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Should you consider a long-term investing plan for stocks like Raytheon and Lockheed Martin? This expert says, yes!
U.S. stocks look set for a mixed open Thursday, amid the busiest reporting session of the earnings season, even as global markets extend gains after the Federal Reserve signaled a pause in its rate hike plans and a series of blue-chip companies posted stronger-than-expected earnings and profit guidance that eased concerns over the prospect of a damaging slowdown in China.
Many see the Fed as done for the year. Never assume. Read the words as they are written.
Global stocks extended gains Thursday, with markets in Asia rising to the highest level in four months, after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled a pause in its rate hike plans and a series of blue-chip companies posted stronger-than-expected earnings and profit guidance that eased concerns over the prospect of a damaging slowdown in China.
On a heavy day for earnings reports Tuesday, three aerospace companies are slated to post results before the market open.
General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman report quarterly results this week. These stocks have strong gains since their Dec. 26 lows, but remain in bear market territory since setting all-time highs in early 2018.
Deal would support the Air Force and complete by 2025
Like Chess, we are at the point of the game where each side starts losing pieces that actually matter.
There are several reasons why the defense sector, and a best-of-breed company like Raytheon, have gotten attractive.
We'll see what happens this weekend at the G-20 meeting.
In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of the S&P 500, Northrop Grumman Corp has taken over the #136 spot from Lilly (Eli) & Co , according to ETF Channel. Below is a chart of Northrop Grumman Corp versus Lilly (Eli) & Co plotting their respective rank within the S&P 500 over time (NOC plotted in blue; LLY plotted in green): In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the underlying components were ranked according to those averages.
We are in the process of reviewing the portfolio, addressing what positions need to be altered as we approach the end of the year.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 10/31/2018 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the S&P 500 by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.
Jim Cramer explains his post-election play book: Growth stocks may be the way to go.
Now for those of you haven't voted, please go and do so and don't vote this stuff just invest in it!
Depending on today's election outcome, I'm looking at Lockheed Martin, Amazon and United Rentals.
Stephen 'Sarge' Guilfoyle gives you a rundown of what's in his portfolio as the new month gets rolling.
Let's see what the charts are indicating thus far.
With all the selling, the market is afraid of even the good buys, like Amazon and Northrop Grumman.
Jim Cramer compares the stock market's recent volatility to past declines. Not every selloff is alike.
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The Waltham, Mass.-based aerospace and defense company reports earnings of $2.25 a share on revenue of $6.81 billion.
Jim Cramer takes a closer look at Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Zuora, Exact Sciences.
This trillion-dollar level is so meaningful, Jim Cramer says, because Apple may be the first company to get here, but it won't be the last. Get ready.
Global stocks rebounded modestly Wednesday, as new moves to support the Chinese economy boosted markets in Asia and solid corporate profits lifted Europe shares higher at the opening bell, but investors remain sensitive to the U.S. earnings story amid signs of a slowing world economy and rising equity volatility ahead of some key tech-sector reports later this week.
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