Busy Earnings Week Ahead

More specifically, this is the busiest earnings week of the entire season. 13 Dow components reporting this week Reporting date Caterpillar Monday Apple Inc. Tuesday Boeing Co. BA, -0.65% Tuesday Chevron Corp. CVX, -0.87% Thursday DowDuPont Inc. DWDP, +0.40% Thursday...
Dividends Matter

Dividends Matter

From the desk of Eddie Elfenbein:   “Interesting chart. S&P started the total return index in January 1988 with same value as the regular index. Now it’s nearly double. In other words, in 31 years, dividends doubled your returns.”  ...
The Big One

The Big One

On Monday the S&P 500 Index entered bear market territory: Today, the biggest one day rally, ever(in terms of points).  Here’s how today stacks up(Dow Jones Industrials): And the S&P 500 Index: Is a bottom finally in?  Too early to tell, but needless...
$DIA Chart

$DIA Chart

As the new week begins stocks continue Friday’s retreat.  The $DIA is off just over 250pts. and is trading below Wednesday’s low.  The $DIA opened that session with a powerful upside gap before finishing with a 555pt. gain.  The index will soon fill the...
There’s Only One

There’s Only One

Out of the following ten Equity Index ETF’s, $DIA is only one trading above its flat/declining 200 day moving average. $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $IJS, $IWM, $OIH, $XLE, $XLF, $SMH, $VTI The $XLP and the $XLU are trading above both their 50 and 200 day moving averages,...