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Consumer Discretionary
Discretionary
Dividends
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
InvestivDaily
Risk
Value Investing
Value Traps

HRB offers a fat dividend and a big discount. Is the trap even bigger?

Consumer Discretionary stocks are interesting in any market conditions because so many of them are subject to cycles that don’t necessarily coincide with normal economic cycles. One of the sub-industries within the sector that I think fit this description is tax services. That is because, moving into the latter stages of winter towards spring, one […]

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Dividends
Energy Sector
Fundamental Analysis
InvestivDaily
Oil
Risk
Technical Analysis
Valuations
Value Investing

Does VLO’s fat dividend justify its valuation?

When it comes to identifying stocks that might make useful investments, there are as many strategies as there are people. You can break these strategies into any different number of categories. I like to differentiate between strategies by thinking first about the amount of time I might actually plan to hold the stock in question, […]

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Apparel
Consumer Discretionary
Economy
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
InvestivDaily
Retailers
Risk
Technical Analysis
Valuations
Value Investing
Value Traps

Where is the value price for KSS?

Watching the market bounce higher off of late-2018 drop that nearly pushed the major market indices to bear market levels means that it starts to get tempting to think that it’s a good time to start jumping back into stocks and get ready for the rally back to the next set of market highs. The […]

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Construction
Fundamental Analysis
Industrial Machinery
Industrial Sector
Industrials
InvestivDaily
Risk
Tariffs
Trade War
Value Investing

Why is CAT underperforming its sector?

One of my favorite methods for paying attention to the broad market, and to track the ebb and flow of institutional interest is to pay attention to sector rotation. As economic data indicates one sector may be more favorably positioned than another, institutions like mutual funds and investment banks will often shift their assets into […]

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Defensive Stocks
Dividend Yields
InvestivDaily
Risk
Trending Stocks
Valuations

Which of these 3 utility stocks are the best bet to beat the cold?

Sometimes natural phenomena imposes its will on the world with force. Hurricanes in the South or along the Eastern seaboard, tornadoes in the Midwest and massive snowfalls in the North during the winter months are all examples of times when Mother Nature demands attention from the world – even the stock market. At the beginning […]

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Defensive Stocks
Fundamental Analysis
InvestivDaily
Risk
Technical Analysis
Valuations

Does a polar vortex mean you should pay more attention to stocks like DTE?

Sometimes natural phenomena imposes its will on the world with force. Hurricanes in the South or along the Eastern seaboard, tornadoes in the Midwest and massive snowfalls in the North during the winter months are all examples of times when Mother Nature demands attention from the world – even the stock market. At the beginning […]

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Panic Selling
Risk

Capitulation vs. Consolidation – both are important, but ignore capitulation at your own risk

The terms I tossed into today’s headline are good examples of what I’m talking about. If you’re an active investor, and you’ve invested time and energy into studying the markets in much detail, you’ve certainly across these terms before, because they are actually very descriptive of a couple of a very specific market conditions, each […]

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Market Forcast
Risk
S&P 500
Stock Market Crash

Why the S&P 500 could be past the “last gasp” stage of a long bull market

2018 has marked a very interesting year for the stock market. After a year of practically uninterrupted increases in stock prices in 2017, where every small dip in price provided a new opportunity to jump back in and made the market look like easy money, 2018 has been anything but predictable. Geopolitical concerns like Brexit, […]

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Bear Market
Market Forcast
Recession
Risk

The Biggest Market Risk One Strategist Says Investors Aren’t Paying Enough Attention To

The market has been on a wild ride over the past two months, with everything from trade to politics to weak corporate outlooks for the next year sending stocks tumbling lower. But Lindsey Bell, an investment strategist at CFRA Research, says there’s another massive market risk flying under the radar. Bell says that corporate debt […]

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Cybersecurity
Fundamental Analysis
Risk
Valuations
Value Investing

Is FEYE’s upward trend sustainable?

Politics have been putting more pressure than normal on the stock market of late; after the Trump administration announced a preliminary agreement with China to halt imposition of any new tariffs at the beginning of this month following the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, the market seemed poised to rise a new wave of bullish […]

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