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  • S&P 500 = 2,018.05
    , October 31st, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    The S&P 500 closes the week and month at 2,018.05. That’s the highest close ever. The S&P 500 is up 9.18% for the year. The […]

  • The Stock Market Soars Above 2,000
    , October 31st, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Today is a very good day for stocks. The big news was that Japan announced massive new stimulus measures. The S&P 500 has been as […]

  • Moog Earns $1.12 per Share
    , October 31st, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Moog ($MOG-A) just reported earnings of 93 cents per share for its fiscal fourth quarter (the September quarter). That includes a 19-cent charge, so the […]

  • CWS Market Review – October 31, 2014
    , October 31st, 2014 at 7:08 am

    “Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to do nothing.” – David Tepper I’m happy to report that my favorite investment strategy, doing absolutely nothing, […]

  • Morning News: October 31, 2014
    , October 31st, 2014 at 6:55 am

    Yen Declines to Six-Year Low on BOJ Monetary Easing; Ruble Drops RBS Takes $640 Million Forex Charge and Warns of More to Come BNP Paribas […]

  • Q3 Earnings Season Calendar
    , October 30th, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    We’re now in third quarter earnings season. Sixteen of our 20 Buy List stocks have quarters that ended in September. Here’s a list of each […]

  • Q3 GDP +3.5%
    , October 30th, 2014 at 8:45 am

    The government just reported that the economy grew, in real terms, by 3.5% last quarter. That’s a decent number. Four of the last five quarters […]

  • Morning News: October 30, 2014
    , October 30th, 2014 at 7:07 am

    European Investors Get Jittery Over Banking Stocks German Jobless Total Falls in October Fed Ends QE, Perks Up Labor Market Outlook Fed’s Lonesome Dove Dissents […]

  • The Best Time of the Year to Invest
    , October 29th, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    Today is October 29 which has historically marked the end of the worst period of the year for stocks. I took the Dow’s entire history […]

  • RIP: QE
    , October 29th, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    The Fed announces the end of Quantitative Easing: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September suggests that economic activity is expanding […]