Wednesday, May 16, 2018: DOW Up 83 Pts, Today’s Leaders, Solar Stocks Roundup

This Morning’s Performance

Currently the DOW is up some 82 points. NASDAQ is up 56. S&P 500 is up 14. NYSE is up 51. Overall, a modest rally.

Portfolio Leaders: Steel Dynamics (STLD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Apple (AAPL), AT&T (T)

Portfolio Laggards: Shell (RDS.B), Cisco (CSCO), Boeing, (BA), Bank of America (BAC)

Stocks are rebounding off of a down day yesterday, which ended an 8 day winning streak. Traders are shaking off rising bond yields (which negatively affect stocks) and geopolitics related to trade wars and negative news about the Trump administration.

See also: Stocks stage rebound as traders shake off rising yields, geopolitics

Solar Companies on the Watch List

After conversing with an online friend of mine, the topic was about investments in Solar companies. And I have been watching Solar companies with a small watchlist of companies that are directly involved in Solar Power, or Energy companies indirectly related to Solar Power.

But below is a part of my watchlist for Solar Power companies.

I currently do not have any investments in Solar stocks, but I have been looking at them, as it’s highly possible that this sector will take off, given the requirement in California that all new housing be equipped with Solar panels.

Right now, Solar stocks were heavily impacted by the market correction that has been happening since end of January 2018. So, there’s a chance that these Solar stocks could be rebounding soon.

SolarEdge Technologies (SEDG)
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SunPower Corporation (SPWR)
finviz dynamic chart for  SPWR
First Solar (FSLR)
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ViVint Solar (VSLR)
finviz dynamic chart for  VSLR

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Carlos Rull

Carlos Rull is a musician living in the San Diego area. His interests include Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Zen Buddhism, and Gardening. He plays drums, piano, and composes New Age & Ambient music, and his albums are available on iTunes and

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