|Day Low/High||181.58 / 188.62|
|52 Wk Low/High||110.19 / 218.57|
If it can get through the earnings thicket, the move could have huge legs.
After selling half my position in Applied Materials, is it time to sell the rest?
Amid heavy trading, the stock is extending a powerful bull move off of its November lows.
The stock is nearing what now appears to be a significant support zone.
This is the second breakdown-type move the stock has suffered in the last four weeks.
I don't want to hold this one overnight. I'm took a bit less profit on KLA-Tencor (KLAC) than I'd hoped, but the market is fading, and I didn't want to hold this one overnight. Closed out. I am holding on to Apple (AAPL).
You just know it's coming. You can almost feel that late-day rally coming, as if there were a massive bid resting beneath this market. Apple (AAPL) is leading this low-volume rally. I hope to take profit on KLA-Tencor (KLAC) in the low $53's before ...
I like KLA-Tencor's relative strength and beta of 1.75. Support on the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) is $139.80, and I will look to become a buyer for a trade in that area. I am also looking at KLA-Tencor (KLAC) on this pullback for a trade. Semis ha...
Even in a difficult market, these names have all managed to raise their dividends.
Here's a follow-up on my Wednesday trades, plus a trio of new ones.
These stocks are both pulling back, but they still haven't broken support. Here's when you should buy.
Rather than chase high-priced leaders, consider these lesser-known names that have solid fundamentals.
Semi investors don't care about dividends, and that's a good thing for you and me.
You need the likes of KLAC and LRCX. If you don't buy the equipment you will be left behind.
Contributor Ken Shreve takes a look at economic data and earnings reports in the coming week.