Texas Industries, Inc.

NYSE: TXI
Source: Jon OggInternational Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is on a determined path to get its earnings per share to $20.00 by 2015 at almost any cost. We have thought that the cost for this...
Jon C. Ogg
U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning even following a larger than expected rise in new claims for jobless benefits in the U.S.  The final revision to fourth quarter 2012 GDP...
Paul Ausick
U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a stack of poor reports on the Italian economy. New industrial orders were down, industrial sales were down, and retail sales were down. To top...
Paul Ausick
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning even though the number of new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected before markets opened (more coverage here). The news was...
Paul Ausick
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected quarterly earnings report from Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA). There was not a lot of economic data out today, so corporate...
Paul Ausick
The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning following yesterday’s release of the minutes of the June FOMC meeting which did not raise hopes for another round of Fed easing. Markets...
Paul Ausick
The three major US stock indexes opened slightly lower this morning ahead of the release later today of the minutes of the last FOMC meeting. Asian markets were mixed overnight and markets in Europe...
Paul Ausick
The three major US stock indexes opened higher this morning on reports of a new bailout for Spanish banks and a 24-basis point drop on 10-year Spanish bond yields (our coverage here). The dollar...
Paul Ausick
Markets opened lower today and of the three major indexes, only the S&P 500 was able to break through to positive territory and stay there for most of the day. The DJIA stayed negative all day and...
Paul Ausick
Many investors probably consider that it will be the larger technology companies which will kick off the bias for technology this earnings.  Guess again.  Technology is now already under a negative...
Jon C. Ogg