Stocks Johnson & Johnson

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    Harris Private Bank chief investment officer Jack Ablin says there are signs the stock market just might be setting up for a big run up....One indicator he is watching is momentum.

  • In our July 1 email blast, we speculated that after a nearly 100% rise in the S&P Financial Index from the March 9, 2009 lows, further strength in the overall market may have to come from a different sector(s).  Well, as of right now, we're wrong.

  • Mike Williams of Genesis Asset Management and Douglas Roberts of ChannelCapitalResearch.com shared their investment strategies. (Part One)

  • Mike Williams of Genesis Asset Management and Douglas Roberts of ChannelCapitalResearch.com shared their investment strategies. (Part Two)

  • Man, time flies. I can't believe almost a year has passed since the incident at ICAD. That's the big Alzheimer's Disease scientific research conference that was held in Chicago in late July last year. This year, it's in Vienna and it's going on right now.

  • Several economic reports were released Tuesday, and the actuality is far different from the headlines. The Producer Price Index came and registered an alarming increase of 1.8%. But if you factor out food and energy, the increase falls to +0.5%. Read further, and that increase is entirely due to a jump in the price of cars and other light vehicles. I

  • Investors are placing their bets ahead of a string of pharma earnings due both this week and next. What must you know?

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    Stocks closed slightly higher as a mostly positive start to earnings season was offset by the air quickly coming out of a rally in bank stocks.

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    How are the Fast Money traders gaming this market into the close? Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play today's market moving events.

  • Considering Bank of America and JPMorgan report later in the week, what can you glean from Goldman results as you game earnings that lie ahead?

  • The New York Stock Exchange, downtown New York City.

    Earnings season may have "officially" gotten underway with last week's release by Dow component Alcoa, but it kicks into full gear Tuesday with two very significant pre-market releases: quarterly numbers from Goldman Sachs and Dow stock Johnson & Johnson. 

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    As Jim Goldman pointed out in his earnings preview on Intel, some analysts have been revising estimates upward on this Dow component.  Here are some key stats on the company...

  • It took a recommendation from the most bearish analyst around to shake the market out of its lethargy Monday. Meridith Whitney has been the hottest hand for the past few years and unbelievably correct in her bearish stance on the financial sector. With her upgrade of Goldman Sachs, the sector and the market woke up. But only woke up a bit. Volume, which has been anemic at best, was a discouragingly low 1.2 billion shares on the NYSE.

  • Sell the news, even when it's better than expected. Goldman Sachs beat expectations by a wide margin...and earnings

  • The New York Stock Exchange, downtown New York City.

    Earnings season may have "officially" gotten underway with last week's release by Dow component Alcoa, but it kicks into full gear Tuesday with two very significant pre-market releases: quarterly numbers from Goldman Sachs and Dow stock Johnson & Johnson. 

  • There's a lot riding on Goldman Sachs' earnings report Tuesday. Already high expectations for a block buster quarter moved up a notch Monday when usually bearish banking analyst Meredith Whitney put a buy on the stock and said the firm's earnings will show a huge upside surprise.

  • Stocks rallied sharply higher on Monday after bullish comments on the financials lifted hopes that banks' quarterly results may be stronger than expected.

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    How are the Fast Money traders gaming this market into the close? Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play today's market moving events.

  • As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies. 

  • NYSE Traders

    Earnings season should provide a fresh view of the U.S. economy and may shake the stock market out of its summer doldrums.