Louis' Blog Archive
February 27, 2021
An important, often overlooked step that is crucial to becoming a great investor is understanding why we make the decision we make. Take this situation for example: Say something dramatic happens on Wall Street. A lot of folks like to play the “blame game.” It can get very philosophical. But I’ll let you in on a secret: At the end of the day, the culprit is almost always the same…
February 26, 2021
Regular readers of Market360 know I’m a numbers guy. I’ve recently gone back to my computer systems and pushed them harder than ever before. I’ve crunched trillions more data points and explored the outer reaches of the financial world. What I’ve come up with is a technique that can help you see gains you probably thought weren’t possible.
February 23, 2021
Over the weekend, I was doing research on large-cap stocks and noticed an important detail: buying pressure is dissipating on otherwise good stocks with positive sales and earnings. The bottom line is that the Quantitative Score helps me accurately determine the buying pressure from institutional investors behind a given stock. And right now, I’m starting to see that buying pressure is starting to ebb in a lot of good stocks.
February 22, 2021
During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities. And today’s blog post should be a great place to start. After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 61 big blue chips. Chances are that you have at least one of these stocks in your portfolio, so you may want to give this list a skim and act accordingly.
February 20, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has shifted the way we think about virtually everything. This includes the benefits of working remotely. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 4.7 million people were already working remotely in the U.S. That was up from just 0.8 million in 2015. But in 2020, once COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, 88% of organizations worldwide encouraged or made it mandatory for their employees to work from home.
February 19, 2021
The pandemic has forced many of us to change the way we shop these days, bringing more and more folks online to carry out their purchases. The situation has benefitted some of the leading e-commerce players, like the internet giant Amazon and one of its much smaller yet up and coming rivals, Etsy, Inc.
February 18, 2021
The truth of the matter is Wall Street loves to climb a wall of worry, and it has plenty to worry about right now. Personally, I’m not concerned, as money is not leaving the market. This consolidation period shouldn’t last more than a couple of weeks, and once the stock market regains momentum, it should grow more narrow and fundamentally focused.
February 16, 2021
The rising e-commerce platform created by Shopify, Inc. has been firing on all cylinders lately, and for good reason. Online buying and selling has accelerated through the pandemic as folks are forced to handle more of their shopping and small business needs online.
February 16, 2021
During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities. And today’s blog post should be a great place to start. After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 97 big blue chips. Chances are that you have at least one of these stocks in your portfolio, so you may want to give this list a skim and act accordingly.
February 13, 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) sounds vague, but the reality is it is just a computer that mimics human cognition. This allows it to be used in areas like robotics, machine learning, linguistics, and even psychology and philosophy! It’s also is why AI is for more than a tool for just the tech sector.