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Let's check out both the stocks that are going strong -- even without a stimulus -- and what I call the nascent bull markets.
An outlet mall in Western Pennsylvania may be a sample of one, but it showed some encouraging retail activity amid the pandemic.
The Gap, Reading International and Valhi Inc. may have the worst behind them... maybe.
As almost of the retailers have reported, we have to point out there are so many new winners that could have staying power.
The retailer's shares jumped Monday on an upgrade, but let's see if it mentions when it might resume its dividend when reporting quarterly results Wednesday.
Next week is the last full week of August and the start of the last two weeks of the summer given how the Labor Day holiday falls this year. If you were expecting a quiet week on the earnings front, you may not want to read what I have to share next...
The idea behind this annual 'experiment' is to identify potentially 'cheap' names with 3 attributes.
Investing isn't brain surgery: Keep a portfolio that's diversified with these qualities, and it will pay off on days like this.
Personal Income in June dropped 1.1%, more than the expected 0.5% decline. This will add to the concerns I shared earlier about the consumer's ability to spend during what is normally the Back-to-School shopping season as economic stimulus payments ...
There's progress for sure, but still a long way to go. Things could be worse.
A big jump in one-day Covid-19 deaths wasn't as horrific as it appeared, and Kanye West's clothing deal with The Gap gives the retailer's stock a boost.
There are stocks for people who believe we're roaring back, those who are hiding out from the virus, and those fearing gloom and doom. But here are the ones I'd give a workout.
The consequences of real estate defaults will ripple through the economy like a financial covid.
I think the quarantine has gone too far, with unintended consequences that will be tallied later.
The pizza company delivers, but retailers that can't stay open, won't pay rent, hitting real estate investment trusts.
After a company reports we all know what's wrong, it's immunized. And that's when you can buy.
I don't think it would be too much of a stretch to imagine that too many investors, or citizens for that matter, will mind seeing March 2020 head on out of here.
As we head into the last hour of trading today, let's take a look at which companies are slated to report their quarterly results after the close and their consensus EPS expectations: Adobe : $2.24 Broadcom : $5.36 DocuSign : $0.05 Gap : $0.41 Orac...
What came first? The chicken or the egg? The bear market or the pandemic? I don't care much for labels.
This is retail, where down is up and up is down, and the dynamic of the sector continues to change.
Though its public cloud revenue is still much smaller than Amazon's, Microsoft continues to steadily gain share.
Interestingly, the spike in gold prices was indeed mimicked by a simultaneous spike in Bitcoin prices versus the U.S. dollar.
If investors reengage with these names in 2020, this could be an interesting set-up for market outperformance.
In this portfolio, the goal is for the winners to more than offset the losers.
We'll track a dozen beaten-up stocks that could be subject to tax-loss selling at the end of 2019 to see whether they can stage comebacks in 2020.