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Let's review the charts and indicators.
These top picks look appetizing amid solid consumer spending and low unemployment.
Odds are there will be more to follow, but here's a list of upgrades and downgrades happening here on Friday morning. Upgrades: Boston Beer upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS Charter Communications upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at Key...
Texas Roadhouse looks like a buy based on its charts while Bloomin' Brands may provide a short opportunity.
After the market close, we have a number of earnings reports coming at us, and one of my standard practices is to make a list as to which companies are reporting, and what's expected. This way, as the results hit the tape, I can perform a quick tria...
In times of market turmoil, restaurant stocks can provide a safe haven.
The 24 names that made the cut of these consistent dividend hikers haven't done a whole lot, either individually or in the aggregate.
Somewhat surprisingly, 24 names made the cut this year, versus 20 last year.
I've built a lot of tracking portfolios over the years, and this one had the lowest variability of returns.
So far, so good, the portfolio is up about 14.5% versus 11% for the S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.
When the dollar is strong, look inward and buy companies that do the lion's share of their business within the U.S.
Here's where to look if the dollar follows a stronger -- or weaker -- scenario.
Apart from big chains, very few restaurant companies have done well.
Several lesser-known banks make my stock screening cut, though higher-profile Snap-on, Tractor Supply and Manpower also are on the list.
Like most of the restaurant sector, it's been doing well. Is it time to sell?
With enough of earnings season now under our belt, we check out the promising themes and the sectors to avoid.
And when a CEO says a slowdown is going to happen, don't be surprised when it does.
As much as some people may want it, constantly winning on the long side is not feasible.