Which is older: the current bull market or Betty White?
MSFT is not one of my names that has just kept on hitting target prices, thus forcing decisions. The stock is getting close though.
There were opportunities in the transports.
The most important thing to keep in mind is that the odds that the market reverses and goes straight down from here are very low.
The inevitability of cycles is what makes many market participants so confident that they can predict the future. But that is a fallacy.
BlackRock's doin' it, Microsoft's doin' it, so all traders should think about ESG-based investing.
MS has set the bar for financial names reporting Q4 results.
CSX is one of the few names to give us an idea of how the economy is doing as a whole.
There are gains on real news like Morgan Stanley's, and the other rotten-tomato variety. I don't want recommendations based on intellectual vacations.
It quickly becomes apparent that across the board, this firm is executing at a high level.
Surprises in the political arena and in corporate profitability are my most important deviations from the consensus.
If Tanger Factory Outlets doesn't make a big move, the odds of it falling off the Dividend Contenders list will increase.
Liquidity and earnings will play a big role in how the indexes move in the days and weeks to come.
Digging into the data, the numbers do appear to be quite the mess.
The positive news flow keeps tripping up market participants that are looking for some pullback to relieve overbought conditions.
There is still money to be made, and lost, here.
Earnings reports are solid but this overbought market is looking for a good reason to consolidate a big move.
MagnaChip Semiconductor and Ichor Holdings have joined the ranks of industry firms to announce that their Q4 sales were better than previously expected.
What appeared as a day ready to take gains higher was knocked off balance by old news.
This is one of those days when there's so much good news that it's overwhelming, and we see moves that we didn't think were possible.
Look for Aphria to remain a major player in the industry.
Here's why I shorted a few on JPM and my take on the eye-popping earnings.
The group is in position to set up for another run.
Shares of FIVE took a dive on Monday after reporting lackluster holiday sales, but I'm still a believer.
Earnings reports could provide a "sell the news" excuse for a pullback, but a powerful wave of Fed-created liquidity is crushing skeptics for now.
Monday brought more record highs for the broader equity indices. As a trader, the feeling is so eerie. I'm not kidding.
The best way to think about this market is to embrace the idea that it is not logical and levelheaded.
There are multiple reasons to be wary of the market at these levels, and to be concerned about potential of rising inflation.
What if a stock is being propelled by actual events or changes?
The trades with the best risk/return ratio occur after the report is released.