Elevated P/E ratios may take you places you don't want to go.
The automobile business is strong. So is construction, based on shipments on the nation's railroads. Crude oil is a hot commodity. Coal is suffering from low prices.
Markets are set for a higher open as investors await more earnings, data.
MasterCard is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Nike is initiated with a 'neutral.'
With the Dow at an all-time high, many stocks and sectors are significantly overvalued.
Most of us aren't used to giving companies the benefit of the doubt. That's why it's so hard right now.
Ford is downgraded to 'underperform,' and JetBlue is downgraded to 'underperform.'
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