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Only One Sector Has A Rising ROIC

The earnings recession is worse than it looks on the surface. Based on footnotes adjustments (featured by HBS & MIT Sloan), we show that earnings distortion reached levels not seen since...

What Went Up Came Down and Up and Will Come Down...

It can’t come as any surprise that the stock market’s lofty balloon ride during the past couple of months fell because of a few words this week. It only...

Inside the Zone, ROKU & MCHP

Pat Hammond takes an in depth look into our Zone buy methodology for two signals that were called in Prosper’s Momentum Stocks Room.

Is US Employment Data Flirting With An Economic Warning Sign?

Depending on the employment indicator, the US economic outlook is upbeat or worrisome. Focusing on yesterday’s ADP Employment Report for November leans toward the latter. US companies added a thin...

A Perfect Trading Week So Far!

Trading weeks come and go, some are better than others. But the first three days of the current week have been as near perfect as you can get and...

Will December 2019 Be a Repeat of December 2018 For Stocks?

The stock market is showing its first signs of cracks since October, and investors are starting to wonder if December is going to be a repeat of last year....

Extreme Option Profits Chart of Day… General Electric (GE)

Just weeks ago, we featured General Electric (GE) in a Chart of the Day following allegations of fraud back in August 2019. Since then, we’ve watched as the stock...

Bulls Get First December Win

U.S. markets snapped 3-session losing streaks on Wednesday following renewed hopes the U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled...

The End Of The Bulls’ Run In Semiconductors?

When a leading market sector sells off hard, traders should take note to avoid getting surprised by a broader market sell-off. Even better than simply noticing an important sector reversing,...

“News” On U.S.-China Trade Talks Takes Away, “News” On Talks Gives...

A day after “news” on the lack of progress of U.S.-China trade talks led to a decline in stocks, “news” of progress in the talks has led to a...

Stock’s Bounce Back On December 4, With More Gains On The...

Stocks had a good day, bouncing back some from yesterday’s down day. The ISM non-manufacturing index came in lower than expected 53.9 versus estimates for 54.5, and down from...

The Market Bears Fade to Black

As a hero rides into the sunset, the screen fades to black. In the market, the bears rode into the sunset with a fade to black. Typically, an audience feels more relaxed...