U.S. stocks surged on Friday and the Nikkei 225 reached a seven-year high, but U.S. investors should not ignore the risks from crude oil and the strong dollar.
The FOMC will begin raising rates in six to nine months then shrink the balance sheet, so investors can choose both growth and conservative strategies.
Con-Way reports quarterly results after the closing bell on Wednesday, giving investors the opportunity to book profits on strength.
Shares of oil and gas drilling companies Ensco, Noble and Transocean have declined more than crude oil since mid-year, making them too cheap to ignore.
Investors who are concentrating on the Fed-induced equity bubbles are ignoring the negative messages from the Dow utilities, the strong dollar and weak crude oil.
Amazon has lost its momentum status, but can regain it again, despite an earnings miss after the closing bell on Thursday.
Daily and weekly charts for Caterpillar warn that investors should sell this stock, and 3M shares, too, post-earnings.
The bulls say the stock market has had its correction and new highs will follow, while bears say severe up and down volatility is typical at a major market top.
It's time to use the charts to help you 'buy and trade' on weakness and book profits on strength this earnings season -- especially for Coca-Cola and McDonald's.
Here are some trading guidelines for the stocks of six homebuilders.