The first week of earnings season has been somewhat odd. Overall, initial results have been coming in significantly stronger than expected, but the reaction has been somewhat mixed. In this issue of Equity Leaders Weekly, we look at resurgences in International Equities and in the price of Gold.
A major breakout is underway in Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) shares. Over the last month, the shares have been climbing within a $680 to $825 trading range and this week they have broken out to a new high on increased volume indicating increased attention from investors and signaling the start of a new upleg within a year-long uptrend.