Mastercard Incorporated Class A (MA)

372.14
NYSE
Prev Close 369.52
Day Low/High 364.15 / 374.78
52 Wk Low/High 306.00 / 401.50
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 982.56B
Market Cap 363.07B
P/E Ratio 49.40
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Off the Charts

Off the Charts

It's best to clean up some excess longs.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

This is a stock pickers market and a good time to detect relative strength and weakness plays.

The Day Ahead: Futures Look Lower

The Day Ahead: Futures Look Lower

Momentum from Tuesday's heavy-volume rally in the major indices seems to have stalled.

Mastercard downgraded at Goldman

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

The trend remains to the long side as the dips have been buyable.

Tuesday's Unconvincing Session

Tuesday's Unconvincing Session

Volume was tepid, transports landed on their faces, and we lack leadership.

Going With Plan B

These stocks haven't earned absolute top marks from my screens, but any one would make for a fine investment.

Champion of the Credit-Card Joust

Champion of the Credit-Card Joust

While credit-card stocks are looking ship-shape in general, only one really piques my interest here.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

The Santa Claus Rally finally appears.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

Most likely, the 'big money' will remain on the sidelines until 2012.

Bringing My Money Home for the Holidays

Bringing My Money Home for the Holidays

Though it goes against my global bent, I'm realizing the U.S. is the place to be.

Expecting a Quiet Week

Expecting a Quiet Week

I am favoring long market-equity puts and long inverse-volatility ETFs through early 2012.

The Day Ahead: Awaiting Clues From the Fed

The Day Ahead: Awaiting Clues From the Fed

Economists expect rates to remain unchanged, but many will be listening for projections about bonds and inflation.

Design Your Own Dividends

Design Your Own Dividends

Investors can generate a significant income stream through the sale of covered calls.

Not Giving Up on This Rally

Not Giving Up on This Rally

The buying lacks conviction, but we have some high-quality setups.

In Search of Buyable Charts

In Search of Buyable Charts

A lack of bona fide prospects on my screens tells me this market needs a little more time.

Following Up on OVTI

Following Up on OVTI

I've been active in this name for the past few days -- here's what I'm seeing now.

All About Europe

As the continent faces a financial crisis similar to the one the U.S. had in 2008, investors may want to look to that year's winners.

Going for the Growth

These stocks have been making big moves -- up and down -- despite the market whipsaws caused by Europe.

Analyst Actions -- 11/3/2011

Here are today's top research calls.

The Day Ahead: Awaiting Bernanke's Speech

The Fed chief is set to deliver his comments about the economic outlook this afternoon.

Don't Dismiss History

About 100 years of data are showing market patterns that point to more upside for 2011.

RM Pro/Options Profits Tag Team

RM Pro/Options Profits Tag Team

The ins of outs of the earnings trade.

Analyst Actions -- 10/27/2011

Here are today's top research calls.

The Day Ahead: Earnings Season in Full Swing

A slew of blue-chips and other closely watched names are scheduled to report today.

Analyst Actions -- 10/4/2011

Here are today's top research calls.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

Cash is king these days.

Warren Buffett vs. the Economists

The billionaire investor is optimistic about the economy, which flies in the face of most forecasts.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

Most sectors feel selling pressure, though the last hour brought what could have been some window-dressing.

Don't Throw Away the History Books

Use them to identify valuable signals that can help mitigate risk and preserve capital.