|Day Low/High||132.78 / 135.18|
|52 Wk Low/High||105.92 / 152.84|
The fiscal football remains a greater threat this week than anything Fed Chair Jerome Powell says on Zoom this Friday.
Ransomware attacks and other cyber threats are accelerating, which means more business for companies that fight them.
These names have demonstrated over a long period they have the business models and growth prospects to raise their dividend payments each year.
I am betting with, not against, both CEOs. Too much good happening. Too little bad.
I would rather sell IBM puts than buy the equity on Tuesday's pop.
IBM beat expectations and the complexion the overnight mood changed. But will the mood change hold?
These shifts can help close the gaps that have become excessive -- and can reward stock pickers who were watching names trapped in out-of-favor groups like biotechnology.
There's no way to disguise investor sentiment when, for the week, the four defensive sectors easily take the top four slots.
The good news is that the market has needed more correlated selling like that which is hitting now in order to form a good low.
The evolution of the cloud is happening across the economy at light speed. So it must be with the military application of such high tech.
For example, consider stocks that should benefit from our ever-increasing digital lifestyle.
Let's check out the charts and indicators of Big Blue.
The great thing about Google? Unlike IBM? It isn't trumpeting anything. It's just talking about algorithms, let the eyes glaze over.
IBM has been frustrating as a turnaround name, but it's now pressing the right buttons -- and has a high yield.
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger are dismissive of the Robinhood types, but they shouldn't be.
Don't fear the taxman, view this one as an opportunity, not a penalty.
Always, always, always stick to your rules. Always. This is why we have targets, pivots and panics.
While KO has no snack business it should still do well as restaurants reopen.
The marketplace responded well to the first week of earnings season, or should we say what we saw beyond the banks that dominated.
It's easy to be caught on the wrong side of the rotations if you aren't careful.
The chip giant is clearly thinking big under new CEO Pat Gelsinger. But a turnaround will take time to pull off.
Plus, a hat tip to Nvidia and CEO Jensen Huang for the company's new cryptocurrency mining processors.
For those who have not gone the extra mile of investing in bitcoin directly, investing in TSLA could be a semi-covert way of doing so.
Big Blue is among the 2021 inductees to the select group of S&P 500 companies that have increased their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years.
I can't say when the market's B-movie will matter, but here's what I can tell you based on the indicators.