|Day Low/High||199.20 / 202.34|
|52 Wk Low/High||149.63 / 246.69|
Equity markets rallied out of an "almost deep" hole earlier in the day to finish the session close enough to unchanged. The S&P 500 tacked on 5 points or 0.13%, while the Nasdaq Composite picked up 15 points or 0.11%. The Dow Industrials closed down...
From a market perspective, there are going to be plenty of winners lining up for their share of the riches.
You don't want to throw away a perfectly good stock because its p/e is high. I would be more worried if its p/e is low.
Plus, we take a deeper dive into the second-quarter GDP numbers.
Let's check out the charts and indicators.
Circling back to my comment on earnings expectations for the second half of 2021, next week we will see a more than 250% jump week over week for the number of earnings reports coming at us. That's right, just under 1,000 of companies are slated to r...
How these money managers get away with this duplicity is incredible. They skate by criticism as if having your cake and eating it too is second nature.
Let's take a look at Caterpillar and others for clues about what's happening in the industrials and also track the moves of new fave Amazon and Apple.
Indicators are strong for the market indexes right now, but that can change. Here's how to look at the six months ahead.
Let's examine three companies that should directly benefit from the potential infrastructure bill.
The shares have corrected to the downside this month after a strong advance over the past year.
This market is moving in so many areas that you have to marvel at how it's even possible -- even if the Russell Rebalancing could change all that on Friday.
* Consensus is sometimes the negative of thinking, logic and knowledge * Stop nodding your investment head in agreement * As a contrarian investor, I often relish and find opportunities in rejecting consensus * Thoughtfully going against the consens...
Pull up a chair and let me tell you what drives these insane moves out of industrials and banks in a way that you can understand them and even profit from them.
Let's see what makes an 'aisle' of stocks hot and what makes another messy -- and what I'd suggest you put in your cart.
McDonald's and Caterpillar -- and even Facebook -- are examples of how good companies are the better long-term bet.
My slightly different approach uses a combination of fundamental and technical factors.
I'm more focused on the production, manufacture and transport of materials raw, finished and refined than ever before.
We didn't see much wild rotation, but the Russell 2000 did outperform, and the negative action could prove good from a technical standpoint.
There was some bounce action on Friday that gave traders some hope, but it was quickly crushed this morning.
So many new investors have not experienced real inflation where these kinds of stocks can't be given away.
Sure you can but any of these, but do not buy all of them because you will be betting against the business cycle.
The charts and indicators of CAT show some minor weakness.
If you hate the taxman, you'll continue to be an owner of stocks, not a seller.
We've got two kinds of chips here -- one kind that's getting barbecued and one kind that looks delicious. What does this mean for investors? Pull up a chair.
The differences in approach between the two most basic strategies for how to grow an economy are as stark as the division they cause among economists.
So far, for the season, the blended rate of earnings growth for the first quarter now stands at an incredible 33.8%.