Is This American Institution Signaling A Slowdown?

This stock goes along with family, apple pie and the American flag. I'm talking about is Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M). Every year for as long as I can remember Macy's has their annual Thanksgiving parade. It's quite a spectacle with marching bands, TV coverage and floating balloons. It all sounds wonderful and glossy and bright, but underneath the glitz and glamour, how is the business of Macy's really doing?

Not so good! Continue reading "Is This American Institution Signaling A Slowdown?"

This Stock Could Outperform The Market In The Next Three Months

October proved to be a spectacular month for stocks with the best gains seen since the third quarter of 2011. Historically, the last quarter proves to be a good one for stocks. That is not a guarantee that stocks will go higher, but historically since 1949, stocks have averaged a gain of 4% in Q4. That is followed by a strong Q1 with the average gain of 2%. History is all well and good, but it doesn't necessarily repeat itself in a very systematic fashion every single year.

Here's the stock that I think can do very well in Q4. The stock is TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL). Presently this stock is trading around the $64.90 area and I believe it can move substantially higher in Q4.

Here are the reasons why I think that: Continue reading "This Stock Could Outperform The Market In The Next Three Months"