Low oil prices have been weighing on the alternative sector for a while. Recent concerns about a competitor have set up a long term buying opportunity in the solar power name.
Although the S&P 500 has made a substantial recovery off its late-August lows, the technical condition of the broader market is still shaky.
Cheap gas, diverse product line and cyclical demand should drive sales for the nation’s largest car dealer.
While investors are worrying about the direction of the general market, a few industries have been under the gun for a year or so already.
The Federal Reserve’s fear of raising rates may have doomed the market to failure. It’s now time to shift towards defensive and bearish strategies.
The current skew in implied volatility created by the recent sell-off make this the right time for using calendar spreads for downside protection heading into the crucial, and often cruel, October earnings season.
This footwear maker is kicking butt across casual and alternative athletic sectors.
Even though I believe fundamentals such cash flow, earnings growth and profit margins ultimately bear out in the fullness of time, we know markets can remain "irrational for longer than you can remain solvent".
Thanks to the huge spike in implied volatility a ratio spread not only provides additional downside protection, you actually get paid even if it doesn’t work, giving it 99% probability of turning a profit.
The aftermath of the financial crisis bubble is still shaping the housing sector. Here are two companies best positioned for the current landscape.