Charlie Bilello/Pension Partners This chart illustrates the steady climb in the S&P 500 even as investors struggled with bouts of panic sales, suggesting that the bull market rewards those who embrace their fears.
The two most important lessons from the second-longest bull market in history may be that conventional wisdom....More>>>
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday ordering a 180-day review of two parts of the Dodd-Frank Act — the Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) and the construct and function of the....More>>>
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
Mobile means that, for the first time, pretty much everyone on earth will have a camera, taking vastly more images than were ever taken on film (how many pictures?). This feels like a profound change on a par with, say, the transistor radio making music ubiquitous.
Then, the image sensor in a phone is more than just a camera that takes pictures – it’s also part of new ways of....More>>>
Things were looking up for Caterpillar (CAT)–and then the Fed’s came a knockin’.
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Shares of Caterpillar had returned 7.1 percent so far this year–and 47% over the last 12 months–as optimism about the state of the global economy pushed its shares higher. But Caterpillar’s shares are tumbling this afternoon after reports....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap homebuilder stock KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is scheduled forafter the marketcloses onWednesday (January 11th) with atechnical chart showing shares hovering at either a key ceiling or a key support level depending on how you look at he chart:
A long term performance chart shows KB Home along with large cap D.R. Horton, Inc (NYSE: DHI) and mid capsLennar....More>>>
After a few weeks of “spirited” and profitable activity in the middle of September, in which we broke below the eight-week “ultra-tight” range and bounced up, the markets have settled back into the doldrums that have defined the past few months.
In fact, for the past two years, U.S. markets have managed to move from trading-range box to trading-range....More>>>
Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) is an innovative, up-and-coming technology company whose stock is a rollercoaster that runs on emotions, knee-jerk reactions, and then, sometimes, fundamentals. The trick for any investor other than long-term (think years) is to find out which one will rule price movement next. Before we get to that, some context on my opinion/experience with the stock.
Apple stock is undervalued as the company is moving to a mature one. Is the Market missing something here?
Apple Inc.(NSDQ:AAPL)is the largest company in terms of market capitalization, but AAPL stock is also the cheapest among the top technology stocks in terms of price multiples. After dropping sharply during the first half of the year Apple recovered nicely during the second half, thanks....More>>>
While most income investors are reaching for big yields right now, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams plus annual returns of 12%, 27.1% and even 54% or more per year.
Why wouldn’t U.S. stocks rally, surging to the biggest weekly gain in a year, amid earnings euphoria like this? With no hint of fatigue, the S&P 500 Index spent the holiday-shortened week rolling past 2,700, while the Dow Jones Industria