2019 has started off with a bang as the S&P 500 is up 11% year-to-date through April.
What’s more is it’s clear to me which stocks will lead the NEW Bull Market higher. It’s the stocks that are showing strength this year.
2018 Q4’s Bear Market (yes it was a 3 month Bear Market) took almost every stock down. This happened while some stocks deserved to be up instead.
So a stock that should have gone 20% that higher instead went, say, 20% lower has some catching up to do.
It’s obvious that software stocks will lead the market higher in 2019. Young companies with new programs are helping run back-offices with HR, work with marketing teams to advertise, assist with customer service, and help perform financial statements. Five of these early leaders are on the next page. But first, let’s look at Apple (AAPL).