Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Haemonetics – Chart Of The Day

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE). I found the medical products stock by using Barchart to sort the Top 100 Stocks which are the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha, first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price…

Home Depot’s Stock Falls As Sales Slip Amid Erratic Housing

By Steven Levine Home Depot (HD) topped analysts’ estimates with higher-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of 2018, but disappointed those who were looking for bigger net sales. The Atlanta-based home improvement giant earned US$2.08 a share on net sales of US$24.95bn. The company beat Street estimates by about US$0.03 a share, but slipped below the US$25.17bn dollar…

What Can I Expect To Make If I Invest In Johnson & Johnson To

Overview AAA rated Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has produced one of the most impeccable and consistent long-term records of fundamental results and growth. No matter whether you are measuring earnings, cash flows or dividends, you will be hard-pressed to find any company in any industry with a more consistent and complete record of operating excellence…

Hedging

With one foot in the water, and the other on the sand, she reminds me of the current market. Get wet? Head for the lounge chair? Get dressed and call it a day? The phases in the indices are all bullish. One reason to jump in the water. Besides the Russell 2000, Semiconductors, Retail, Regional…

Beginner’s Guide To Portfolio Diversification

Managing risk is important. Every day we use tools like seat belts and helmets to manage the inherent risks arising from daily activities like driving a car or riding a bike. Managing risk does not guarantee a positive outcome, but statistically and historically speaking, those who use the tools available to them to reduce risk…

Inside The Slump In Argentina ETFs

Argentina is facing an economic crisis and the central bank has hiked interest rates three times in a span of eight days. On May 4, the interest rate was hiked to 40% from 33.25%, a day after it was raised from 30.25%, which shows an abnormal increase on any economic parameter. The situation has arrived as peso…

Treasury Yields Surge: Crowded Bet A Winner For Now

Treasury yields are up across the board, with the 30-year bond approaching a breakout level. A Commitment of Traders (COT) report shows traders piled into treasury shorts in record numbers in recent weeks. 10-Year Treasury Note Futures Positioning The blue line is large speculators (think hedge funds). The red line represents small speculators and the black line…