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Applying My Risk Checklist To General Electric And Mylan

6m seekingalpha
Part of my process is to go through a risk checklist.  Stocks that don't pass are put aside.  Debt ratios and 3 models (Piotroski, Altman, Beneish) are used and shown. (20-0)

Don’t Sell Your Company’s Private Jet Fleet Just Yet - WSJ

28m wsj
General Electric’s executives are getting reacquainted with the joys of commercial air travel. But the decision by the company’s new chief executive to cut the use of company-owned jets may pay off in symbolism rather than performance. (14-0)

The Market Pressure Cooker Intensifies

29m seekingalpha
Worries persist about the global economy and the current administration's chances of getting tax reform done. (14-0)

This housing stock is surging, but now is the time to ‘take your money and run,’ says technician

2h cnbc
The homebuilders have been soaring this year, but one technician says there could be trouble ahead for one surging name: D.R. Horton. (14-0)

DivGro Pulse: November 2017

3h seekingalpha
My monthly pulse articles are strategy-focused articles that monitor the health of DivGro, my portfolio of dividend growth stocks. (269-0)

US Crude Oil Rigs Were Flat Last Week

4h marketrealist
Baker Hughes, a General Electric company, published its US crude oil rigs report on November 17, 2017. It reported that US oil rig counts were flat at 738 on November 10–17, 2017. The rigs rose 63.3% from the same period in 2016. US crude oil (OIL) (USO) (UCO) prices were trading near a 30-month high. Higher oil prices help oil producers (XLE) and drillers (XES) like Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Transocean (RIG), Halliburton (HAL), and Matador Resources (MTDR). (41-0)

Retail Stocks Ride To The Rescue

4h seekingalpha
After a sluggish last few weeks, there are encouraging signs of a coming holiday rally for the broad market. (41-0)

The 10-Point. - WSJ

5h wsj
An unusual shakeout at General Electric will remove many long-term associates of former Chief Executive Jeff Immelt from the board, aiming to create one more closely aligned with CEO John Flannery’s streamlining strategy. Half of GE’s 18 directors will lose their seats, while three new members will be added to form a 12-member board. The housecleaning shows the depths of the problems that developed on the board’s watch, prompting investors and analysts alike to question its oversight of management. (14-0)

Wall Street Breakfast: Nebraska Decides Fate Of Keystone XL

8h seekingalpha
After nearly a decade, two presidential decisions, lawsuits and environmental protests, TransCanada (NYSE:TRP) will learn today whether it will receive the final state permit needed from Nebraska to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed 1,179-mile, $8B project will link Canada's oil sands to U.S. refineries and comes days after TransCanada's existing Keystone system spilled 5,000 barrels in South Dakota. (340-0)

Tracking Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update

10h seekingalpha
The top three positions are Twenty First Century Fox, Alliance Data Systems, and Baker Hughes and they add up to ~38% of the portfolio. (288-1)

Tracking Tweedy Browne Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update

13h seekingalpha
The largest five individual stock positions are Cisco Systems, Berkshire Hathaway, Baidu Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and Alphabet, and they account for ~44% of the portfolio. (558-0)

A Short Burst Of Corporate Earnings Reports On Tap Before The Thanksgiving Feast

13h seekingalpha
With the close of last week, we are now halfway through the current quarter and, thus far, it's been another positive one for the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite Index are up 4.3% to 4.5%, while the S&P 500 lags behind, but still with a gain of just under 2.5%. Of course, the thing to keep in mind, those quarter to date returns were predicated on strong performance in October, which has ceded ground during the first half of November. (96-1)

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - November 2017

18h seekingalpha
I have made some changes this week to my long/short portfolio example listed on Wall Street Survivor. I have basically reduced the long S&P 500 ETF exposure in exchange for some regular individual company longs, covered a few shorts in favor of better scoring ideas, and traded the long Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) position for Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. The net-long posture has been reduced closer to net-neutral as a result of the shuffling, after subtracting the precious metals hedge stake. (628-1)

Additive Manufacturing Seen As Secret Sauce At GE

19h aviationweek
When all is said and done about General Electric’s recently announced historic restructuring—and why the 125-year-old behemoth kept aviation as one of its three core business units— observers may be able to explain it in just two words: additive manufacturing. “We had what I would consider a real point of understanding, the epiphany of disruption associated with additive, as we were working through it on Leap,” says David Joyce, GE vice chair and CEO and . (14-0)

Baker Hughes' sell-off could mean buying opportunity -Barron's

22h reuters
NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A recent sell-off in the stock of Baker Hughes, a GE-owned company, might mean a chance to buy the shares at a bargain, a report in Barron’s financial newspaper said. (39-1)