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As a trader who at times takes short positions, I don't know whether to stand up and applaud this group or to fear them.
GE remains a cash flow based story, but I see two negatives.
Let's compare several dividend increases in time for the holidays -- and see who wins the 'derby.'
Equity markets have run wild since Oct. 30, and it is the more economically sensitive indices that have really taken flight.
The plan is to take off what was a successful trade and reduce the risk, leaving an investment in place somewhat composed of 'house money'.
These are the top five misconceptions about presidential elections -- and the stocks that you should look at right now.
Perhaps the best thing for the markets that might come out of Tuesday's election would be certainty, regardless of outcome.
It's never a good sign when a stock declines on what appear to be good earnings numbers.
This is a major earnings week, electoral risk is real, the virus is already slowing velocity, and the cavalry (fiscal policy) is not coming. Sometimes, circling the wagons is not the worst idea.
I still think the risk/reward scenario favors bets on the long side.
The research firms today put something in context that seems almost impossible: we are having a boom in the goods side, not the service side.
Plus, Kansas City Southern rejects a reported takeover overture.
How September markets digest August ahead of momentous events will be far more important to uptrend maintenance than how August closed.
Apple's weight in the (price-weighted) Dow Jones Industrial Average, effective this morning, will be reduced from 12% to 3% -- based on the company's 4-1 stock split. In response to that split, Amgen , Honeywell , and Salesforce are being added to t...
Traders and investors could go long HON as it joins the DJIA club.
Let's look at the Dow Jones' swapping of Exxon for Salesforce, Pfizer for Amgen and Raytheon for Honeywell.
Getting dropped from the Dow may give PFE the catalyst it needs to make a big move one way or the other.
Salesforce, Amgen and Honeywell will give a lift to the DJIA going forward.
What I see: This stock responds well to economic recovery.
Monday's market action was in no way similar to that recent disparity between the 'haves' and 'have nots.'
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But that's exactly where we are right now, in this third day of the rotation, so here's your path to safety.
Markets may believe that we are closer to the effective use of vaccines and therapeutics than we know in this battle against Covid-19.
How I'd play the Golden Arches after its quarter pounding.
Here's my strategy for Tuesday only.
Negotiations on the next round of stimulus, more so than tension between Washington and Beijing, and more so than earnings season, will control short-term financial market performance.
Keep RTX on your shopping list.
Perhaps the most impressive number for LMT is the backlog of orders.
As the month and quarter end, there's a key level on the S&P 500 to keep an eye on -- in addition to mandates from pension and mutual funds to move capital out of equities into debt securities..