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Alongside missing June quarter expectations, paper products company Kimberly-Clark upped its input cost expectations for polymer-based materials and pulp. Despite the sharp rise and subsequent fall, lumber prices are still well ahead of where they w...
Plus, what could be next out of the central banks and Congress and how it could affect Treasuries.
Good morning one and all, I'm Chris Versace, filling in for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary, and if you were expecting a sleepy summer Friday, not only do we have a bunch of quarterly earnings reports from American Express , Honeywell , Kimberly-Clark ...
The only place to hide will be and has been commodities, as they are truly inflation protection assets.
The president's plans to raise taxes aren't a surprise, but hiking the capital gains rate significantly isn't such a hot idea.
* More indications of rising inflation emerge Ahead of tomorrow's ISM manufacturing index, the last regional one was just released. The Chicago PMI rose to 66.3 from 59.5 and that was 5.3 points above expectations. New orders and production (fulfil...
Let's review the charts and indicators.
With few exceptions, there isn't a stock that could bring down this market.
What can be done? Well for one, we are going to have to be creative. Jay, and Janet, I need you both paying attention here.
Price momentum often weakens before a turn lower.
As we move through Georgia and see an end in sight to Covid, we need a gut check on what stocks are really going to go the distance.
A weak dollar could provide a substantial tailwind for these companies.
They are the charts of the S&P 500 and U.S. dollar, and their patterns could influence most stocks, commodities and currencies.
We focus on Colgate-Palmolive, Procter & Gamble and Kimberly-Clark to assess their payout prospects.
Unilever has a clean history of delivering dividends, even when economic bubbles burst.
Earnings reports continue to outperform, but can this support equity markets at these levels now?
This area of investing is much larger than just food and drinks and includes health care products of all sorts -- including Patterson Companies.
Many quality companies that fit into the socially responsible investing camp offer direct-purchase plans, allowing investors an easy way to build an SRI portfolio.
While many companies are cutting their dividends, others are holding strong and some are poised to see increases. Here's how to spot the good opportunities.
With so many weak-looking charts it is uplifting to look at KMB.
The problem for index fund owners is they own all three buckets and there are a lot more companies in the third bucket than in the first two.
Brains per share. Hearts Per Share. I've been around long enough to be that positive. I like these companies and more importantly, I like their stocks.
I'm thinking that I probably take a pass on this name today.
Trading volumes dropping on major indexes, U.K. teams begin human trials on a Covid-19 vaccine, and the U.S. Senate wants another stimulus package addition.
In any other business, if you saw demand fall, you would make less, but what did oil producers do as Covid-19 stopped people from driving, flying and leaving home?
More than 450 quarterly reports are on tap, including 105 S&P 500 constituents.
After a strong day for fixed-income markets, let's learn from 2008 how to play this volatility.