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The S&P 500 Index Committee has work to do as it decides which companies remain in the index, and that could impact whether some remain Aristocrats.
Royal Caribbean, Carnival and other cruise operators have significant hurdles to clear before they're appealing as equity investments.
Those chasing returns in credit need to be aware of what the Fed is and isn't trying to achieve, so let's dig in.
With financial help these companies are already on the mend when you look at forward bookings which is, when you value these stocks, all that really matters.
The market itself may be ignoring the realities of its weakest players.
Maybe it ends up being a small price to pay to avoid a depression.
There was a mild increase in trading volume at the New York Stock Exchange, but it was a rotational shift.
It's imperative that people get back to work, so we have this great compromise -- let's see how it might play out.
A look at some names that Robinhood brokerage CEO Tenev tells us young people are buying.
Will tech continue to trend toward leadership? Who among us can remember when it has not?
What you are looking for right now are stocks that haven't moved that can get the credit they need.
There are three problems right now with the hope of a V-shaped recovery -- and here's why see it as a 'U', instead.
It could make the difference if the debt and equity markets remained thawed after a brief period of freezing.
There is no doubt that this is the most aggressive and pro-active Fed since at least the days of Paul Volcker's tug of war with consumer level inflation, not to mention the Reagan administration.
The news out of the mortgage markets and cruise line business offers nothing to laugh about.
Brace yourself. There is no telling how the algos will react to a shocking employment number.
* Viacom, Yum Brands and Carnival go to the debt markets A week ago Viacom sold $2.5 billion of bonds at around 4.6%. A few days ago Yum Brands at approximately 7.75%. Today, Carnival is raising about $4 billion at between 12%-13%.
The luxury home furniture gallery reports financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 1, 2020, after Monday's market close.
The Fed has attacked developing problems in real-time -- and as China shows signs of life, the semi stocks are benefitting.
I continue to shuttle new money into the market on declines using buy-write option strategies.
BREAKING: Carnival's Princess Cruises to pause global ship operations for 60 days over coronavirus.
You can use these wild market swings to your advantage by identifying 'safe' companies you want to own and then buying their stocks in stages.
With the coronavirus fear as thick as pea soup, many names don't yet qualify as 'stupid cheap'.
We need to restore confidence by preparing for the worst and recognizing the seriousness of Covid-19.
Fear is the name of the game here, not reality, and until it abates, all bets are off.
It's a nice sign that the world didn't end over the weekend, and maybe that's what really mattered.
Bottoms can prove frustrating to call, so investors would be better served by seeking out individual stocks selling at a discount to normal values.
These names are showing both technical and quantitative deterioration.
I still do believe that the panic is overblown, but that does not mean that it won't continue.