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DSW Stock Tests Key Resistance After Q2 Earnings

DSW Inc. (DSW) shares soared more than 17% on Tuesday after the company posted better-than-expected second quarter financial results. Over the past 30 days, the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) has fallen nearly 5% as the sector has broadly consolidated; DSW stock lost just over 8% in the same period. DSW believes that the consolidation […]

Footwear Stocks Headed Into Steep Downtrends

Ubiquitous mall denizen Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) triggered a footwear freefall on Aug. 18 after missing top- and bottom-line estimates in its second quarter earnings report. The stock fell more than 13 points in that session, posting the lowest low in almost four years while dragging down athletic apparel giant and Dow component Nike, Inc. […]

Snap Stock May Have Bottomed Out

Snap Inc. (SNAP) shares may have finally bottomed out after losing half their value since March’s eagerly subscribed initial public offering. However, there is no rush to get on board unless you’re a short-term trader, because bottoms usually take time to form before yielding substantially higher prices. Even so, informed market players will be keeping […]

3 Hot China Plays Offer Momentum Opportunities

Capital exiting U.S. tech stocks has found a new home in China, with that country’s most popular plays now challenging yearly and all-time highs. These momentum-fueled rallies have carved few easy trade entries, requiring market players to wait for pullbacks or to buy high in anticipation of moves higher. That is especially true just two […]

Crude Oil Rebounds as OPEC Meeting Approaches

Crude oil prices moved higher last week after experiencing steady losses since the beginning of the month. On Friday, the commodity moved sharply higher after energy firms cut drilling rigs by the largest amount since January. Commercial-grade inventories in the United States have also fallen about 13% from their March highs to 466.5 million barrels. […]

Applied Optoelectronics Stock Ready to Bounce

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) stock brought a hot summer momentum market to a standstill on Aug. 4 when the small-cap fiber optic manufacturer’s shares fell more than 30% in reaction to weaker-than-expected third quarter guidance. The decline trapped a large supply of starry-eyed shareholders who miscalculated the risk:reward scenario, failing to understand that momentum plays […]

3 Positive Chart Patterns for Precious Metals

Cryptocurrencies and other speculative investment vehicles have been in focus over the past several weeks because of their volatility and rising prices. Historically, the risk-seeking portion of the market would look to asset classes such as precious metals in times of uncertainty and/or heightened volatility, but due to an underlying downtrend, it appears as though […]

Stocks Move Lower Despite Improving Economy

The major U.S. indexes moved lower over the past week, but there is little sign of a slowdown in the underlying economy. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index® increased 0.3% in July following a 0.6% increase in June, which suggests that the economy may experience further improvements in the second half of the year. The […]