|Day Low/High||107.98 / 119.70|
|52 Wk Low/High||120.50 / 223.32|
China promised relief on a number of issues that had contributed to intense pressure being placed on Chinese stocks at home and abroad.
Energy prices have turned out to be the primary driver for what now appears to be 'out of control' consumer-level prices.
Williams-Sonoma, Deere and Dick's Sporting Goods each boosted their quarterly dividend. Let's see which is the best bet.
It's easy to see tragedies like the one unfolding in Kabul and want a response from the market, but that's not its job. This, however, is. ...
Folks who don't even seem to care about things like valuation can hector me endlessly but facts are facts.
I could be wrong, but as far as I can tell, nobody else is telling the story about the sudden movement in these yields.
One cannot say that the financial marketplace is completely disrespecting or indifferent to what Fed Chair Powell may signal.
Instead of fixating on stocks like the banks, look at what really matters: how darned rich this country is.
Over the longer term I think a significant rise in inflation is inevitable and not factored in the market properly.
I want to start with a blank slate, or a blank face, devoid of blush to find out what's really going on.
There's absolutely no good reason for the Fed to still be supporting the mortgage market and there hasn't been for quite some time.
Let's look at the many positive story lines out there -- which having nothing to do with the Fed -- and what they mean for investors.
The company reports earnings this Wednesday.
This is likely a normal correction in a longer-term uptrend.
Get used to 'hybrid' living -- a mix of stay-at-home and free-world life. So, invest accordingly.
The goal is to find something that will be done no matter what when it comes to people who have more money than they had before and finally some options to do something with it.
If you are still long WSM, great!
Tuesday was a quirky sort of day that came ahead of the FOMC policy decision set for this (Wednesday) afternoon.
You can listen to the haters on Twitter and Reddit, or you can see what I've been doing since 1979: trying to help the average Joe make some money.
Bears make money, Mr. Plotkin, Bulls make money Mr. Gill, but hogs get slaughtered.
Here's the kind I like to buy -- and the vetted stocks that you can play on 'good' risk.
As power has changed hands in the White House, we can expect these names -- and themes -- to benefit.
We've got a 'Johnny Mercer market' that accentuates the positives, eliminates the negatives and ...
Direct-to-consumer is the name of the game as we realize we don't really need to go to the mall or store if we don't want to.
All in all stick with the tipping pointers, they are the drivers of this and the next leg higher.