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U.S. markets are trying to put geopolitical unrest behind them and move higher. At midday, stocks look on track to finish the week roughly where they started.
Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are higher this morning (S&P up 6 handles, Nasdaq up 18 handles). European stocks are climbing, too (by about 0.8%). Nikkei is up 0.88%. Within the Nikkei, all major sub-groups finished in the green. Telecom...
Use the growing information flow to touch up your investment mosaic.
Keep a close eye on what the Fed has to say on the matter.
Each of these 'real' American firms is now a buyout candidate because of the ridiculous U.S. tax code.
Up to $95. I added to my Apple (AAPL) short all the way up to $95 on the Bloomberg story that Apple and Honeywell (HON) are "tying up" with a home wi-fi control product.
If you step out of the blinding spotlight, the truly rewarding buying opportunities become obvious.
When it gets as bad as it is now, we tend not to even care if a company is profitable.
That's the takeaway from the Alcoa call, which gave us its most bullish worldview since the Great Recession ended.
The corporate tax rate causes the most concern to companies.
When the S&P rounds up the usual suspects, it makes homework useless.
PetSmart will report earnings today, and while the share price has stalled recently it has been an outperformer during the global financial crisis.