|Day Low/High||54.41 / 56.20|
|52 Wk Low/High||52.26 / 75.24|
Somewhat surprisingly, 24 names made the cut this year, versus 20 last year.
I've built a lot of tracking portfolios over the years, and this one had the lowest variability of returns.
So far, so good, the portfolio is up about 14.5% versus 11% for the S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.
When the dollar is strong, look inward and buy companies that do the lion's share of their business within the U.S.
Here's where to look if the dollar follows a stronger -- or weaker -- scenario.
Apart from big chains, very few restaurant companies have done well.
Several lesser-known banks make my stock screening cut, though higher-profile Snap-on, Tractor Supply and Manpower also are on the list.
Like most of the restaurant sector, it's been doing well. Is it time to sell?
With enough of earnings season now under our belt, we check out the promising themes and the sectors to avoid.
And when a CEO says a slowdown is going to happen, don't be surprised when it does.
As much as some people may want it, constantly winning on the long side is not feasible.
The hits just keep on coming for retailers. Following dismal forward guidance earlier this week from The Gap (GPS), Macy's (M) and Fossil (FOSL) issued similarly downbeat outlooks over the past day or so as well. The "oil-dividend thesis" is played ...
Pricing power is eroding and saturation appears to be causing consumer fatigue.
Pool Corporation may be up 12% in 2016, but it's still not too late to dive into the shares.
Overhead resistance in the $36 to $38 area is likely to cap this advance.
Jim Cramer says investors should sit-tight if they own natural gas and master limited partnership (MLPs) shares until they move higher.
The stock isn't rallying in a bull market, so it's time to send it back to the kitchen.