What the Rally in Transports Means for the Broader Market

The relationship of transportation stocks to the market gets lots of attention, but data shows that transports aren't a great predictor of market direction. More 

A Year-End Trade With FedEx

Given the technical signs on the chart of FDX, along with the breakout of the transportation index, a short-side trade on FedEx into year-end is setting up. More 

How Confident are You In the Economy?

Consumer Confidence in November hit a new 4 year high. Historically, however it remains deeply depressed and is still in unhealthy territory More 

Your Best Sector Bet Going Into Year’s End

Mean reversion would seem to favor a rebound in utilities during the last month of 2012, but this sector looks better suited for a year-end rally. More 

Transports Are Lagging. So What?

If you believe the conventional wisdom, underperformance for transportation stocks bodes ill for the market. However, it just doesn’t work that cleanly in real life. More 

Transportation Index Flashes Warning Sign

The Dow Jones Transportation Index is one of many data points flashing warning signs that this market's rally is not what it seems so here is a trading tip More 

Big Weakness in Small Companies

The gap between small caps and big caps is growing wider -- and perhaps more worrisome. The disparity can resolve itself in one of two ways. More