Sometimes the market gets fairly excited about a perceived significant event causing a lot of would-be investors to jump into an investment without properly weighing all the potential risks and outcomes. Cobas Asset Management invested in Teekay Corporation (TK) to the tune of about 4 million sha
In the world of personal and business financial planning, it’s hard to go very long without discussing rate of return. For decades, brokers and advisors have used it as the primary selling point for many people to buy investments. In many cases, return on investment is the primary measure o
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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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.
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>>>
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.
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President Donald Trump has lost his argument for a Russia reset. With Ukraine and U.S. oil companies at least partially in mind,....More>>>
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>>>
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.
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>>>
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.
So far this year, tech stocks have been the most stellar performers. The Nasdaq Composite has gained 14%, besting both the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average. And that number comes despite a recent reversal: The Nasdaq hit an all-time high last Friday, then posted i
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 mark
HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS), 11 months after a wrote my first article on the name, is almost certainly the real McCoy when it comes to its business model. Not particularly because the shares have seen major appreciation, although it has appreciated by a bit ove
Why do some companies' shares trade at $100 or more each while others trade at substantially less? There are many factors that contribute to the price of a stock, the most important being the number of shares outstanding. After all, the share price multiplied by the number of shares availabl