Finding The Best Value Stocks To Buy To Start 2024

Finding The Best Value Stocks To Buy To Start 2024

The Nasdaq tumbled through early afternoon trading on Tuesday following the New Year’s Day holiday. Big moves lower from Apple and other big tech names drove the downbeat start to 2024 trading as investors take some profits following the fierce early December rally.The selling on Tuesday and the relatively sideways movement in the back half […]
Wall Street’s Top 10 Stock Calls This Week – Saturday, Jan. 6

Wall Street’s Top 10 Stock Calls This Week – Saturday, Jan. 6

Image Source: PexelsWhat has Wall Street been buzzing about this week? Here are the top 5 buy calls and the top 5 sell calls made by Wall Street’s best analysts during the week of Jan. 2-5. First, here are the top 5 buy calls of the week. 1. Piper Sandler More Bullish on Micron, Upgrades to Overweight […]
Crazy Woman Holding Your Money?

Crazy Woman Holding Your Money?

Image Source: PexelsLet’s say you asked someone where they put their money, and they said ‘Crazy Woman.’ Would you think they were crazy? Well, maybe they wouldn’t be.There is actually a bank holding company called Crazy Woman Creek Bancorp Incorporated (CRZY), which you can buy stock in, by the way. It was founded in 1936 and is […]
ECB Rate-Cut Odds Tumble As EU Inflation Re-Accelerates In December

ECB Rate-Cut Odds Tumble As EU Inflation Re-Accelerates In December

Eurozone inflation re-accelerated in December, breaking seven months of declines, leaving analysts questioning whether The ECB will be able to cut rates as aggressively as the market had thought.Euro area headline HICP inflation rose 52bp in December to 2.92% YoY, in line with consensus expectations.The breakdown by main expenditure categories showed services inflation remained unchanged at 4.0%YoY, and non-energy […]
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Challenges and Positives

Can The US Economy Defy Expectations In 2024? Challenges and Positives

Image Source: DepositPhotosAs economists examine the economic environment for 2024, caution is the prevailing sentiment, shaped by the unforeseen events of 2023. The general consensus suggests potential growth deceleration, indicative of cautious short run economic growth, and the possibility of a mild recession. This scenario is set in an economic environment characterized by lower interest rates […]
Selling Puts Made Simple: Easy, Concise, And Interesting Strategies

Selling Puts Made Simple: Easy, Concise, And Interesting Strategies

Image Source: PexelsIntroductionCertainly! Selling puts is like offering insurance to other investors. When you sell a put, you’re promising to buy a stock at a specific price if it drops below that level. In return, you get paid an upfront fee.Think of it as saying, “I’m willing to buy this stock if it goes on sale, […]
Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition

Image Source: PexelsAs valuable as it is to recognize patterns, it is just as valuable to recognize when price action exits a permissible zone. Sometimes this can be in the form of prices just “exiting stage left” from a formation, and other times the pattern will be complete and behaving itself and then suddenly do a […]
Financial Markets Report For Friday, January 5

Financial Markets Report For Friday, January 5

Image Source: PexelsIn this video, Ira Epstein reviews the activity in the Financial Markets after the day that just ended, Friday, January 5.Video Length: 00:22:27More By This Author:SPDR ETF Report For Thursday, January 4Financial Markets Report For Thursday, January 4Metals Report For Thursday, January 4
The Employment Release & Business Cycle Indicators

The Employment Release & Business Cycle Indicators

Image Source: PexelsNFP growth surprises on the upside (see discussion here), but combined with downward revisions in October and November, we’re just at about the consensus level. Here’s the picture of some key indicators followed by the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, plus monthly GDP and GDPNow.Figure 1: Nonfarm Payroll employment incorporating preliminary benchmark (bold dark blue), implied […]
Darling Instruments: A Short Idea Gaining Momentum

Darling Instruments: A Short Idea Gaining Momentum

Image Source: PexelsAn oft-mentioned short idea has been Darling Instruments (DAR) which is definitely moving in the right direction. More By This Author:Bullish Opportunities: Three Stocks Near Key Price Gaps With Promising PatternsIndex ReflectionsWalgreens Boots Alliance Triangle Top