By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Monday June 17.Bullish Calls:Tupperware (TUP): "With these direct sellers, there is Tupperware and then there is everyone else."
Mary Kay beauty consultants have been gathering in Dallas. Seminar enrollment is too huge for a single event, so five waves of sales reps — 27,000 in all — are sweeping through the convention center.» E-Mail This
Real estate agents in Australia who assured everyone for years there was no housing bubble and home prices would only ever go up because there was a "shortage of houses" are now telling everyone who is stuck in a house they cannot afford that they have prices too high.
What this means of course is real estate agents are selling few homes, thus making little in commissions so they need prices to come down. What the agents don't realize is this is the beginning of a trend and home prices, some drastically reduced already, still have much further to fall.
By Markus Aarnio:In this article, I will feature one consumer goods stock that has seen intensive insider selling during the last 30 days. Intensive insider selling can be defined by the following three criteria:
By Wexboy:Avon Products (AVP) has high quality beauty products, a long/distinguished history and a premier reputation in direct sales. It offers its 6.4 million direct sales reps. ('Avon ladies') a compelling income/empowerment opportunity, while offering investors attractive global/emerging markets exposure (83% non-U.S. revenues)