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|52 Wk Low/High||84.75 / 118.23|
In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday May 18, a handful of retailers are scheduled to post their latest financial results.
Target's profit report will be a good indicator of the health of consumer spending, according to Jharonne Martis, Director of Consumer Research at Thomson Reuters.
My explanation for today's market advance (it's as good as anyone's!): Markets were oversold. The S&P 500 held the 50-day moving average. The put/call ratio popped back up. From here, the key might be to watch what other asset classes rally with eq...
My opening missive was "Monetary Policy in Wonderland": Central bankers have been effective in delivering a positive outcome in repressing volatility and producing higher financial prices but not in producing rising economic activity. The market bet...
I started the day and ended the day at my highest net short exposure in over one-and-a-half years. I had my head in two research projects today rather than in the markets. It's just as well, given the action. Remember bulls/buyers live higher and be...
I started the day asking the meaning of our investment life and ended the day closing a chapter on the life of Seth Glickenhaus. Some divergences and concerns emerged today, though at 3:30 p.m. ET the markets were seeing the glass, again, half full...
In comparing the 2 home improvement retailers, it appears that both could be topping.
The U.S. economy posted another strong month of gains.
The spring home selling season is almost here and a resilient consumer is lifting more than just the big-box players like Home Depot (HD) and Lowe's (LOW).
TheStreet's Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on shares of Sherwin-Williams, following its roughly $9 billion acquisition of Valspar.
The upside is glaring, and it is terrific.
The $11.3 billion deal between the two paint companies may give them greater power against Home Depot and Lowe's.
TheStreet’s Jim Cramer says ‘tools are hot’ and he’s got his eye on Stanley Black & Decker, which is a big position in his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.
I outlined my negative market outlook in this morning's opening missive, "Forget the 'Church of What's Happening Now.'" This summary detailed the fundamental, technical and sentiment headwinds that I see. A challenge to Jim "El Capitan" Cramer on C...
Three initiatives at Penney's could kill off long-time rival SHLD.
The home improvement retailer's chart is increasingly bearish.
Lowe’s Companies reported a healthy quarterly increase in comparable store sales on Wednesday, but well behind its rival Home Depot.
U.S. futures are declining amid increased volatility in oil prices.
In 'Whats Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday Feb. 24, it's been a hectic week with a ton of retailers releasing earnings and there's more to come.
In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for the week of Feb. 22, companies reporting results will include Target, Macy's, Kraft Heinz and Campbell Soup.
Chuck (Judge Smails) thoroughly embarrassed me into making a day's end post, noting that when I was younger I had the energy to still complete Takeaways. He went on to write that my current age is slowing me down. I know (hope!) you were kidding and...
My thoughts as we approach the closing bell: The day started much weaker, testing some key support levels -- and back to my buy levels. I moved from market-neutral at day's end on Monday to above small net long in exposure today. For the first time ...
At 2:15 p.m. things appeared quite panicky. Just look at iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT), which was up $2.75 with the yield on the 10- and 30-year bonds down by another 12 basis points; the drop in crude oil, which was down $1 to under $30 a ba...
Is it Friday yet? The market is almost unplayable for most. A crude reversal likely was the catalyst for the turnaround, as quants ran on board the train from the morning lows. As I mentioned this morning, there is little edge or trend right now. If...
U.S. markets fell to session lows on Wednesday after the U.S. services sector slowed to its weakest pace in two years.
A series of ugly announcements could be on the way for embattled SHLD.