Sean O'Shaughnessey on February 27th, 2017

As John Kicklighter points out on Stocktwits (, we have now have had 92 straight trading days since the S&P500 has had a 1% loss. The gains also have been broad-based, with sectors such as financials, consumer goods, technology, and healthcare all advancing. At least four major factors are helping drive prices higher: rising corporate earnings, […]

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One of the biggest challenges in investing in the stock market is picking the best stocks. In my book, “The Confident Investor” I teach my readers how to pick Good Companies. This page is designed to show the raw performance of these companies. It is not designed to show my personal portfolio, which may or […]

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Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement. True, this has been a refrain for longer than many can remember. But now some disturbing numbers show exactly how bad it’s gotten. Two-thirds of all Americans don’t contribute anything to a 401(k) or other retirement account available through their employer. Millions aren’t saving on the job because they […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on February 25th, 2017

The Applied Materials, Inc. stock chart is littered with bullish indicators that suggest higher prices are likely for Applied Materials stock. The bullish run in Applied Materials, Inc. stock, which began in August 2015, has been nothing short of spectacular. In that time span, AMAT stock has managed a whopping return of 160% for those savvy enough […]

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