DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD)

71.60
NYSE : Process Industries
Prev Close 71.06
Day Low/High 70.82 / 71.94
52 Wk Low/High 63.28 / 100.54
Avg Volume 3.54M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 745.48M
Market Cap 52.97B
EPS 5.00
P/E Ratio 20.47
Div & Yield 1.20 (4.17%)

My Takeaways and Observations (3:30 p.m. Edition)

It may be time to embrace the contrary.    First issue (!!): The Palm Beach Chronicles.   My weekly (brief) technical review of the markets -- cooling off ahead?    BTIG's Stockton is bullish and so, as I have expressed, are most others!   Campbell ...

My Takeaways and Observations (2:30 p.m. Edition)

For now the run has been easy. But, from my perch, going forward it may not be as much fun, it wont be easy.    Changing leadership in a Trump world.    Trade of the Week -- shorted iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF at $131.50.    West Coast housing im...

DuPont May End Active Pension Contributions

A report that DuPont will end its active pension contributions is big news. I suspect we will hear more of this.

My Takeaways and Observations

At the end of the day!    Don't run with the crowd: Embrace contrary and second-level thinking instead.    Extreme policy uncertainty.    More Howard Marks.    Less Bill Miller.    My little sister!    Graf wrote a goodie.    The movie was in revers...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Today I am asking myself ... Did the FANG names just peak the way iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index ETF IBB did in 2015 and Energy Select Sector SPDR ETFXLE did in 2014? The S&P 500 Index kept rising, but those two groups were done!"  -- Kass Diar...

Will Seed and Farm-Chemical Producers Sow Our Food Needs in Asia?

Will Seed and Farm-Chemical Producers Sow Our Food Needs in Asia?

A WWF report shows how fragile our hold on the world's ecology is. Does Asia represent the future of food production?

My Takeaways and Observations

"I have no doubt that Anthony Weiner's name is irrefutable proof of the existence of God and that he has a wicked sense of humor!" -- My Thought of the Day  For the Cleveland Indians or the Chicago Cubs it will be Heartbreak Hotel tonight.    For Mr...

Content to Run a Low-Hurdles Race

"After 25 years of buying and supervising a great variety of businesses, Charlie and I have not learned how to solve difficult business problems. What we have learned is to avoid them. To the extent we have been successful, it is because we concentr...

A Chemical Attraction to DuPont?

A Chemical Attraction to DuPont?

Prices are poised for further gains.

Feelings ...

"Feelings nothing more than feelings, Trying to forget my feelings of love. Teardrops rolling down on my face, Trying to forget my feelings of love" -- Morris Albert, "Feelings" I feel, more than ever, that a Generational Bottom in Yields was made i...

Cramer: Mixed Is the Only Way to Approach These Earnings

Cramer: Mixed Is the Only Way to Approach These Earnings

Defense is fantastic, housing is so-so, timber's weaker. Who can understand this stuff?

My Takeaways and Observations

 A short "Takeaways" today as I have to prepare for some morning meetings.   Down, up, down -- in a relatively volatile session.   I am comfortable with yesterday's bearish moves.    I sold more (short) today on the surprising (at least to me!) ramp...

My Takeaways and Observations

"It's not the news that counts -- it's how the stock market reacts to the news that counts." -- Richard Russell (hat tip to Sir Jeff Saut for the source of the quote) The above quote filled my head most of the day (General Motors , Ford , Caterpilla...

Closing Bell: Apple Reportedly Working on Car Software; Stocks Slide on Earnings Mix

Closing Bell: Apple Reportedly Working on Car Software; Stocks Slide on Earnings Mix

Stocks were in the red through to the end of the day on Tuesday after sales warnings from Caterpillar and Under Armour spooked investors.

Here Is Jim Cramer's Latest Take on Lululemon Shares

Here Is Jim Cramer's Latest Take on Lululemon Shares

Jim Cramer shares his latest take on shares of Lululemon Athletica.

Rebound in Brazil Helping DuPont and Caterpillar, Says Jim Cramer

Rebound in Brazil Helping DuPont and Caterpillar, Says Jim Cramer

A rebound of the Brazilian currency will help industrial companies like DuPont and Caterpillar, according to Jim Cramer.

Retail-Related Names Taken to the Woodshed

Retail is a conspicuous loser this morning after bad misses at Masco , Sherwin-Williams , Whirlpool and by several restaurant chains. In the retail space, Home Depot is down $3 and Lowe's down $2, with Macy's and Nordstrom also lower. My only consum...

Morning Movers: GM, LMT, DD, UA, CAT

Morning Movers: GM, LMT, DD, UA, CAT

General Motors stuns after posting strong 3Q results.

Cramer: Regulators Are Looking to Kill, Not Bless Mega Mergers

Cramer: Regulators Are Looking to Kill, Not Bless Mega Mergers

This is new doctrine having to do with innovation and the stifling of innovation to create new products.

Scanning the Earnings Universe, Plus Overnight Tidbits

Thus far I am seeing a mixed picture of earnings reports this morning and last night. Visa guided a bit lower on a more costly Visa Europe integration, Whirlpool misses and cuts guidance, and Lilly results were well below on both earnings per share ...

DuPont Beats Earnings Expectations, Twitter may be Close to Layoffs

DuPont Beats Earnings Expectations, Twitter may be Close to Layoffs

DuPont earnings came in at 34 cents a share versus 21 cents a share expected.

Cramer: Don't Buy Either AT&T or Time Warner on Merger News

Cramer: Don't Buy Either AT&T or Time Warner on Merger News

Regulatory issues will weigh on this deal, because of populist politics.

Cramer: Takeover Talks Drown Out Earnings Reports

Cramer: Takeover Talks Drown Out Earnings Reports

Prospective deals are hijacking an earnings-based focus on fundamentals.

Constructing a New High-Yield Portfolio

Constructing a New High-Yield Portfolio

These securities give us around a 6% head start over the benchmarks.

Cramer: What a Democratic Sweep Would Mean for Stocks

Cramer: What a Democratic Sweep Would Mean for Stocks

For starters, trouble for banks, drugs, energy and M&A.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

"I've never seen so many men wasted so badly." -- Blondie in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." And now it's time to run down "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" ...   The Good The market was up from the get-go. (T)FANG is the world's fair. High beta was...

Of JC Penney, Risks And Low-Priced Stocks

In our Comments Section there are typically numerous posts every day on JC Penney  , a speculative retail stock I have been accumulating. Let me, again, be very clear. From my perch JC Penney is a several-year investment and not a trade. I have made...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

"I've never seen so many men wasted so badly." -- Blondie in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. And now it's time to run down The Good, The Bad and The Ugly ... The Good The S&P Index. Banks, insurance companies (I reduced "Trade of the Week" Hartford ...

Dow Chemical Shares Spike After EU Resumes Evaluation

Dow Chemical Shares Spike After EU Resumes Evaluation

Dow Chemical rose more than 10% Monday after EU officials resumed their investigation into the company's proposed $130 million merger with DuPont.

My Takeaways and Observations (Early Edition)

Staying real, being transparent and honest. I made an important tactical move this afternoon -- close to the day's low. Talking Deutsche Bank in my Diary and in Barron's, I expect a capital raise (possibly rights offering, after a DOJ settlement).  ...