Headlines & Special Reports

Swing Trading Using QID and QLD

Our Swing Trading Strategy focuses on the NASDAQ and two market based ETFs, ProShares UltraShort SmallCap600 (ETF) (NYSEARCA:QID) and ProShares Ultra QQQ (ETF) (NYSEARCA:QLD).  Using a risk-controlled rule-based approach, this strategy is up more than 20% over the past few months, and in the face of what appears to be a very slow market environment our Swing Trading Strategy has initiated a surprising position.

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Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Is A Highly Risky Stock

Sometimes investors buy stocks because they hope that the company will start to perform, but eventually that hope turns sour, especially if the company continuously fails to demonstrate acceptable earnings growth.  In addition, what would seem to be unwarranted stability in the share prices of companies which are experiencing EPS contractions could turn on a dime if liquidity concerns hit the market as the FOMC Tapering program turns Net Real Stimulus (NRS) negative.

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Cautious Still on Yum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Let's not confuse making money with a stock from our interest in the company, management, products, or anything else.  All that matters to us as investors is a stock's price, and if we pay attention to what smart money investors are doing with their pocketbook, we can tell what we should be doing with ours. 

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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is at an Inflection Level

Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) are at a major level of inflection according to our analysis and the ability or inability of the stock to hold this inflection level will tell you whether you should be a buyer or seller of the stock.  If it breaks the stock could fall very hard given the associated fundamental risks, but if it holds the channel will suggest a progression back to longer term resistance (a positive sign).

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Valuation at McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Does Not Add Up

At Stock Traders Daily, we have provided earnings growth data for over 1300 companies, and from what we see there is a clear trend in the market today.  Earnings growth rates for many companies have been deteriorating, but multiples have actually been expanding, and mathematically that does not add up. 

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