META Shifts into Reverse

Late last year, I shared that, at some point, “Even the market’s strongest businesses and top gainers become attractive targets for short selling.” I singled out Meta Platforms, Inc. (META) as a top short candidate, especially as a recessionary period loomed large. If anyone listened, congrats! You’re now sitting on… read more »

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

[Video Alert] No Bottom in Sight for Housing Stocks

There are always exceptions to the rules and trends. And while I’m seeing “bottoming” signs throughout the market, one sector in particular remains doomed for more downturns: homebuilding. Why? It’s simple economics... Down We Go When mortgage rates suddenly soar to a 14-year high — and affordability was already low… read more »

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Perfect Retail-Recession Pairs Trade

As investors, we don’t get to ignore reality. Not if we want to be consistently profitable, which (duh!) we all do. Instead, to keep our portfolios positioned to profit through all market conditions, we have to adjust our strategies to new market realities. Why bring this up? Because for weeks… read more »

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Don't Miss the Next Trillion-Dollar Mega-Trend

Back in March, I alerted you to the institutional awakening happening in regards to the indispensable nature of semiconductors for the future of, well, everything. Or, as investment powerhouse BlackRock wrote at the time — tech, and more specifically, semiconductors, are “the fabric upon which today’s economy is built.” Indeed!… read more »

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Smartest and Safest "Buy" List?

Last week, I told you that we needed a major leg down for the top indexes before stocks finally bottom out. And it might be starting today! As I write, the Dow is off 2.5%, the S&P 500 is down 3.1% and the tech-focused Nasdaq is leading the way down, dropping… read more »

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Why the Facebook Faceplant Isn't Over

Late last year, I shared that, at some point, “Even the market’s strongest businesses and top gainers become attractive targets for short selling.” And I singled out Facebook — which has since stupidly changed its name to Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB) — as being particularly vulnerable. Sure enough, shares are down nearly… read more »

Thursday, May 5, 2022

NFLX: STILL the Riskiest FAANG Stock of All

I’ve been warning for well over a year now that online streaming giant Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) is the riskiest FAANG stock of all. Not only was I right, it keeps getting riskier. Case in point: The company reported results after the bell yesterday, shocking every analyst but this one that… read more »

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The Most Reliable Contrarian Buy Signal Just Triggered

On any given day, everyone knows stock prices can either go up or down. It’s what stocks do over longer periods of time that matters. And today, I’m here to tell you that stocks are headed higher over the next six months! I’m so confident, in fact, that I’ll donate… read more »

Thursday, April 14, 2022

First Amazon, Now Walgreens Goes "All-In" on Automation

As I’ve been telling you for the better part of a year, like it or not, it’s time to get comfortable with a new normal. Specifically, that our future will be autonomous. Autonomous cars, autonomous factory workers, autonomous package-deliveries… and now, autonomous prescription-drug fulfillment. In case you missed the news,… read more »

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Rise of the Robots Revisited

At the end of last year, I told you we were well on our way to a robotic future. Luddites be damned! Fast-forward a few months… and the latest data not only proves I was right, but it also demonstrates that this trend is rapidly accelerating, entering record territory, and… read more »

Wednesday, March 16, 2022