|Day Low/High||201.71 / 208.38|
|52 Wk Low/High||171.33 / 257.68|
The predominant clues from numbers and earnings calls support the bearish view I hold on the market.
Stocks and the economy have ticked up so much that the bears can no longer be impressed.
I'm hearing a ton of fear-mongering, but it could all prove to be nothing more than noise.
Companies that sell big-ticket items for the home are priced for perfection.
It's a lot of wishful thinking as far as the 'cliff' is concerned, but the stock market says to embrace it.
The stocks most reviled by analysts at the end of 2011 actually outperformed the most favored names.
Consumer confidence and housing data are up, but we still have the cliff ahead of us.
Whirlpool, Sherwin-Williams and Lowe's are all showing positive technicals here.
Most investors are likely not ready for post-election trading.
Consumer stocks are the only game in town, and even there, the action is strange.
As housing recovers, the obvious stocks have run up. So Brian Sozzi and Debra Borchardt look at tool stocks as TheStreet hits the street in a construction zone.
Masco and Armstrong's dour numbers are at odds with every other homebuilder we've heard from.
We have some winners over losers and some cyclical trends that only some are playing in.
A trio of unheralded cycles are working even in this horrendous environment.
Don't kid yourself -- no matter what you may hear, this is worrying stuff.
Jim Cramer feels like there is more momentum in the economy than the jobless claims indicate.