Industrial Production Fell 0.6% Last Month

From CNBC: Industrial output decreased 0.6 percent last month after a downwardly revised 0.6 percent drop in February, the Federal Reserve said on Friday. Industrial […]

60 Straight Quarters of Sales Growth

MarketWatch has an interesting article where it lists 12 companies that have grown their sales every quarter for the last 15 years. But what truly […]

CWS Market Review – April 15, 2016

“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” – Voltaire Earnings season has begun, and so far, the market seems quite pleased. On […]

Morning News: April 15, 2016

China Averts a Hard Landing With a Credit-Powered Trampoline Obama to Back Anti-Brexit Campaign on Trip to U.K. Next Week Obama to Help Push for […]

Wells Fargo Earns 99 Cents Per Share

Wells Fargo (WFC) kicked off Q1 earnings season for our Buy List. The big bank earned 99 cents per share which beat estimates by two […]

Core Inflation Cools Off

The government reported on March consumer inflation this morning. It appears that core inflation is cooling off. For March, core consumer prices rose by 0.069%. […]

Morning News: April 14, 2016

Pound Falls After BOE Considered Brexit Risks in Policy Decision Draghi’s German Baggage Follows Him to Washington After ECB Spat Japan Stocks Continue Their Roll—at […]

Stocks Against Bonds — Who Will Win?

Here’s a chart I look to look at every so often. It’s stocks versus bonds which is the classic Wall Street grudge match. For my […]

15-Week High

The S&P 500 touched a fresh 15-week intra-day high this morning. The index got as high as 2,076.45 which is the highest since December 30, […]

Retail Sales and PPI

This morning’s retail sales report was a dud. The Street had been expecting an increase of 0.1%. Instead, retail sales fell 0.3% last month. This […]

Nathan’s Famous

Did you know that Nathan’s Famous, the hot dog place, is publicly traded? It is. Their symbol is NATH. Here are some numbers: The stock […]

Morning News: April 13, 2016

China Imports Record Oil as Higher Margins Boosts Purchases Eurozone Industrial Output Fell in February Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis in Seven Questions Panama Leak Spurs […]

AFLAC Closes Over $65 per Share

Shares of AFLAC (AFL) have been quacking up lately, and they’re getting near the price level that’s been a tough ceiling for them. First, some […]

Q1 2016 Earnings Calendar

Sixteen of our 20 Buy List stocks are due to report Q1 earnings over the next few weeks. Here’s a list of reporting dates, Wall […]

BBBY’s Delayed Reaction

It seems like some stocks have a delayed reaction to important news. After the last earnings report from Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), which I […]

Morning News: April 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia Rating Cut at Fitch; Outlook Remains Negative Why Low Oil Prices Are A Threat To Saudi Arabia: Investment Plan Doesn’t Work China First […]

Crossing Wall Street 2016-04-11 08:05:55

Earnings season kicks off today. Here are some bullet points I saw in this morning’s news: From Bloomberg: Analysts are projecting profits for S&P 500 […]

Morning News: April 11, 2016

How Panama Ended Up in the Middle of a Financial Scandal Hit by Panama Row, UK’s Cameron Announces New Tax Evasion Law in 2016 Q&A […]