Those were some big numbers coming in this week, right? The Nasdaq jumped 3.85% on Wednesday. Covid cases topped 102,000, breaking a daily record in the U.S. And then Apple (AAPL) - Get Report and Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report ... oh ... what? ... You were thinking about the election numbers -- the vote count?
But while you wait for the final tallies in Nevada, Georgia and those other grayed out states, you don't want to miss out on investment plays or fumble what you're trading right now.
Cramer: Blue and Red Make Growth
Jim Cramer explains how the true winner at election time turned out to be growth. Why? If the votes (and they're still getting counted) give us a Republican Senate and a Democratic White House and House, it could be nirvana for growth.
Meisler: We Got a Rally, but It Wasn't Pretty
Yes, the indexes were up on Wednesday -- while the presidential pick was still in limbo. You could even say the market donned its "MEGA cap" (as in mega-cap stocks). But there was some ugly action -- including sour breadth --underneath, explains Helene Meisler.
Graff: Avoid Emotional 'Bonds' With Politicians
As the count ticks on, Tom Graff gives his take on bonds, how he's investing now, and how he's reading into developing information about the election results. He also shares a piece of timeless advice: Don't let emotions cloud your money decisions.
Here's Graff's take.
Bengali: Look Away From the Elections....
Feeling a little deja vu? Just like in 2016, when the betting markets and polls got it entirely wrong? Well, as we wait for the Election 2020 results, let's consider the markets and asset classes, writes Maleeha Bengali -- and let's focus on fundamentals.
DePorre: Try a Different Game
There are lots of mistakes investors make. Many traders, for example, fail badly when they try to move into money management. You can't trade a smaller account the same way you trade a multi-million dollar account, writes Jim "Rev Shark" DePorre.
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