More From JP Gravitt
Election Over, Market Still Undecided
We know the nation is politically divided, and now the market is showing us its split personality as well.
Markets Started Strong and Finished Solid Last Week
Last week, financial markets opened on a strong note as Hurricane Irma died down and the damage was less than anticipated.
Important Events in the Week Ahead
There’s a series of economic data coming out this week. All of the data are expected to rebound somewhat from being fairly weak in July.
3 Stocks Tanking Over 15% on Earnings
It has been a highly volatile earnings season thus far, as the market is punishing stocks for the slightest misstep.
Nasdaq Flirts with Down 10%…in October
So this is painful. Very few were perfectly positioned into this selloff.
Apple Does the Tango
Apple is up over 2% in the after-hours trading session following the release of its Q2 2018 results.
5 Stocks I am Watching in a Turbulent Market
Looking across industries and sectors to gauge where we are as earnings winds down next week.
Scorecard Update: 5 Stocks I am Watching in a Turbulent Market
It’s been 2 weeks since Market Realist’s CEO picked 5 stocks he was watching in the turbulent market, so let’s take a look back at how those picks have performance compared with the S&P 500.
We Told You to Sell Stamps.com LAST August
Stamps.com is getting crushed today. We told you to sell it last August.
Why JD.Com Inc. (ADR) Is Falling Over 2%
JD.Com Inc. (NASDAQ: JD) is down over 2% in pre-market trading following the release of its Q1 2018 earnings results. Here’s what you need to know.
Do Not Get Vixated on Volatility
Which way is the VIX pointing us?
Skechers Down 26% Could Find Buyers Here
Skechers getting scorched.
Why Applied Materials, Inc. Is Down 2% After Hours
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) is down 2% in the after-hours trading session following the release of its Q2 2018 results. Here’s what you need to know.
How to Trade a Broken (looking) Market (Hint: Carefully)
It’s easy to be early after a correction I always get pretty excited during a stock market correction, assuming I have positioned correctly with cash on hand. This market showed so many signs of toppiness, extreme optimism, and high valuations that hopefully many investors at least were selling the highly valued names they owned. My […]
Weibo Corp. (ADR) Could Have 25% Upside From Here
Weibo Corp. (WB) is one of the best growth stocks in China, and it’s stock is trading at very attractive levels today. Here’s what you need to know.
Chinese Stocks are Getting Crushed
In the last month the CSI 300 is down 11.5%, much more than US indices.
New IPO’s Getting Crushed Today
Recent IPO’s are piling up big losses as the market shifts to risk off rather dramatically.
Chinese Tech Stocks Getting Crushed Out of the Gate on Monday
Are we back to having a trade war?? Trump’s tweet indicates we may be.
Which FAANG Stock Will Sit on the Iron Throne?
With earnings around the corner, which FAANG stock will perform the best?
Markets Crash in 1Q – April Fool’s
Decent earnings combined with low expectations are fueling rally after rally – not to mention the ever elusive promise of a China deal.
The 90’s Called. They Want to Know Why You Are Buying Oracle.
Oracle’s shiny 90’s buildings Really? Larry Ellison: yacht racing and a $50 million Japanese-style house. Sweet. But is the stock really a buy now? Sure they bought Netsuite so Netsuite would stock eating their lunch. And sure they are a cloud company now. But it seems to me like the bulk of what they do […]
You Really Want To Be Buying Apple Now?
It’s not like Apple (AAPL) is super expensive on the face of it…
Welcome (Back) To the Stock Market Clown Show
With the major indices pushing higher and higher, we need to again look at whether any new money should be put to work here.
Sell or Short Deckers, Cintas, and Garmin NOW
Don’t sell all of your stocks and head for the hills, but do add some shorts to the group or at least sell these silly stocks that lifted all boats.
Investing Defensively Can Lose You a Fortune
I bet you may have heard a lot about investing defensively while the market faded.
Is China the Land of the Setting Sun?
China’s major indices are still down 25-30% this year alone.
Talking the Netflix quarter with CGTN
Last night I sat down with China Global Television Network and talked about the Netflix (NFLX) quarter.
Valuation is Going to Get the Market…Eventually
Macro events are always overblown I wrote last week that I did not think Trump’s legal woes would affect the market (SPY) much. I also said two weeks ago that Turkey wouldn’t either. Macro worries are almost always overblown. So far, so good. Yes, volume is low, but market participation is broad and stocks are […]
Your 2018 Stock All-Stars NASDAQ vs. NYSE
Our analysis of the top performers in the Nasdaq and NYSE so far this year.
Who will make our 2018 NYSE All-Star team?
The starting lineup for the Nasdaq All-Stars features names such as MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB), Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY), and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX).
The Economy Is on a Roll, and It’s Bringing the Stock Market Along With It
Jobs data released this morning shows that the U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders, and the stock market has responded by rallying.
4 After-Hours Movers
Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST), ULTA Beauty Inc. (Nasdaq: ULTA), Lululemon Athletica Inc. (Nasdaq: LULU), and Workday Inc. (Nasdaq: WDAY) are on the move in the after-hours trading session. Here’s what you need to know.
Our 10, Make That 11, Stocks to Buy Scorecard
Our belief is that you have to be a stock picker today. The Nasdaq (QQQ) is up 8% this year and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) is down 1%.
Lowe’s Makes a Good CEO Hire, Ignore the JC Penney Years
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) is hiring J C Penny Company Inc.’s (JCP) CEO Marvin R. Ellison as its President and CEO, effective July 2. Here’s what you need to know.
Why Zillow Group Inc. Stock Is Down 8%
Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) is down 8% in pre-market trading on the heels of its Q1 2018 earnings release. Here’s what you need to know.
5 Summertime Stocks with 20-30% Upside Potential
So what to do? Tough to just sled along passively. So we found five new stocks to watch.
Why Baidu Inc. (ADR) Stock Is Down Over 5%
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) is down over 5% following an executive departure and analyst downgrade. Here’s what you need to know.
5 SaaS Stocks That Crushed Earnings This Season
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) stocks are some of the hottest names in the tech sector right now, and these five have stood out so far this earnings season.
Sports Betting Can Now Be Legalized by States; Stars Group Inc. Soars 12%
Stars Group Inc. (TSG) stock has spiked more than 12% following the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that states can now legalize sports betting. Here’s what you need to know.
Trump to Work with Xi on ZTE Deal – Acacia Communications Roars 18%
Acacia Communications (ACIA) is up over 18% in pre-market trading following a tweet by President Trump that the U.S. was working with China to get Chinese smartphone maker ZTE “back into business.” Here’s what you need to know.
Why Trade Desk Inc. Shares Are Surging Over 40%
Trade Desk Inc. (TTD) is surging over 40% this morning following its Q1 2018 earnings release. Here’s what you need to know.
The VIX is telling you to Netflix and Chill
The VIX (VXX) CBOE Volatility Index just closed today at its lowest point since early February, clocking in at 13.4.
Market Shmarket: You’ve Got to Pick Stocks
Stock picking will matter more now than it has in years.
18 Earnings Reports We’re Watching Closely Next Week
Last big week of earnings kicks off with not a lot to show for it in the market The week of April 30 is an exciting one in terms of earnings, and here are 18 companies we will be watching closely: Monday McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) – before the market opens – great year last […]
5 Positive Tech Reports Moving After-Hours
A Spring Bounty of Positive Earnings Reports
Why 3 is the Loneliest Number for the Stock Market
Is a 3% yield on the 10 year Treasury that big a deal? Simple. Yes and No. The actual round number of 3% of course means nothing special to the economy. But rates moving to 3% does have several implications. First – We moved really fast from 2.83% on April 17 to now. That means […]
Facebook, Inc. Beats Q1 Estimates, Shares Up +4% After Hours
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) just reported its Q1 2018 earnings results that crushed expectations, and its stock has responded by rising over 3% in the after hours trading session. Here’s a breakdown of some of the key statistics from the report: Metric Q1 2018 Q1 2017 Change Revenue $11,966 million $8,032 million 49.0% Income from […]
Amazon Enters Home Robotics Market, iRobot Corporation Falls 6.2%
iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) watched its stock take a 6.2% hit on Monday following a Bloomberg report that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is building “robots for the home,” which have the ability to “navigate from room to room like driverless cars.”
20 Earnings Reports to Watch for This Week
Earnings season is in full swing, and the week of April 23 is jam-packed with releases by some of the market’s most popular companies. Here are 20 reports we will be watching closely next week: Monday, April 23: Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) – before the market opens -will they say anything about Mattel with the […]
Why Atlassian Corporation PLC Is Plunging Over 10%
Atlassian Corp PLC (NASDAQ: TEAM) is watching its stock plunge over 10% this morning following the release of its Q3 2018 earnings results after the market closed yesterday.
No Bid Coming for Shire Reportedly
Will Allergan buy Shire? – Apparently not CNBC saying no bid is likely. Allergan is off its lows – only down $5 now and Shire is back to flat after being up as much as $15 (~10%) earlier. From earlier: Shire PLC (NASDAQ: SHPG) is up 4.5% as of 11:10 A.M. on Thursday following an announcement […]
Watch out Market, Semiconductors are Trying to Warn Us
Taiwan Semi is warning you Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) missed and warned today. They lowered 2Q revenue guidance to $7.8-$7.9 billion. The street was at $8.82 billion. They blamed it on smart phone slowing. Mizuho securities also warned today that Apple’s (AAPL) forward guide would have to come down as well. Yesterday, Lam Research’s (LRCX) stock […]
Stocks that are Influencing the Market Midweek
Premium Content As we make it to the middle of the first week of earnings, some interesting trends are developing, some a bit alarming, some decent. The overall market still looks solid with the S&P500 (SPY) now up over 6% since the lows on April 2. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) held the 200 […]
Which Financial Stock Has the Best ‘Setup’ Into Earnings: JPM or C?
What is a ‘setup’ for a stock, and why should you care? Often you will hear traders, investors, and talking heads mention that a stock has a good or bad ‘setup’ going into earnings. But what does that mean? In the simplest terms, if everything plays out as expected, which stock has the most up […]
Can You Avoid the Tariff Trouble in the S&P 500?
Over the last couple of days, the market had given some reasons to be more positively inclined.
Weekly Winners and Losers: Helped and Hurt by e-Commerce
Is Bed Bath & Beyond (BBY) another Amazon (AMZN) victim? We’re seeing e-commerce cannibalization at least. The stock fell 15% and continued to drift lower.
Equifax Bounced, Apple and Oracle Didn’t
Investors must feel that no matter how bad the breach was and how bad Equifax handled it, the core business will likely bounce back or not be impacted much.
Should Investors Put Their Money to Work in the Face of an Unpredictable Election?
Whether investors believe it or not, presidential elections influence markets in various ways, from increased market volatility to changes in fiscal policy.