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The S&P 500 has added these companies to the Dividend Aristocrats class of 2020.
The aircraft engine and elevator maker is managing to overcome negative global news, though the strength of its uptrend could be fading.
The score wasn't even close Tuesday as United Technologies shows how it can guard itself by diversifying.
This coronavirus remains a China-centric problem? People are not yet dying in other countries. Do we have to worry here? That's the wrong question.
Let's review the charts and indicators.
In full disclosure, over at the Stocks Under $10 Portfolio, we trimmed back our exposure to Farfetch shares after the open. Why? The shares have had a great run near 30% and from a portfolio management perspective, it pushed the position size well p...
Does such a large increase in Chinese spending on U.S. 'stuff' give reason to doubt that future action lives up to words on a page (or 86 pages for that matter)?
I have been among the most wary of China and its ability to change. I remain that way. But the U.S. got more than I ever thought.
Apparently, unless the Iranian military simply does not train on their weapons, which I do not believe, the exercise was one of saving face... for now.
You asked for it, so here it is: This is where to put your money if the conflict with Iran gets out of control.
This really becomes a story down the road of margin and cash flow.
I have long been enamored with Lisa Su as a Chief Executive.
It seemed to happen overnight. People watched. People listened. People cared. About what? Individual stocks.
If you've ever read me, you know that I have long been involved with almost all of these defense stocks at one time or another.
As the indexes touch all-time highs, remember the challenges thrown at us lately are typical of what bull markets thrive on.
Throw away the economics textbooks, they are not working.
The odds of a Fed December rate cut are now very low. I think the marketplace handles that just fine, as long as the statement with this week's expected cut does not sound too tough, or too cautious.
Most important is that the Fed felt the need earlier this week to expand it's minimum offering for overnight repo operations, while also increasing the 14 day repos.
There is a chance that Presidents Trump and Xi sign something when they meet up at the APEC summit this November in Santiago, Chile.
Let's see how the charts are positioned ahead of the earnings report.
The Trump and Xi administrations are at least looking at the same page. That's more than nothing.
Let's review the charts and indicators to see what they are showing today.
Let's look at a strategy based on our series of three charts.
Let's consider the case of what would be the best odds on favorites to start a new position in the Dow Jones average.
The fact is that there are several highly significant barriers with China still to be satisfactorily addressed before any real progress might be realized.
Plus, defense contractors remain stocks to own as geopolitical risk isn't going away.
Plus, here's a strategy for investing in oil that even the retail investor can employ.
Algorithmic traders, along with the Chinese and the Saudis, will feel the outcome of the oil attacks.
There is no denying that markets got ugly over the last 30 minutes or so of the Thursday session.
Positive headlines aren't turning into sustained gains, making traders think twice.