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As the stock of semiconductor manufacturer Nvidia (NVDA) tumbled in after-hours trading on news of a Tesla-AMD partnership focused on self-driving cars, CNBC's Jim Cramer had to figure out what to do next. Shares of Nvidia hit an all-time high on Monday following several analyst upgrades that cited the company's promising position in the fields of artificial intelligence, gaming and data centers. "You have to know what you're doing and what could happen to the stock." So Cramer enlisted the help of technician Carolyn Boroden, the creator of FibonnacciQueen.com and one of Cramer's colleagues at RealMoney.com.
Apple (AAPL) is falling nearly 2% in heavy volume, breaking below a significant technical level. With the breach of the 50-day line, that also puts Apple below a prior buy point at 156.75. But the key question here: Does Apple's action result in a sell signal? The short answer is that it depends on how the stock closes today, and whether you're a long-term or short-term shareholder. Apple was down 1.9% to 155.67 in afternoon trading in the stock market today, tumbling as low as 153.83 on Apple Watch connectivity concerns. Volume is more than double normal levels. If Apple closes below the 50-day, it could be seen as a sell signal for those that bought the stock at the 156.75 entry. But we need
Dividend-paying stocks are often appealing to investors, especially ones from companies that have consistently increased their dividends. While all stocks that give dividends are not good additions to your portfolio, dividends have been "responsible for about 44% of the S&P 500's returns over the past 80 years," said Robert Johnson, president of The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, Pa. "One need look no further than stocks that have increased their dividends for many consecutive years to find good candidates," he said. "Some refer to these as 'ruler stocks,' because if you laid down a ruler on a graph of dividends over time, the ruler would point to the northeast and most