Consumer Discretionary Sector

Wondering What to Invest in? Start with What You Love February 12, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Love your hobbies? There’s probably a stock for that. Here are a few tips for investing in your passions.

5 min read  |  Investment Strategies
Shorts in a Twist: Tesla Shares Seem to be Going Through a Classic “Squeeze” February 5, 2020 11:45 AM   |  

Tesla shares are in a hyperbolic rally. What’s happening? It could be a classic “short squeeze.” Here’s what that is, and some thoughts on how investors might want to play it (or not).

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Sweet Stocks to Ask to Be Your Valentine February 5, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Valentine’s Day is potentially a great time to invest in flowers, chocolate, or other perishable indulgences for your loved ones. It may also be a good time to give your stock portfolio a little love.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
The Highs (and Lows) of Cannabis in 2019 and What the Smoke Signals Predict for 2020 December 16, 2019 10:30 AM   |  

2019 was a tough year for cannabis stocks, but 2020 could be better if weaker companies get weeded out, more U.S. states legalize the drug, and federal legislation makes headway in Washington.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Non-Alcoholic Beverage Stocks: Is It Time for Your Portfolio to Go Sober? October 31, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

With millennials and Gen Z more comfortable with sober drinks, beverage companies are looking to cash in on the so-called sober-curious trend.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
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
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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