|Day Low/High||128.15 / 130.66|
|52 Wk Low/High||128.02 / 154.15|
After a strong day for fixed-income markets, let's learn from 2008 how to play this volatility.
Consumer staples' recession-resistant qualities are highly appealing to income and dividend growth investors.
These companies all could be strong -- even if the 2019 nCoV fear spreads.
The market impact of the virus for U.S. investors has been seen in more pronounced fashion in Treasury markets.
Almost 200 companies are slated to report quarterly results, including 43 S&P 500 constituents.
To turn Jim "El Capitan" Cramer's watchword of his investment faith around, there is always a bear market somewhere. Today and yesterday I took very nice gains in shorts in , , and .
I shorted about a week ago. Though KMB had a small EPS beat it was not enough considering the advance of the share price recently. The shares are -$7.40/share (or -5.4%) and I have just covered my trading short rental in this name at $131.70 for a g...
There is a chance that Presidents Trump and Xi sign something when they meet up at the APEC summit this November in Santiago, Chile.
KMB is set to report quarterly results on Tuesday.
As mentioned earlier, breadth was only 2-1 positive with UnitedHealth , JPMorgan and Johnson & Johnson responsible for a large portion of the market's gains. Bond yields rose, aiding the rate-sensitive banks (who generally met expectations). FANG ha...
Consumer non durables' weakness is conspicuous. (Ck out ) and are my new short names over the last few trading sessions.
I was quite active in my trading and investing over the last two days (while I was on the West Coast and not writing in my Diary). Here is a summary of my actions: * I have added to my private equity shorts - (a new position) joins . * I have reesta...
The impact of Elizabeth Warren is pretty much everywhere Thursday.
Kimberly-Clark's performance is nothing to sneeze at, and neither is Coca-Cola's, as higher sales, higher prices and big demand from emerging markets appear to give us a return to the good old days of great senior growth stocks.
Also, defense industry names can breathe easier with word of debt ceiling and federal spending deal.
The dividend yields on these stocks range from 2.4% to 3.0%, and in the last two quarters all three once again boosted their quarterly dividend.
Let's check the charts and indicators.
Anything weak is a positive to be excited about and anything strong is a nightmare because that might stiffen Powell's resolve to keep rates where they are instead of cutting them.
Now, we know that if we got any sort of truce in the trade war, with the exception of the financials, these hated sectors would be loved.
We have to stipulate what makes a market really tick these days in a world where we are ruled by tariffs and trade with a Fed sideshow.
These are the days when if you're brave you get a good price and begin the ride to greater riches.
Portfolio managers are exercising their First Amendment right to do incredibly stupid things.
Is this just some routine consolidation after a big run or is it an indicator of further weakness ahead?
Citi is severely undervalued, even as financials underperform.
The advantage goes to P&G as the larger of the two behemoths in consumer staples has been posting stronger results of late.
Keeping an eye on the Senate shutdown vote and any trade discussion today, and watching key support levels on the SPX.
Volatility appears to be the most attractive play during the early portion of earnings season.