Stock Market Analysis

Stock Market Analysis: FedEx and Oracle Falter on Earnings

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Stock Market AnalysisStock Market Analysis 101: what companies say about their businesses is the best outlook for the broader market.While the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy is the single greatest catalyst for stocks on a short-term basis, corporate reporting is the most material information of all. Notably, two brand-name stocks have revealed soft numbers.FedEx and Oracle Miss ExpectationsNot only is the early reporting missing Wall Street consensus, but U.S. dollar. Read More

Stock Market Analysis Shows Dow Transport No Longer a Good Indicator of Industrials

By Monday, June 8, 2015

Dow TheoryThe Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has been a bit of a disappointment for widow investors this year, based on my stock market analysis. The blue-chip index, a perceived barometer of how America is doing according to the Dow theory, fell back below 18,000 last Thursday. Moreover, it is up a mere 0.8% this year.Now some investors in the old school camp would say the DJIA should fall even. Read More

Stock Market Analysis: Bullish for Bank Stocks

By Friday, May 29, 2015

Bank StocksI’m not sure if you noticed, but the big banks and bank stocks are back as attractive investments for both income investors and those looking for more conservative capital appreciation potential, as backed up by my stock market analysis.If you were one of the astute investors who accumulated big banks stocks after the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in 2008 following the massive subprime financial crisis, then my. Read More

Tesla Motors: My Latest Stock Market Analysis

By Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tesla MotorsTesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ/TSLA) is one of the most talked-about and heavily traded stocks on the market. My initial thesis about the company that lay behind my stock market analysis was that it was overpriced based on the sales of its electric car. The company counts its sales in the tens of thousands each month, not the hundreds of thousands as reported by the major non-electric auto manufacturers. But it. Read More

IPO Valuation for Shake Shack Too High for Its Own Good?

By Monday, May 18, 2015

Stock Market AnalysisThe current initial public offering (IPO) market in some circumstances reminds me of the glory days back in 1999 and 2000; when newly minted technology stocks with little business surged to superlative heights driven by euphoric frenzy buying. While the valuation back then was far more out-of-whack than currently, there are situations now that leave me shaking my head and wondering what just happened, even after I do a thorough. Read More

4Q14 Earnings Season Uneventful; Five Stocks to Consider for Steady Return

By Wednesday, February 25, 2015

4Q14 Stock Summary4Q14 Stock Summary: Fourth-Quarter Earnings Season a BoreWe’re now in the lull between earnings seasons, and stocks will trade off economic news and geopolitical events.Fourth-quarter earnings season was fairly uneventful. It seemed that investors basically ignored the results, unsure of whether to buy a market that’s already gone up.There’s been continued strength among technology stocks, and the NASDAQ Composite recently broke out convincingly over 4,750, where it. Read More

Stock Market Overvalued by 66%; Market Crash Coming Soon

By Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Grace Stock FallWhen I look at the stock market, I am worried. I see investors behaving like they do when markets are at their peaks or forming a top. I see irrationality, extreme valuations, and too much optimism among investors.Investors Buying Everything and Anything?Do investors really care about what they are buying these days when it comes to stocks? In just the last few months, I have seen companies do. Read More

Four Strategies to Protect Yourself from a Stock Market Crash

By Thursday, February 19, 2015

Stock Market CrashStock Market Poised for Crash?Admittedly, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average trading at record-highs, the idea of a stock market crash isn’t garnering much attention. But despite the euphoria on Wall Street, the pieces necessary for a crash are in place.And investors need to know how to protect themselves from an impending stock market crash. Because if there’s one thing we know about the stock. Read More

Stock Market Sees Worst Decline Since September 2011

By Monday, June 4, 2012

unemployment rateThere were no proverbial May flowers this year when it came to the stock market, with the month showing the worst decline since September 2011. The NASDAQ fell 7.19% in May and 8.54% from the end of the first quarter. The DOW, S&P 500, and Russell 2000 lost over six percent in May. The DOW is up a mere 1.49% for the trailing 12 months, but will likely see a. Read More

Is This the Time to Buy Stocks?

By Sasha Cekerevac, BA Friday, December 23, 2011

"Buying Opportunity: Timing’s Everything"Looking towards 2012, many investors are worried about their assets. Europe is in disarray, the U.S.debt is continuing to balloon, unemployment levels remain high, and no real concrete steps have been taken by political leaders to stem the negative sentiment. With all of this pessimism, in my opinion, this is a great buying opportunity for the long-term investor to acquire solid companies.Generally speaking, you want to buy when people. Read More

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From: Michael Lombardi, MBA
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