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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.
Picking through the companies that either maintained or boosted their dividends, we would find a few of these characteristics.
Watching Moderna, Microsoft and FedEx as risk continues to be a central market theme, despite Monday's rally.
The retailer is set to report its earnings Tuesday morning.
Amazon would benefit from becoming a Mall Rat -- a brick and mortar presence could offer some distinct advantages to the online retail giant.
I think the quarantine has gone too far, with unintended consequences that will be tallied later.
We keep hearing about Macy's, J.C. Penney, Kohl's and others who are in trouble -- well here's why.
What you are looking for right now are stocks that haven't moved that can get the credit they need.
* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." --Walter Deemer "When the t...
From Danielle DiMartino Booth: The retail sector is one of the first to be wholesale downgraded by the rating agencies due to the coronavirus; the distinction is the second-order effect as the downgrades spread from brick and mortar retailers to t...
I don't think it would be too much of a stretch to imagine that too many investors, or citizens for that matter, will mind seeing March 2020 head on out of here.
Let's talk about opportunities amid the coronavirus crisis, and how Fed Chair Jerome Powell took bold action that puts us in a better position than before.
It's online, off-price, or nothing in the time of the coronavirus.
The massive movement toward sector ETFs is just simply not prudent. Here is why.
I would still like to see a day where the broad indices perform well on volume that grows from the day prior, but is that because I am too experienced?
Buckle up for what is likely to be another eventful five days.
* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer "When the t...
The thing about deep value plays is that you don't know when they will begin to rally -- they are hard to time. Case in point: Retail as in Kolh's and Macy's are going in overdrive now! Booyah!
* KSS and M are trading better Macy's announced a further restructuring this morning - which will include 125 store closures and the elimination of 2000 jobs. It looks positive... on the face of it. I have a call into the company and will report bac...
Much of Tuesday's rally is on the backs of hedge funds who -- poorly positioned for the Wuhan coronavirus -- started shorting virus-related stocks right into Friday.
For those that are keeping score, I am very liquid today... Longs: , , , , , , , , , , and Shorts: , , , , , , , , , and __________ Long FDX (large), GLD (small), KSS, KHC (large), PZZA, TWTR (large), VIAC (large), M (large), GE (small), C, BAC, W...
Watch bonds - as they are not modifying the equity market's recent rise. The yield on the 10 year is down to 1.72% (-5 bps on the day) - that's a multi-month low as I mentioned on Wednesday. I have pressed my JP Morgan short hedge against my bank ho...
If Tanger Factory Outlets doesn't make a big move, the odds of it falling off the Dividend Contenders list will increase.
Digging into the data, the numbers do appear to be quite the mess.
What if a stock is being propelled by actual events or changes?
* In 2019 equities rose far faster and interest rates fell sharper than the consensus expected * 2020 could be a year of out-of-the-VIX thinking and mean reversion in valuations/stock prices as profits, politics, geopolitical events and other uncert...
The maker of athleisure apparel unveils an upside surprise that illustrates how spending by people of means benefits higher-end names.