Much Like The Snow, The Market Fell Yesterday

CaterpillarToday’s article explains why Tuesday was such a bad day for the stock market but why you may not want to worry about it. Here are the stats from Tuesday, “The S&P 500 SPX, -1.34%  closed down 27.53 points, or 1.3%, at 2,029.56, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -9.25%  and Caterpillar Inc. CAT, -7.18%  plunged to lead losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.65%  dropped as much as 380 points, but closed down 291.49 points, or 1.7%, at 17,387.21. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, -1.89%  ended the day with a loss of 90.27 points, or 1.9%, at 4,681.50, as its largest component, Apple Inc. AAPL, -3.50% slid 3.5%.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

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Do SB Commercials Still Help Stocks?

TelevisionWhen you’ve watched a really great or memorable Super Bowl ad does it make you want to invest in that company? It used to be that when the big game ads came on the stocks would go up but does it still apply? Today’s article explains why this may not be the case. Here’s what they had to say, “The professor who originally found stock prices of companies with the most-loved Super Bowl advertisements got a pop in the stock market is saying that effect is gone now. Shares of the companies with the top-ranked Super Bowl advertisements fell in the first days of trading following the big game in each of the past four years…” To read more, CLICK HERE.

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Cold Weather Warming Up These Stocks

Snow ManLike Frosty, the snowy weather in the Northeast region of the country had four stocks dancing up in the market. But is it time to invest in them? Today’s article highlights those four stocks and discusses whether you should invest.  Here’s one of them, “Shares of Generac (GNRC), a company that sells generators are up 5% Monday afternoon. This company has often done well during times when Mother Nature is wreaking havoc. The company’s stock and earnings got a big boost after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in October 2012.”  To read more, CLICK HERE.

 

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Check Out These Growth Stocks

LinkedIn-LogoToday’s article highlights four stocks that they believe to be interesting cases for stocks with great growth. Here’s what they had to say, “…some growth stocks are surrounded by such great stories, traders are going to find a way and a reason to bid them up no matter what happens to the broad market. After all, that’s what makes a good growth stock — it grows. When the market stays flat, it grows. When the market falls, it inches upward. When the market climbs, a good growth stock races higher.” To check out the stocks, CLICK HERE.

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Important Week For Stocks

StocksThis coming week is going to be an important one. No, not because the Super Bowl is at the end of the week (although that may be the most important thing to some people). This week several companies will be releasing earnings reports. Today’s article discusses what’s happening, here’s what they had to say, “Big tech week: Investors are looking to tech companies to lift the market higher now that energy firms and banks are struggling. It’s been a record year for Apple, which reports earnings Tuesday. Analysts project its revenue grew 17% compared to the same quarter a year ago. This will be the first earnings to include Apple’s new iPhone 6.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

 

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