Stocks & ETFs to Buy

One of my favorite setups in the stock market takes advantage of the tendency for the sector tide to float most boats. Numerous studies have shown that a substantial percentage of a stock’s performance is linked to the performance of its sector or industry group.  In other words,… Read More

Even though a few big technology stocks seem to dominate the news, the real place to be lately is the consumer staples and consumer discretionary sectors. Both have outperformed the market for months, even as stocks swooned across the board in late August. #-ad_banner-# The major… Read More

It seems like nostalgia looking at Nokia (NYSE: NOK) with a favorable outlook. The company is currently known to domestic investors as an also-ran cell phone maker — I am one of the rare few who own a Nokia smartphone and happen to like it very much — even though… Read More

While old media stocks like Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB), Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) and 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA) were hit with bad news and huge losses last week, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) scored three straight record closing highs before succumbing to profit-taking on Friday. Shares have been on a tear, more… Read More

When buy and sell decisions are motivated by emotion and then amplified by mindless computer programs, stock movements can become irrational. But after the dust settles and traders gather their wits, we often find prime trading opportunities. The starkest example of this recently is Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), which has suffered… Read More