Monthly Archives: June 2017

7 Stocks to Buy on the Verge of Double-Digit Breakouts

The stock market has spent much of the early summer months “melting higher” as investors have been hesitant to push their cash into a market that refuses to budge from all-time highs. Of course, we know there are always quality stocks to buy out there, regardless of what the market is doing.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule Winners and Losers

Despite DOL Fiduciary Suspension, Merrill, Morgan Stanley Roll Out Products

More and more organizations that apply to the IRS for tax-exempt status are being granted 501(c)(3) designations following introduction of the simplified Form 1023-EZ application, according to The Chronicle....More>>>

What Russell index rebalancing means for the stock market

It is so-called Russell rebalancing day. That is the annual reconstitution of the Russell Indexes, where the index provider makes rule-based changes to composition of its indexes, to ensure that changes in market value or investment styles, like shares of companies deemed value or growth, for example, are properly accounted.

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What happened

Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GBT) is up 20% at 3:42 p.m. EST after Reuters reported that Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) has approached the biotech about a potential acquisition.

So what

Reuters cites unidentified sources, and both companies declined to comment. Nevertheless, the rumor is probably true. Companies often have their bankers talk to the media to try....More>>>

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Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) had a relatively good quarter. EPS came in at $0.24 beating by $0.03, and revenue for the quarter came in at $2.14 billion (+25% Y/Y), beating by about $20 million. Not only that, but the company is guiding an increase in revenue of about 20% for FY18. Folks, does it get any better than this?

Yet while the stock initially rallied, the rally faded fast. Also, CRM’s....More>>>

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Credit Suisse analysts Moshe Orenbuch and Serena Hong note that American Express’s (AXP) U.S. Card Services business is actually growing:

American Express reported monthly loss and delinquency numbers for March: Ending period loan balance for US Consumer Services and U.S. Small Business was $50.7Bn, representing 2% m/m growth from February and 12% y/y growth from last year’s balance....More>>>

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Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL), the worlds largest company in terms of market capitalization and one that many of us expected or hoped will hit a trillion-dollar market cap at some point, has seen its stock price move sideways since peaking around $132 in the middle of 2015. Apples market cap is now at $594 billion after gaining 4.5% since the start of the year.

One of the primary reasons for the....More>>>

What The Russia Sanctions Upgrade Means For Trump And Ukraine

President Donald Trump has lost the fight for detente with Russia.  Senate Republicans passed a bill expanding Russian sanctions, testing Trump’s resolve for an approximation with the Russians. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump has lost his argument for a Russia reset.  With Ukraine and U.S. oil companies at least partially in mind,....More>>>

Top 5 Insurance Stocks To Watch For 2018

Before we deal with the downer of your death, let’s talk about your life.

Does anyone depend on you? Like, financially, depend on you?

No?

Then you’re probably fine without life insurance.

Of course, there are certain circumstances in which a single person with no one financially dependent upon them would need life insurance.

But, generally,....More>>>

North Korea Survives on Russia’s Dime

North Korea is faring relatively well despite China’s recent coal sanctions, thanks primarily to Russia lending a hand.

Indeed, as cracks continue to deepen in the decades-old friendship between Pyongyang and Beijing, Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken steps to fill in the Red Dragon’s shoes.

“Russia (has) begun quietly laying the groundwork that would....More>>>

Two Emerging World Powers Will Change the Oil Industry Forever

Did you panic? Were you afraid?   Last month, on Wednesday, May 17, stocks got beaten up. After starting the week at new highs (around 2,400 on the S&P 500 Index), stocks fell nearly 2% – their worst one-day fall this year.   Anytime investors are reminded that stocks can go down as well as up in value, our mailbag "lights up." Subscribers suddenly want to have constant....More>>>

Make Money Off Apple Skeptics

A quick note: With the 280+ comments I received on my piece published over the weekend about selling a portion of your Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock, I wanted to further clarify my position as the context is important in reading this piece. Unfortunately, many I fear read the title and glossed over the article before commenting, albeit insightful and informative commentary.

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Hot Small Cap Stocks To Buy For 2018

On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap acoustic technology stock LRAD Corp (NASDAQ: LRAD):

The Lrad short is a rather preemptive/presumptuous one, though worth the risk. The pros is the recent bump into the 100-day moving average line, and subsequent pullback from it. But, it’s the context of that action that means just as much. LRAD has been....More>>>

Best Medical Stocks To Watch For 2018

Cell Medx Corp (OTC BB: CMXC) is in the news for insider trading. Reading a headline with insider trading generally sends chills, especially if you are the part of the management team of said company. But lets consider for a moment that this could be a buy opportunity, or at least an event worthy of shining the spotlight on a small(ish) bio-tech firm.

Cell Medx Corp(OTC BB: CMXC) is an....More>>>