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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Down

October 16, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a sharp drop in crude oil prices overnight and a better-than-expected report on new claims for jobless benefits. St. Louis Fed ...
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Short Sellers Getting Smart in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the September 30 settlement date is out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Key Stock Picks for the Fourth Quarter

With or without mid-term elections, the last quarter of 2014 and January of next year could be a bonanza for stock investors. In a new report out from Merrill Lynch, the ...
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5 Defensive Stocks Largely Avoiding the Sell-Off

Thursday has been one ugly day for the U.S. equity markets, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.3% with just over two hours until the ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the September 15 settlement date are out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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Is Treasury Plan for Tax Inversion REALLY Trouble for Merger Stocks?

The U.S. Treasury has finally made its proposed effort to deal with the waves of corporate tax inversions that have created such a stir of late. The move is also ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

September 17, 2014: Markets opened slightly mixed on Wednesday and traded in a narrow range around the break-even line until the FOMC meeting announcement in mid-afternoon. The word that interest ...
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The 4 Stocks That Shored Up the Dow

September 15, 2014: Markets opened slightly lower on Monday after the OECD lowered its U.S. GDP growth forecast. The Empire State manufacturing index rose sharply in September. That rise was ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the August 29 settlement date is out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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Facebook More Valuable Than IBM

A great deal was made of the value of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) as it crossed the $200 billion market cap level. As a sign of just how meaningful the ...
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Short Interest Swings in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. 24/7 Wall St. reviews the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a sense of what short sellers may be ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed the DJIA and S&P 500 to New Highs

August 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday following a huge jump in durable goods orders, a better-than-expected report on consumer confidence, and a slowdown in home price increases. The ...
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ELIQUIS Approved for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolisms

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved the drug ELIQUIS, as a treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary ...
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3 DJIA Stocks at Real Risk of Hitting 52-Week Lows

Investors seem to have grown accustomed to seeing the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hitting new high after new high in 2014. Only the recent market volatility has created a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 14, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after a slightly worse-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits.  U.S. export prices were higher in July and natural gas prices ...
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