Dow Jones Industrial Average

Why One Firm Issued a 3350 Target for the S&P 500 in 2020

Despite a recent setback in trade talks and in stock market performance, and despite the "sell in May and go away" theme taking hold, 2019 has been an incredibly strong ...
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Apple, McDonald’s, Pfizer and More Dow Stocks Reporting This Week

Five of the 30 Dow Jones industrial average components are scheduled to report their latest quarterly reports this week, with most coming out on Tuesday. The Dow is closing in ...
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United Technologies Is Top Dow Stock of 2019, Up 32%

The Dow Jones industrial average has surged by 13.79% this year to 26,543.33, which puts it in all-time record territory. Far outpacing that rate of increase, United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Dow Stocks

It takes a certain kind of courage to short sell blue chips, such as the Dow Jones industrial average components. Short sellers are betting on these companies to fail, or ...
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Cisco Is Best-Performing Dow Stock of 2019

Technology is back on top. Among the Dow Jones industrials, Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), the huge global provider of routers, leads the index. Its shares are up 27.42% year ...
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BlackRock Adjusts 2019 Positive Risk-On Outlook for Stocks and Oil

BlackRock may not be as frequently cited for some of its market and policy outlooks and views as some of the large brokerage firms. What makes BlackRock unique is that ...
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Why Cisco Topped the Dow’s Record Quarter

The Dow Jones industrial average posted its best quarter since the financial crisis, up 11% to 25,928.68. The top-performing of the 30 Dow components was tech company Cisco Systems Inc. ...
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Pfizer and Apple Remain Most Shorted Dow Stocks

It takes a certain kind of courage to short sell blue chips, such as the Dow Jones industrial average components. Short sellers are betting on these companies to fail, or ...
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Sell-Off or Not, 7 Blue Chips and Industry Leaders Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The week of March 22, 2019, ended on a very sour note with the Dow Jones industrials selling off on Friday alone by a sharp 460 points and the S&P ...
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As Recession Fears Grow, 15 Stocks to Survive a Stock Market Correction

Friday brought on major selling in the stock market, with the Dow Jones industrials down over 400 points and the S&P 500 down almost 50 points earlier in the ...
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Flop City: 7 Big Stocks Completely Overlooked by the 10-Year Bull Market

The current bull market is now officially 10 years old. That anniversary took place on Saturday, March 9. The Great Recession was the worst modern-era recession, and it was followed ...
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How Top Tech Giants and Banks Dominated the 10-Year Bull Market

The bull market is officially 10 years old. That anniversary took place on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 had both put in double-digit ...
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Bull Market Celebrates 10 Years, Up 300%

The Dow Jones industrial average hit 6,443.27 on March 9, 2009. It had lost 54% of its value from October 9, 2007, which was the previous high, crippled by the ...
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$25 Billion Quarterly Loss for Berkshire Hathaway as Buffett Abandons Book Value Focus

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its annual report, and the results from the fourth quarter are putting dark clouds over Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders. Berkshire Hathaway's ...
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Coke Gets Crushed as Worst Performing Dow Stock

The stock market has been so unusually strong this year that only two of the 30 components of the Dow Jones industrial average are down. The index itself is higher ...
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