5 Value Stocks Looking to Lead Small Caps Higher

For the past two weeks, small cap value names have outperformed the S&P 500. To illustrate this, you can take the iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF (NYSEARCA: IWN) and divide it by the S&P 500 index on a weekly chart. While the outperformance wasn’t dramatic, it is part of a bottoming process that has been building since late March. Looking forward, the potential for this class of companies could be huge and here are five names that may lead the ...
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Bullish Option Activity Builds on Intel as the Price Tests Lows

It’s been a comedy of errors for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) as the company has had a hard time keeping up with production deadlines and developing small chips that can be used in ever-smaller devices in the Internet of things (IoT) age. The loss of Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the price surge in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc (NASDAQ: AMD) is only a reminder of management’s failure, but the current price is beginning to attract bullish option ...
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The ‘Buffett Effect’ is still in effect as option Traders Move on Bank of America Again

It was a little over a week ago when Berkshire Hathaway bought its most recent tranche of 13.5 million shares of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC). Since the buying began on July 22, option traders appear to have been following the buying with bullish option interest. That interest has dovetailed with a steepening yield curve and talks in Congress over stimulus spending. On Friday, the interest began to build again as the price looks to have found some ...
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Fortive Corp was the Second Most Sold Stock on the S&P 500 Last Week

It can be hard to know which period to start with and what is the most important criteria to evaluate for potential insider selling candidates. A good approach to take is to find the most sold stocks for a particular week and then dig in. The S&P 500 is a good place to start for opportunities since they are typically large company and are actively traded. Looking back at last week, Fortive Corp (NYSE: FTV) came in second as ...
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What to Expect from These 6 Large Cap Stocks with Earnings This Week

Earnings season is a potential volatile time for the market as companies report data that is unknown to investors. As this quarter’s earnings season comes to a close, it’s important to look at the scorecard and evaluate future expected earnings. With less than 10% of the S&P 500 left to report, 79.6% have beaten EPS estimates and 62.6% have beaten revenue estimates. As we start a new week, here’s 10 names that are set to announce with their earnings expectations ...
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8 Best Stocks to Invest In 2020 | Trading Tips

The stock market is a phenomenal way to build wealth, as it allows an investor to place their money in a vehicle that automatically makes more money. At least, for investors who know what they’re doing. A beginning investor may start out lucky or unlucky, but if they focus on great companies, chances are they’ll do just fine over time with their common stock trading. Looking at the best companies—those that can consistently grow their earnings and cash flow, and who ...
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Option Bulls Keep Building Positions in FireEye Inc

One of the hottest stocks in the market is FireEye Inc (NASDAQ: FEYE). The heat isn’t coming from bulls accumulating stock shares but rather large positions being built in the options market for this week’s expiration and next week’s expiration. While the stock hasn’t exactly broken out yet, the building option interest is something that may play out in a very bullish way soon. FireEye is a cloud security company that beat analyst estimates by a wide margin for ...
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4 Solid Companies to Buy Today for Future Gains

The term “solid” isn’t very descriptive about the characteristics of the stocks on this list but it is a statement about the type of companies that are on the list. A “solid” company is a company that is generally managed well, has a healthy balance sheet, and has a stable to rising share price.  While individually they may not be a pure growth, value or income stock, frequently, they exhibit qualities of more than one these fundamental classifications. Here are ...
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