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Market leadership may be lacking on Thursday despite rising trading volumes, plus an update on Apple, Microsoft, Mastercard, Amazon and Gilead.
Remember the mantra of the show: to teach, to educate, to explain, to put in context and entertain. I know trading. I was one.
Do we want to be another Milan or Wuhan, or do we want to have a real, healthy rally -- a victory rally?
For reliable income, a portfolio strategy generating monthly payouts, an opportunity in dividend kings, and favorites among taxable bond funds.
The purpose is not to shake you out, although it can feel like that; here's what's really going on.
The fact that three of the Kings are making dividend news this week makes it something special.
These kinds of stocks are what goes up when there's so little left that hasn't moved that can still be worth buying.
Is it a retest based on the damage the Fed has already done, the result of a breakdown in trade talks or a sign of a slowing global economy?
It's centered around a few themed negatives, all forcing their own various uncertainties into free market price discovery.
Retail and housing stocks are reacting to what will happen this spring, rather than Fed fears. This is how to play it.
Stanley Black & Decker could trade sideways or even retest its late October low, but longer-term it looks like shares can make a good advance.
What you need to know about the heightened competition in the home improvement business.
It becomes difficult for me to tell you where to run in these markets...
Will it be too painful to stick around while you wait for the Fed to change course?
These names are showing technical characteristics of either bullish or bearish reversal patterns over the past week.
A fresh review of SWK is certainly needed today.
The creature from beneath your bed, or from the darkest recesses of your closet, can still spook the marketplace.
Staggering misses from both are going to come on hot against various names in the remodeling area.
John Flannery sees progress being made on GE's initiatives, but that is what I expected him to say.
Stocks of companies that go hand and hand with an economic expansion just won't quit.
A partial list of names that are showing signs of breaking out Monday.
This quarter's proven to be one of tremendous, nearly unrecognizable bounty.