U.S. small-caps have rebounded nicely off their February lows, but the benchmark Russell 2000 Index is still saddled with a modest year-to-date loss. Exchange-traded funds investors have the benefit of choosing from myriad small-cap funds, some of which have been solid performers this year.
One of the residents of the solid small-cap ETF group is the unheralded WisdomTree Global SmallCap....More>>>
Memorial Day is the traditional start to summer, but the Fourth of July is when the season kicks into high gear. You dont have to go broke to enjoy the beach or backyard barbeques. In fact, you should be able to pick up many of the items you need on the cheap at dollar stores.
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So, with that in mind, we trekked off to check out the bargains....More>>>
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Bernie Sanders put a pretty big price tag — $14 trillion over a decade — on his Medicare-for-All proposal.
But he also promised to pay for it in full through higher taxes, especially on the rich.
A new analysis by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget suggests that the plan may increase deficits by at least $3 trillion, and that’s assuming Sanders correctly....More>>>
The September U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.72, up 0.62.
The U.S. dollar index is trading at the highs of the session.
Market chatter about a military coup in Turkey has caused modest disruptions in forex trading .
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EUR/USD is trading at 1.1028, down 0.0077.
GBP/USD is trading at 1.3174, down 0.0175.
USD/JPY is trading at 104.65, down....More>>>
Last week, I examined mid-cap stocks and talked about why they’re a happy hunting ground for investors today. To summarize, investors have poured money back into U.S. stocks after the January swoon, as economic indicators are confirming that the U.S. economy remains on a growth path, with positive trends for employment and consumer spending, with low inflation and interest rates.
During his lifetime, Prince amassed a fortune worth over $300 million. His death might prove to be even more of a windfall.
According to reports, the mysterious singer left behind a trove of unreleased songs in his vault.The release of these songs could translate into substantial sales and revenue for his estate in the future.
The presence of a vault of unreleased Prince songs has....More>>>
BMO Capital Markets analyst M. IanSomaiya and team take a look at the “clinical readouts through the end of 2016″ and find upside catalysts for Celgene (CELG), Amgen (AMGN), Biogen (BIIB), and Gilead Sciences (GILD) They explain:
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Celgene: We believe positive data from the mongersen Phase 2 endoscopy study should move shares higher if....More>>>
Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA) are falling in after-hours trading after the upstart automaker announced that it would sell more shares.
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According to a filing today, Tesla will sell 6.8 million shares and raise some $1.4 billion. The money will be used to “start volume production and deliveries of Model 3 in late 2017 and to....More>>>
Celgene (CELG) is rising on Thursday, on the heels of its mixed first quarter earnings report.
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Celgene said it earned $1.32 a share on revenue of $2.51 billion. Analysts were looking for earnings of $1.27 a share on revenue of $2.58 billion.
For the full year, the company said it expects to earn between $5.60....More>>>
This week, Delta Air Lines (DAL) announced plans to expand in Boston, perhaps doing to JetBlue Airways (JBLU) what it did to Alaska Air (ALK) in Seattle. Wolfe Research’s Hunter Keay and Matt Morris consider the implications:
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On Monday,Delta issued a lengthy press release detailing its desire to grow in Boston. The release didnt emphasize the growth....More>>>
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Stocks finished slightly higher today after the FOMC minutes showed a Fed divided over whether to hike interest rates.
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The S&P 500 gained 0.2% to 2,182.22 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 21.92 points, or 0.1%, to18,573.94. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.03% to 5,228.66.
Deutsche Bank’s Alan Ruskin urges investors....More>>>