Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tangle of Bad News Continues

Stocks are taking another hit on Thursday as a tangle of bad news continues to unfold. It's appearing on several fronts now, potentially confirming worries about the economy, trade and the technology sector. Economics Several negative stories...

Safe Havens Keep Stealing the Show

The market's shift toward "safe havens" is continuing. Utilities, consumer staples, real-estate investment trusts and health care are outperforming again today. They all benefit from lower interest rates and are less exposed to swings in...

Will a Tariff Ceasefire Lead to a Lasting Peace?

Stocks are rallying today after the U.S. and China agreed to suspend their trade war. But will it lead to a lasting peace? That's the important question because a lot can happen during the 90-day...

Bulls Ran Wild Last Week After Fed Backed Down

Stocks Just had their best week in seven years as the Federal Reserve turned dovish. The S&P 500 surged 4.9 percent between Friday, November 23, and Friday, November 30 -- its biggest weekly gain since...

Guess What Index Just Had a Great Week

Transportation stocks just had their best week in a year. The Dow Jones Transportation Average ($DJT) advanced 4.35 percent since the close on Friday, November 23. Big names like Union Pacific (UNP), Delta Air Lines (DAL)...

Blue Chip Crashes the Top 10: November at TradeStation

A new company just crashed its way into TradeStation's monthly top 10: General Electric (GE). GE was the sixth most active symbol for our clients in November, up from 13th in October and 20th in...

Can This Social Media Stock Double in the Next Year?

A social-media stalwart got hammered yesterday, and someone positioned for a major rebound. Twitter (TWTR) fell almost 9 percent about halfway through the morning. As it clawed its way back to cut those losses, a...

Is the Nightmare Over? Options Trader Sees Huge Rebound

October was a painful month, but now a big options trader is looking for the entire selloff to reverse. Here's a breakdown of the massive call volume detected yesterday morning in the market-tracking SPDR S&P 500...

Cloud Giant Rips on Blowout Quarter

A cloud-computing giant was highlighted on Market Action this week. It's posed to open higher today after a blowout quarter. (CRM) reported earnings of $0.61 a share in the third quarter. With the Street...

This Forgotten Industry Is Quietly Shining

Remember solar stocks? They're quietly screaming higher. PowerShares Solar Energy exchange-traded fund (TAN) is up 14 percent since the end of October. That outpaces every other major portfolio on our Market Action dashboard and puts...
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