• In 2018, $FB $AMZN $GOOG $NFLX moved to Communication Services. Tech + Comm Services now @38.5% vs Fins, Indus, Mats, Energy at 24%. Could see a bit more of catch up that not many really positioned for.
    Stephanie Link Wed 24 Feb 2021 23:00
  • Lovely surprise from $DE this am: increases dividend by 18.4%. #precisionfarming
    Stephanie Link Wed 24 Feb 2021 16:10
  • I miss Broadway Plays in NYC. Listening to the greatest music of all time while I finish work. The Phantom of the Opera. #soonenough
    Stephanie Link Wed 24 Feb 2021 00:24
  • $WLK expects Polyethylene chain margins to remain strong in 2021 on strong demand. Should result in strong operating leverage. $XOM $CVX $PSX $IMO all should benefit as well.
    Stephanie Link Tue 23 Feb 2021 13:54
  • $IBM only green tech on my screen today. Interesting value.
    Stephanie Link Mon 22 Feb 2021 22:08
  • Recall copper vs interest rates correlation: https://t.co/0LFpImZVQY
    Stephanie Link Mon 22 Feb 2021 21:58
  • My $BMO friend Michael Dick does it again with an awesome stat: Today's momentum slide (MSZZMOMO index -8.8%) was 2nd worst single-day example since 2009, the 9th worst ever, and surprisingly worse than any single-session during the March/April depths of the pandemic last year.
    Stephanie Link Mon 22 Feb 2021 21:58
  • Price action is always a tell on news. $BA $RTX.
    Stephanie Link Mon 22 Feb 2021 17:13
  • If the $1.9T new Biden stimulus bill passes (seems likely close to that number) that will add $450B to bank accounts by spring-time. For comparison, $130B just hit in January from the December package. #consumer #savings
    Stephanie Link Sat 20 Feb 2021 17:26
  • Have a lovely weekend all - stay safe. A smile for this tune - Blackberry Smoke - Living in the Song.
    Stephanie Link Fri 19 Feb 2021 22:21
  • $XLI is the only sector alongside $XLK that has expanded margins every decade for the last 5. Drivers: lean manufacturing/ERP adoption, offshoring of manufacturing/supply chains, vertical consolidation, improved pxg power & mix shifts toward more profitable business lines/product
    Stephanie Link Fri 19 Feb 2021 17:15
  • $DE: 1Q Equip OM of 17.1% was 6% better than expectations and above mgmt's target of 15%. Raised F/21 guide by 25%. #precisionfarming
    Stephanie Link Fri 19 Feb 2021 14:00
  • $IBM: early days but new mgmt decisions worth paying attn to - co looking to streamline IBM Watson Health and focus more on cloud computing. Plus AI, Blockchain, Data Analytics. $MSFT 8 yrs redo?
    Stephanie Link Fri 19 Feb 2021 02:35
  • January retail sales rose 5.3% m/m in January reversing 3 monthly declines. Control group up 11.8% - which feeds into GDP. IP also up .9% m/m 4th consecutive month - manufacturing V recovery. Huge stimulus = +GDP +SPX EPS expected. #interestrates
    Stephanie Link Thu 18 Feb 2021 21:55
  • Value vs Growth eps 2021 expected 29.6% vs 21.4%. Compares to 2020 actual -20.5% vs 9.4%. Notable.
    Stephanie Link Wed 17 Feb 2021 21:19
  • $WFC: long awaited asset cap lifted.
    Stephanie Link Wed 17 Feb 2021 15:58
  • The long end of the curve is higher and steeper than it’s been in 9 months.
    Stephanie Link Tue 16 Feb 2021 11:42
  • Anyone that doesn’t read Michael Darda at MKM isn’t understanding the real picture. Last week: “we turned a few eyebrows by forecasting a 300 bps TIPS inflation breakeven spread by year end”. Fundamental analysis vs $GME and the like.
    Stephanie Link Mon 15 Feb 2021 23:22
  • I am certainly not the COVID expert but I pay attn to those that are: Fauci - vaccines for children as young as 1st graders could be available as early as Sept. And all of the vaccines we know about so far have reduced efficacy against the strain from South Africa. #fallrecovery
    Stephanie Link Mon 15 Feb 2021 22:47
  • Have a lovely long weekend - all. The Marcus King Band - Rita is Gone - a fave. Stay safe!
    Stephanie Link Fri 12 Feb 2021 21:29
  • NV governor Sisolak says casinos can operate at 35% capacity vs 25% on gaming floors starting Monday. Re-open theme just beginning with COVID cases improving and vaccines getting administered more quickly. $WYNN $LVS $MGM $HLT $MAR.
    Stephanie Link Fri 12 Feb 2021 20:39
  • The last broad-based upturn in Semis was 2010 - since then: 250+ fewer chip companies thru M&A, +content growth of chips in non-trad’l markets – Semi Rev/Auto +>60% since, more outsourcing - TSMC trailing edge up from 50% to 75% of Rev since, lean inventory in auto & industrial.
    Stephanie Link Fri 12 Feb 2021 02:33
  • Sold $PYPL for an 80% gain. Yes - sellers remorse but let’s keep it all into perspective. #stayhumble
    Stephanie Link Fri 12 Feb 2021 01:18
  • $PYPL CEO: “incredible amount of data processed in our system - @ minimum we are processing 30K transax/min - 1K per second during holidays...130 checks in less than 1/3rd of a second” - to validate each customer. Just wow. Sellers remorse. #datacollection
    Stephanie Link Fri 12 Feb 2021 00:33
  • With the next Fiscal Stimulus Package, the excess personal savings is expected to eclipse the historically high levels seen in May ’20 to $322 Billion. #pentupdemand
    Stephanie Link Tue 09 Feb 2021 12:18
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