|Day Low/High||70.86 / 72.17|
|52 Wk Low/High||48.42 / 75.24|
Wells Fargo's conference call was poor. The bank indicated (summed up well below) that margins would continue under pressure - as the relationship between costs and revenues are out of whack, placing the bank in a less competitive position. While I ...
Citigroup investors may need more information before calling the earnings beat a buying opportunity.
* The markets have grown far more forgiving after the "Powell Pivot" * We now seem to be at the polar opposite of the bearish investor sentiment that existed four months ago The Bull Market in 2019 has been based on valuation (price multiple) expans...
What I see from 10,000 feet above... in the age of suddenly profitable fuel as cargo, are the railroads.
It is going to be fast, it is going to be furious during a shortened week of trading.
We never thought, 24 hours ago, that it could possibly be this good.
With the price of crude higher (+$0.70), the yield on the 10-year U.S. note up by five basis points (to yield 2.56%) and conspicuous strength in industrials ( and +$3) and financials ( , and ), the tape has a growthy tone to it today.
The first thing you need to think about when analyzing earnings has nothing to do with earnings. It has to do with where the stocks are.
We have to hope they are given a better chance to tell their story than they were Wednesday.
A cheat sheet of expected questions for investors and political theater enthusiasts.
It is likely time to build a long position in GS, but only on my terms.
vincent whitehead Doug, Did Tobias have anything to say? Reply Tobias Levkovich expressed a cautiously optimistic economic and market view. Anyone that is a client of Citigroup should try to secure his handout: Exploiting the Gap Between Fundamenta...
If you simply must own a bank, my thought is to buy Citigroup.
In a Dickensian twist, both AAPL and GS could get a big boost from analysts' Low Expectations on the Apple Card.
This market has repudiated the idea of owning 'value' stocks. But these banks are value names, and here is why.
Here are today's key observations: * Bonds continued to rise in price and sell off in yield. The 10-year U.S. note yield dropped by another five basis points and is now slightly below 2.40%. My long standing and contrarian target of 2.25% is close a...
The Fed is now caught in its own policy - hooked by the drug of cheap money. The yield on the 10 year U.S. note is under 2.54%. The dovish Fed policy announcement will likely help, over the near term, growth names ( , and ) and hurt rate sensitive ...
I think sometimes the best way to parse the temperament is to go over the most obviously 'wrong' moves and address why they might not be wrong at all.
Here are some of my individual buy levels of stocks that I want to add to or reestablish on weakness: * $157.50 * $1625 * $1150 * $42 * $55 * $46 * $46.50 * $182.50 * $31 * $40 * $23 * $65 * $16.75 * $35 * $27.75 * $60 * $95 * $48 * $87.50 Note: Lon...
The wholesale club's solid results are encouraging analysts to raise their price targets.
Why Citigroup's underperformance versus the S&P 500 and the XLF will likely continue.
Jefferies upgraded Citigroup this morning. After an initial jump, C is now in the red in a green market. This may be supportive of my notion in this morning's bank post that the stocks are going to tread water to move lower over the short term. That...
The China-U.S. trade talks scheduled for Friday helped buoy the market into Friday's trading.
After languishing for months, share of Freeport-McMoRan are on a tear.
* The bank merger of BB&T and SunTrust is a one-off and is a very modest negative for the existing and large money-center banks BB&T and SunTrust Banks have announced a $66 billion merger of equals intended to create the country's sixth-largest bank...
They are still so much lower than they were before Jay Powell went wayward.
Covered and then reshorted Added to my , and shorts (moved to medium-sized from neutral) Bought some SPY puts (maturing at the close) Bought small Sold some (after the run from the low $40s -moved from medium to small) I was a bit over my skiis long...
From smaller regional banks and business development companies to financial services firms and global asset managers, nine experts choose their top picks for the year.