Implications of Current Internet Valuations As Facebook Takes Over the Top Spot

One big headline on Tuesday, June 23rd featured Facebook (FB) racing past Walmart (WMT) in market capitalization for the first time ever. The following day, FB gained further ground on WMT as the two stocks continued to motor in opposite directions: FB has set new all-time highs two days in a row while WMT hovers … Read more

T2108 Update (May 21, 2014) – Conflicting Signals Turn “Sell In May” to “Stabilize In May”

(T2108 measures the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages [DMAs]. It helps to identify extremes in market sentiment that are likely to reverse. To learn more about it, see my T2108 Resource Page. You can follow real-time T2108 commentary on twitter using the #T2108 hashtag. T2108-related trades and other trades are … Read more

Chart Review: Netflix Topping Action Redux

On September 23rd, I noted a bearish engulfing pattern on Netflix (NFLX) that seemed to indicate the stock was finally printing a top. At the time I warned as well as noted the following: “Mind you – this technical call is no slam dunk. NFLX has had a stellar year with multiple up gaps and … Read more

Icahn Secures Apple’s Bottom

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on August 14, 2013. Click here to read the entire piece.) For a little over three months I have made the case for an Apple (AAPL) bottom (see for example “An Apple Bottom As Sentiment Finally Turns Southward (Put Buying Soars)” and/or … Read more

Herbalife On the Edge of Breakout As Short Squeeze Still Awaits

Harbalife (HLF) is on the verge of a major breakout. The stock gained another 2.5% on Friday to close at $55.80, just below the intraday high from July 31, 2012. The charts below show over a year’s worth of trading. The next chart zooms in a little so that you can read the notes I … Read more

Icahn Lights A Fire of Hope Under Netflix

Suddenly, I have to take an acquisition of Netflix (NFLX) a little more seriously. At the end of October, iconic deal shaker and maker Carl Icahn disclosed an almost 10% stake of 5,541,066 shares in Netflix (NFLX), indicating HE thinks NFLX is deal-making material. From the filing under “Purpose of Transaction”: “The Reporting Persons acquired … Read more