Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

169.66
2.30 1.40
NYSE
Prev Close 167.40
Open 167.98
Day Low/High 166.89 / 169.85
52 Wk Low/High 87.50 / 171.26
Volume 2.34M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 541.51B
Market Cap 91.51B
P/E Ratio 22.24
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

I See a Smorgasbord of Possible 'Generational' Opportunities: Constructing an Investment Portfolio for the Next 1-3 Years

* Before you read this opening missive be sure you understand your risk appetite and profile as well as your time frame * I see a possible "generational" investment opportunity developing and I am now even more aggressively buying for the intermedia...

These Countertrend Trades Are Not for the Faint of Heart

These Countertrend Trades Are Not for the Faint of Heart

For active traders, there will still be some opportunities on the buy side with some countertrend trades.

Tradable Stocks?

*Liking action in some stocks I always look for green stocks in a sea of red. Possible trading rentals (and stocks that are positive on the day) include: , , , , , .

Today's (and Yesterday's) Trades

I added to , , , , , , and this morning. A reminder that yesterday I initiated new positions in , , , , and .

5 New Long Positions

In addition to materially adding to existing longs, I have established new long positions (some are trades, other investments) in the following equities this morning: , , , and . 

Caterpillar Raised to Buy at Stifel

Jim Cramer: What to Buy and What to Sell Now, Part 1

Jim Cramer: What to Buy and What to Sell Now, Part 1

In a 3-part series, Jim Cramer goes through all 30 Dow stocks to evaluate what is safe to buy and what you should sell or avoid (like the plague).

Jim Cramer: Are These 10 High-Yielding Stocks on Your Radar?

Jim Cramer: Are These 10 High-Yielding Stocks on Your Radar?

These Dow stocks all yield above 3.3% right now, but are they worth the risk?

Housekeeping Items

I am taking ($260), ($114.40), ($21.50), ($50) and ($119) off of my Best Ideas (short) List.

Cleaning Up Some Shorts

At or right after the opening I covered the following trading shorts: , , and .

Want to Beef Up on Dividend Stocks? Here Are Some NOBL Opportunities

Want to Beef Up on Dividend Stocks? Here Are Some NOBL Opportunities

The S&P 500 has added these companies to the Dividend Aristocrats class of 2020.

My Takeaways: Here We Go Again

After gapping lower, the market saw its all-too familiar rally occur. As mentioned in my Diary, I sold short into the strength (adding a layer of trading shorts on top of my investment short position).  Down, up, down. The rally from the lows was st...

Jim Cramer: We're Getting Spun in a Crazy, Virtuous Circle

Jim Cramer: We're Getting Spun in a Crazy, Virtuous Circle

This market's bound by earnings and a virus, and both are astonishingly subjective.

Caterpillar Stock Could Continue to Frustrate

Caterpillar Stock Could Continue to Frustrate

The latest charts are not the picture of strength.

Jim Cramer: China's Back On? Really?

Jim Cramer: China's Back On? Really?

At least days like today, when we're told the coronavirus has 'peaked,' show us exactly where the coiled springs really are.

My Takeaways on a Tough Trading Day

My contention is that it is a tough and "newsy" market to trade in: * Breadth deteriorated throughout the day -- ending less than two-to-one positive. * Bonds were unchanged. The 10 year U.S. note ended the day at 1.525%. * Crude oil broke the $50/b...

From The Street of Dreams

Caterpillar was downgraded to a sell at CFRA (target: $120).

CAT Is Still a DOG

Another guide lower at Caterpillar . The shares are down by another -$3

Coronavirus and the Bond Market, Cryptocurrencies, Trading 6 Stocks

Coronavirus and the Bond Market, Cryptocurrencies, Trading 6 Stocks

Cryptocurrencies do offer public value in their ability to move stored wealth across national borders in times of crisis.

CAT, DIS Moves

I have moved from medium-sized to small-sized in my and shorts reflecting the recent weakness and changing reward vs. risk.

Disney, Caterpillar

Charts still rolling over - in and (its still a DOG!).

Liquid

For those that are keeping score, I am very liquid today... Longs: , , , , , ,   , , , , and Shorts: , , , , , , , , , and __________ Long FDX (large), GLD (small), KSS, KHC (large), PZZA, TWTR (large), VIAC (large), M (large), GE (small), C, BAC, W...

Much of the Market's in the Toilet -- and Not Just Because of Chinese Virus Fears

Oh, somewhere in this favoured land the sun is shining bright, The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light; And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout, But there is no joy in Mudville-mighty Casey has struck out. ...

Jim Cramer: A Scary Virus, Yes, but Let's Take Systemic Risk Off the Table

Jim Cramer: A Scary Virus, Yes, but Let's Take Systemic Risk Off the Table

Let's instead do the kind of security analysis you have to do if you are going to navigate this moment.

Were Buyers Simply Exhausted?

* Sometimes it's that simple! Today we took the elevator down. We always seem required to find a reason for the market's action during the day -- it is the essence of the after-hours financial media shows. Most commentators have suggested that the m...

Now Playing at a Market Near You: 'Realization Day'

Now Playing at a Market Near You: 'Realization Day'

Talking heads finally see what's going on under the hood; the indicators barely budge; and the utilities are now knocking on the door of my target.

Takeaways and Margaritas

It's almost as if "someone" puts in a huge futures order on any dip... * Bonds were a feature, rising strongly (as yields fell by 4 basis points). The 10-year U.S. note yield closed at 1.735%. A multi-month low in yields normally doesn't jive with t...

The Market's Splitting, and That's Problematic

The Market's Splitting, and That's Problematic

Investors have shunned certain groups and latched onto others, and the bifurcation has created too many haves vs. have nots in the last few weeks.

CAT Is Still a DOG

Caterpillar's shares (-$2.50) continue to look like they are rolling over.