Tuesday morning brought a bit of a letdown for the stock market, as major indexes pulled back from their big gains from before the holiday weekend. As of 11 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) was down 32 points to 25,851. Elsewhere, the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) lost
What do Aretha Franklin, Kurt Cobain, and Prince have in common? Besides being famous and talented, they all died without a will. Pretty amazing, given they all had the money and lawyers to draft a proper estate plan, but for one reason or another they didn't draft one. While the size of your es
By Rahul Anand, Kalpana Kochhar, and Saurabh Mishra
The expansion of India’s exports of services between 1990 and 2013 has been nothing short of spectacular, putting India on a par with the world’s high-income economies in terms of service-product sophistication and as a share of total exports. This has created unique opportunities for continued growth. By contrast, when it....More>>>
As depressed oil prices persist, some of the world’s top oil-producing countries will meet in Doha, Qatar, this weekend. The 13 OPEC members, Russia, Mexico and another five non-OPEC nations will get together to discuss possible strategies, including a production freeze at January levels, to drive oil prices up.
On Friday morning, Phil Davis, founder of Phil's Stock World, was on....More>>>
The year has gotten off to a difficult start in the stock market. The major averages plunged as much as 10%, which is the common definition of a correction. Now the speculation is that a bear market (one that falls at least 20%) will follow. How you view these events is a matter of your personal perspective.
Remember that moment in Eddie Murphy’s Coming to America where Randolph and Mortimer Duke are handed a bag of money, giving them a chance to rebuild the wealth they lost in Trading Places? When it happens, Randolph turns to Mortimer and simply says…”We’re back”
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We know how they feel. After one of the worst starts to....More>>>
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Deutsche Bank’s Myles Walton and Louis Raffetto explain why the cut General Dynamics (GD) to Hold from Buy:
[Gulfstream] G650 inventory and price trends quickly becoming a problem: With the bizjet malaise & the unique contribution that the G650 has to General Dynamics, weve kept a particular eye on that product as downside risk. Over the last five months, weve seen the available....More>>>
The technicians love the biotech sector–and the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB)–today. Earlier today, we discussed Cornerstone Macro’s Carter Worth, who predicts big upside for the health-care sector generally, and some biotech stocks specifically, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) and Amgen (AMGN) among them. Now, the folks at Bespoke Investment Group have published their....More>>>
Goldman Sachs analystWaqar Syed and team see “green shoots [appearing] in the distance” for oil-field-services sector…just not offshore drillers. They explain why they cut Atwood Oceanics (ATW) and Noble (NE) to sell, where they join Transocean (RIG):
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Avoid offshore drillers as high-priced backlog rolls over (Sell Transocean/Atwood....More>>>
Twitter Inc. (TWTR) is set to report first quarter fiscal 2016 earnings results after the closing bell Tuesday. The focus will be on its user growth and to what extent the beleaguered social media company has been able to attract more monthly users not only for the just-ended quarter, but for the rest of the year.
In other words, even with an earnings beat Tuesday on better than average....More>>>
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That’s how Citigroup’s Paul Lejuez and team described Tiffany’s (TIF) fourth-quarter earnings and 2016 guidance in a note this morning:
Adj EPS of $1.46 vs cons and our $1.40. Comps -5% worldwide (constant Fx, in line with Holiday results), with the Americas -8% (in line with Holiday), Europe -3% (Holiday -2%), Japan +10% (in line with Holiday), and....More>>>
Checchi Capital Advisers LLC cut its holdings in shares of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) by 12.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,292 shares of the industrial products company’s stock aft
The stock market was quiet on Wednesday, with different benchmarks reacting to a variety of news events. The release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent monetary policy meeting generally confirmed what most investors had believed about the central bank's future course of action, an
Last Thursday, NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) reported terrible fourth-quarter results to close out what had been a strong fiscal 2019. For the quarter, revenue fell 24%, earnings per share dropped 48%, and EPS adjusted for one-time items plunged 53%.