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Standard deviation across all stocks — Chart that raw and you get a bunch of spikes.  Turns out if you inverse it (1/stddev) and plot the max of that over a time period, you get something interesting. Looks to me that if this weird blue line goes down, be careful until it goes up.…Read More
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Industry Analysis Every time I sit down to speak with someone about the markets they ask me one of two questions. What stock should I invest in? I’m not an investment advisor, so legally I can’t tell you. What industry is going to explode Again, I’m not an investment advisor, but the cool thing is that we can actually take a look at how every single industry has performed over the past twenty years within Equities Lab.  …Read More
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Description of the company(From Yahoo Finance) – “Tesla Motors, Inc.  designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers.…Read More
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Happy new years! Today we’re going to find bad stocks. That may not seem hard in today’s market: everything is going down, seemingly.The little numbers are how each slice of each pie did over the last month, from Dec 1 through the end of the year. Notice that energy took a 14% bath.  …Read More
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So That Happened. Apparently my gut doesn’t like me as much as I thought. I first thought Brexit would have never passed, and before this morning, I was certain Hillary Clinton was going to be the next president of the United States – and had been sure of this for years. …Read More
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Airlines are some of the biggest consumers of oil around, and as I write this article I just imagine the Executives of companies like Delta or Southwest giddy that Bloomberg Investigators are now calling for $20/barrel oil. But has the lowered oil prices really had any affect on the net income of companies within the airline industry?…Read More
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Price momentum is widely cited as a factor in stock selection, though I am not a natural born believer. Purchasing something because it has become more expensive does not put me at ease. A blog post at alphaarchitect.com was recently published that cited how price momentum with small changes offers favourable returns.…Read More
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The Problem — 2014 and 2015 Have you had the experience of writing a screen, and having it get fantastic performance — except for the last two years?  Like this one. Zooming out we see outperformance, except in the last two years.  Maddening!   Back to the past The way we’re going to tackle this is to zoom into a specific period, and see what it seemed to want.…Read More
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For the past few years the market has been dominated by two companies, Monster and Red Bull. These two drinks work really well, and you see them in almost every store you go into. However, these drinks, for a small 16OZ can it will cost you around $2.50 depending on where you live.…Read More
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Summary: Passes multiple green flags, indicating long term growth. Deep Value with a piotroski score of 8 and an analysis score of 7 Consistently decreases the number of shares outstanding in the marketplace. About the Company: In the words of yahoo finance, NVR(NASDAQ: NVR) “operates as a homebuilder in the United States.…Read More
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This page describes why I want Equities Lab to be able to ignore data.  So, in a Trading model, I have a perfectly normal, correct looking graph:  GE.  I’ve plotted the EPS_1Q.  This graph is actually correct — GE Finance was split off and a large write down was taken.However, when I do log scale, to see how the stock price and earnings are growing together, or not, I get: Which is correct, given that I haven’t put a percentRead More
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Summary points Ranked an average rating of BUY by multiple analysts http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/incy/analystestimates Has increased over 500% in the past three years. Volume has more than doubled over the past twenty days Incyte(NASDAQ:INCY), in the words of yahoo finance, “ focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics primarily for oncology.…Read More
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Summary Church and Dwight has multiple “green flags” that suggests a strong company Church and Dwight provides goods that are necessary within the household Church and Dwight has increased over 2600% over the past twenty years. In the words of Yahoo Finance, CHD “develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States.”…Read More
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Summary Averaged a 42.05% return annually over the past three years. HELE’s piotroski score has consistently increased over the past three years. Jim Cramer has given HELE a buy rating. In the words of Yahoo Finance, Helen of Troy(NASDAQ:HELE) “designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products worldwide.…Read More
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If you haven’t realized by now, biotechnology is one of my favorite investment fields, and by finding the right formula you will be able to tap into one of the fastest growing industries of the 21st century. In my previous article I discussed the pros and cons of investing in small or large biotech companies, and the historical performance of each of those strategies.…Read More
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We've launched on the Tradier platform! Trade automatically with Tradier using Equities Lab.Read More
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PLEASE NOTE: This article was written based on obsolete data and is currently under review–2019-01-10 Since the release of his book “Predicting the Markets of Tomorrow: A Contrarian Investment Strategy for the Next Twenty Years” O’Shaughnessy has become one of the most trusted names in stock screening. His most powerful, and undoubtedly best performing screener, is known as Tiny Titans.…Read More
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Are bonds broken? Can one make money in bonds, and can one do it in today's low interest environment?Read More
  henry    May 19, 2015   
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Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing industry, returning over 200% in the past five years. However, a lot of these gains come from smaller companies that “hit it big” when their treatment successfully makes it through trials. So the question then becomes: When buying bio, do you focus on the small fish, or the whales?…Read More