|Day Low/High||198.42 / 200.28|
|52 Wk Low/High||186.10 / 224.07|
Those thinking that Bill Ackman is going to unlock value quickly through some mathematical scheme will be disappointed.
Banks and insurers have surged on hopes of rate rises. What now?
The broadcaster sold an Olympic record $1.2 billion in advertising even though it saw a 13% decline in ratings from the 2012 London Games.
Long-term holders' patience has not been rewarded with these two stocks.
"And if you go chasing rabbits And you know you're going to fall, Tell 'em a hookah-smoking caterpillar Has given you the call. Call AliceWhen she was just small. ... When logic and proportion Have fallen sloppy dead, And the White Knight is talking...
Parking money in either makes sense in today's low-rate world.
The Oracle of Omaha was right to slash his stake in the retailer.
With the Bank of England easing monetary policy today, I'd like to point out that life insurance is the most-exposed sector to lower rates. (The second-most-exposed one is banking). Frankly, the "float" ain't what it used to be for insurers, while r...
It's the subtle, yet powerful benefit of long-term investing.
I'm down to tag ends on the following shorts: The "B" shares of Berkshire Hathaway Coca-Cola Fastenal Foot Locker Lincoln National MetLife Netflix Nordstrom Starbucks Walt Disney Co.
Better snap up Alcoa now, before its splits, to take advantage of both its businesses.
These firms' execs used the post-Brexit meltdown to buy more shares.
It has been 25 years since the Oracle of Omaha befriended the co-founder of Microsoft.
Anyone who buys Tesla based on Elon Musk's fantastical view deserves their fate.
"Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful." -- Warren Buffett The investment mosaic is complex, and the "rules" are ever-changing -- just consider what's happened to the S&P 500 in recent days. The index nearly hit a new ...
"Takeaways" will be shorter than usual as I am trading actively in the after-hours market now. Some interesting charts. Brexit. Brexit and the media. Peak Housing? Fertilizers bounce. Markets closed on their highs. The U.S. dollar weakened. Oil ...
Consumer staples are being taken out to the woodshed this morning, with Pepsico (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO) leading the way lower. Both are down about 1% so far this morning, perhaps in reaction to Philadelphia passing a soft-drink tax yesterday. Even ...
I started the day with Apple (AAPL) as JPMorgan reduced the share price target from $125 to $105. Then a sports metaphor and an interesting two-part opening missive on the markets -- here and here. I got lucky and covered a bunch into the mornin...
Changeover from American Express takes effect Monday.
Secular stagnation looms. This opener is an important one and I like the way it came out. Please read it if you haven't previously. I have been getting shorter on every rally over the last one-and-a-half weeks. Today was no different. Brexit odds ...
The greater your zeal for learning and understanding, the more likely you are to make money.
Those who regret not owning the insurer should wait for a much lower entry point before buying.
I'm making a short of Apple (AAPL) my Trade of the Week this week at $99 a share. I recently covered most of my Apple short at prices much lower than today's level, but re-upped my exposure in the past week or two on the stock's renewed strength. Ap...
Leadership at a company is just as critical as quality financial statements.
Apple is up 10 percent in the past two weeks on a swirl of news including an investment from Berkshire Hathaway and CEO Tim Cook's barnstorming trip to Asia.
Predicting the unpredictable has never proven to be a long-term investment strategy.