Tech Wins, Dow Loses: Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

The S&P finished down for the second straight day and the Dow bounced lower after Tuesday's record, while tech strength led the Nasdaq higher. More 

50 Reasons to Take the American Consumer Seriously

Power to the people. Specifically, the American consumer. There's a reason why the June retail sales report dominated the headlines: its a critical U.S. sector More 

38 Actions to Take Now For the New Quarter

We have reached the second half of 2013, and while you could hardly tell from trading action we saw in June, the first half of the year was fantastic. More 

Stay Clear of Terex, But Not the Whole Industry

While Terex's outlook bodes poorly for the farm and construction equipment industry, I still see at least one potential winner in the space. More 

While The Dollar Rises, Multinationals Dive

Pop quiz: What do these four companies have in common? Caterpillar, Deere, Dr Pepper Snapple, and Harley Davidson are all struggling with overseas revenues More 

Trade of the Day: Snap-on (SNA)

This isn't a name you'd typically think of as a housing stock--but it provides crucial parts for homebuilding services, and has the best fundamentals of similarly "diversified" housing stocks. More 

Tableau IPO Bounds Into the Stratosphere

Big Data player Tableau Software (DATA) hit the public markets running Friday morning, surging 60% in just a few hours -- and that's a red flag, at least in the short-term. More