How I'm Playing Astra-Zeneca on Vaccine and Acquisition News

I am staying away from this name for now, despite the Alexion acquisition and vaccine promise.

Just an Interruption, Not a Change in the Market's Character

Keep in mind the positive catalysts as we wrap up the year.

This 'Aristocrat' Is an Attractive and Defensive Dividend Growth Stock

The company has increased its dividend each year for over 25 years.

Homage to Restaurants and Resilient Restaurant Stocks

Surprisingly, 2020 has turned out to be decent year for restaurant stocks.

DoorDash and Other Offerings Trigger Some Corrective Action

Despite negative volatility, at this point it looks like a pause in the uptrend and not a major top.

3 Reasons Not to Be Aggressive, IPO Jenga, Facebook Sued, Disney's Big Night

Long-term investors need to understand that an over-reliance upon tracking funds will ultimately exacerbate volatility, and once everyone is standing on the same side of the ship, destabilize financial systems.

Data Suggest Markets Are Vulnerable

Here's what has us looking over our shoulder.

The Stock Market Is Having Its Own Change In Leadership

Trading action is so good it is difficult not to be concerned it is frothy and ripe for a negative surprise.

Let's Play 'Small Ball' With These 2 Stocks

I am happy to trade more limited returns for lower beta right now using covered call strategies.

Investor Sentiment Is Overly Bullish at High Valuations

Insiders have been selling while valuation continues to be extended.