late-day selling is not a major negative, as plenty of charts need rest.
Investor enthusiasm for richly-valued tech names might not significantly wane until some downbeat business news starts to arrive.
Reopening is the popular phrase now, but the buying is coming in names and spaces that may actually do better if we have a slow uptake of the traditional economy.
Here are some groups and names I've got my eye on.
The strategy with DDOG here is to either pocket some change, or wind up paying yesterday's prices for a stock now on a serious run higher.
This market is far from 'just right' as 3 sectors run higher while the DJIA lags far behind. With 3 doctors testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, this session could be risk-heavy.
This is a stock worth owning as telecommuting options are likely to outlive the pandemic.
It's best to not be dogmatically bullish or bearish.
Pull in timelines and focus on stocks that will ultimately do well in a post-Covid world.
The direction of the market in the coming weeks will hinge in part on progress in reopening the U.S. and European economies.
I don't have a cute acronym, but I guess we could say this is the GPS to find relative value.