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NRG Energy Inc (NRG)

NRG Energy Inc (NRG) will report earnings before the open. Estimates are for a loss of $0.04 versus $-0.90. There is some nice upside to this name as … [Read More...]

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Madison Letter Weekly Update

Since inception, our overall timing return is 81.47% versus 48.56% on the S&P 500 for excess return of 32.91%. The range between the buy and sell … [Read More...]

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Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (BUD)

We just took Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (BUD)for our buy list in front of earnings. We made 14% and feel this was enough for now. Estimates are $1.43 … [Read More...]

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Weekly Charts Updated

Each week we highlight the SP500. We also track but do not show Russell 2000, NASDAQ Composite, UUP, EEM, TLT, HYG and LQD. The charts use the 50 day … [Read More...]

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Salesforce.com (CRM)

Salesforce.com (CRM) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are for earnings of $0.14 versus $0.07. The stock is fairly valued and not worth … [Read More...]

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Portfolio Update

The S&P 500 has moved higher for the fourth time in the last seven weeks. The Nasdaq Composite rose as well. The portfolio moved to 67% invested … [Read More...]

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ)

Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) is typical of many biotechs names. They are trading at their upper limits and not on valuation but the potential of new … [Read More...]

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Texas Roadhouse (TXRH)

Texas Roadhouse will report earrnings after the close. Estimates are $0.26 versus $0.24. The stock is fully valued as are many restaurant stocks as … [Read More...]

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The Week Ahead

1.Geopolitical and Fiscal Events. Monday sees President Obama speak to the governors of all 50 states. Tuesday sees Federal Reserve Chairman Yellen … [Read More...]

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Actavis (ACT)

Actavis (ACT) will be doing a secondary and boy are they selling shares expensively to shareholders. The stock price is above all measures. We would … [Read More...]

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Madison Letter Weekly Update

We began to offer a buy and sell strategy via our Madison Market Timing Indicator at the beginning of April of 2007. There are now 24 open and closed … [Read More...]

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Weekly Charts

Each week we highlight charts below of the SP500, Russell 2000, NASDAQ Composite, UUP, EEM, TLT, HYG and LQD. The charts use the 50 day moving average … [Read More...]

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Public Storage (PSA)

Public Storage (PSA) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are for $2.20 versus $2.13. Hardly stellar earnings growth. The price target is … [Read More...]

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Walmart (WMT)

Walmart (WMT) will report earnings before the open on Thursday. Estimates are for earnings of $1.54 versus $1.60. The stock is near its price target … [Read More...]

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Morning Matters Portfolio Update

The S&P 500 has moved higher for the third time in six weeks. The Nasdaq Composite rose as well. The portfolio moved to 58% invested long, 0% … [Read More...]

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The Week Ahead

1.Geopolitical and Fiscal Events. Tuesday sees Federal Reserve Philadelphia President Plosser speak. Bank of Japan latest statement is out on … [Read More...]

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Analog Devices (ADI)

Analog Devices (ADI) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.61 versus $0.49 for growth of $0.12 or 25%. Despite the nice earnings … [Read More...]

CBS Corp (CBS)

CBS Corp (CBS) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.77 versus $0.78. Despite the lack of growth this quarter, there is nice upside … [Read More...]

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Weekly Charts Updated

Each week we highlight charts below of the SP500, Russell 2000, NASDAQ Composite, UUP, EEM, TLT, HYG and LQD. The charts use the 50 day moving average … [Read More...]

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Locking In Gains On Costco (COST) and Raising More Cash

We recommended Costco (COST) over a year ago on February 5, 2014. A year later the stock has moved up from $110.22 to $148.22. Plus the company … [Read More...]

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Baidu (BIDU)

Baidu (BIDU) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $1.67 versus $1.39. Despite the growth, this is no longer a favorite name to own. … [Read More...]

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$20 Oil

Citigroup (C) yesterday published a report starting that the recent move in oil is a suckers rally and that oil may be heading ultimately to $20. The … [Read More...]