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As Sam Sees It: Investors Building Up an Appetite for Risk After Recent Run

Sam Stovall | Equities.com |

Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market.EQ: The market is currently experiencing a rotation as the


Equities Sector Coverage: Google Weighs on Wall Street

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims rose to a higher than expected 388,000 back above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. The Philly Fed Index rose to 5.7 in October. The Index of Leading Indicators rose by


How To Swing Trade with Major Moving Averages: Part I

Ken Calhoun | Equities.com |

Institutional traders who move markets often use the simple 50, 100 and 200 Moving Average lines as key decision support tools.  In this series of articles we’ll look at how to potentially


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Fall as Wall Street Braces for Potential Bad News

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims fell to 365,000 still above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. Nonmanufacturing ISM fell to 53.5 in April. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up to 13284.09 then


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Rally to Recover From Last Week's Downtrend

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Pending Home Sales unexpectedly fell 0.5% in January, but were up 9.2% year over year. Keep in mind that this data series is not adjusted for cancellations. Ben Bernanke gave some dovish comments


Best Bargains on the S&P 500

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

The Standard & Poors 500 has long stood as one of the more reliable measures for the equities market out there. Every company in the index is either over $1 billion in market cap save two,


Five Potentially Undervalued Life Insurance Companies

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

A lot of companies in the financial sector took a pretty serious beating over the last five years. The housing bubble acted like a tidal wave that sunk all ships in the financial sector, and life


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Move Higher to Test Key Resistance Level

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to 12,887.93 going into the final hour of trading. The NASDAQ traded up to 2930.13 then declined to 2913.89 before rebounding to a day’s high going into


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Plunges on More EU Turmoil

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened below its 200-day simple moving average at 11,976 trading to a day’s low of 11,736.93 in afternoon trading. The NASDAQ gapped below its 200-day simple


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