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We are going to win the war, but battles are still ahead. Here's how to invest in the meantime.
Perhaps the best thing for the markets that might come out of Tuesday's election would be certainty, regardless of outcome.
Several sessions over the past 10 days have seen increased trading volume at the NYSE, but not the Nasdaq, and for the S&P 500, but not the Nasdaq Composite. Is this professional risk reduction?
Let's check out both the stocks that are going strong -- even without a stimulus -- and what I call the nascent bull markets.
Watch Apple, it will tell the tale.
UNP is in an intermediate-term uptrend and a longer-term uptrend. I anticipate both of these trends to continue.
First, let's closely watch this semiconductor company for the telecoms, and then examine the industrials, transports and retailers.
Plus, quick looks at Joe Biden's VP choice, the latest on the Covid-19 vaccine front and Tesla's stock split.
Should the economy see some organic growth, this stock can run as high as $220.
The buyers have decided that the researchers and doctors are going to beat the virus, so you better get on board or miss the move.
This is how you can tell which camp is winning and which is losing in this time of Covid-contradiction.
Many quality companies that fit into the socially responsible investing camp offer direct-purchase plans, allowing investors an easy way to build an SRI portfolio.
The rally in the shares is not over.
Let's ride the rails and review the charts and indicators.
We're cheering what may be an aberration, a bullish employment number. We'll take what it brings - a wholesale shift in what we're buying and what we're selling to fund it.
So what's the narrative? Simple: the recession is ending, it turned out to be a V recession and recovery after all.
The problem for index fund owners is they own all three buckets and there are a lot more companies in the third bucket than in the first two.
Watching first-time jobless claims and trading volume, plus some thoughts on defense names like Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, and tech names like Lam Research.
More than 450 quarterly reports are on tap, including 105 S&P 500 constituents.
The answer to that question depends on several factors, so let's break them down.
The market impact of the virus for U.S. investors has been seen in more pronounced fashion in Treasury markets.
Almost 200 companies are slated to report quarterly results, including 43 S&P 500 constituents.
I have been among the most wary of China and its ability to change. I remain that way. But the U.S. got more than I ever thought.
Beyond an algorithmic reaction, I do not expect an overtly positive market reaction when pen is put to paper on Phase One.
The purpose is not to shake you out, although it can feel like that; here's what's really going on.