There is one indicator, one core piece of information, that is always up to date and always correct. That piece of information, is 'PRICE '
Winning is grabbing momentum, profiting from it and then releasing it
A winner must be willing to embrace change and welcome challenge. The biggest “fear,” if there is one, is not of the unknown, but of becoming complacent and stagnant. An environment of change and even uncertainty can energize a mentally strong person and bring out their best.
IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN.... ONLY EARLIER
Every year I make a note to buy QQQ in August and sell later in the fourth quarter of that year... and each year I profit from it. However QQQ has started it's annual run a little earlier this year. Hence, I'll be buying my initial shares this year in July.
While we're at it, here's ten stocks I like this week...........
2 AAPL - started buying back in 2009, still a buy today
3. ALK - Alaska Air.
Buy it today, goes ex-div on Tuesday
4. SWKS - sells to all smart phone companies.
5. KEYW - Provides online security
6. CMG - Chipote just keeps on trucking
7. FMI - bio company has 7 straight up days
8. TWTR - getting it together and while we're at it...
9 FB Facebook
10 CPK and CELG
Be ready for the third week of July when AAPL, Facebook, and Netflix all report ernings within three days of each other !
Weekend, July 4-6 leftovers
Stocks on the rise
MU (micron) has risen 12 out of last 14 weeks. MU beat earnings and memory space is in large demand. During that time the share price has moved from 21 to 33.
SBUX (starbucks) has risen 6 out of last 8 weeks. SBUX has major growth potential in the international arena.
NFLX (Netflix) normally a very volatile stock has however risen 7 out of the last 8 weeks (from 340 to 472 !). Growth in Europe area.
LNG (Cheniere energy) has gone down only 2 weeks in the last 11 weeks. Has risen in value during that time from 54 to 72.
UA (Under armour) has risen up 7 straight weeks and share price has moved from 46 to 60.
CELG (Celgene). Has only one down week in last 11 weeks! Stock has moved from 68 to 90.
AAPL (Apple) has gone up 9 out of last 12 weeks from 74 to 94
BITA (BitAuto) This Chinese auto internet companys' stock has moved from 11 to 47 in the last year.
DIS (Disney) continues to hit new highs
CHINA ONLINE COMMERCE
China Online Commerce has increased in growth by 44% year-to-year. Here are 15 china e-commerce stocks to consider. Do your own homework, I'm not recommending all of these, just listing the interesting ones. I currently do own two of the stocks listed.
Some people talk about wishing they got in on the 'ground floor' of a new and exciting sector. China Online Commerce has been one this year. A number of IPO's have come out this year in this exciting industry for one to invest in. I will list a number of stocks and their domestic counterparts.
China will displace USA as the largest e-commerce market in the world this year.
1. ALIBABA - IPO coming sometime this year
ALIBABA is the largest online commerce company in the world, It is a combined EBAY, PAYPAL, AMAZON, and online shopping center.
Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba... 'Most companies, when they're doing good, ... they don't worry about 5 years later - but I worry about 5 years later."
2. JD.COM (JD)... recent IPO
JD is the largest direct online sales company in China. It is also the second largest online commerce company, second on to ALIBABA. It has a fulfillment base and business model similiar to AMAZON. Unlike ALIBABA, mobile is one of the strengths of JD.
3. VIPSHOP (VIPS) went public in 2012
VIPS is highly profitable and growing. Sells deeply discounted name brands in online 'flash sales' held for limited quanitity and sold in limited time frames. Similar to HomeShoppingNetwork in style.
It is expected to surge 104% in 2014 over 2013 and another 60% by 2015.
4. 58.COM (WUBA) Went public in 2013
Known as the CRAGLIST of China. WUBA was profitable in 2013, expected growth 125% by 2015.
5. ZPIN (Zhaopin) New IPO, just went public
Online recruitement, a leading career site, second largest in revenue.
6. Dianpng - Upcoming IPO
Online restaurant reservations. Similar to YELP.
7. WB (Weibo) New IPO
WB is considered the twitter TWTR of China.
8. Baidu (BIDU)
Baida is the Google GOOGL of China
9. QIHOO (QIHU)
QIHU is a competitor of BIDU
10. TOUR (Tuniu) New IPO
Online travel industry.
11. BITA - (BitAuto) Went public in 2011
Provides online auto content for consumers and dealerships in China
12. JMEI (Jumei Holdings) New IPO, went public in May 2014
China's leading online retailer of beauty products
13. LEJU (Leju Holdings) New IPO, went public in April 2014
Online real estate services.
14.DANG (Dangdang) Went public in 2011
Called the AMZN of China.
15. TCEHY (Tencent). Public in 2010.
Online social media and online gaming
AMZN 12/31/14 500.00 projected
BIDU 12/31/14 260.00 projected
TSLA 12/31/14 245 2nd projected (2/10)
TSLA 12/31/14 220 projected (original projection MADE)
NFLX 12/31/14 475 2nd projection (2/27)
NFLX 12/31/14 415 projected PROJECTION MADE
PCLN 12/31/14 1600 projected
AAPL 12/31/14 775 projected
AAPL 12/31/12 532.17
YHOO 12/31/14 60 projection
YHOO 12/31/13 40.44
ILMN 12/31/14 295 projection (added 3/6/2014 priced 171.23)
ILMN 12/31/13 110.59
ILMN 12/31/12 55.59
Catching Fire portfolio is next
Catching Fire started during thanksgiving week, Nov 2013
Always be in the lookout for companies in new and exciting industries