Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
Most people are chasing big dividend payers right now in this 2% world we live in. Meanwhile, a small group of hidden yield stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams PLUS annual returns of 12%, 17.3%, or more.
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U.S. equities mostly finished lower on Thursday while the Dow Jones Industrial Average inched higher — by four tenths of a point — to a new record high. For the average investor, all the focus will be on the Dow’s seventh consecutive gain. Below the surface, however, ominous signs continue to grow with the market flashing another “Hindenburg Omen” signal....More>>>
We’ve noted before that for all the attention Macau gets, the real action for casinos these days is in Las Vegas. In a report issued today, Gabelli’s Adam Trivison touts the importance of Nevada for Boyd Gaming (BYD) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which have large Nevada footprints, and for Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which don’t:
After a brutal two months for all things retail, especially those in the athletic footwear space, the long awaited Nike (NYSE:NKE) earnings have just been reported and they have some extreme implications for names like Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) and The Finish Line (FINL). I have opined that Nike is a buy in that past the closer it gets to $50, and have been buying Foot Locker since it fell well under....More>>>
When Brian Brackeen turned eight, his father gave him a computer — and explicit orders to skip the video games and start coding. The paternal foresight paid off. Brackeen, now the founder of Kairos, a startup that brings artificial intelligence to facial recognition, is looking to disrupt the security and marketing worlds with his new technology.
As the largest maker of recreational vehicles, this Top Pick for 2017 looks well-positioned in an industry rejuvenated by millennials and retiring baby boomers, observes Richard Moroney in his small-cap newsletter, Upside.
Thor Industries (THO) expects 2017 to be one of the strongest years for the RV industry since the 1970s.
The prospect of higher gasoline prices seems unlikely....More>>>
Inflation is now rising faster than expected for the first time in five years… Investment bank Citigroup's so-called "Global Inflation Surprise Index" has been surging higher in recent months, along with consumer prices. In simple terms, the index compares actual consumer price data – what most developed countries use to measure "inflation"....More>>>
U.S. stocks finished little changed on Monday, with the Dow industrials slipping lower and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq posting slight gains as investors gauged the effect of Hurricane Harvey, which slammed into Texas over the weekend, flooding cities and forcing energy facilities to close.
Recently, Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) announced it had achieved positive phase 2 results for its clinical trial treating patients with high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia). The company’s lead clinical compound to treat high cholesterol is bempedoic acid, an oral, once-daily pill.
The results posted most recently are for the triple-combination therapy Esperion has been exploring.....More>>>
You gotta hand it to them. No matter the news – good, bad, or neutral, the usual suspects will spin information to suit their objectives. It reminds me a bit of the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act was a bipartisan bill used to survey Americans and restrict civil liberties but was touted as wellpatriotic. After all, how can a proud American possibly oppose a bill ostensibly created to solidify....More>>>
The Q4 2017 earnings report for small cap high-definition video solutions stockAmbarella Inc (NASDAQ: AMBA) is scheduled for after the market closes onTuesday (February 28th).Ambarella Inc was in our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio when thecompany was offering attractive valuation metrics with good forward growth potential, but ourSCN EO hasalso suggested the stock as ashort....More>>>
A group of leading retailers and food companies including Nestlé, Walmart and Unilever have signalled their commitment to strengthen consumer confidence in the foods they purchase by announcing a major blockchain collaboration with IBM. The consortium will work with Big Blue to identify the most urgent areas across the global food supply chain that could benefit from the blockchain.
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.