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First-Half Sector Winners Offer a Hint of What’s to Come

Financials, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks are sheltered from both China's economic weakness and rising bond yields, which bodes well for their second-half outlook. More 

How to Play a Shaky Energy Sector in the Second Half

Energy prices and stocks got beaten down in recent months and the coming quarter may not provide any relief. Still, uncertainty could mean a buying opportunity. More 

The High Risk of ‘Safe Havens’

"Safe havens" such as bonds, gold and defensive stocks are lagging higher-risk investments in this selloff. What does this say about the market outlook? More 

Large-Cap Tech Stocks: The New Defensives?

Large-cap technology stocks such as Apple and Intel have been a shelter from the recent market downturn. Is this a blip or the beginning of a lasting shift? More 

A Breakout Looms in Western Refining

The stock is poised for a breakout after months of consolidation -- here are two options strategies to take advantage of the coming move. More 

What the Spike in Bond Yields Means for the Stock Market

U.S. Treasury yields have spiked, leading to some important shifts in the market. What can investors expect from stocks if bonds have entered a bear market? More 

Key Breakout Ahead for 3 Energy Names

Last week it was financials. The week before it was tech stocks. Now it looks like energy is preparing for a rally this week, so be sure to watch these names. More