It was five seasons ago when the Dow took a 900-point hit on COVID-19 and politics. But moving towards the decision of the election to be held on Thursday, the postclosure rally seems to be spreading again on Thursday led by technology stocks.
“Technically, the decline in volatility suggests that the market had probably mitigated election risk and the rally should probably be viewed in light of the huge lifting of the hedge rather than a strong new surge of optimism,” John Hardy, head The FX strategy at Saxo Bank tells clients.
Our Phone of the day Revealed some shares for the long haul to retreat a few steps from politics. He comes from William Smade, chief investment officer at Smade Capital Management, who says he has seen several of the 28 stocks in his Smade Value Fund SMVLX.
“Mouthwatering” as they do today
To buy big tech names, to find the next big companies, and a “wanton appetite” for the beneficiaries of COVID-19, “kicked all the money out there”, said an investor on November 3 In a blog post. It is “deeply out of favor shares.”
His selection began with the name of health care – Amgen AMGN,
And Pfizer PFE,
– We seem very cheap “regardless of who wins the White House”. While the epidemic has cut doctor visits and prescription revenue, he said those companies are still “making very good money.” He said the average S&P 500 stocks and trades at a discount of 30% to 40% for “abundant” dividend yields.
“Broken Growth Stock” represents another batch without a name – perennial online auctioneer eBay eBay
Which estimates 12 times Value Line 2021 earnings at $ 4, and the US provider most popular unpublished cable show, Discovery Disc,
Which trades at 9.4 times its own earnings estimate, he noted.
And in the era of COVID-19, mall real-estate investment trusts such as Simon Property SPG,
And Macerich Mac,
Some of America’s most popular cities have “very attractive” properties. Yet they look on as “more dead than alive” and, again, “abundant dividends”, Smade wrote.
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Dow Futures YM00,
400 points up, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures ES00,
More than 2% a day after some stellar posture gains. European Stock SXXP,
Growing marginally, and the FTSE 100 UKX,
After the Bank of England expanded its bond-buying program, a lockdown in that country was called off.
After winning Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, Democratic challenger Joe Biden is locked in to defeat President Donald Trump, whose team is preparing legal challenges in a handful of states.
Georgia may be the next major state to announce its vote tally. Trump supporters staged protests late Wednesday outside the election centers in Detroit, Michigan, and Phoenix, Arizona, which was then postponed until Thursday. The Associated Press and other outlets have said that Biden won Arizona, but some supporters of Trump are optimistic that the president will win the state when the tally ends.
The results of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting will be announced later, but Chairman Jerome Powell and officials are not expected to say more. Data include weekly and continuous unemployed claims, productivity, and unit labor costs.
Earnings from Regeneron Regen, the COVID-19 vaccine maker
China e-commerce giant Alibaba Baba,
And PZZA of Pizza Group Papa John,
Some are further, to name a few. Ride-share group Uber UBER,
Streaming device manufacturer Roku ROKU,
And home-exercise machine manufacturer peloton PTON,
Are among those reporting late.
Qualcomm QCOM shares,
Chipmakers topped Wall Street forecasts after results. Benefit for the Japanese videogame maker Nintendo 7974
More than three times as sales increased.
It is reportedly facing a chip shortage that could hamper its ability to meet holiday demands.
Chief executive Jeff Bezos sold $ 3 billion of the e-commerce giant’s stock earlier this week.
The US on Wednesday recorded a record 100,000 coronavirus cases in a single day, and a doctor estimated that 100,000 people could die in the country now and in January. The Danish government will remove its entire mink population on the COVID-19 link.
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Here is one for tired investors. Ryan Detrick, LPL financial head market strategist, says that the last months of the year cheer for the S&P 500, and this is especially true in the election years:
This year the Santa Claus tour will be virtual.
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