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The Avalanche Effect: Using Momentum to Your Advantage

By Value investors can’t wrap their minds around this. The new normal: Buying high… selling higher. How this “avalanche effect” can make you rich. Also recommended: What to do when your stock is “marked.” Last week, senior analyst Jonathan Rodriguez brought down the curtain on one of the most successful yet misunderstood investment strategies […]

Upbeat earnings push stocks higher

By IFCMarkets S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at fresh record highs US stocks ended higher on Wednesday as investors’ optimism was boosted by better than expected results from Morgan Stanley. The dollar rebounded: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, closed […]

Progress in Pain Control and Liver Disease Programs Spurs Rise in Company’s Rating

By The Life Science Report Source: Adam Walsh of Stifel Nicolaus & Company   07/19/2017 News about progress in two of this biotech’s development programs prompted a rating upgrade by analyst Adam Walsh of Stifel Nicolaus & Company. In a July 12 research report, Stifel announced it was raising its rating for DURECT Corp. (DRRX:NASDAQ) “to […]

DNA-Based Compound Shuts Down Seasonal Flu in Preclinical Study

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   07/19/2017 A U.S. biotech developing vaccines to fight a number of infectious diseases has generated promising preclinical results with a platform therapy targeting influenza, and expects to enter the clinic with a similar platform compound targeting Ebola in 2018. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INO:NASDAQ) announced its “DNA-based monoclonal […]

Legal Mandate Sparks 4X Profit Opportunity

By All public companies must disclose earnings 4 times a year. Every reporting season unearths thousands of opportunities. The easiest way to double your money in 30 days. Also recommended: When a stock is “MARKED,” it’s already too late… Four times a year, investors are handed thousands of opportunities to book life-changing profits on […]

Technology shares lead US equities higher

By IFCMarkets Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit new records while Dow slips US stocks closed at record highs on Tuesday led by technology stocks. The dollar weakened: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, fell 0.5% to 94.66. The S&P 500 added 1.47 […]

Biotech with Alzheimer’s Focus Makes Progress on Several Fronts

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   07/18/2017 In its corporate update for Q2/17, a Canada-based biotech targeting neurological disorders including Alzheimer’s disease informed investors of advancements in several programs, including designation of a second validated lead compound in development. Among ProMIS Neurosciences Inc.’s (PMN:TSE) “key accomplishments” in the quarter, the company noted it […]

When Prices Are Falling, TWO Numbers Matter Most

Real-world example: AAPL’s 6% June slide By Elliott Wave International On June 29, the Apple iPhone turned 10 years old. But, for many, the mood surrounding the milestone was less than celebratory. Reason being, in June alone, Apple Inc. (AAPL) plunged 6% to two-month lows amidst a broad-scale bruising of the global tech sector. And […]

A Brief Introduction to the DAX 30 INDEX

By Admiral Markets What is the DAX 30? The DAX 30 is a blue chip* stock market index representing Germany’s 30 largest and best-performing companies that trade on the Frankfurt Exchange. *A blue chip corporation boasts a nation-wide reputation for premium quality, reliability, and the ability to remain profitable in both good and bad economic […]

US stock market little changed ahead of quarterly reports

By IFCMarkets Nasdaq advances while S&P 500 and Dow slip US stocks closed little changed on Monday as investors await earnings from major companies this week. The dollar edged higher after Friday’s losses following disappointing retail sales and inflation data: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against […]

Two Small Stocks, One Giant Mystery

By Weight Watchers is bulking up. Vitamin Shoppe needs a vitamin blast. Divergences can be profitable. Also recommended: Takeover warning issued on 5 stocks. I’ve got a bit of a strange anomaly to report. Weight Watchers Intl. (NYSE: WTW) is enjoying a banner year. Shares are up 211% year to date. Subscribership is up […]

BMW Stock Price: Technical Analysis – Bayerische Motoren Werke increased car sales

By IFCMarkets Bayerische Motoren Werke increased car sales BMW Group increased car sales both in June 2017 and in the first half of the year, and also published a good operating report. Will the BMW stock prices grow? In the first half of 2017, car sales of the Group’s major brands (BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce) […]

S&P500 Speculators raised their net positions for 6th straight week

By – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email S&P500 Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large speculators continued to lift their net positions in the S&P500 futures markets higher this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts of S&P500 […]

Multifaceted Biotech Company Poised to Begin Trading on Canadian Securities Exchange

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   07/11/2017 A Vancouver-based biotech firm that aims to become the first preventative medicine company is expected to commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange July 14. Shares of PreveCeutical Medical Inc. are expected to begin trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange on July 14 under the symbol […]

Friday Charts: Bull Market Stamina, IPO Purgatory and Tech’s Hottest Growth Sector

By 20 pessimistic strategists get destroyed. Snap plummets to new low. Growth in this sector continues to bound higher. Also recommended: Nothing moves a stock faster than this… It’s Friday in the Wall Street Daily nation. That means it’s time to embrace the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. For the […]

2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist Update: Up 21% at the End of Q2/17

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   07/13/2017 If an investor had purchased an equal dollar amount of each company on The Life Sciences Report’s 2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist at the beginning of the year, that portfolio would show a gain of about 21% as of July. This is primarily due to the performance […]