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Rakesh Upadhyay

Rakesh Upadhyay is a Technical Analyst and Portfolio Consultant for The Summit Group. He has more than a decade of experience as a private trader. His philosophy is to use technical analysis for momentum trading and fundamental analysis for long-term positions. Rakesh likes to keep himself fit by lifting weights and considers himself to be a spiritual person.

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Stock Picks: These two stocks are likely turnaround candidates

Posted on September 13th, 2017.

The S&P 500 will remain range bound until it breaks out of 2500 or breaks down below 2400 levels. Therefore, we have to be more stock specific in our approach because a few stocks will continue to rally while the index consolidates. As the index lacks momentum, this week, we have chosen a few stocks that are possible turnaround...

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Commodities

How have various asset classes performed during previous wars

Posted on September 9th, 2017.

North Korea, the dictator ruled nation has been threatening the US and its allies with a possible missile attack, which may also have a nuclear warhead on it. The experts are divided on the actual capability of North Korea to undertake the attacks, however, its leader, Kim Jong-un leaves no opportunity to provoke the US and its allies....

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Stocks to buy for the short-term – September 05

Posted on September 5th, 2017.

The S&P 500 has bounced back sharply from its support levels of 2420 and is close to making new lifetime highs. The index is in a strong uptrend and has maintained its higher high and higher low formation. Therefore, we want to buy a few stocks with momentum, which are likely to offer us a good risk to reward ratio. Key points The...

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Economy

Should you hoard cash like Warren Buffett and the private equity players?

Posted on September 3rd, 2017.

“I hate cash,” Warren Buffett said in an interview to CNBC, back in May of this year. However, by the end of second quarter, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a company run by him for over five decades had $100 billion in cash and cash equivalents because Buffett is unable to find the right valuation to buy. Key observations Warren...

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Economy

Will a Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Crisis Rock the Equity Markets?

Posted on September 2nd, 2017.

President Trump has made it clear that if the Congress doesn’t give him the money to build his pet project – a wall along the border – he will not sign any bills. If this impasse is not sorted out by September 30, it will end up in double chaos. Key points We have a stalemate between the Congress and the US President Stock...

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Analysis

Is this the right time to own Gold?

Posted on August 26th, 2017.

On August 10, Ray Dalio, chairman and chief investment officer at Bridgewater Associates wrote in a LinkedIn blog post that investors should own 5-10% of their assets in gold. There have been many such calls in the past seven years by different experts, which haven’t been profitable. Therefore, let’s evaluate the conditions and decide...

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Commodities

Lithium Miners can be a Good bet for the Long-Term

Posted on August 20th, 2017.

Long-term trends, if identified early can be a profitable investment. In such stories, the investor can buy and hold a stock till there is a clear visibility of earnings. One such sector that fits the bill is the Lithium miners. Let’s analyze in detail. Key observations Electric vehicles will slowly replace the fossil fuel powered...

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This Stock Will More Than Double in the Medium-Term

Posted on August 13th, 2017.

Crude oil prices are less than 50% of their 2014 levels but the US shale oil drillers continue to add oil rigs and increase their production. As a result, the Energy Information Administration expects the US crude oil production to reach 10 million barrels per day in 2018. We want to be a part of this shale oil boom. Key highlights We...

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Economy

Will the Fed’s actions push the US into a recession?

Posted on August 7th, 2017.

The Fed is credited for softening the blow of the last financial crisis and leading the economy on the path of recovery – albeit a slow one. However, citing historical precedence, analysts at MKM partners believe that the Fed’s action of reducing the size of its balance sheet might push the economy into a recession. Important...

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Analysis

Will the US dollar fall off the cliff?

Posted on August 3rd, 2017.

The ICE US dollar index DXY is reeling under pressure and has fallen to multi-year support zone of 92-93. At the start of the year, most big brokerages and banks were bullish on the dollar and they expected it to rally in 2017, extending its bullish run that started post the US Presidential elections. Key observations The US dollar...

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Stock Picks

Is the Tesla stock worth owning for the long-term?

Posted on July 26th, 2017.

Tesla’s stock has seen huge volatility in 2017. The stock rose from about $215 at the start of the year to hit a high of $386.99 on June 23 – an increase of 80%. Thereafter, it fell more than 21% within a matter of 15 days. Tesla is a difficult stock to analyze as the usual valuation metrics don’t apply to it. Key observations Tesla is...

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What is the Smarter Market Telling us?

Posted on July 13th, 2017.

The inverted yield curve in the bond market has a 100% record of predicting recessions since the late 1960s. A recession affects all asset classes. Therefore, it is essential for all the investors to be aware of the developments in the bond market. Key observations The bond traders have a very high probability of predicting recessions...

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The $1 Million question: Where is the US Jobs Market Headed?

Posted on July 10th, 2017.

The jobs report is widely followed by the analysts as it affects all the important markets – equity, bond, gold, and forex. But, what is it that makes the jobs report so important and what is the current trend in the jobs report telling us? Key Observations June’s jobs numbers show that the economic recovery is on track Wage growth...

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Commodities

Bullish on Alcoa for the medium-term

Posted on July 7th, 2017.

On its official website, Alcoa claims to have invented the Aluminum industry in 1888. They are world leaders in Bauxite mining, alumina refining, and Aluminum smelting. The current company was separated from the erstwhile parent company ‘Alcoa Inc’ in November 2016, which was renamed as Arconic Inc. We dive deep into the factors that are...

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Analysis

Quarterly Long-Term Outlook: Gold, Stocks, Oil, and the Dollar

Posted on July 3rd, 2017.

Traders benefit the most when they trade a trending market. Trading markets are known to be notorious in hitting stop losses on either side, unless one enters near the lower or upper end of the range. In order to help our readers trade on the right side of the trend, we have analyzed the four most followed asset classes – the US dollar,...

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Analysis

Uranium: An Attractive Long-Term Contrarian Play

Posted on July 2nd, 2017.

If you are a contrarian investor, then you should have a look at Uranium. In 2011, Uranium hit a high of $73 a pound, which itself was about 50% below the highs of around $140 per pound reached in 2007. At the current levels of $20.5 per pound, Uranium is down more than 85% from the highs. Key Findings Uranium prices are in a long-term...

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Trade Recommendation: The S&P 500 is on the Verge of a Correction

Posted on June 29th, 2017.

The stock market recently celebrated its eighth birthday on March 09, 2017. It is the second longest bull market in history, only second to the 113-month rally from October 1990 to March 2000. The bull market is getting stretched on the upside S&P 500 is overvalued both on a TTM P/E and a forward P/E basis Economic expansion cycle...

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Recommendations

Wabtec (WAB) Short-Term Trade Recommendation Triggered

Posted on June 28th, 2017.

Wabtec  (WAB): Short-Term Buy WAB 4-Hour Chart Analysis On June 22, we covered the stock in an analysis with both long- and short-term trade options. Today the short-term recommendation got triggered, so we reiterate our bullish view on the stock. Wabtec commands a higher P/E compared to its peers and the S&P 500 due to its strong...

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Analysis

The History of the Current Oil Crisis and What to Expect Now?

Posted on June 25th, 2017.

Crude oil is in bear market territory, down more than 21% from the yearly highs reached on January 1 of this year. So, is this a good buying opportunity or is this the start of a bigger decline? To analyze this in detail, we have to first study the reasons for crude oil’s fall from above $100 per barrel levels in 2014, the subsequent...

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Recommendations

Investment Recommendation: Wabtec Corp (WAB) can Surprise on the Upside

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

Wabtec Corp (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp) (NYSE: WAB) manufactures technology-based products for locomotives, freight cars, passenger transit vehicles and power generation equipment. The company caters for both the original equipment and aftermarket applications. Key Findings Dynamically growing revenues Strong and growing...

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