Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The World’s Dullest Sector Is Hitting New Highs

We've talked about boring stocks like health-care and consumer products. But those are pretty exciting compared with the best performing sector yesterday. Yep, we're talking about real-estate investment trusts (REITs). These companies own shopping centers,...

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...

Chips Kept Slowing in October

Growth slowed in the chip space for the fifth straight month in October. The Semiconductor Industry Association reported earlier this week that sales grew just 12.7 percent. It was the smallest gain since December 2016,...
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Is This Nasdaq Stock Revving Higher?

Most stocks on the Nasdaq have been rolling over recently, but one big name could be on the verge of revving to new highs. Tesla Motors (TSLA) has traded in a tight range since late...

Here’s How Amazon Is Changing the Job Market

Regardless of how this week's big jobs report turns out, one thing seems certain: E-commerce is transforming big parts of the U.S. job market. Consider the dramatic rise of warehouse employment over traditional brick and...

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)...

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...

Crude Oil Is Finishing Its Worst Month This Century

Crude oil is finishing its worst month in at least 20 years, devastated by a perfect storm of bearishness. Crude oil futures (@CL) lost more than one-fifth of their value in November. That's the biggest...

Popular Chip Stock Holds Key Level Into G20

One of the most heavily traded names in the chip space is holding a potentially key level. Micron Technology (MU) dropped 38 percent from the start of June through yesterday. But now the giant producer...
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Bullish Chart Patterns Across Big Pharma

Everyone's been focused on the selloff in tech, but something more bullish may be happening in a forgotten corner of the market. Large pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer (PFE), Merck (MRK) and Amgen (AMGN) have formed...
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