McDonald's Corp

Steer Clear of the Consumer Now

We’re getting ready to head into the last few weeks of the earnings season as mid-May approaches. This is the part of the earnings season that gives us a great view of the consumer as many of the consumer discretionary and retail companies will provide their earnings results. Nick and I were going back and […]

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Sprinklr Stock Is a Chance to Cash In on a $1 Trillion Market

Sprinklr stock goes public next week.

The Sprinklr IPO is expected to sell 19 million shares priced between $18 and $20 a pop.

That will value the company at close to $5 billion.

That's not too shabby for a company with just under $340 million in sales last year.

While not the flashiest company, it could be a silent winner in the enterprise software market set to double from $500 billion to $1 trillion by the end of the decade.

If you miss out on profits from this trend, don't let it be because you found it "boring."

Trading Strategies

These Stocks Will Be the Real Winners and Losers of the Election

We're less than two weeks from the Nov. 3 presidential election, and the polls are gaining clarity. Democrats are going into next month's election with a clear advantage.

FiveThirtyEight's polling average gives Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden an 87% chance of winning the race for the White House.

And according to Real Clear Politics, betting sites on average give Biden odds of 65.1% to win.

Meanwhile, Democrats are practically guaranteed to keep control of the House of Representatives, and now have a 70% chance of taking the Senate, too, according to FiveThirtyEight.

In short, the polls say we're going to get a "blue wave." Democrats are set to take the White House and both houses of Congress.

Of course the polls have been very wrong before, so we have to remind ourselves that they tell us probabilities, not certainties…

But if the "blue team" does win, that's going to mean a different take on green energy, stimulus, anti-trust, banking and environmental regulations, and much more. Stocks will definitely be affected.

We're already seeing some sectors rise in anticipation.

So today, I'll show you how to prepare your portfolio for a "blue wave" as well as what to do if the polls end up being wrong again… Full Story

So today, I'll show you how to prepare your portfolio for a "blue wave" as well as what to do if the polls end up being wrong again...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Today Rips Higher on Stimulus Hopes

The Dow Jones today is up as investors continue to cheer about the potential stimulus from Congress.

Airline stocks led the way thanks to increased optimism that Congress will extend a $25 billion lifeline.

Around the globe, about 40 airlines have gone under this year, and D.C.

leaders are hoping that such failures won't pick up here in the United States.



Markets Live Recap: Our Experts Cover Oil, Earnings, and How to Trade Options

The Down fell another 630 points today after another oil plunge – but this time that focus was on the June 2020 contracts.

Yesterday, the May 2020 contracts fell as far as negative $40. Today, they were up to a positive $9.

But the June contracts fell 36% to $13 today as investors are beginning to realize that the "new normal" is likely lower oil prices for longer as Saudi Arabia and Russia aggressively try to drive U.S. producers out of business.

In addition to oil, earnings were in focus today.

Here's what our experts - Chris Johnson, Tom Gentile, D.R. Barton, Jr., and Shah Gilani - saw in the oil markets, think about upcoming earnings, and how to profit off implied options volatility in any market.