Joseph Hogue

Analyst Articles

Shares of utility companies have been hit hard this year thanks to worries of an interest rate hike and the drop in energy prices, a key component in what utilities can charge. Companies in the formerly hot renewable energy space have been hit even harder in recent months. Read More

The markets continue to fluctuate between positive and negative territory for the year. Relatively... Read More

The markets continue to fluctuate between positive and negative territory for the year. Relatively good economic data in the United States is working against higher interest rates and slower global... Read More

While investors are worrying about the direction of the general market, a few industries have been... Read More

While investors are worrying about the direction of the general market, a few industries have been under the gun for a year or so already. Any industry tied to energy or commodities, for instance,... Read More

For five years, investors wondered if China’s growth story was dead and its market would ever rise again. Then late last year, investors began rushing back in, sending the Shanghai Composite zooming higher. The index surged nearly non-stop until June of this year, when it looked like the… Read More

Timing a short squeeze can be tricky. Jump in too soon and you could be sitting on dead money until management improves its outlook. Wait too long and you risk missing most of the upside. The most unloved companies are usually unloved for a reason — whether thanks… Read More