These classes have badly lagged the broad market this year, and their relative performance predicts more underperformance may lie ahead.
Indicators are mixed, and events next week could tip the scales to the bears or bulls, but sideways trading in the short term seems likely to be followed by a solid rebound.
Their stocks have held up surprisingly well and could lead the market's next leg higher. These 3 might be worth a nibble.
Technical indicators show that a major top is not in place, but as fears mount and carnage continues, here are the critical risk factors.
Utilities are heating up, and these three stocks have found strong support, creating attractive—and relatively safe—buying opportunities for income-minded investors.
Investors who buy the metals in the current environment take a big risk, as the charts predict further declines.
The charts show that several of tech’s big names have more room to fall before reaching technically oversold levels. Two in particular may begin to lag the S&P 500.
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