If you click it, you get this little beauty:(more…)
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I have a friend who, from what I can tell, has done quite well in this never-ending bull market we’re in. Lately she’s been mentioning to me (repeatedly) a stock I had never heard of called Shockwave Medical (symbol SWAV). It hasn’t been around that long, so there isn’t much data, but you can see it’s been on a tear lately.(more…)
Many people are sensing the “all clear” from the market. After all, we’ve completely shaken off – – 100%! – – the scare from last week about the trade war.
SlopeCharts‘ intraday chart provides a reason why I’d suggest extreme caution. The bigger picture is still “sell the rip”, OPEX monkey business notwithstanding.
WalMart came out with earnings this morning, and it looks like another record high for this giant retailer, whose value is approaching $300 billion. If you were from an alien world and saw this chart, you would logically conclude that the United States has never had a bear market, not even once. This stock does one thing only: it goes up.(more…)