I have never owned a pair, but routine visits to the doctor’s office and hospitals over the last several years has introduced me to the ubiquitous Crocs shoe. Crocs (CROX) now makes shoes for all seasons and in a large variety of styles but their brand will always be associated with those plastic shoes . . .
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When things start looking dodgy in the broader markets, I try to look at things rationally and objectively instead of getting swayed by the emotions that market extremes tend to have on us.
There is a simple system that I follow that I call my KISS system for entering and exiting trades. Keeping it . . .
One theme for specialty groceries, Whole Foods (WFM) and Fresh Market (TFM) last quarter, were concerns over margin pressures resulting from rising commodity costs (like corn, soy beans, fruits and vegetables that are input costs to their businesses). Those concerns seem to be dogging WFM even 2 months . . .
Here’s another buy signal, this time for AAPL that came in today on my KISS trading system, which I profiled on my blog yesterday.
Here’s a description of the system again:
There is a simple system that I follow that I call my KISS system for entering and exiting trades. Keeping it simple by using . . .
We watched with interest the news last week that HR Block (HRB) would be selling their bank assets to Bank of Internet (BOFI)*. The move is probably a good one for HRB in the very long run but it also highlights problems that HRB has not been able to fully resolve.
The most significant of these problems . . .
Momentum stocks have taken a beating recently. The selling has been concentrated in biotech, technology/internet, and retail. Unfortunately, Amazon (AMZN) falls into two of those three categories, and as a result the stock has dropped from a high of $408 to a recent low of $313. Clearly, investors saw . . .