The fact is while the $1,000 per share may be a psychological milestone, it also offers real indication of a company's strength and health.
The chain can't serve customers fast enough, and that's hurting the bottom line.
During earnings season we have quantifiable volatility. What we don't have is direction, but with some basic deduction we can indeed predict outcomes.
Look past the disappointments to find the value this season.
As a value investor, these shares are just too spicy for my taste.
The financial sector will be well represented, with quarterly reports due from the likes of Goldman Sachs and American Express, as well as the tech sector.
Even in the face of good news, the online travel giant is at resistance.
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