Apparel

Deep Selling Grips Wall Street, Support Levels To Watch

Market Recap for Thursday, October 4, 2018 While we've seen plenty of market rotation over the past several months, there hasn't been much outright selling.  Yesterday changed that.  The NASDAQ recovered off of its intraday lows a bit to "only" close down 1.81% on the session.  The NASDAQ was ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday August 29th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday August 29th U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were unchanged in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the second estimate of U.S. real GDP. Consensus was a slip in growth to an annual rate ...

How expat investors can become millionaires

Book: Millionaire Expat: How to build wealth living overseas Author: Andrew HallamPublisher: Wiley, Second EditionPrice: $15.15  (Paperback) $11.64 (Kindle) WHO IT’S FOR: Expats or anyone interested in living abroad and building wealth. Author Andrew Hallam knows that expat investors ...

Your Dashboard to Navigating the Markets - ChartPack Update #20 (Q2, 2018)

There’s a legendary tale in automobile circles how in the 1990s the executives at General  Motors got their design engineers to focus on what was most important.  They wanted to erase all their preconceived notions and assumptions about building cars.  They blindfolded all the engineers and le ...

A Big Name Clothing & Accessories Company Provides Excellent Reward To Risk Opportunity

Market Recap for Friday, July 6, 2018 It was a solid close to the week on Friday, especially on the tech-laden NASDAQ where that index rose 101 points, or 1.34%.  Biotechnology stocks ($DJUSBT, +3.74%) surged on news of positive trial results for Biogen's (BIIB, +19.63%) Alzheimer's drug.  Most ...

Francesca's (FRAN) Finally Gets A Positive MACD

Francesca's Holdings (FRAN) is in the ultra competitive apparel retailer industry. This chart has been a real difficult stock since it IPO'd 5 years ago. I like the nice base that it built in 2018 and has now started to break towards 52 week highs. With the SCTR moving to the 75 level I am started ...

What should young Ellis do with a $500,000 inheritance?

Q: My parents recently passed away and I inherited close to $500,000. I am 24 years old working as an engineer-in-training in Toronto with an annual salary of $65,000. My student loans are paid off and I carry no credit card debt. I currently live off my own salary with ~40% of my after-tax income ...

What should young Ellis do with a $500,000 inheritance?

Q: My parents recently passed away and I inherited close to $500,000. I am 24 years old working as an engineer-in-training in Toronto with an annual salary of $65,000. My student loans are paid off and I carry no credit card debt. I currently live off my own salary with ~40% of my after-tax income ...

CONSUMER CYCLICALS SPDR TESTS JANUARY HIGH -- HEALTHCARE SPDR NEARS AN UPSIDE BREAKOUT

COMSUMER CYCLICALS NEAR NEW RECORD ... My message from Thursday, May 24 wrote about consumer cyclical stocks continuing to show relative strength. That earlier message attributed that mostly to strong leadership from apparel retailers. That's been the story again this week with retailers continuing ...

Canadian conglomerates: what to buy, what to avoid

Conglomerates appeal to some long termed investors because of their diversity. Some conglomerates are so widespread in their corporate interests that they act much like a diversified mutual fund or ETF. Only without the fees, and often WITH a management team holding significant skin in the game. Th ...