You can either get out of the way, or get with it, but I fully endorse PEP as a defensive holding for nervous portfolio managers.
PEP could trade sideways for a few days to weeks but the major trend is up.
The inaccurate reporting on PepsiCo's earnings shows why it can be costly to react to the rapid-fire news stories that follow a release.
Joining the ranks of BlackRock and Microsoft, BP has come out with a plan to address climate change, and that gives it added appeal.
BP has set goals of reaching net-zero emissions from its own oil and gas operations and production by 2050.
A federal judge rules in favor of Sprint's merger with T-Mobile US and sends Sprint's stock climbing, but it will take time to see where it settles out.
And it's called the coronavirus, which is throwing uncertainty into how to trade -- or not -- this name.
If the virus spreads and the shutdown continues, then that time frame will lengthen to at least two quarters.
Some short-term traders may be sellers of Apple based on its charts, but it is hard to make the technical case for a meaningful correction or pullback.
Do I now doubt my previous doubts about Uber? A bit, to be honest. Enough to buy some shares?