|Day Low/High||33.88 / 34.94|
|52 Wk Low/High||30.11 / 73.12|
Giant money managers give sweeping views of investing in "the market" while the small investor is looking for great individual stocks.
How September markets digest August ahead of momentous events will be far more important to uptrend maintenance than how August closed.
Apple's weight in the (price-weighted) Dow Jones Industrial Average, effective this morning, will be reduced from 12% to 3% -- based on the company's 4-1 stock split. In response to that split, Amgen , Honeywell , and Salesforce are being added to t...
There are actually strategies that buy stocks leaving the Dow and sell stocks being added.
Does one consider adding today? No, not at the high of a two day rampage. There will be other days.
It's likely that Powell may try to change the way the Fed targets inflation, and what the public expects going forward.
Let's look at the Dow Jones' swapping of Exxon for Salesforce, Pfizer for Amgen and Raytheon for Honeywell.
Getting dropped from the Dow may give PFE the catalyst it needs to make a big move one way or the other.
Salesforce, Amgen and Honeywell will give a lift to the DJIA going forward.
What I see: This stock responds well to economic recovery.
Monday's market action was in no way similar to that recent disparity between the 'haves' and 'have nots.'
"I am going to write a good Diary on Real Money Pro today... and I am going to help people. Because I am good enough, I am smart enough and doggone it, people like me." - Daily Affirmations with Dougie Kass Today's Affirmations is about fame and how...
The market's performance in the three months leading up to a presidential election has displayed an uncanny ability to forecast which party will win the White House.
Let's check the charts ahead of earnings on Friday.
In the search for high-quality dividend stocks, investors might take their cues from legendary value investor Warren Buffett.
* After "playing" the rally off of the March lows (with plenty of longs) I have recently (again) gotten net short of exposure To summarize some my recent activity: * I took off numerous investment longs (for profits) into the rally -- including , , ...
The S&P 500 Index Committee has work to do as it decides which companies remain in the index, and that could impact whether some remain Aristocrats.
* As the expanding delta in my large SPY put took me to a too large net short exposure * Let me explain... At 1:30 pm the major indices are basically at their lows with the S&P Index -88 handles. The declines in individual stocks from only yesterday...
The market sold off on Thursday after close as big hitters, including Amazon, reported earnings.
This is a lower probability trade, but with the coiled price action around BA, it wouldn't take much to spring this one to life.
* Mission accomplished? Sell in May and go away! * In scope and duration, stocks have rallied in a manner rarely seen in history * Month-to-date April has been the best month for equities since 1974 * The S&P Index has climbed by +31.4% since the M...
NAT's story really can be distilled into one word: scarcity.
* A relatively narrow trading range seems likely over the short term * I particularly like energy for a trade * I am bullish over the intermediate term I continue to look for a multi-week backing and filling process into the summer that probably fru...
We are a tad off the day's high, good market breadth. Nice move in which I put on my Best Ideas List yesterday. +7% and up a beaner. Energy stocks strong with leading with a +8% gain. and +. up another +$3 to $72.50! By contrast, financials are we...