iBonds: Great for Apple, Not for You

Apple announced plans for a dividend increase and stock repurchase plan that will cost lots of money, and will tap debt markets; I won't buy those bonds. More 

Companies Made Fewer New Hires in March

Today's National Employment Report indicates that hiring may be slowing as only 158,000 jobs were created in March instead of the expected 200,000. More 

9 Service Sector Picks Too Good To Pass Up

The services sector is the fastest growing segment in the U.S. and keeping your eyes on these 9 companies is a good way to play the rally in the market More 

Should You Make a Move on Moody’s (MCO)?

MCO has been the subject of some troubling headlines - does that mean there's a trade there? More 

Exelon’s Dividend Cut Switches the Power Off

Slashing its payout by 41% is a stark sign of the utility giant's 'spending problem.' I'd add EXC to any list of utilities to avoid. More 

Apple’s Rescue Too Little Too Late — Thursday’s IP Market Recap

Downbeat jobs and productivity news coupled with a string of crummy earnings reports to send the broader markets into the red Thursday. More 

Stocks Return to Soaring — Tuesday’s IP Market Recap

Markets rebounded from Monday's losses thanks to a strong showing from financials Tuesday. More