Health Care Has Been Ailing

Health Care Has Been Ailing

The Health Care sector’s performance relative to the S&P 500 Index has been quite poor so far in 2019.  For nearly 3/4’s of 2018 the opposite was true.  We believe a few excellent buying opportunities are developing in this sector. Hat tip...
Nine In A Row

Nine In A Row

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished this week with its 9th straight weekly gain.   That’s the longest weekly winning streak since 1995. More from the desk of Ryan Detrick: The S&P 500 Index closed today in the green.   Only one Friday this year, out...
Room To Run?

Room To Run?

It may very well be that the current rally off the Christmas week lows has plenty of room to run.  The year after a mid-term year puts in its low the S&P 500 Index is up an average of 32%.  Since the Christmas week lows last year the S&P 500 is up 17%.  Are...

Busy Earnings Week Ahead

More specifically, this is the busiest earnings week of the entire season. 13 Dow components reporting this week Reporting date Caterpillar Monday Apple Inc. Tuesday Boeing Co. BA, -0.65% Tuesday Chevron Corp. CVX, -0.87% Thursday DowDuPont Inc. DWDP, +0.40% Thursday...
Procter & Gamble Powers Higher

Procter & Gamble Powers Higher

Big open for $PG today.  Shares are up over 5% after beginning the session with a powerful earnings inspired breakout gap.  This is the second straight huge post earnings move for $PG.  Heading into the Q1 report the stock was trading rather weakly before receiving a...