Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) (collectively, “Energy Transfer”) and BG Group announced today that they have entered into a project development agreement (PDA) to jointly develop the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project at the existing Trunkline LNG import terminal in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
The announcement follows the Department....More>>>
Investing is always a game of probabilities and possible scenarios, and there is no way to be absolutely certain about the outcome of an investment. In the words of renowned fund manager Peter Lynch:
In this business if you’re good, you’re right six times out of 10. You’re never going to be right nine times out of 10. This is not like pure science where you go, “Aha”....More>>>
Recent moves to the downside in the S&P 500 have led some sections of the market to speculate that a near term top is in place for the U.S. benchmark. Early on this earnings season, we did see a long string of positive results, with a majority of the reporting companies managing to outperform analyst estimates. Later on, however, some of these encouraging trends started to show evidence of....More>>>
DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage losers.
Stocks that are making large moves like these are favorites among short-term traders because they can jump into these names and try to capture some of that massive volatility. Stocks that are making big-percentage moves either....More>>>
This company, as its names suggests, holds palladium in physical form, with the goal of tracking the price of the metal; despite the volatility, we continue to rate the ETF a buy, says Tom Bishop of BI Research.
The annual expense of the ETFS Physical Palladium (PALL) is about 0.6% per year, so as the years pass, the difference between one tenth of the palladium price, and the price of....More>>>
On Friday The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) notified customers for its 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner that planes equipped with the GEnx engine from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) could have an icing problem if the planes flew too close to high-altitude thunderstorms. Japan Airlines (JAL) on Saturday said it would replace the Dreamliners on two of its routes in the coming week.
Other airlines that could....More>>>
Unexpectedly favorable news from a number of fronts helped push the stock market broadly higher this morning. The most surprising source of that news came from Europe, where Italian bond yields fell to their lowest levels in almost three years, marking a sign of confidence that the country’s beleaguered economy can rally even after its recent election failed to produce conclusive results.....More>>>
Small cap small cap Internet, app or digital signage stocks Blast Applications, Inc (OTCMKTS: BLAP), TGFIN Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS: TGFN) and Data Call Technologies, Inc (OTCMKTS: DCLT) were getting some extra attention last week. Specifically, two of these stocks have been the subject of paid promotions while the third surged 114.29% on Friday. With that in mind, here is a closer look along....More>>>
As Standard & Poor's gears up to prep the next group of companies to join the S&P 500, investors are trying to game the system by buying stocks that have a strong chance of graduating into this famous index.
In the first part of this two-part series, I looked at a group of companies that were solid candidates, according to Credit Suisse, and also provided a look at the most impressive....More>>>
Yes, again, as General Motors (GM) has announced more recalls. RBC Capital Markets’ Joseph Spak and team explain the impact:
This morning, General Motors announced five new safety recalls which covers ~2.7mm vehicles in the US. The company expects to take a charge of $200mm (~$0.07/share) in 2Q14 primarily for the cost of recall-related repairs from these actions. This....More>>>
If your tax situation is straightforward, there’s really no reason not to do your own taxes via one of the popular versions of tax software. And you may be able to do it free. Even taxpayers with more complex tax issues, such as self-employment income, can find tax software that will keep them on the right side of the IRS.
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With shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) trading around $1,174, is GOOG an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:
T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement
Google is a global technology company focused on improving the ways people engage with information. The business is based on the following....More>>>
GMO’s Jeremy Grantham, not usually noted for his bullishness, is effusive in his praise of Tesla (TSLA), the car, and hints at the possibility of a bright future for Tesla, the company. He writes:
I recently took a drive in a GMO colleague’s Tesla from New York to Boston. Now, I am about as far from a car freak as you will easily find. I just turned in a 12-year-old....More>>>
By now you’ve probably heard the news; The Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency thinks “with moderate confidence” that North Korea has developed a nuclear weapon capable of being delivered on a ballistic missile. Good news, though: The DIA thinks such a weapon would have “low reliability.”
If you’re like me, “low reliability” doesn’t....More>>>
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