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28 09, 2023

Does Technical Analysis Work?

By |2023-09-20T01:48:14+00:00September 28th, 2023|Categories: Swing Trading|Tags: , , |

You know that technical analysis plays a role in uncovering and validating opportunities, but how effective is it? Does technical analysis work, or are you better off using another means of analyzing stocks? In this quick guide we’ll answer these questions and many others you may have about how effective technical analysis is. We’ll explain [...]

27 09, 2023

Amazon is Down 4% Amidst a Legal Battle With the US Government: What This Means for Investors

By |2023-09-27T15:42:26+00:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Threats of antitrust lawsuits and government intervention have been a concern for Amazon (AMZN) and its investors for years as the e-commerce giant gobbles up competition and appears more and more like a monopoly.  But all this came to a head on Tuesday as the US government announced via the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) [...]

26 09, 2023

United Natural Foods Falls 24% on Weak Earnings and Dismal Outlook: Time to Sell This Stock?

By |2023-09-26T18:06:07+00:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Providence, Rhode Island-based United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has fallen more than 24% in Tuesday morning’s trading session so far. The company reported fiscal 4th quarter earnings that left much to be desired, while also issuing a warning for the road ahead. The company reported a steep net loss of $68 million for the [...]

26 09, 2023

What is Technical Analysis of Stocks?

By |2023-09-20T01:43:16+00:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Swing Trading|Tags: , , |

While much has changed over the course of the stock market’s history, one thing that has never changed is the value of having a reliable, consistent approach to uncovering opportunities, validating them, and executing the trade.  One such method, a blend of art and science, has been the cornerstone for countless success stories: technical analysis. [...]

25 09, 2023

Warren Buffet is Purging His HP Position – Should Retail Investors Do the Same? 3 Things to Consider

By |2023-09-25T17:03:08+00:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , , , |

HP (HPQ) fell nearly 3% in pre-market trading Monday morning before settling at around a 1% loss when the market opened. The stock is suffering from news of billionaire investor Warren Buffet selling off his shares of the PC maker in the last week. The SEC filing shows a sale by Berkshire Hathaway of [...]

23 09, 2023

How to Do Technical Analysis of Stocks: Technical Analysis Trading Tips

By |2023-09-20T01:41:11+00:00September 23rd, 2023|Categories: Swing Trading|Tags: , , |

When profits are on the line and mere seconds can be the difference between a win and a loss, there’s no room for emotion or guesswork. Relying on data and patterns in the form of technical analysis is a must whether you’re day trading vs swing trading. And that’s what we are here to teach [...]

22 09, 2023

Wayfair Gets a Bernstein Upgrade, But Does the VectorVest System Agree That It’s Time to Buy?

By |2023-09-22T17:11:58+00:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wayfair (W) investors got a nice surprise Friday morning as Bernstein changed its viewpoint on the company from Underperform to Market Perform. This adjustment came from analyst Nikhil Devnani who raised the price target for W from $60/share to $65/share. Wayfair has been on a run over the long term, up nearly 48% in [...]

21 09, 2023

KB Home Falls 4% Despite Impressive Earnings and Upbeat Forecast: Should Investors Be Worried?

By |2023-09-21T17:52:34+00:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , , , |

Home building company KB Home (KBH) is down more than 4% in Thursday morning’s trading session despite delivering impressive fiscal third-quarter earnings and maintaining an optimistic forecast for the remainder of the year. Revenue of $1.59 billion beat the analyst consensus of $1.47 billion, but represented a drop in performance year over year - [...]

21 09, 2023

How to Do Fundamental Analysis of Stocks

By |2023-09-20T01:38:57+00:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Swing Trading|Tags: , , |

Fundamental analysis is the art and science of uncovering a stock’s true worth - and justifying its placement in your portfolio.  Using earnings, economic factors, and other insights can help you determine whether a stock is undervalued, overvalued, or fairly valued. And from there, it’s just a matter of seeing if the opportunity aligns with [...]

20 09, 2023

General Mills Sees Profits Slip, Revenue Climb in 1st Quarter: What’s the Key Takeaway for Investors?

By |2023-09-20T16:44:21+00:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , , , |

General Mills (GIS) reported fiscal first-quarter earnings before the opening bell sounded this Wednesday morning. The results were a mixed bag with positives and negatives, spelling uncertainty for investors as to how to feel about the quarter. Inflation has been a challenge for many companies, General Mills included, over the past few quarters. However [...]

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