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Strong markets tend to stay sticky to the upside, and the mild pressure on the indices isn't preventing some good stock picking.
Retail has proved a volatile industry as tastes and trends change -- and now there are some signs that Amazon shares could be turning vulnerable, too.
TGT trounced earnings this quarter, but pay close attention to this key report on Jan. 15.
I wrote this post on Home Depot late in the day Tuesday. In case you might have missed it: Hammer Swings at Home Depot "Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo A few words on the Home Depot (HD) quarter... While EPS beat by $0.01 (aided by some below-th...
Watch the price action very closely for some downside action and be ready to react to any change.
"Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo A few words on the Home Depot quarter... While EPS beat by $0.01 (aided by some below-the-line items), sales were below expectations and guidance was weak. U.S. comps +3.8% were respectable in light of general re...
Apple turns red, retail slumps and small caps lead on Tuesday.
Here's a complex bet on TGT, as I have high hopes for this retailer's earnings on Wednesday.
The key is not where the stock closes today but where it closes this week.
I will be looking at some index shorts should the selling pressure continue into the afternoon.
To state the obvious, the and disappointments are putting a pall under the retail space. My Trade of the Week, Macy's (which was looking great technically), is being penalized. I just added at $15.30. On Thursday M will report - I expect a small los...
A close below $230 would weaken its charts somewhat here on Tuesday, but breaking $216 in the coming days and weeks would be a big deal.
"Most of the world is driven by narrative rather than arithmetic. But over time arithmetic is real and narrative is just that." - Rick Rule, Sprott U.S. Holdings Here we go again, S&P stock futures (+8) are climbing Nicely (Nicely Johnson) into the ...
Tuesday's Dreamforce features a discussion between Salesforce's Marc Benioff and Apple's Tim Cook.
Retail, the end of the road and other stuff from Peter Boockvar: As you know I've argued that the BoJ and ECB are at the end of their road in terms of monetary activism. An article today from Bloomberg News said "An unprecedented level of concern ab...
There is tremendous underperformance by most money managers and they are anxious to make up ground before the end of the year.
Third quarter earnings season is down to the really nitty gritty. That said, there are still quite a few well known (to the public) retailers set to bring up the rear.
Danielle DiMartino Booth on retail: September 2019 was the seventh quarter that the building materials sales-to-inventory ratio was negative, aligning with 2007's fourth quarter as the U.S. economy entered recession; falling home prices triggered th...
Traders and investors should consider tighter sell stops to lock in gains.
As the indexes touch all-time highs, remember the challenges thrown at us lately are typical of what bull markets thrive on.
The market is throwing a Halloween sale right now that it doesn't need to throw, and that's an opportunity.
The stocks of many companies anticipated a more stringent series of tariffs and we didn't get them.
Let me give you the items I want to see before I bless buying anything in what has become a plain, out and out, treacherous market.
Oppenheimer is out with with favorable comments on Home Depot and Lowe's , with the gist of it being that low interest rates are positive for the home improvement industry. In theory I am inclined to agree, but following the August Retail Sales repo...
I mentioned that we've shut the books on September and the third quarter -- so how did things turn out? U.S. equity indicators rebounded in September, which allowed the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to finish the September quarter on a po...
Let's consider the case of what would be the best odds on favorites to start a new position in the Dow Jones average.