|Day Low/High||73.70 / 74.48|
|52 Wk Low/High||46.81 / 80.62|
The hurricanes are interrupting the decline of some very important business cycles.
The economy and bull market are both long in the tooth heading into what is typically the most volatile time of the year.
Wall Street holds mixed mid-week after a short-lived rebound earlier in the day.
Prices have traded higher in recent days but remain, so far, below the declining 50-day moving average line.
It has slowed on the daily chart, but the weekly one shows there's more to go.
Rallies led by the financials and backed by the transports are rallies that have genuine staying power.
After 90 minutes of trading here are some market features: * Bonds are getting schmeissed. The 10-year U.S. note yield is close to 2.32% and the long bond is knocking on the door of 3.00%. A possible equity market headwind. * Retail still has a ni...
Rail and airline stocks are seeing a shocking obliteration.
I finally understand the causation today! Kidding. I find it interesting that Microsoft had a large top and bottom line beat but the shares are basically flat after gapping higher. Also, note the weakness in transports (for the second day in a...
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 ended at records for the second day in a row.
A weak Rail sector -- CSX and Union Pacific -- in line with my domestic economic concerns.
OK! Lunch is done and we've got about two hours or so until the post-market reporting fun begins. With that in mind, let's take a look at which companies are on deck later today when it comes to earnings. We've got just over 15 companies reporting a...
Yellen's comments contribute to stocks as GDP expectations slip.
"I'd unravel every riddle for any individ'le, In trouble or in pain. With the thoughts I'd be thinkin' I could be another Lincoln If I only had a brain." -- "If I Only Had A Brain" (Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg), from "The Wizard of Oz" I believe I...
TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Tuesday's trending stocks.
CSX green lights an $84 million pay package for its CEO.
Most airlines are flat, give or take 3-4%. The truckers are terrible.
The railroad's strong indicators suggest its stock is on track for more gains.
Though the internals remain poor, Mr. Market continued higher for the sixth consecutive trading session. (More records.) But, the harder they come the harder they fall. More deep thoughts that modify my opening missive. Read it and think about i...
"Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive." - Andy Grove Perhaps this qualifies as a potential warning from "Uncle" Bob Farrell's ten lessons of investing. Frankly, I thought dumping Ford's Fields was idi...
The market held up from the start to the flag today (or at least until I wrote this at about 3PM. At the hour some slippage seen with sixty minutes of trading to go. The close will, as always, be governed by The Last Program Standing. First bottom...
The Nasdaq settles above its 6,000 milestone for the first time ever and scores a new record close by the end of the session.
If you must buy now, then go for a low-cost index fund or stocks with strong fundamentals.
Despite the buzz to the contrary, the rail stock looks like it will be headed downhill.
So, let me paint a picture of a shorter-term view than expressed in my opener that guides me in executing my short-term trading strategy. I recently have sanctioned the notion that most should have above-average cash reserves in an uncertain investm...