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Clorox (CLX)

The July sell-off has hit Clorox (CLX) hard. Earnings are due out this morning. Estimates are $1.35 versus $1.38. The stock is cheap and there should … [Read More...]

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Futures Lower But There Was Positive News Over Night

The expression "it is always darkest before the dawn" could be no truer than on Wall Street during a sell-off. This week is no different. However, we … [Read More...]

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The Madison Letter: Current 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 22 open and closed … [Read More...]

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Index ETF Options Volume

Index ETF Options Volume We are going to highlight unusual options activity as well going forward. The third column from the left will highlight … [Read More...]

Breaking News

Futures Fail To Bounce

In After Hours Trading IPOs on deck Auris Medical, FCB Financial Holdings, Loxo Oncology, Mobileye NV, Sirva, Tobira Therapeutics, VTTI Energy … [Read More...]

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Federal Reserve’s Ultimate Promise

Yesterday the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) promised they would keep interest rates low for a long time. We need to make sure that Lucy … [Read More...]

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Merck (MRK)

Merck (MRK) beat estimates by $0.04 yesterday. This stock gets complete respect and has no upside. C'est la vie.   … [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 CFT. The charts use the 50 day moving average … [Read More...]

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Index ETF Options Volume

Index ETF Options Volume  We are going to highlight unusual options activity as well going forward. The third column from the left will highlight … [Read More...]

Paper Money

Federal Reserve Preview

Today at 2:00 p.m. EDT the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce its latest policy decision. We have a preview for you to … [Read More...]

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Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer (PFE) beat estimates by $0.01 yesterday. This stock gets no respect and has nice upside.   … [Read More...]

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Morning Matters Portfolio

The S&P 500 was a bit higher since our last update albeit 0.27%. The Nasdaq Composite broke its four week losing streak as it rose 0.46%. The … [Read More...]

Breaking News

Futures Higher

In After Hours Trading IPOs on deck Lantheus Holdings, TherapeuticsMD and Westlake Chemical Partners LP. Secondaries on deck CUZ TXMD. IPO … [Read More...]

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Index ETF Optons Volume

Index ETF Options Volume We are going to highlight unusual options activity as well going forward. The third column from the left will highlight … [Read More...]

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Cummins (CMI)

Cummins (CMI) beat estimates by $0.04 and raised revenue estimates to 8-11%. For the stock to move higher, it will have to rely on its upper limit.   … [Read More...]

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Merger Monday

It's Monday and that must mean it is Merger Monday. Dollar Tree (DLTR) is buying rival Family Dollar (FDO) for $74.50 which is a 23% premium to … [Read More...]

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The Week Ahead

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was lower for the past week while the S&P 100 and the NASDAQ 100 were higher. 1.Geopolitical and Fiscal Events … [Read More...]

Breaking News

Futures Slightly Lower

In After Hours Trading IPOs on deck this week, 21, including Synchrony Financial and HealthEquity. Secondaries on deck will be ad hoch. IPO … [Read More...]

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Index ETF Options Volume

Index ETF Options Volume We are going to highlight unusual options activity as well going forward. The third column from the left will highlight … [Read More...]

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Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) reported earnings of $1.43 versus estimates of $1.37 this morning and raised guidance. The stock has been range bound … [Read More...]

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The Madison Letter Current Update

Since inception, our overall timing return is 70.92% versus 39.92% on the S&P 500 for excess return of 31.00%. We began to offer a buy and sell … [Read More...]

President Barack Obama

Must See TV

Yesterday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. EDT CNBC aired a pre-recorded interview between President Obama and CNBC Reporter Steve Leisman. It is worth … [Read More...]