Oracle’s short-term pain could be your long-term gain

Oracle’s short-term pain could be your long-term gain

Database and cloud solutions provider Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) The stock was smoked in its Q1 2023 earnings report. Shares were holding up relatively well until the Company revealed the extent of the damage from FX-related headwinds. By 2022, currency headwinds weren’t really impacting equities as the market focused more on performance in constant currency metrics. … Read more

3 Dividends to buy if the US slips into recession

3 Dividends to buy if the US slips into recession

Given persistently high inflation, the Fed will likely announce another aggressive rate hike this week. Amid growing recession concerns, investing in quality dividend-paying stocks Walmart ( WMT ), Pfizer ( PFE ), and Cigna Corporation ( CI ) could help generate a steady stream of income. Read more…. shutterstock.com – StockNews The higher-than-expected inflation numbers … Read more

QQQ doesn’t exist yet

QQQ doesn’t exist yet

New lows in QQQ will likely be needed for new highs in VXN- and for a new buy signal to appear. shutterstock.com – StockNews There is one thing in common between a three-year-old on a family car trip and traders and investors. Both groups want to know “Are We There Yet”. While neither three-year-olds nor … Read more

Is Dividend King for you?

Is Dividend King for you?

You’ve probably heard of the Colgate-Palmolive company, especially if you’re a big fan of this brand of toothpaste. However, Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL ) makes a lot more products than just toothpaste. Let’s take a look at some facts about the Colgate-Palmolive Company as well as some pros and cons of investing in the company. … Read more

The five (5) hottest stocks to watch ahead of Q3 earnings

The five (5) hottest stocks to watch ahead of Q3 earnings

The third quarter reporting period is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start picking potential winners and losers. Today I’m looking at the five most popular upgrades coming out of the Q2 earnings cycle and what to expect when they report. MarketBeat.com – MarketBeat Palo Alto Networks for a dual approach to computing Palo … Read more

Inflation doesn’t differentiate, impact does

Inflation doesn’t differentiate, impact does

We’ve all heard the headlines that inflation has hit four-decade highs and its negative impact on operating margins and consumer spending. Inflationary pressures caused rising commodity prices exacerbated rising logistics costs and supply chain disruptions. Rising food and gas prices have shaken consumer sentiment and spending habits. To fight inflation, the Federal Reserve has done … Read more

Here’s what to expect from the third quarter earnings reporting period

Here’s what to expect from the third quarter earnings reporting period

The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA: SPY) 3rd Quarterly earnings reporting season is fast approaching and it’s time to start preparing for a very bad season. While there are some glimpses that inflation has peaked, it remains high, weighing on the bottom line outlook and compounded by supply chain issues both old and new. Companies that still … Read more

Dollar General is the big fish in the small ponds in the US

Dollar General is the big fish in the small ponds in the US

Shares of discount retailer Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) are up 5% for the year as it rides the recession wave higher. The Company operates over 18,300 discount stores in 47 US states. It primarily sells consumer staples consisting of consumables, seasonal items, household products and apparel in this revenue stream. Despite the name, it’s … Read more