|Day Low/High||39.45 / 40.20|
|52 Wk Low/High||23.85 / 59.44|
I've built a lot of tracking portfolios over the years, and this one had the lowest variability of returns.
The world remains dangerous, and dangerous toys are not just simply in demand -- demand is increasing rapidly.
I just focus on what I believe to be true and what I understand best.
So far, so good, the portfolio is up about 14.5% versus 11% for the S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.
The Wealth Effect is what former Fed Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen aimed for with their QE program.
Several lesser-known banks make my stock screening cut, though higher-profile Snap-on, Tractor Supply and Manpower also are on the list.
In 10 reported years the number of manufacturing robots used worldwide has grown from 120,000 to over 254,000 and is climbing.
TheStreet's Jim Cramer said shares of companies like International Business Machines (IBM) and FLIR Systems (FLIR) are set to rise following Apple's (AAPL) encryption kerfuffle with the FBI.
Nations that relied on high petroleum prices to bankroll their defense spending likely will be cutting back on those expenditures.
When it has given similar signals, it has pulled back significantly.
This thermal imaging systems name is trading to a long-term oversold signal today.
FLIR is a high-quality issue trapped under fiscal-cliff uncertainty -- and clarity could trigger a run higher.
Despite some solid fundamentals, FLIR is trading close to its panic lows. I'd call it a buy.
In this episode of Buy This, Sell That!, David Perkins, portfolio manager for the Weitz Value Fund, names his favorite stocks including Flir Systems and CVS Caremark.