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ISM Non-Manufacturing Index decreased to 57.4% in November
about 1 year ago by Bill McBride @ Calculated Risk

The November ISM Non-manufacturing index was at 57.4%, down from 60.1% in October. The employment index decreased in November to 55.3%, from 57.5%. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50 contraction. From the Institute for Supply Management: November 2017 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 95th consecutive month, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.The report was issued today by Anthony Nieves, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., CFPM, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: "The NMI® registered 57.4 percent, which is 2.7 percentage points lower than the October reading of 60.1 percent. This represents continued growth in the non-manufacturing sector at...

Marijuana Stocks Ready To Turn A New Leaf In 2018
about 1 year ago by SA Most Popular

5 Biggest Price Target Changes For Tuesday
about 1 year ago by Lisa Levin @ Benzinga

Credit Suisse raised the price target for Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL) from $39 to $45. Toll Brothers shares closed at $50.66 on Monday. read more

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 5, 2017
about 1 year ago by Lisa Levin @ Benzinga

Top Upgrades Analysts at Atlantic Equities upgraded United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) from Neutral to Overweight. United Technologies shares fell 0.07 percent to close at $120.04 on Monday. read more

Digital Ally Gets Electroshock Weapon Patent, Plans to Enter Nonlethal Market
about 1 year ago by Elizabeth Balboa @ Benzinga

What Happened: The U.S. Patent Office will issue Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) a patent next week for the firm’s wirelessly conducted electroshock weapon, according to a Tuesday press release. read more

Newly Merged DowDuPont Gets A Bullish Call From Goldman
about 1 year ago by Shanthi Rexaline @ Benzinga

DowDuPont Inc (NYSE: DWDP) was formed due to the recent merger between Dow Chemical Co (NYSE: DOW) and E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE: DD). Latest Ratings for DWDP DateFirmActionFromTo Dec 2017Stephens & Co.Initiates Coverage OnOverweight Dec 2017Goldman SachsReinstatesBuy Nov 2017UBSMaintainsBuy </ta...

Why The Volatility In Omeros Corporation?
about 1 year ago by SA Editor's Picks

CoreLogic: House Prices up 7.0% Year-over-year in October
about 1 year ago by Bill McBride @ Calculated Risk

Notes: This CoreLogic House Price Index report is for October. The recent Case-Shiller index release was for September. The CoreLogic HPI is a three month weighted average and is not seasonally adjusted (NSA).From CoreLogic: CoreLogic US Home Price Report Marks Second Consecutive Month of 7 Percent Year-Over-Year Increases in OctoberCoreLogic® ... today released its CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for October 2017, which shows home prices are up both year over year and month over month. Home prices nationally increased year over year by 7 percent from October 2016 to October 2017, and on a month-over-month basis home prices increased by 0.9 percent in October 2017 compared with September 2017, according to the CoreLogic HPI.Looking ahead, the CoreLogic HPI Forecast indicates that home prices will increase by 4...

Trade Deficit at $48.7 Billion in October
about 1 year ago by Bill McBride @ Calculated Risk

From the Department of Commerce reported:The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $48.7 billion in October, up $3.8 billion from $44.9 billion in September, revised. October exports were $195.9 billion, down less than $0.1 billion from September exports. October imports were $244.6 billion, $3.8 billion more than September imports. <img alt="U.S. Trade Exports Imports" border="0" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hGuDMkzbzgc/WiahPqZjxNI/AAAAAAAAtFw/ERERbLHBPUUhLgixzOjXUDyzr66LQZkiQCLcBGAs/s320/TradeOct2017.PNG" style="border-image: none; border: 1px so...

DowDuPont: Significant Asymmetrical Risk/Reward Opportunity
about 1 year ago by SA Editor's Picks

Focus At The Beginning
about 1 year ago by Jeff Carter @ Points and Figures

Yesterday I had a conversation with Rajiv Nathan.  He is a marketing consultant and does a lot of work with startups.  It would be worth your time to reach out to him if you are thinking about marketing. We talked …

How to Exit Winning Trades After They Go Parabolic
about 1 year ago by Michael Martin @ MartinKronicle

The hardest trade is exiting winners. The hardest trade for many is exiting a winning trade. That's true under normal situations. But once a security has gone parabolic, all the backtested rules go out the window as I show in this video.

Bitcoin: Will Stunning Rally Sustain Or Sour In 2018?
about 1 year ago by SA Editor's Picks

Micron: In Case I Was Wrong
about 1 year ago by SA Most Popular

Is Bitcoin A Speculative Bubble?
about 1 year ago by SA Editor's Picks

Use Meditation to Help Increase Holding Periods and Greater Profits
about 1 year ago by Michael Martin @ MartinKronicle

You won't get psyched out of otherwise great trades. Use your breath to control your breathing. In the process, you will quiet your mind over time and not need to fill your day with kinetic energy, like excessive trading.

Wall Street Breakfast: Big Votes For Senate Banking Committee
about 1 year ago by SA Wall St. Breakfast