|Day Low/High||310.44 / 318.30|
|52 Wk Low/High||200.61 / 346.60|
Watching first-time jobless claims and trading volume, plus some thoughts on defense names like Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, and tech names like Lam Research.
More than 450 quarterly reports are on tap, including 105 S&P 500 constituents.
Investors are wise to take a wait-and-see approach amid store closures, furloughs, social distancing and other measures in response to the outbreak.
W.W. Grainger remains a highly profitable and growing company, even during the tariff spat with China, and is expected to offer big returns to shareholders.
Citi is severely undervalued, even as financials underperform.
Replacing fear with pragmatism, that is our goal.
"We believe that free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity!" - The Kudlow Creed Dear Larry, You and I go way back - we have been friends for many years. I deliver this letter to you out of respect and in recognition of that friendship. I...
Domestic growth levered to small business? It may be precisely where you have to be.
Judging from early returns, this will be another rock-solid earnings season.
This group is expected to post second-quarter EPS gains of 30%; here is how to trade it.
For my portfolio, you can't beat this SBUX competitor -- and for a cup of coffee.
John Flannery sees progress being made on GE's initiatives, but that is what I expected him to say.
Look for shares to gain in the weeks ahead.
It may seem daunting, but there will likely be opportunities to scoop up well-positioned companies.
"Consensus: The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you can...
"Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man." -- The Dude, The Big Lebowski Strikes and gutters today -- in a market characterized by winners and losers and weakening breadth. Ups and downs. Amazon's shares may be signaling there is no fun,...
W.W. Grainger hits a 2017 low this morning. Will Fastenal (a competitor) be far behind? FAST was put on my Best Ideas List as a short on Jan. 23 at over $51. It currently is trading below $42.
Before too long we'll be getting those post market closing earnings I referred to earlier. While we have a few minutes, here's what's on deck before tomorrow's open: On the economic front, we've got the weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Index at 7 AM...
A big drop from the name's recent high offers a chance to use put options to your advantage.
Fastenal has been a long standing investment short of mine. The shares was placed on my Best Ideas List (short) at $51.25 in January, 2017 -- and are trading more than one dollar lower to $44.75 in today's session after lateral play and distribut...
It has cheap shares and decent dividends, but here's the kicker -- the company might be sold.
The keys include tracking historical vs. current valuations and selling when the P/En ratios are hot.
Fastenal has mounted its second 30%-plus surge in less than a year.
"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...
Let's make August $217 monthly puts of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF our Trade of the Week. These puts closed at $2.50 yesterday, and this is a bearish bet. There are several reasons why I feel stocks could decline over the near term, including: Continuing O...
But the cycle will soon turn, so keep an eye on these 6 stocks.