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A Decade in Charts

The ten years period, from  2010 to 2019, finished and leave us many transcendental changes in different branches, like the economy, technology, work, home, or retail. Let's review those moments through the way we love: charts.
Many of the charts and texts are taken from Morning Brew's dai…
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Three Useful Tips When Trading Stocks

Stock trading, through technical analysis, is an art. There are full of ideas, strategies, and tips for doing it. You need to be alert to all of them and choose the adequate before you trade. Here are some simple, but useful ideas, that can help in your daily work.


1. Fibonacci "Golden Zone&qu…
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Two Post-Earnings Stocks for December: AMBA and ROST

In these tense weeks on Wall Street, where on one hand we have the indexes in all-time highs, and on the other a series of fundamental problems (Trade War with no-solution yet, global economic slowdown, possible recession in 2020, negative interest rates, investment of the yield curve, etc.), an a…
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Breakout Sectors for next Christmas Rally

It all depends on Trump-Xi decisions in the next weeks. Let's check some popular sectors with its shares near to make a breakout:

1. Semiconductors ETF SOXX, $234.74

Since May, the popular Semiconductors sector (really a subsector, not properly a GICS sector), followed by the ETF SOXX, was ran…
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Importance of Buybacks in the Stock Market Rally

Definitely, YES. And they have the main credit for the stock market's rally since the 2009 crisis, and especially the latest years as they been reinforced during Trump's government due to the Tax Reform. It is enough to watch buyback' charts prepared by investment analysts to verify it,…
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Gilead, Illumina and Twitter Q3 Earnings this week

Three companies from my stock watchlist report Q3 earnings this week, all on Thursday 25 at the close of Wall Street's session: Gilead, Illumina, and the popular Twitter.

Traders love earnings' days. It's the right moment in which stocks get momentum and volatility, ideal for a quick …
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Volatile days until Trade War meeting this Friday

After multiple downbeat economic reports earlier in the week, the SP500 SPX finally recovered little to finish the week down only 0.3%, thanks to Friday Jobs Report. Early week, poor numbers out of the manufacturing and services sectors, pushed the SPX down more than 1% for consecutive sessions fo…
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Rotation: Value Stocks are overperforming in September

In a week plenty of important economic news (Fed rate cut decision at Wednesday, Trade War concerns, Crude Oil price /CL spike after a drone attack, the recent ECB stimulus, the Friday Quadruple Witching, the huge spike in Repo Market rates yesterday), one is going unnoticed and I think it's c…
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Important FED Speaks this week

(Update from January 2019 post)

A Hawk and a Dove.
A preamble: a hawk, in monetary policy, is generally in favor of higher interest rates and less stimulus. He believes that inflation is already high and he needs to adjust the monetary policy to avoid it, even at the expense of unemployment, and …
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Technical levels for my Watchlist Stocks

1. Cree CREE, $42.93 Its low 2019 guidance in its last earnings report (despite beats sales and EPS inline) plunged the stock from its comfortable $55-65 ($69.21 at highs) range since May to $43-45 levels, evaporating all its year gains. Its year pivot point is at $41.78 so it's worth keeping …
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Two Retail stocks for next months: KR and ROST

1. The Kroger Co. KR, $23.92.
This stock is especially important in these days of Trade War escalation, using it as a hedge, due Kroger operates retail food and drug stores manufacturing its own products, so, unlike other retail stores, have little exposition to China. Last week, I emphasize that …
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Markets: quick review of the last, choppy, week

Market Pulse.
U.S. equities were on track to finish higher for the week until China unveiled a new round of retaliatory tariffs and President Trump vowed to respond, unnerving markets. In this new episode of escalating trade tensions, China announced that it would impose tariffs ranging from 5% t…
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Stocks to Watch: Blackberry Ltd. $BB

Blackberry BB, $7.30.
Some years ago, it was usual to see the image of Obama president using his Blackberry BB smartphone, following the daily events. In times when the first iphone governed sales, the Blackberry with keyboard, web and email included became synonymous with excellence and, above al…