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Is This Big Winner Of The 1990s About To Surge Again?

Dell Technologies (DVMT) saw its IBD SmartSelect Composite Rating jump to 96 Thursday, up from 94 the day before. The new score means the company is now outperforming 96% of all stocks in terms of the most important fundamental and technical stock-picking criteria. The best stocks tend to have a 95 or better grade as they launch a significant move. Dell Technologies is currently forming a fl...
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Why cheaper index funds translate into lower future returns

‘Reinvesting dividends at higher prices means lower future returns’ The rise of inexpensive index funds, which has made stock diversification less costly for the average investor, isn’t without its shortcomings. Notably, it could result in lower future returns, according to a financial blogger at Philosophical Economics. In a weekend blog post, the anonymous trader, who adopted the name of t...
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What happens if car sales do crash

Bank of America Merrill Lynch models the impact on GDP from a collapse in auto sales The weakness of car and truck sales during March is getting some observers worried about the prospect of a continued downturn for the auto sector. Michelle Meyer, an economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, looked at the numbers as well, and says there’s a number of worrying factors. The first is s...
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Stocks Open Modestly Higher; AMD Drops On Goldman Note

Stocks opened mildly higher Thursday, as mixed economic data did little to encourage a rebound from Wednesday's afternoon slide. The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 inched up 0.1% while the Nasdaq climbed 0.2%. The Dow industrials headed into Friday's session down a fraction so far for the week. The Nasdaq is down 0.8% and the S&P 500 is off 0.4%. In Motion: AMD, Chevron, Con...
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U.S. Stocks Climb With Dollar as Treasuries Slip: Markets Wrap

U.S. stocks added to a sixth straight quarterly gain, the dollar advanced and Treasuries fell as central bank officials in Europe and the U.S. signaled divergent policy paths. Oil topped $50 a barrel in New York. Financial shares paced gains in the S&P 500 Index, as the benchmark for American equity heads for a quarterly gain of more than 5 percent. The greenback rose as Fed speakers sugges...
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Cypress Semi: P/E Trap or Screaming Buy?

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) hosted its analyst day on March 29th and has received a slew of analyst price target reiterations in return. Loop Capital reiterated its $16 price target; Roth Capital, Pacific Crest, and Craig-Hallum reiterated their $17 price targets; Needham reiterated its $18 price target. Shares of CY closed on March 29th at $14.24. According to Tipranks, the average price target...
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Cramer’s rules for spotting high-quality stocks as a DIY investor

With the Street buzzing about asset manager BlackRock's decision to let machines play the market, Jim Cramer defended stock-picking for individual investors, arguing that some stocks are simply too good not to buy out of fear of messing up. "My point is that some stocks are so obvious, so in your face, that the only way you'd miss out on their gains is if some professional tells you that you're...
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Harry Boxer’s five technology and biotechnology stocks to watch

Technology and biotechnology stocks once again top our list of momentum charts to watch. Achaogen Inc. AKAO, +0.19% had an important snapback session on Tuesday, gaining $2.12, or 9.7%, to $23.90 on over 2 million shares traded. The move came on news that venture capitalist Robert Duggan disclosed a 5.7% stake in the late-stage biopharmaceutical company. Volume was the strongest on an up-day al...
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Sears stock is up 50% in a week. What the heck is going on?

Sears continues to lose lots of money. Sales are plunging. Shoppers have abandoned its stores and they aren't going to Sears-owned Kmart either. The company even recently warned that it may go out of business. And yet, Sears stock is up nearly 50% in the past six days, or 25% this year. What the heck is going on? Earlier this year, the stock hit an all-time low. Two of the company's bigge...
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Amazon Is Causing Catastrophe By Being the Most Disruptive Force in Retail and Technology Today

By Lindsay Rittenhouse It's no secret that Amazon (AMZN) is upending retail, with a new bankruptcy filing or store closure announcement coming nearly every day since the beginning of March from traffic starved bricks-and-mortar retailers. And the digital beast is showing no signs of letting up. As KeyBanc Capital Markets pointed out in a Wednesday research note, Amazon is continuing to a...
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