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Six Stocks Headed to Splitsville

Six Stocks Headed to Splitsville

A straight-up stock split is a purely bullish event, without exception. A reverse stock split, however, is done for a host of reasons — and not all of them are good. So with reverse stock splits currently exploding, we must sharpen our lens to understand the true nature of what’s happening. So I asked my senior analyst, Martin Hutchinson, to solve the stock-split conundrum for us.

Thanks to Brexit, This Sector is Making a HUGE Comeback

Thanks to Brexit, This Sector is Making a HUGE Comeback

It’s been just over two weeks since the EU referendum vote, and investors are still dumping stocks as fast as their fingers can sell them. Since the vote, the S&P 500 Index has declined 1%. But spot gold is up 9%, and the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) has added another 8% over...

Think Small for Big Profits Post-Brexit

Think Small for Big Profits Post-Brexit

For stocks around the world, the struggle is real. On the heels of the pivotal Brexit vote last week, over $3 trillion dollars of wealth evaporated from the markets. This week, the S&P 500 Index fell below its 200-day moving average and touched 2,000 for the first time since March. Overseas, the UK blue-chip index...

Turn Fear Into Profit With This Monster Trade

Turn Fear Into Profit With This Monster Trade

Is the sky falling? At the time of this writing, it most certainly is not. Yet with all the fear-based, hot-take reporting splashed all over TV screens and newspaper headlines, it’s not hard to imagine why someone might think otherwise. Between the European Union referendum vote, the Federal Reserve meeting in July, and the impending...

Russell 2000 Set for Historic Rebalancing Day

Russell 2000 Set for Historic Rebalancing Day

Mention the word “rebalance,” and most investors think of the boring annual process of buying and selling in order to reset the weight of each asset class in their portfolios. It’s a chore, yes. But it’s a simple, proven way to maximize returns, while minimizing risk. But today, I want to cover a lesser-known rebalancing...

Traders Stand to Profit Big On Brexit

Traders Stand to Profit Big On Brexit

In January, I predicted that 2016 would be the year of the trader, driven by heightened volatility. After falling more than 11% at the start of the year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is now up 13% off the February market bottom. However, volatility still abounds. And in addition to it, the odds of further...

Cruise Your Way to Profit on Carnival Cruise Lines

Cruise Your Way to Profit on This Sinking Ship

After a wild winter that refused to back down through spring, here in Baltimore, at Wall Street Daily’s headquarters, summer finally seems just around the corner. Next week, Memorial Day will mark the “unofficial” start to vacation season. And, as they do every year, millions of Americans will make their way to destinations all over...

How to Invest in a Flat Stock Market

How to Invest in a Flat Stock Market

As The Wall Street Journal recently pointed out, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Industrial Average have not hit a new high in over a year. In fact, the stock market averages are little changed from the levels of late 2014 – not a shock, considering U.S. companies have been in an earnings...