Louis' Blog Archive
January 23, 2020
Well, the mainstream media must be loving all this negativity lately. Between the impeachment trial and the new respiratory virus out of China, coronavirus, it must be great for their ratings…
However, the big picture is much different. Yesterday’s new highs in the S&P 500 have plenty of support in terms of the economic data.
January 22, 2020
I made some bold claims during the Early Warning Summit 2020, my joint presentation with Matt McCall, but that’s nothing new. Even before that I’ve been predicting a future run to Dow 40,000.
We’re off to a good start already – with new highs in the Dow just last week…and new highs in the S&P 500 today! That said, I know this prediction has raised some eyebrows. So, I want you to know: I don’t say that lightly.
January 21, 2020
I’ve been asked a lot recently if it is now time to start investing in Chinese companies, given the country’s improved relations with the United States. Bargain hunters may also appreciate the dip Chinese stocks have taken after the emergence of coronavirus, the latest bug to complicate everyone’s air travel experience.
January 21, 2020
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 51 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.
January 18, 2020
In times of rising geopolitical tensions, like what we’ve seen between the U.S. and Iran over the past few weeks, it’s not unusual for me to receive questions if now is the time to invest in gold. That’s because gold is often viewed as a safe haven during times of uncertainty.
January 17, 2020
There’s a very exciting phenomenon going on right now – and no, I’m not talking about all the “UFO” sightings in California, Florida and Washington state. I’m talking about a new record that directly benefits investors in dividend-paying stocks.
January 16, 2020
I’m a car guy, so I know firsthand how much goes into buying one. And let me tell you, it is a much more exhausting process than say, picking a snack from a vending machine. Well, technically nowadays you can get a car from a vending machine, too, but a lot of homework goes into it before you press A1.
January 14, 2020
“Retail is dead,” or so they say. At least, the future of retail is not likely in companies like Macy’s (M) or Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY). Some folks will have you believe that Amazon (AMZN) – up a nice 23% in 2019 – will soon be all that’s left.
So why was Lululemon (LULU) up 90% in 2019 – and hit more new highs this week?
January 13, 2020
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 53 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.
January 11, 2020
Your best bet for a prosperous 2020 is in those stocks that have strong fundamentals, earnings and sales growth to keep them driving higher throughout the year. This is especially important now that the fourth-quarter earnings announcement season is less than a week away. I expect those stocks with superior fundamentals to be the leaders.