S&P 500 Earnings: 1 Week Left in Quarter, Q1 ’24 Earnings Appear in Good Shape

S&P 500 Data: The forward-quarter S&P 500 EPS estimate this week (data is of Wednesday, 3/20 last week, as LSEG did not publish on Friday, 3/22) was $242.89 down from last week’s $243.31 and January 1’s $243.98; There wasn’t that much erosion on the forward estimate over the last 90 days, which is typically a […]

S&P 500 Rally Starting to Look Overstretched: How to Play a Possible Correction

The S&P 500 has made multiple new all-time highs and Wednesday’s late-day reversal raised questions about the current phase of the rally. Meanwhile, Tesla’s underwhelming earnings and warnings of “notably lower” sales growth contribute to concerns amid the tech euphoria. All eyes are on the ECB and various economic indicators, as investors wonder if this […]

1 Stock to Buy, 1 Stock to Sell This Week: CrowdStrike, Foot Locker

U.S. PCE Inflation, Q3 GDP, Powell speech will be in focus this week. CrowdStrike is a buy with explosive earnings and sales growth expected. Foot Locker is a sell with weak earnings and disappointing guidance on deck. Looking for more actionable trade ideas to navigate the current market volatility? Members of InvestingPro get exclusive ideas […]

Unleashing Creativity: Explore, Purchase, and Edit with PureSounds

In the dynamic realm of digital creativity, PureSounds.net emerges as a groundbreaking platform, offering a diverse array of sound effects and music for enthusiasts, creators, and professionals alike. This one-stop destination not only simplifies the process of acquiring high-quality audio assets but is also set to revolutionize the landscape with the introduction of an AI-powered […]

Top 5 Stocks to Own as Treasury Yields Surge to 16-Year Highs

U.S. 10-year Treasury yields have climbed to 16-year highs as investors digest the Federal Reserve’s higher-for-longer rate mantra. As such, I used the InvestingPro stock screener to search for top-quality stocks that offer growth potential in a higher-yield environment. Below is a list of five names that are expected to provide some of the highest […]

S&P 500 E-Mini Bear Surprise 2nd Leg Down Likely

The bulls gapped up yesterday and sold off last in the day, creating a large outside down day. Yesterday was a big enough bear surprise that the odds favor a second leg down. The market has been above the moving average for well over 35 bars, and yesterday was an agreement that the market is […]

Semiconductors Power Nasdaq Surge, S&P 500 Challenges Last Week’s Bull-Trap

Last Friday offered itself as a solid day for bulls, the only thing it lacked was volume. All indexes gained, even the struggling ($IWM), although some of my individual stock plays haven’t enjoyed such gains. The enjoyed the best of the action as it built on its (now) well established breakout. It currently trades 12.7% […]

U.S. Indexes Form Bases: Is it Time to Accumulate?

Buyers were able to drive gaps higher at the open but couldn’t build on the initial gains. The managed to make a new swing high for the March rally, but it could take a while before the February highs are challenged.  Technicals are net bullish, and more importantly, the index is outperforming the . It […]

Economic Data, Earnings and the Fed Could Sink Stocks this Week

This will be a huge week for markets, with an , a slew of economic data points, and a big week in earnings. The show stopper will be the FOMC meeting, where the Fed is expected to slow the down to 25 bps. I think the Fed has allowed financial conditions to ease too much, […]

The FT’s 25 most influential women of 2022

Influence comes in many forms. The magazine’s Women of the Year issue reaffirms this every December by exploring achievement across cultures, industries and artistries. For 2022, we again commissioned entries by some of the world’s most powerful women. But we also sought contributors who could speak to their subject’s influence in diverse, even unexpected dimensions. We […]