Archive: Retail Stocks

It’s Not Too Early To Buy This Sector

It’s Not Too Early To Buy This Sector

Somehow, it’s already September.  Believe it or not, 2012 is actually winding down.  That means it won’t be too long before we start hearing the term “holiday season” in every other sentence. Of course, many companies are already in full-on preparation mode for the holidays.  Keep in mind, it’s the time of year when most […]

Apple

Apple Is Worth How Much?

I came across some data last week that was too incredible not to write about.  You may or may not be surprised, but it’s about the unbelievable value of Apple (AAPL). What does Apple have to do with penny stocks?  More than you may realize.  I’ll get back to that in a minute. First, let’s […]

Sears Holdings

Penny Stocks Are Better Than Large Caps

Just because a company is big doesn’t make it a good investment.  History is littered with examples of big companies that have underperformed for their shareholders… sometimes significantly. While a stock’s market cap shouldn’t be ignored, it should never be the only reason you invest in a company. As a matter of fact, there are […]

Coldwater Creek

Insiders Are Snatching Up Shares Of This Penny Stock!

As 2011 comes to a close, it’s time to take a careful look at our investments to assess strengths and weakness.  Do we have too many growth stocks… or too few value stocks?  How you diversify your portfolio is important. So if you want 2012 to be a better year than this one, now is […]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD)

One Penny Stock To Put On Your Wish List… Santa’s Coming

A lot of talking heads are saying the recent stock market rally can’t last.  But I couldn’t disagree more.  In fact, I see a great opportunity to hop on Santa’s sleigh and ride his rally into the New Year.  Let me explain… There’s no doubt we’re in rally mode.  We’ve seen gains of over 8% […]

Social Media IPOs

Advertising Penny Stocks Ready To Rise

Retailers are gearing up for what they hope will be a profitable holiday shopping season.  To get the ball rolling, many retailers are running advertising campaigns earlier in the season.  And a good number of retailers are running their ad campaigns more frequently.  The plan is to get more consumers into stores now.  Retailers believe […]

Lululemon

Holiday Shopping Set To Benefit Retail Penny Stocks

It’s official… holiday shopping session is in full swing.  And the retailers are wasting no time at all this year. I’m sure you’ve seen the witty TV commercials and no doubt your mailbox is overflowing with printed flyers.  Even worse, your email inbox is being bombarded with holiday shopping specials.  I know my inbox is […]

GROUPON

Is Groupon (GRPN) Worth Investing In?

I recently wrote about social gaming company Zynga and their upcoming IPO.  While Zynga is a company I believe has impressive upside potential, I can’t say the same for another brand new internet IPO. Just this past Friday, online deal site Groupon (GRPN) hit the public markets. And like other hotly anticipated tech IPOs this […]

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Should You Care About Margins?

Earnings season always seems to bring its share of surprises… and big moves in stocks.  Just ask Amazon (AMZN). The online retail giant’s shares took a huge hit after the company announced disappointing earnings. Investors aren’t happy with the company’s shrinking margins.  And they’re concerned over a potential operating loss in the fourth quarter.  That’s […]

Hot Penny Stocks: Top Performing Industries

Hot Penny Stocks: Top Performing Industries

With all the volatility we’re seeing in the stock market, you’re probably wondering if there are any specific industries doing better than the general market.  In other words, what types of companies are people buying in this environment? Normally, in uncertain times, you’d think defensive industries would be doing the best.  Areas like consumer staples […]

Is A Double-Dip Recession On The Way?

Is A Double-Dip Recession On The Way?

It’s amazing how prevalent group-think is among the so-called financial experts.  Glance at just about any mainstream financial publication and you’ll find most pundits are calling for a double-dip recession. If you just go by what these “experts” are saying, you’d assume another recession is a foregone conclusion. But is that really the case? Don’t […]