A cup with handle formation is a consistent bullish continuation pattern. Stocks that can be bought as they pull back into a recent cup base are strong bullish plays. The Franco-Nevada (FNV) gold royalty company is a good gold play. FNV is already 32% higher year-to-date and sports a dividend yield of 1.2%.
With NFL season on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at our Fantasy Football value picks. Last year, we nailed it on Drew Brees, Jordan Howard, Frank Gore and Dwayne Allen. We missed pretty badly on Duke Johnson, Demaryius Thomas, Mohammed Sanu and Eli Manning. But fantasy football is all about value.
The Cycle Projection Oscillator (CPO) is a technical tool that employs proprietary statistical techniques and complex algorithms to filter multiple cycles from historical data, combines them to obtain cyclical information from price data and then gives a graphical representation of their productive behavior.
On July 5, 1994, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com Inc. It was based in Seattle but its reach was worldwide. It started out as an online bookseller and eventually Amazon drove Borders Books into bankruptcy. It was a short life for Borders, which was portrayed as an evil predator to mom and pop bookstores, but Amazon would grow to become the real Death Star to brick and mortar retail stores.
You can beat the Street. At a time when many professional investors lament that the proliferation of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and widespread use of screening techniques have made it harder to find bargains in the stock market, one simple investing approach continues to outperform: spin-offs.
The modern world has seen plenty of disruptions in its path of modernization. Disruptive innovations are necessary along with new technologies and new entrants to provide faster and more efficient technologies, methods and services going forward. The past disruptive technologies include the Sony Walkman, Minicomputers, increased computer storage, iPods, the Kindle, the iPhone and much more.
With the growing popularity of social media and its induction into investment and trading metrics, there is a growing interest in studying it’s ability to predict market movement. Here, we review prior research and attempt to answer the question of whether or not it can be a valid predictor of stock and currency returns.
From the middle of June through July this summer, the weather in the western United States has been too hot for corn, wheat and soybean crops. “Summer heat makes grains explode” (below) shows the effect of hot weather that followed a more moderate period from March through early June in which the three September futures contracts experienced declining prices.