Daily Gains Letter » jobs numbers https://www.dailygainsletter.com Mon, 11 May 2015 09:31:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.12 Massive Job Cuts Reason Companies Meeting Earnings Consensus https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/massive-job-cuts-reason-companies-meeting-earnings-consensus/3785/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/massive-job-cuts-reason-companies-meeting-earnings-consensus/3785/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:36:51 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[earnings season]]> <![CDATA[job cuts]]> <![CDATA[jobs market]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3785 <![CDATA[

Massive Job CutsOil services company Weatherford International plc (NYSE/WFT) surged more than seven percent last Thursday despite a massive shortfall on its first-quarter revenue and earnings. What gave investors optimism during the first-quarter earnings season for Weatherford was not the fact that ... Read More

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How to Survive This Stock Market https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/how-to-survive-this-stock-market/3340/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/how-to-survive-this-stock-market/3340/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:42:21 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[consumer sentiment]]> <![CDATA[dividend paying stocks]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[housing market]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[NASDAQ]]> <![CDATA[put options]]> <![CDATA[Russell 2000]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[small-cap stocks]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3340 <![CDATA[

Survive a Stock Market with Little ChoiceThe bulls are out in full force again following a pause in the stock market. Investors were initially spooked by the fear of interest rates moving higher in the first quarter of 2015, but that appears to have been ... Read More

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Why This Company Will Fare Well as the Economy Stutters https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/why-this-company-will-fare-well-as-the-economy-stutters/3295/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/why-this-company-will-fare-well-as-the-economy-stutters/3295/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:59 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Investment Strategy]]> <![CDATA[economic growth]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[investment opportunity]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[monetary policy]]> <![CDATA[recession]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[Wal-Mart]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3295 <![CDATA[

My Investment Solution for Tight TimesIf you think Americans are firmly comfortable in the economy and jobs, think again. Yes, the stock market has returned strong gains and has been an investment opportunity over the past five years (since the end of the Great Recession ... Read More

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What Makes This Beaten-Down Stock So Attractive https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/what-makes-this-beaten-down-stock-so-attractive/3286/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/what-makes-this-beaten-down-stock-so-attractive/3286/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:08:06 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Investment Strategy]]> <![CDATA[earnings]]> <![CDATA[investment opportunity]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[revenue growth]]> <![CDATA[short selling]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3286 <![CDATA[

A Better Investment Opportunity Than My Top Restaurant StockChipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE/CMG) showed why it’s the hottest restaurant stock out there at this time. The stock has been a favorite of mine since declining to the mid-$200.00 level in October 2013. On Tuesday, the stock surged to ... Read More

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Stocks vs. Bonds: Finding the Best Investment Opportunity Right Now https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/stocks-vs-bonds-finding-the-best-investment-opportunity-right-now/3254/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/stocks-vs-bonds-finding-the-best-investment-opportunity-right-now/3254/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:52:31 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[bull market]]> <![CDATA[dividend paying stocks]]> <![CDATA[Dow]]> <![CDATA[earnings]]> <![CDATA[earnings season]]> <![CDATA[investment opportunity]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[small-cap stocks]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[technical analysis]]> <![CDATA[technology sector]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3254 <![CDATA[

Why You May Be Stuck with Stocks for NowThe bulls are continuing to ride the stock market higher with minimal resistance from the bears. After some weakness earlier in the year, stocks continue to want to edge higher.

We are not seeing the mass market participation we want ... Read More

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How to Profit from the Improved Jobs Numbers https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/how-to-profit-from-the-improved-jobs-numbers/3251/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/how-to-profit-from-the-improved-jobs-numbers/3251/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:51:04 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[blue chips]]> <![CDATA[China]]> <![CDATA[Dow]]> <![CDATA[investment opportunity]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[recession]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[small-cap stocks]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[Wall Street]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3251 <![CDATA[

How Investors Can Benefit from the Jobs RecoveryThe stock market is looking higher. The DOW and the S&P 500 closed up for the fifth straight month as we enter into the second half of what has largely been a mixed and cautious year.

For growth investors, the ... Read More

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The Only Sector I Believe Will Deliver as Corporate America Struggles https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/the-only-sector-i-believe-will-deliver-as-corporate-america-struggles/3183/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/the-only-sector-i-believe-will-deliver-as-corporate-america-struggles/3183/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:10:49 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[corporate earnings]]> <![CDATA[Dow]]> <![CDATA[earnings season]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[GDP]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[revenue growth]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[small-cap stocks]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[Wall Street]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3183 <![CDATA[

The One Sector That Could Fare Well Despite Sluggish Economic Growth We are a few weeks away from the second-quarter earnings season and again, there’s a lot of hope and optimism that corporate America will be able to deliver the goods. But we also said that for the first-quarter earnings season—and ... Read More

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How to Protect Your Portfolio and Profit as Interest Rates Rise https://www.dailygainsletter.com/economy/how-to-protect-your-portfolio-and-profit-as-interest-rates-rise/2964/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/economy/how-to-protect-your-portfolio-and-profit-as-interest-rates-rise/2964/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:13:54 +0000 <![CDATA[Guest Columnist, Asad Butt, BA]]> <![CDATA[Economy]]> <![CDATA[bull market]]> <![CDATA[cyclical stocks]]> <![CDATA[economic recovery]]> <![CDATA[ETFs]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[gold​]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[Janet Yellen]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[key stock indices]]> <![CDATA[monetary stimulus]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[U.S. dollar]]> <![CDATA[unemployment rate]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2964 <![CDATA[

Interest RatesAccording to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last Friday, the unemployment rate stood at 6.7% in March, which is similar to the unemployment rate in February. A total of 192,000 jobs were added, of which ... Read More

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Why a Soft First Quarter Offers Hope https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/why-a-soft-first-quarter-offers-hope/2941/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/why-a-soft-first-quarter-offers-hope/2941/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:05:57 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[blue chips]]> <![CDATA[covered calls]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[economic outlook]]> <![CDATA[Europe]]> <![CDATA[eurozone​]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[global economy]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[Janet Yellen]]> <![CDATA[jobs creation]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[large-cap stocks]]> <![CDATA[put options]]> <![CDATA[quantitative easing]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2941 <![CDATA[

Silver LiningThe first quarter, by all accounts, was a dud, especially if you were invested in blue chip stocks as the Dow Jones Industrial Average retracted 0.74% in the quarter.

Yet March also saw some shifting of capital from higher-risk assets ... Read More

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How to Profit from the S&P 500—Even if Earnings Disappoint https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/how-to-profit-from-the-sp-500-even-if-earnings-disappoint/2648/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/stock-market/how-to-profit-from-the-sp-500-even-if-earnings-disappoint/2648/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:04:28 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Stock Market]]> <![CDATA[corporate earnings]]> <![CDATA[corporate profits]]> <![CDATA[earnings]]> <![CDATA[earnings growth]]> <![CDATA[earnings guidance]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[GDP]]> <![CDATA[jobs numbers]]> <![CDATA[retail sales]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> <![CDATA[Wall Street]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2648 <![CDATA[

Profit from the S&P 500I was reading an article that suggested investors are underestimating the extent that U.S. corporate profits could grow in 2014. And that the only reason the U.S. economy reported disappointing retail sales and weak jobs numbers and manufacturing data was ... Read More

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