Monthly Archives: August 2016

10 Best Value Stocks To Watch Right Now

Pick a small-cap biotech company, any small-cap biotech company, and you could be picking the winning lottery ticket if its cutting-edge research pans out. And if it doesn’t? Well, then you could end up like StemCells (STEM), which reported lackluster trial data and announced that it would be winding down. Maxim’s Jason Kolbert and Jason McCarthy explain:

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Top New Companies To Invest In 2016

Stifel’s Michael Scialla and Daniel Guffey warn investors not to chase the biggest gainers among the exploration & production stocks, including Denbury Resources (DNR) and Whiting Petroleum (WLL), and instead stick with more stable fare such as Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Rice Energy (RICE), and Continental Resources (CLR). They explain:

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Top 5 Up And Coming Stocks To Buy Right Now

Unlike ConocoPhillips (COP), Hess’s (HES) dividend wasn’t big enough to move the needle if cut. So it’s selling stock instead:

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Hess has priced the concurrent offering of ~28.8mm shares of common stock and ~11.5mm depositary shares, assuming the over-allotment options are exercised. The depositary shares represent a 1/20th interest in each share....More>>>

Hot Rising Companies To Watch In Right Now

The S&P 500 tried to close at a new all-time high today, but ultimately couldn’t pull it off.

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The S&P 500 rose 1.3% to 2,129.90 this week after gaining 1.5% today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.1% to18,146.74 this week after rising 250.86 points, or 1.4% today. The Nasdaq Composite gained 1.9% to 4,956.76....More>>>

Top 5 Electric Utility Companies To Buy For 2016

Why oil’s plunge is freaking out the stock market The latest plunge in oil prices is putting a smile on the faces of millions of Americans. But should it?

Sure, the stunning crash in oil prices below $27 a barrel seems great for consumers because it’s driven gas at the pump to nearly $1 a gallon in some places. And the thinking is that it should help boost the U.S. economy,....More>>>

10 Best International Stocks To Invest In Right Now

In a note released on Friday, KBW’s Meyer Shields and Christopher Campbell try to estimate the damage that the Brexit selloff has done to the book value of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A):

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Britain voted to exit the European Union driving markets significantly lower, with the Nikkei (-7.9%), DAX (-7.2%), CAC (-8.7%), FTSE 100 (-4.2%), and S&P....More>>>

Top Defense Companies To Own For 2016

Like most stocks, airlines are down Friday, in reaction to the surprise Brexit vote.

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However, at this stage its hard to handicap how the ramifications of Brexit will play out says Raymond Jamess Savanthi Syth, who writes that at least near-term earnings shouldnt be too greatly affected, given the forward nature of ticket sales and fuel price pressures. Nonetheless,....More>>>

10 Best Industrial Disributor Stocks To Invest In Right Now

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Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) fell 1.2% in after-hours market action after the troubled restaurant chain posted disappointing second-quarter financial results.

The Street did not have grand expectations for the quarter. Chipotle is struggling to recover from last years string of E. coli and salmonella outbreaks. Six months have passed since the last reported....More>>>

Top 10 Industrial Disributor Companies To Invest In Right Now

Treasury yields continue to fall, making mincemeat of the idea that the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates this year. Everything could change, of course, if the incoming economic data turns out to be stronger than expected. The main event for this week: January payrolls, starting with today’s preliminary estimate for the private sector via ADP’s data, followed by Friday’s....More>>>

Top 5 High Dividend Stocks To Watch For 2016

With U.S. oil stockpile inventories at near maximum capacity, one particular subsector of the energy business that looks set to benefit is oil storage. Stockpile inventories have increased over the last several years, driven by record production from shale fields to keep up with demand from a growing economy. Oversupply is a bigger issue in the United States than other countries, with U.S. stockpiles....More>>>

5 Best Small Cap Stocks To Watch For 2016

September SP500 is trading at 2145.25, down 11.75. September Nasdaq 100 is trading at 4561.50 , down 28.50.

September Russell 2000 is trading at 1197.20, down 2.40

September Dow Industrial futures are trading at 18364, down 63

Stock index futures are trading near the lows of the session on reports of military coup in Turkey.

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Best Information Technology Companies To Own In Right Now

Related USO Crude Futures Sharply Higher Crude Oil Spikes Over $36/Barrel Following API Data, Ahead Of EIA Inventories Weekly Oil Inventory Report – 'Down Goes The Excess' (Seeking Alpha)

A strong API Report reporting over a 4 million barrel drawdown in Oil inventories, and a....More>>>

Top Dividend Stocks For 2016

BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) — Which stocks should I buy? It’s the eternal question that most investors spend most of their time wondering. But is it the wrong question?

Must Read: Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Dividend Stocks

More so than any other year since 2008’s market crash, 2014 has been a year for stock pickers. That’s because, as the end of the calendar....More>>>