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Could X be one of the biggest values in the market right now?

This year has seen the broad market rally strongly to begin testing its all-time highs established in September of 2018. That rally has favored just about every sector of the market, including the Materials sector. As measured by the S&P 500 Materials Sector SPDR (XLB), the sector is up a little over 15% year-to-date. Normally, […]

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Consumer Discretionary
Discretionary
Fibonacci Retracement
Fundamental Analysis
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Technical Analysis
Valuations
Value Investing

WDFC: What’s in a name?

In investing, there’s a natural tendency to be drawn to familiar names, an emotional comfort zone that comes from thinking about putting your hard-earned dollars into a company to which you feel you have a connection. It’s one of the reason well-known fundamental investors like Peter Lynch are known for suggesting idioms like “invest in […]

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Consumer Discretionary
Defensive Stocks
Fibonacci Retracement
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InvestivDaily
Technical Analysis
Valuations
Value Investing

CVS is plunging – where is the bottom?

A few months ago, I wrote about the merger between pharmacy kingpin CVS Health Corporation (CVS) and healthcare insurer Aetna Inc. I decided to try to determine if the deal, which closed shortly after I wrote about it, offered a compelling reason to buy the stock at its price at the time, which at the […]

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Consumer Discretionary
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
InvestivDaily
Technical Analysis
Valuations
Value Investing
Value Traps

PAG offers big value – is it a trap?

The Consumer Discretionary sector cuts a wide swath across the economic landscape of the United States. It’s easy to think about the sector as the place you’ll find retail stocks, but the truth is that there are a lot of other businesses within the sector that are much more than just the department stores and […]

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Dividends
Energy Sector
Fundamental Analysis
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Oil
Risk
Technical Analysis
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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
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Fundamentals
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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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Energy Sector
Fundamental Analysis
Natural Gas
Oil
Technical Analysis
Valuations
Value Investing

DVN is up 20% in the last month – is it a good buy?

The energy sector is one of the most cyclical segments of the market. That’s because so much of the sector is tied, to a greater or lesser extent, to the price of a single commodity: oil. From mid-2014 to the beginning of 2016, oil plunged from about $100 per barrel to as low as $26. […]

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Defensive Stocks
Dividend Yields
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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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Beer
Valuations
Value Investing

Looking for a smart play in the market right now? Check out TAP

As the stock market moves deeper into correction territory and challenges the lowest support levels it reached earlier this year, a natural question becomes what a smart investor should do with your money. Do you take everything out of the market and sit on the sidelines until things start to settle down again? The ultra-conservative […]

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