|Day Low/High||117.60 / 119.54|
|52 Wk Low/High||78.49 / 121.76|
Let's see, let' try to do some back of the envelope algebra.
Overall, expect trading volume, with notable exception of action in specific names reporting earnings, to remain on the light side right through later Wednesday afternoon.
Traders might want to be a little cautious ahead of earnings tomorrow.
Kimberly-Clark's performance is nothing to sneeze at, and neither is Coca-Cola's, as higher sales, higher prices and big demand from emerging markets appear to give us a return to the good old days of great senior growth stocks.
Estee Lauder is among the companies that are sure winners, no matter which way the economy goes.
The dividend yields on these stocks range from 2.4% to 3.0%, and in the last two quarters all three once again boosted their quarterly dividend.
Defensive names with inelastic demand are in a good place right now.
On a historic day when we set new records, let's look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average's Top 10 winners to see how lofty -- or nosebleed -- we really are.
When traders are flailing and investors are drowning, examples work best to illustrate what happens before a bottom is reached.
* I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer I promised to update my "Level...
Dividend stock investors should look to have at least some exposure to this sector.
'It is not a healthy market when the generals are still going up and the troops are in retreat.'
Now, we know that if we got any sort of truce in the trade war, with the exception of the financials, these hated sectors would be loved.
If these are going to define the day then we really are in silly land.
It might not be a bad idea to move toward some conservative names such as PG, MDLZ and PEP.
Movement into defensive names should be considered a sign of caution.
Only economists and pundits seem to be worried about a pending crash that might never occur.
If you can survive this hell week you can pretty much survive anything.
This is the first time I can ever recall when a president is so attuned to the market that he will bend to its wishes.
As usual, the stocks that bounce back first are the tech stocks with little Chinese exposure and the consumer packaged goods that just demonstrated good numbers.
Portfolio managers are exercising their First Amendment right to do incredibly stupid things.
The advantage goes to P&G as the larger of the two behemoths in consumer staples has been posting stronger results of late.
* I plan to continue to short all gaps higher While month end lies ahead (in only a few days), I don't view today's action as too sporty and sustainable: * Both the S&P and Russell Index appear about to drop below their opening prints - the has alre...
What would the people who help determine AAPL's stock price really want?