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The housing sector is marching on, pulling the economy along.
Lowe's, Graco, Cognizant and Sally Beauty could be winners this fall after seeing some volatility this summer.
The retailer's business structure is changing for the worse -- and it's being ignored.
You're getting it at a lower price than it deserves.
If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working? -- Tuco the Ugly, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Today is another day of modest price changes (with a few exceptions). Let's run down the good, the bad and the ugly in today's market so far...
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Shares of Lowe's Cos. were dropping during the trading session Wednesday after its latest quarterly results missed Wall Street's expectations.
The sudden dearth of momentum will give us some good opportunities, but watch accounts closely.
Stocks fell further from record highs as quarterly disappointments from Target TGT and Lowe's LOW brought down the cyclical consumer sector.
"Peak Autos" have become more evident recently, as have recent shortfalls in many retailers' top lines, culminating in this morning's sales miss from Lowe's and second-half guidedown from Target . U.S. consumer spending's vaunted strength appears to...
U.S. stocks turned mixed Wednesday as investors awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting.
I expect retail stocks to fall today given the disappointing quarterly earnings and/or forward guidance this morning from Lowe's and Target . I'll be buying J.C. Penney on any weakness, and I remain short on Foot Locker , Nordstrom and Starbucks .
Lowe's slashes its full-year outlook while Cisco is reportedly laying off thousands of employees.
On Wednesday, August 17, Target releases quarterly earnings, while the Federal Reserve unveils the minutes of its July policy meeting.
Retail earnings and Federal Reserve speakers will be in focus for the week of August, 15.
But perhaps the economy is a bit like the Washington gridlock.
I had a hectic day and a hectic week! All over the place, literally. On investment process, I'm keeping it real. Beware of taking heads who have high conviction in their commodities price forecasts. A breakdown in the price of crude oil, Equity Res...
The bull-run may have taken a pause, but it is far from over. That's good news for stocks like United Technologies, Lowe's and Apple.
The appliance maker may be one way to play the looming refinance boom.
With a bit more downside, patient bulls will be presented with a low-risk entry opportunity.
They need to do something that makes them stand out as stocks you want to own, not avoid.
Take part in a mini retail revival ahead their earnings season in early August.
One note to start: I constantly try to be ahead of Group Stink, which is pervasive in the business media, and if I am not, please inform me! I don't want to write the obvious or mimic consensus through a rear-view mirror. That would not be value-add...