Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Gregory W. Harmon
The Sun Is Shining On 1st Solar
By Gregory W. Harmon - Nov 24, 2015

First Solar (O:FSLR) had a rapid rise from the bottom in 2012. By early 2014 it was trading 6 times higher than that low. But since then it has not done much, moving in a broad range around a midpoint...

Tim Knight
Oil's Muddy Water Is Even Less Clear Now
By Tim Knight - Nov 24, 2015 1

Monday was an odd combination of boring and annoying, but I managed to eke out a small profit by day’s end. The centerpiece of the lunacy early on was crude oil, which I was excitedly watching ...

Tim Knight
Meyer Lansky Rolling Over In Grave
By Tim Knight - Nov 24, 2015

I assume most of you have seen The Godfather Part II. In it, the character Hyman Roth (who is modeled after Meyer Lansky) tells MIchael Corleone, “We’re bigger than U.S. Steel” ...

David Trainer
Danger Zone: Textron, Inc (TXT)
By David Trainer - Nov 24, 2015

From non-GAAP accounting to costly acquisitions, it is not difficult for a company to create the illusion of profits. However, eventually reality sets in and the deterioration of a business comes to ...

Harry Boxer
4 Stocks To Watch: ACRX, CLDX, LMAT, OME
By Harry Boxer - Nov 24, 2015

The market had a difficult session to start the week on Monday, but a lot of stocks we follow did well, and there are some new ones that we’ve been spotting. Let’s take a look at ...

Declan Fallon
Sellers Fail To Break Bulls' Resolve
By Declan Fallon - Nov 24, 2015

Modest losses on the day yesterday, but bears were unable to press declines. Volume was down considerably which, given the holiday shortened week, is not surprising. The NASDAQ finished with a 'sell' ...

Earnings Watch: Lux Retail And The USD
By Estimize - Nov 23, 2015

Palo Alto Networks (N:PANW) Information Technology - Communications Equipment | Reports November 23, after the close. The Estimize consensus calls for EPS of $0.33, only a penny higher than the Wall ...

Al Brooks
This Week's S&P 500: Bull Breakout Or Reversal
By Al Brooks - Nov 23, 2015

The Emini reversed up strongly last week. It formed an outside up bar on the weekly chart, which that closed above the high of the prior week. However, the Emini is still below the November high, ...