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This looks like a normal pause within an uptrend.
There is a chance that Presidents Trump and Xi sign something when they meet up at the APEC summit this November in Santiago, Chile.
The majority of the S&P 500 stocks will report in the next two weeks. Focus on individual stock picking, but keep stops tight.
The National Retail Federation announced on Thursday that it estimates holiday retail sales will grow from 3.8% to 4.2% this year compared to the 3.7% average over the past five years. The bright spot in retail -- online and other non-store sales --...
For those that are concerned about the consumer and his or her ability to spend, the CEO of United Parcel Service is out saying the consumer is "still holding up" -- not exactly a comment that evokes a sense of vibrancy but then again UPS is what I ...
The charts of UPS and rival FedEx are quite different, with the former's technical signals indicating it could head higher.
Both companies are struggling to understand what this competitive e-commerce environment means for future guidance.
As the shipping company reports Tuesday night, headwinds blowing from Amazon and China trade are strong, but there's a chance of an unexpected move to the upside or activist investor news.
Let's talk some about that Stifel downgrade of UPS shares this morning, and let's begin with the following chart: I can't say I disagree with the call given the sharp pop UPS shares experienced last week. Even though we are heading into the seasonal...
Here we go folks, a sampling of this morning's upgrades, downgrades and initiations. I'll be back with some thought on these after I get another cup of my morning fuel (coffee). Upgrades Sprint by UBS from Neutral to Buy with a $10 price target Res...
Watch closely as the government opens a broad antitrust investigation into unidentified leading online technology platforms
United Parcel Service EPS: beat Revs: beat, +3.4% y/y Record profit across all segments Raised guidance AT&T EPS: in line Revs: in line, +15.3% y/y Subscriber losses Raised guidance for free cash flow General Dynamics EPS: beat Revs: beat, +4.0%...
Amazon could, technically, eventually tack on a few hundred more points -- meaning this pricey and risky stock can still pay off.
A subset of tech is expensive, as well as tech IPOs, but the majority of sectors are far from overvalued.
Plus, a look at Ulta Beauty and a possible options play in the retailer.
Plus, many market players don't wait for the Federal Open Market Committee's latest announcement to jump in, and President Trump's latest Xi tweet gooses equities.
Applying a less than normal 16x multiple to FY 2020's estimate would justify a move to $285 by FedEx's stock price over the next 12 to 18 months. Total return could exceed 80% on this very blue-chip name.
Retailers with their own courier services and supply chains could cut out a large chunk of FedEx revenue.
The blockchain effort could be a necessary step towards the future of global shipping and driving down costs.
Then again, the time to buy often ends up being the time when nobody wants to.
FedEx's falling out of favor in China over the Huawei delivery issue could open the door to its foes.
UPS is solidly financed and scores in the top echelons for both stock price stability and earnings predictability.
Portfolio managers are exercising their First Amendment right to do incredibly stupid things.
I have been preaching that we need to stay focused on price action more than anything else. This week was a particularly good illustration of why.
There are still dip buyers jumping on intraday weakness and the indices are staying above key technical levels.
Businesses are spending. If you're making stuff... if you're buying stuff, then the railroads are moving stuff.
Intel is often a more important market leader than the FAANG names.