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Posts Tagged ‘INDEX:^VIX’

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Forget the Fed, Look at Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)!

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Linkedin Corporation

LinkedIn Corp (LNKD), Pandora Media Inc (P): The Ducks Are Quacking

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Citigroup Inc. (C): After Lehman, This Problem Has Only Gotten Worse

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB)

Facebook Inc (FB): The Countdown to the Hottest Tech IPO Starts Now

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Telecoms Keep the Dow Afloat

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Ignore the Market on Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Apple Inc (AAPL)

Why Apple Inc. (AAPL) Won’t Go Down

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)

Carl Icahn Loses Dell Inc. (DELL), Finds a Global Soapbox

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): The Race Picture Just Got Simpler

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) – The Fed in September: Will It or Won’t It?

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

Bank of America Corp (BAC) – Forget Headline Risk: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Can Still Outperform

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), S&P 500 (.INX): This Was the Week’s Most Important Trend

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE)

CBOE Holdings, Inc (CBOE), Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Crash Protection: Here’s How to Buy It

The Dow Jones Industrials have been hitting new all-time records for months. With every new Dow milestone that goes into the books, more investors start......(read more)
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (USA)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (USA) (BAM): Why Canada’s Warren Buffett Is Bullish on America

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Dell Inc. (DELL): Get in the Game!

The S&P 500 , and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average, both gained 0.50% today, and both established new record (nominal) highs......(read more)

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Shares Run Out of Fizz

The streak ends here. The S&P 500 lost 0.4% today, failing to extend its eight-day winning streak (which was nevertheless very unusual — read......(read more)
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)

Dell Inc. (DELL) – Stocks: The Truth Behind Wall Street’s Earnings Game

As we head into earnings season — non-official “starter” Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) reported after the close — investors bid U.S. stocks......(read more)
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)

Here’s What You Should Know About Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Now

U.S. stocks traded in a narrow range today, ending the day essentially unchanged as the S&P 500 and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial......(read more)
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)

Zynga Inc (ZNGA)’s 10% Pop: A Triumph of Hope Over Reason

U.S. stocks started the second half of the year off on a positive note, as the S&P 500 and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

IPO Watch: Is This the Next Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)?

With three straight days of decent gains, investors seem finally to have shaken off the macro jitters they experienced in the wake of last week’......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Not An Investment (or Even a Good Speculation)

Good numbers on durable goods orders and housing were enough for investors to recover from their macro hangover — at least for today, as the S&......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Oracle Corporation (ORCL): Dow’s Withdrawal Symptoms Kick In

And you thought yesterday was bad? A day after the Fed said it expected to kill its bond-buying program within a year, stocks continued their free fall......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Ebix Inc (EBIX): Why Dow (.DJI) Investors Should Expect Even More Volatility

The Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:.DJI) are continuing their recent run of triple-digit volatility, dropping 205 by 10:55 a.m. EDT,......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), FB, NASDAQ:FB

Market Roundup: The Japan Experiment and Facebook Inc (FB)

U.S. were down today, as the S&P 500 lost 1%, while the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) fell 0.8%. The VIX Index......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

How Irrationality Has Sparked the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI)’s Triple-Digit Plunge

Down go the markets on renewed fears over an end to quantitative easing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) has fallen sharply, diving 120......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): Is the High-Dividend Trade Over?

U.S. stocks finished in positive territory on the first trading day of the month of June, as the S&P 500 rose 0.6%, while the narrower, price-weighted......(read more)
NV Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NVE)

NV Energy, Inc. (NVE): Did Buffett Overpay for This Utility?

The S&P 500 and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average both fell 0.7% today. Consistent with those losses, the VIX Index, Wall......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Comparing Ben Bernanke and Tim Cook

U.S. stocks recorded another day of gains — that’s now seven up days over the past eight sessions — as the and the rose 0.25% and 0.......(read more)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): The Long Term View On Earnings

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published yesterday Another day of gains for U.S. stocks, with the S&P 500 and the narrower, price......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI): How the World’s Smartest Investor Lost His Way

It appears that yesterday’s rebound wasn’t enough for investors to shake Monday’s jitters, as the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:GSPC) and the......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Intel Corporation (INTC) and This Week’s Earnings: Handicapping the Bull

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) just recorded their best weekly performances......(read more)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) & The Real Reason the Dow (.DJI) Plunged This Morning

Employment has been a sticking point in the U.S. economic recovery for years, and today it showed its uglier side. With this morning’s report from......(read more)

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), A Small Victory for Shareholders

Stocks clawed back some of yesterday’s losses today, with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX), and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial......(read more)

Dell Inc. (DELL): Its Takeover Is Good News for Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Today’s was a tough session for stocks, with the S&P 500 falling by a little more than 1%, the index’s largest daily decline in over a......(read more)

Why the Dow (.DJI) Has Plunged More Than 100 Points: Bank of America Corp (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Forget about yesterday’s great gains. The markets are embracing the red today, and as of 2:30 p.m. EDT the Dow Jones Industrial Average has plunged......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

The Easy Road to Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (.DJI) 17,000

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published yesterday, before market close. It was a good day for stocks, with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP......(read more)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B): What Buffett Didn’t Say About Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

The ceiling is holding fast. The market pared its losses from earlier in the day, with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and the narrower, price-weighted......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

How The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Pulled the Dow Back Up Today: The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

After a topsy-turvy session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (Dow Jones Indices:.DJI) once again proved the resiliency of the bull market by......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

The Truth Behind This Market’s “Groundhog Day”: Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI)

The market appears to be experiencing its own version of Groundhog Day this month, the 1993 comedy that had Bill Murray caught in a loop in which he repeats......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Gold Won’t Break $2,000 Before 2020: SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD)

Yet another failed attempt. Stocks rose today, but the S&P 500 failed once more to break its October 2007 all-time (nominal) high of 1,565.15. Incredibly......(read more)

Top 4 Contrarian Reads: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

For all that is written on the topic, the key to beating the market can be boiled down to a single concept: variant perception. In order to earn a return......(read more)
The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA)

The Boeing Company (BA) Shares Get Some Irish Spring

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) declined by roughly a quarter of a percentage point today — its first loss of the month. However, the narrower, price......(read more)
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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS): Has the Commodities Bubble Burst at Investment Banks?

After a record-breaking run last week, stocks opened slightly lower this morning, with the S&P 500 and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrials......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Stock Pickers: This Market’s Not for You – S&P/ASX 200 VIX INDEX (XVI)

As we head into tomorrow morning’s U.S. employment report for the month of February, the Dow Jones Industrial Average managed to put up at a third......(read more)
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U.S. Companies’ Contrary Indicator for Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), 3M Co (MMM)

After setting a new all-time nominal high on the Dow, stocks added to their gains today as the S&P 500 and the price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Are Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Rotten?

After spending most of the day in negative territory, stocks pulled out a win in the last part of the session,  with the S&P 500 (S&P Indices......(read more)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Why Stocks Plunged Today (It’s Not About Europe): Intel Corporation (INTC), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Stocks started the day in the black, but that didn’t last and they went on to record their largest daily loss since Nov. 7, with the S&P 500......(read more)
The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA)

Will The Boeing Company (BA) Shares Be Cleared for Take-Off?

After a good start to the week, stocks were taken down on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 losing 1.2%, while the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial......(read more)
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR)

It’s Time to Take a Look at Options: Apple Inc. (AAPL), SunPower Corporation (SPWR)

Options are both a misunderstood and dangerous tool for retail investors. You can quickly make a lot of money using options — and you can lose a......(read more)

RIP, Stock Market Volatility (2007-2012): Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Stocks were down on Friday, with the S&P 500 losing 0.1%, while the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average gained less than 0.1%. However......(read more)