Although this tech giant has lost most of its mystique since the death of Steve Jobs, MoneyShow's Tom Aspray takes a technical look to see whether it can still deliver outstanding performance and provide the impetus to propel its sector higher in the months ahead.
Barely four years after surviving a historic credit bubble and real estate bust, US REITs continue to lever up, leaving little wiggle room in the event of another market shakeout. Against this backdrop, Canada's ultra-conservative REITs stand out, suggests Roger Conrad in Capitalist Times.
A number of securities saw notable increases in short interest during the most recent reporting period, including two retailers that have been technical standouts and could ultimately benefit from this growing skepticism, observes Terri Stridsberg, contributing analyst with Schaeffer Investment Research.
Out latest Focus Stock is an aerospace and defense-focused industrial conglomerate company; it owns iconic aerospace industry brands Cessna Aircraft and Bell Helicopter, notes S&P Capital IQ equity analyst Eric Hugel in The Outlook.