|Day Low/High||41.17 / 42.07|
|52 Wk Low/High||21.95 / 56.25|
With a third of S&P 500 stocks having reported, these 3 trends are coming to the fore.
We can only hope that Fed Chairman Jay Powell is checking in with power companies and other industrials to see how tariffs are really decking parts of this country.
Here's the only way to explain why stocks jump like mad if the companies underneath them only perform slightly better than the analysts worried they would.
Less than 30 minutes to go before the market open. Futures are mixed in the pre-market. Tesla Inc. is likely to be one of the most active stocks in trading here on Thursday. The shares are down more than 10% before the market open and should be a he...
That's Better Than Feared vs. Worse Than Feared when it comes to these companies' latest reports on a big day for earnings.
Watch closely as the government opens a broad antitrust investigation into unidentified leading online technology platforms
The problem is that the Fed's mission has moved beyond their mandate.
Recently spun off Dow Inc. sports an attractive dividend yield and valuation.
Mr. Market re-embraces the cyclicals today ( , , , etc.). This may support the notion that I am on the right track with my bond short.
Leave this market? Damned if you do and damned if you don't.
With 60 minutes to go: * The S&P has just broken the day's lows - following the pattern of early strength and late in the day weakness. * Breadth: 1200 advancers, 1750 decliners. * The economic message of lower bond yields is growing louder. * The 1...
* I was a cycle early in this one! Yesterday I wrote: "I am taking off DOW and DWDP for a loss. Given what I see as a deteriorating U.S. economy, I believe there will be little in the way of earnings progress to support higher prices for either of t...
Today's trades included the purchase of and near-dated puts, and more shorts put on in Semis ( and ) and Asset Managers ( and ). I added to my large long. I liquidated my holdings in , and . As a result, I raised my net short exposure of my portfoli...
I am taking off some longs given my increasingly negative market view, including , and . If you don't share my ursine view you might consider retaining the positions. I am taking off LYFT for a small profit . I am taking off DOW and DWDP for a loss....
Why the Uber IPO and the market's take on China tariffs are so important, and what stocks would be most affected by any derailment.
As usual, the stocks that bounce back first are the tech stocks with little Chinese exposure and the consumer packaged goods that just demonstrated good numbers.
The big portfolio managers get ahead of the turn in cycles -- as we can see in oil services, semiconductors and autos, among other sectors. Here's how to play their game.
But better prices, I believe, lay ahead. Why not be ready for them with some fresh cash to do some buying?
With thirty minutes to go in the regular hours trading session: * Second day of weakness with 1,340 advancers and 1,610 decliners on the NYSE. * But we are way off the day's lows. In fact S&P futures are 17 handles above the morning levels (Made a n...
* With 45 minutes left in the trading day, breadth is about evenly distributed (1,500 advancers, 1,400 decliners). * Stocks had their obligatory 20 handle (S&P) rally from the lows and are close to the days highs at 3:15 p.m. * A key feature was ano...
With an hour to go, here are my key observations on the day: * Another smart rally off of the day's low (such a resilient market!) but not accompanied by a revival of breadth (which is now 1,175 advancers against 1,760 decliners). * Bonds rose by 1-...
When you see that money pouring out of the market it is going to be looking for a home. The home will most likely want some economic sensitivity.
Here are my key observations today: * Jim Cramer is very correct, the market is resilient. * Breadth was positive -- almost the mirror image of yesterday's session (1,578 advancers/1,358 decliners on the NYSE). * Bonds continue to deliver the messag...
A resilient market allows you to buy stocks when they get hammered and do so with some certainty that you won't get your head handed to you.
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.
Dow , given up for dead a week ago, is well bid today. More on Dow, DowDuPont next week.