Railroads

My Philosophy: Creating Portfolios To Beat The Benchmark S&P 500

(This is a reprint of a Trading Places blog article written a week ago. I've updated the performance and charts to include last week's selloff.) Beating the S&P 500 is my #1 goal. If I didn't believe I could beat the S&P 500, I'd simply buy the SPY (ETF that tracks the S&P 500) and call it a day. B ...

Two tickets to paradise

There’s this misconception that travelling is expensive. But with a reasonable budget, two people can easily enjoy an epic adventure to some incredible destinations that will create lasting memories. As someone who writes about both personal finance and travel, I’m often asked how much a vacati ...

My Philosophy: Creating Portfolios To Beat The Benchmark S&P 500

That is my #1 goal. If I didn't believe I could beat the S&P 500, I'd simply buy the SPY (ETF that tracks the S&P 500) and call it a day. But I know I can beat the S&P 500 performance and you can too. Beginning in November 2018, I created my Model Portfolio. In May 2019, I added two additional port ...

Trade Talks Wear On The Market - Market Roundup

After a rough week of market action, hiding was difficult as the trade brush painted everything with the same colour - red. Every sector was in trouble, but the growth sectors were the weakest. While the market weakness may have surprised a few, this is now the third straight week that the d ...

Canada’s Rail Industry – Leaders in Innovation

What is Sponsor-Generated content? Click here. The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) hosts the Rail Government Interface on May 15, at the Delta Hotel, Ottawa where RAC members will be showcasing technologies that drive productivity and ensure that the transportation of goods and people by rail i ...

RAILROAD STOCKS LEAD THE TRANSPORTS AND INDUSTRIAL SECTOR HIGHER -- WIDENING SPREAD BETWEEN 10-YEAR TREASURY AND GERMAN YIELD FAVORS THE DOLLAR

RAILROAD STOCKS HAVE BECOME MARKET LEADERS... Two stock groups did better than the rest of the market this week. Transportation stocks had another strong week. As did the Industrial Sector SPDR (XLI) which was the week's strongest sector. Both have one group to thank for their strong performance. ...

Railroad Stocks Lead the Transports and Industrial Sector Higher

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Friday, April 19th at 10:21am ET. Two stock groups did better than the rest of the market this week. Transportation stocks had another strong week. As did the Industrial Sector SPDR (XLI) which was the week ...

Weekly Market Roundup: Big Changes in the Big Picture Charts

This week, I had the pleasure of attending the annual CMT Association symposium in NYC, where I was reminded of how many superb people there are in the industry. With that all wrapped up, this article will be a combination of a meeting review and market analysis. This conference is one where ev ...

Big Changes in the Big Picture Charts - 2019-04-06 Weekly Market Roundup

This week, I had the pleasure of attending the annual CMT Association symposium in NYC, where I was reminded of how many superb people there are in the industry. With that all wrapped up, this article will be a combination of a meeting review and market analysis. This conference is one whe ...

Spinoffs, Takeovers and Special Situations Hotline – Friday, March 29, 2019

TRINITY INDUSTRIES INC., $21.73, symbol TRN on New York, makes tank and freight railcars for the railroad industry. It also produces metal guardrails for highways and large-volume roadways. In addition, it has a leasing group with a fleet of more than 122,000 railcars. In December 2017, the company ...