Consumer Discretionary Sector

Halloween Stocks Could Offer a Treat for Your Portfolio October 9, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Get some Halloween stock treats and bone up on some investing ideas for your Halloween portfolio.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
FAANGS? That’s So 2016: Now It’s All About BATS, WATCH, and MVPs October 3, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

For years, investors focused on the FAANG stocks to get a sense of how market sentiment shaped up. Now there’s a few new acronyms that could be worth getting to know.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Cannabis Industry Seeing Growing Interest August 23, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

New companies have been cropping up to support the budding cannabis industry. From hydroponic, heat lamp, and greenhouse firms to packagers and distributors, ancillary industries up and down the cannabis supply chain are building this industry.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Stuck in Traffic: Uber Set to Report Earnings as Stock Still Under Pressure August 7, 2019 9:00 AM   |  

Uber is set to report earnings this Thursday after the close with the stock under heavy pressure and the company seen posting losses. Recent corporate news and a weaker global economy both could weigh.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
At Your Service(s): Apple Q3 Results Loom Amid Services, China Concerns July 29, 2019 11:03 AM   |  

Apple is scheduled to report fiscal Q3 earnings on Tuesday after the close, with analysts expecting earnings to fall year-over-year but seeing a slight rise in revenue.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
After Q2 Delivery Acceleration and Lineup Revamp, Tesla to Report July 24, 2019 9:25 AM   |  

Tesla is expected to report after Wednesday’s close, after revamping its vehicle lineup earlier this month and reporting better than expected Q2 deliveries.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Retailers are Gearing Up for Quarterly Reports: Keep WATCH on Stocks in this New Acronym July 19, 2019 11:06 AM   |  

Despite tepid earnings expectations for Q2, retailers may be a mixed bag. Some big-box stores continue to see growth, while many old-line department stores struggle to stay afloat.

5 min read  |  Sector Outlooks
Housing Market as an Investment Indicator: Keeping an Eye on the Foundation July 19, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

The housing market has historically been a bellwether of the stock market and of the economy in general. Learn about housing starts, building permits, and other indicators that can help investors assess the state of the housing market.

5 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Single Households Are On the Rise. Could This Be the Next Investing Trend? July 8, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

In 1960, 13% of all U.S. households were made up of one person. That number has risen to 28%. Companies and industries are taking note. Is your portfolio prepared?

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Fourth of July Pop, Boom, and Sparkle: Summer Seasonal Stocks to Consider July 2, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Looking for a little portfolio sparkle this Independence Day? Here are some summer holiday-themed stocks to research and consider.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Pet Food Stocks: Pet Care Is Big Business, and Millennials Are Buying In August 13, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Is your pet a member of your family? Learn how our love of animals makes for big business.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Is the Activewear Apparel Market Getting Bent Out of Shape? June 9, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

After an extended period of growth, the activewear market seems to be taking a time-out.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
10 Industries That Could Be Impacted by Driverless Cars May 16, 2017 2:00 PM   |  

Self-driving cars could be here soon as many companies work on developing autonomous technology. Experts think some of these industries could be impacted.

8 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Blockchain: Is the Financial Sector Ripe for Technology Disruption? May 16, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Technology has been disrupting firms in many industry sectors in recent days. Could financials be next?

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Power Investment: Can Battery Storage Wean Us Off Fossil Fuels? October 21, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Some companies are developing powerful batteries that can store renewable energy and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Trader's Appetite: Fancy Trends in Casual Dining Restaurants August 19, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

The fast-casual restaurant industry is growing faster than the economy. Find out which companies and stocks are benefiting from this growth.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Sector Spotlight: Consumer Discretionary Spending & Outlook January 24, 2016 7:00 PM   |  

Consumer spending lit a fire under consumer discretionary stocks in 2015. Can spenders deliver again this year?

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Stock Sector Focus: Can Sin Pay Off? October 11, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Alcohol, tobacco,and gaming stock sectors are called the triumvirate of sin. For investors, it can pay be sinful.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Baby Boomers Buy What? 6 Surprising Spending Habits October 4, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Can you invest in baby boomer buying habits? Research the stock sectors that could rise and fall with boomer purchases; 10,000 turn age 65 every day.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Forget Coffee: High-End Teas are the Hottest Millennial Trend August 6, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Tea is hot, and that’s good news for consumers and investors looking for a new beverage to tempt their taste buds.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Feeling Sensitive? Interest Rate Hikes May Tickle These Sectors July 12, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Compare interest-rate-sensitive stock sectors that could benefit or suffer at the hands of a Federal Reserve that’s soon to hike rates.

4 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
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