“Goldman Sachs published its stock market outlook for 2016, and the house view calls for another sideways year in 2016.Chief U.S. equity strategist David Kostin puts a 2,100 target on the S&P 500 for 2016, essentially flat from current levels, driven by rising interest rates, peak margins for corporate earnings and continued headwinds for companies reliant on overseas sales.” That’s a quote from today’s article. Is Goldman Sachs right? Does next year look mediocre? To read more and to learn how they got their answer, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article takes a look at several stocks, some that performed well and others…not so much. But were the good ones always good and the bad always bad? Here’s what they had to say, “Some of the best performing stocks in the S&P 500 so far in November are the same ones that have been leading the way higher all year. As of Monday, more than half of the constituents of the index posted positive returns on a month-to-date basis, which might be expected given the S&P’s relatively flat overall performance.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses some stocks that may be a burden to you portfolio but are they a complete loss? Here’s what the author had to say, “To be of practical value to investors, I am providing annotated charts of these 10 stocks where partial profits should be taken now. Each chart shows in a rectangle the zone, in both time and price terms where the stock became over-owned according to algorithms at The Arora Report. Please note that with the ebb and flow of the market, stocks tend to move in and out of an over-owned condition.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Planning on going Black Friday shopping? How about Black Friday stock shopping? Today’s article highlights three stocks you may want to check out before Black Friday. Here’s what they had to say about one of them, “Black Friday, which used to mean in-store deals and doorbusters, now extends to online sales. This means retailers with well-rounded sales strategies that include mobile, online, and brick-and-mortar will most likely reign supreme. Enter big-box store Target. In addition to its many in-store promotions, the retail chain also plans to offer all of its Black Friday deals online as well as Target.com. While this may cause some customers to skip the store and shop from home instead, it should result in an overall spike in Black Friday sales for Target.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Looking for a great but useful gift for the younger people in your life? Why not money?! “Too tacky,” says some Dear So-and-so. Fine! Then how about the gift of stocks. Today’s article features four stocks that may excite. Here’s what they had to say, “Financial educators say gifts of stock can be instructive and fun as early as age 8. A gift of a stock at a young age provides valuable lessons across the investing spectrum, and an 8-year-old can watch the price of that stock hopefully climb for a decade before he or she reaches adulthood.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Have you started thinking about stocks for next year? Today’s article highlights 12 you may want to look into. This is what they found, “Here are the 12 buy-rated tech stocks that also have the highest growth rates via their revenue, cash flow and earnings in the S&P 500 Index, according to TheStreet Ratings, TheStreet’s proprietary ratings tool. TheStreet included trailing 12-month revenue growth, net income growth and earnings-per-share growth on each company for comparison.” To check out the stocks and to read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article explains how the tragedy in Paris may affect stocks. Here’s what they had to say, “The terror attacks in Paris are expected to spur a flight-to-safety trade this week, in markets that are already risk averse.
The coordinated attacks, which left more than 100 dead and hundreds others injured, prompted French President Francois to order new air strikes in Syria. On Sunday, French bombers strafed a Syrian stronghold of ISIS, which has claimed responsibility for the attacks.” To read more,CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses three stocks that may have something to look forward to this week. Here’s what they had to say, “That’s because shares of all three of these companies — all smaller than $4 billion in market cap — are heavily shorted and reporting earnings this week.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses several stocks that, according to the website’s contributors, are dividend paying stocks. Here’s what they had to say, “Investing in stocks that pay dividends can be a great way to build wealth over time, as companies that regularly dish out cash payments to their investors tend to outperform the market over the long-term. However, investors can’t just pick any dividend paying company and expect to do well, as many other factors like the companies growth prospects balance sheet, and valuation also need to be factored in to the equation.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
While October may have been a good month for stocks in the S&P 500, the index is only up 1% since the beginning of the year. Today’s article discusses six stocks that were the S&P 500’s top stocks for October. Here’s what they had to say, “In October, six stocks posted gains of more than 30% to lead the index to the monthly gain. The top two gainers both announced in October that they are being acquired.” To check out the stocks and to read more, CLICK HERE.