A fascinating and frustrating company over the years, is showing positive signs in 2023.
About 90% of stocks are still struggling, but many market players are celebrating.
A Florida citrus grower, an Argentine farmland owner, and a 'mysterious' California company crop up on my list.
These names qualify as 'Stocks for the Defensive Investor' after I made some alterations.
If leading stocks acted like real leaders, then this would be a wildly bullish market, but that isn't happening, and it doesn't look like it is about to change.
After getting a 'win' earlier this week on an acquisition, let's highlight a few similar names in my portfolio.
These micro-cap retail stocks made a bit of a comeback for at least one day after sliding most of the year.
Small-cap stocks are starting to show some strength again against the big caps, and that's a healthy development. Still, I have two problems with this market.
In case you hadn't noticed, the most popular small-cap ETF around seems to be regaining its footing and could put on a sprint soon.
Here's what the day will mean for the stocks -- and the market.