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Why Wells Fargo 2015 Semiconductor Outlook Is Optimistic but Cautious

To kick off 2015, Wells Fargo released its outlook on the semiconductor industry. The analyst firm is very strong on the fundamentals for this new year, even considering the soft patch that came at the end of 2014. 506 more words


October 17, 2014

Stocks opened sharply higher this morning on upbeat earnings and economic data. The Dow is currently up about 277 pts; the SPX is up 1.74%. All ten sectors are in the green, led by energy and industrials. 589 more words

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Alibaba, Garmin, Goldman Sachs, SunEdison, Xilinx and More

Stocks were indicated to have a very strong open on Friday morning after Thursday’s recovery. The correction that many investors have hoped for finally arrived, and investors are proving yet again that they will buy value and overlooked stocks if they can get them on the cheap. 365 more words


July 2014 Results

Fellow Traders,

I’m slow to post my monthly results again.  I think it is partly the result of my apathy towards this market.  As I mentioned last month I’m finding it harder and harder to identify trades which meet my level of comfort with regard to risk vs. 637 more words

Naked Puts

These stocks decreased by -10% (or more) in recent weeks

I’m regularly checking my watchlist and during the last couple days and weeks some stocks fell by more than 10 %. Time to buy some stocks on a good price? 832 more words


We are starting to see some cracks in the markets.  These are beng made obvious by the breakdown in some of the big cap names like BA, JNJ,. 332 more words

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, Facebook, Markit, Qualcomm, Verizon, Unisys and More

Stocks were again indicated slightly higher Thursday morning. Earnings season is well underway, and we are seeing many big winners — and many big losers. Investors still want upside and they are looking for stocks and sectors where they feel safe. 562 more words