Daily Market Briefing

Stocks in the Process of Peaking

December 1, 2019: (5:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time): The latest readings on numerous economic indicators from around the world suggest that global stock prices, in general,  will pull back substantially over the next few months. Therefore, we're advising persons who subscribe to our financial market research and advisory journals to allocate a large portion of their financial market assets to ETFs structured to move in the opposite direction of certain stock market indices.

Headline News

November 27-30, 2019

  • U.S. economy grew at a faster pace during third quarter of this year than estimated initially
  • U.S. personal consumption expenditures rose at a slower pace for second consecutive month during October
  • U.S. after-tax (disposable) incomes declined during October, as compared to the prior month
  • U.S. pending home sales declined during November
  • Japan's industrial production declined during November by biggest year-over-year degree since February 2013
  • Japan's orders for construction projects rose during October for first time since January
  • India's pace of economic growth slowed during quarter ended September 30, 2019 for fifth consecutive quarter and by slowest year-over-year rate since second quarter of 2013
  • India's output of infrastructure projects declined during September, the latest month for which data are available, for the third consecutive month and by the biggest year-over-year degree since at least the year 2005, when data on such projects are available

Significant Developments

U.S. Economic Developments

U.S. Political Developments

Earnings Announcements

International Economic Developments

International Political Developments

President Trump Plans to Place Additional Sanctions on Iran

09/18/19: President Trump announced today in a tweet that he plans to increase sanctions on Iran, writing “I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!" The President told reporters that he expects...

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Company and Stock News

Stock of Week

Mimecast Limited (MIME)

Mimecast Limited (MIME) is a global provider of cloud-based cyber-attack protection applications for business email, which is the number-one threat to businesses regarding their computer-based data. The company's customers include Barracuda Networks, Alphabet, Microsoft and Symantec Corporation. According to Mimecast’s management, none of the company’s competitors offer the fully-unified and integrated email protection application that it provides.



Composite Fundamental Rating Product Sales & EPS Growth (Qtrly) Profit Margins Financial Liquidity Long-term Debt Institution Buys to Sells
B- A A+ C B- C C

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Investors Monitor 20

Company NameTickerIndustryComposite RatingInvestors Monitor Grade
ProductSales & EPS GrowthProfit MarginsFinancial LiquidityLong-term DebtInstitution Buys to Sells
Alarm.Com HoldingsALRMHome SecurityB-ABCA+CB
Applied OptoelectronicsAAOIFiber OpticsA-A+A+B+A+A+B+
Arista NetworksANETNetwork AppsA+AA+AA+A+A
Control4 CorporationCTRLHome DevicesB-ACCA+A+A
Floor & Décor HoldingsFNDHome FlooringB-AA+CB-C-B+
General ElectricGEConglomerateBAC+B-A+CA
GrubHubGRUBMobile OrdersB+A+AB+A+BC
Malibu BoatsMBUUBoat Mfg.C+ACB-B-C-D
Masimo CorpMASIMedical DevicesA-ABAA+A+B
McDonald'sMCDRestaurantsB-ADAA+DD
Micron Technology MUSemiconductorsA-A+AA+A+A+D
Momo Inc. MOMOSocial MediaA+AA+A+A+A+D
Ollie's Bargain Outlet OLLIDiscount StoresB+B+AB+A+AC+
Qualys QLYSInternet SecurityA-AAB+A+A+C
SolarEdge TechnologiesSEDGSolar PanelsA+AAAA+AA
STMicroelectronicsSTMSemiconductorsB+ABBA+B+B
The Trade DeskTTDAdvertisingB+AAC+A+A+B
WalmartWMTRetail StoresB-A+C+CC+A-C+
Weibo CorporationWBSocial MediaA+AA+A-A+A+A
Winnebago IndustriesWGORV Mfg.C-ACCC+DC

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