Many retailers take their shareholders on roller coaster rides these days, which is why queasy investors might do well to stay out of the names.
There appears to be more aggressive buying of the online travel giant's shares in recent months.
The software giant's shares do not look extended and the price action appears balanced.
The bears hope their negative narrative about a slowing economy, high valuations and an impotent Fed will take hold, but this market has been loath to embrace the pessimism.
A dividend hike and a big buyback authorization by Mr. Softee should produce value for shareholders.
September's wave of buying in value stocks likely helped lift some of the 12 companies that are part of the 2018 Tax-Loss Selling Recovery Portfolio.
Maybe the Federal Reserve will shake things up with its interest rate decision, but the market is not acting like it is expecting much.
The charts of UPS and rival FedEx are quite different, with the former's technical signals indicating it could head higher.
Downside momentum has been slowing in the healthcare company's shares, which could foreshadow a low or a reversal.
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