This earnings cycle got underway back in 2009 when the U.S. economy got out of its last recession.
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Bear of the Day
With the specter of trade war continuing to loom, maybe Chinese internet stocks are not the place to be.
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Bull of the Day
Biotech stocks have done well during the current administration and should continue to rock and roll.
Know Your Options
The principle of call-put parity means calls can act like puts and vice versa.
We believe the near-term growth prospect for Computer and Software industry is bright given increased spending by enterprises on software procurement.
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Total Q2 earnings for the S&P 500 index are expected to be up +18.3%
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Real Personal Consumption expenditures has been strikingly weak in this recovery. A peak of +3.9% in Real PCE happened in Q1-2015. This growth rate has been sliding down ever since.
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Screen of the Week
Kevin Matras goes over how to find winning stock-picking ideas in the government's 'boring' economic reports. Highlighted stocks include BKE, MTZ, SSTI, ODFL and SYK.
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Is the inverse data relationship between higher consumer inflation as a consequence of a lower overall unemployment rate actually as robust as assumed?
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Zacks Industry Rank Analysis
Are the high returns available to investors in semiconductor companies over the last few years about to bring an end to the cycle?
Zacks #1 Rank Additions
Here are three stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, May 16th:
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