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Archive Monthly Archives: August 2019

J.P. Morgan Says It’s Almost Time To Buy Stocks

Get ready.That’s the upshot of a strategy note by J.P. Morgan Cazenove analysts Mislav Matejka, Prabhav Bhadani and Nitya Saldanha , who argued it’s “nearing the time to add back risks.”“The consolidation seen over the past few weeks has contributed to an improvement in a number of tactical indicators that were stretched entering the month,” […]

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Here’s Why Procter & Gamble (PG) is a Great Momentum Stock to Buy

Momentum investing is all about the idea of following a stock’s recent trend, which can be in either direction. In the ‘long’ context, investors will essentially be “buying high, but hoping to sell even higher.” And for investors following this methodology, taking advantage of trends in a stock’s price is key; once a stock establishes […]

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Developing a Trading Strategy for a Market at a Crossroads

The market is at a key junction right now.Worries about a recession are building and market participants wonder if the central banks have sufficient ammunition to extend the business cycle. Trade issues are adding complexity and many market pundits believe that the long-running uptrend is about to end.I have no idea what is going to […]

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Does AMD Stock Have Any Upside Potential?

Some analysts see Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) as disruptive, in that it creates, transforms, and disrupts the entire industry. Like NVIDIA (NVDA) did with data centers, AMD advanced the concept of GPU (graphics processing unit) computing, transformed the world of AI, and disrupted server CPU (central processing unit) demand.AMD stock has risen 200% in two […]

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Other Biotech Stocks With Recent Golden Crosses

Golden crosses and death crosses are common signals in technical analysis and refer to the relationship between short-term and long-term moving averages. The golden cross typically is seen as a bullish sign, perhaps a stock that has broken out or is about to. The death cross, on the other hand, can be a bearish sign, […]

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3 Large-Cap Tech Stocks for Dividend Investors to Buy After Powell Update

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke Friday morning in a highly anticipated speech in Jackson Hole. Powell might not have said exactly what investors and Wall Street would have hoped, but he did say the U.S. central bank was prepared to provide more stimulus, via rate cuts, if the global economic pullback negatively impacts the […]

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How the 8-Week Rule Affects Investment Strategy

TRYING TO TIME THE stock market is always problematic, as investors need to know when to get in and when to get out. The eight-week hold rule is a stock investment strategy that attempts to pinpoint the best time to sell the winners in a portfolio to maximize profits.”The basic rule is that if a […]

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Should You Buy or Sell Canopy Growth Right Now?

If you asked any cannabis industry expert six months ago which pot stocks were good investments, Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) would definitely have topped many of their lists. The world’s largest cannabis producer had signed impressive partnerships with established companies including Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ). Canopy seemed to have everything going for it.Yet during the […]

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4 Defensive Mega-Cap Stocks to Buy Now

Wall Street is sliding lower on Thursday, weighed down by word that United States manufacturing activity fell into contractionary territory for the first time in nearly 10 years. A recession certainly seems like a growing possibility as the U.S.-China trade spat bites hard alongside the delayed response of all those Federal Reserve interest rates hikes […]

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FedEx Stock Has Rough Times Ahead. Buy It Anyway, Says Citigroup

FedEx stock is off to a sluggish start in fiscal 2020, at least according to Citigroup.Analyst Christian Wetherbee wrote in a Thursday research report that investors new fiscal year 2020 was going to be a rough year. In June, FedEx (ticker: FDX) management said coming year’s earnings decline by “mid-single digit percentage” compared with fiscal […]

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