Sector Detector: Stocks grind into neutral, hoping to find a new catalyst in earnings season

In the ongoing bad-news-is-good-news saga, last week’s surprisingly weak jobs report led to speculation that the Fed would delay hiking interest rates, which is perceived as a positive for equity investors. So, bulls are getting a boost for the moment, although those previously hard-won round-number price levels for the major indexes are now serving as ominous overhead resistance that will […]

Health Care & Biotech Leading The Way In 2015 Thus Far


Small Cap Health Care & Biotech Leading The Way In 2015 Thus FarHealth Care/Biotech Names Still DominatingThe average stock in the Russell 3,000 (which makes up roughly 98% of US-listed stocks) is now up 1.68% in 2015. Below we have calculated the average year-to-date performance of stocks by sector. As shown, Health Care (XLV) (IBB) stocks are up by far […]

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise, on Xero's NYSE listing plans …

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise, on Xero’s NYSE listing plans, Telecom climbs to 2008 highs

Thursday 24th July 2014

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New Zealand shares rose, paced by Xero after the cloud-based accounting software firm said it is mulling a New York listing where shares in Facebook and Apple have rebounded. Telecom Corp rose to the highest since it spun out Chorus, as […]

How AT&T Uses Big Data to Shape its TV Creative | CMO Strategy …

AT&T’s ‘Lilly’
“It’s Not Complicated” may have been its name, but the insights that drove one of AT&T’s most successful ad campaigns ever were based on a massive three-year big-data project that was plenty complex.The campaign featuring comedian Beck Bennett and little kids in a classroom was the product of a three-year project. It involved an analysis of 40 […]