|Day Low/High||134.76 / 136.94|
|52 Wk Low/High||76.99 / 141.87|
I'm picking up more Hartford Financial (HIG) at $44.90 a share. The stock got hit yesterday after rival insurer Travelers (TRV) missed analyst estimates for earnings per share.
A low VIX and other signals indicate the next substantial move will be to the downside.
For one, volume has been lighter in the drop than it was in the advance.
I'm adding Hartford Financial Services (HIG) to my "Best Long Ideas" list at $39.12 a share. I continue to view this insurer as a potential takeover target, and recall that Ace paid a 30% premium for Chubb. Potential HIG bidders could include Allsta...
Jim Cramer, portfolio manager of Action Alerts PLUS and host of CNBC’s Mad Money, said the market could retrench further due to what’s happening in China.
Shares of ACE Limited (ACE) rose over 4 percent last year and the property and casualty insurer could enjoy another market-beating year in 2016.
The insurance giant appears to be breaking out of a seven-week consolidation.
When a market only can rally on news and needs no news to go down, it is not a good sign.
Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) -- a former holding of mine -- reports quarterly results tonight after the bell. I took a small speculative HIG position a few months ago after a large level of call-buying riveted my attention, but I recently...
Peter Boockvar looks at China, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan this morning: "According to the Chinese, their economy grew 6.9% y/o/y in the third quarter vs. 7% in the second quarter and vs. a 6.8% estimate. While we'll take that wi...
The S&P is meeting resistance and the short-term Arms indices are now in overbought territory.
Travelers, Chubb, and Everest Re are insurance names worthy of further fundamental inspection.
Lifelock (LOCK) plummeted Tuesday following a brief trading halt.
The parade of reports continues amid troubling remarks out of Iran.
Futures are mixed as quarterly results begin to obscure Greece.
Property & casualty insurance insures against loss to property due to weather events or man-made disasters and accidents.
As 2014 winds down, you could almost throw darts at these standout groups -- but here are my own picks.
Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are slightly higher this morning (S&P 500 is up by 4 handles, Nasdaq is ahead by 9 handles). European stocks are ahead, on average by about 0.50%. Nikkei is down 0.10%. No real news. Within the market most g...
Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are slightly higher this morning (S&P 500 is up by 6 handles, Nasdaq is ahead by 14 handles). European stocks are reversing yesterday's losses and are higher by about 0.80%. Nikkei (closed on Monday) is up 0...