Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
SAUSALITO, Calif. Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the $275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased.
“This car represents so much of what we are,” says Reggiani, who joined CEO Stefano Domenicali for a breakfast interview with USA TODAY Tuesday. “We....More>>>
Royal Bank of Canada, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, isn’t hurting from a slowing housing market — yet.
The Toronto-based bank reported 6.4 percent growth in Canadian residential mortgages in the fiscal first quarter, with average balances climbing to C$238.5 billion ($187.6 billion). That’s down from the 6.6 percent growth rate in the fourth quarter, though....More>>>
U.S. home prices are on a roll. And as we head into the New Year, I am expecting another record year for home prices in 2018. Today, I am going to reveal the safest, easiest and most profitable way to benefit from this trend.
Fueled by record-low interest rates and housing inventories, home prices in the United States hit another all-time high in 2017.
T2 Biosystems (TTOO) is a small in vitro diagnostics company that has developed a technology platform that offers a rapid, sensitive and simple alternative to existing diagnostic methodologies.
The company’s T2 Magnetic Resonance technology (T2MR) aims to lower mortality rates, improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of healthcare by helping medical professionals make targeted....More>>>
PayPal (PYPL) is a well-known online payment company that probably needs no introduction. After some uncertainty following the spin-off from eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), PYPL has experienced a massive uptrend that has led the stock price to rise over 50% since the beginning of 2017. The recent performance was driven by a significant multiple expansion, a clear sign that the market is starting to discount....More>>>
Traders, investors and Star Wars fans alike must be thrilled with Walt Disney Co (DIS, $110.57) these days. As well they should.
In successive days, Disney announced a deal to acquire a large part of 21st Century Fox (FOXA) and debuted the latest installment of the Star Wars saga in a wide release. Whether Star Wars: The Last Jedi can eclipse the $2 billion mark like 2015s Star Wars:....More>>>
Over the past half-century, commodities have never been cheaper relative to equities than they are right now. And while the stock market continues to notch new highs, an eerie calm hangs over the commodity trading pits.
With wild price swings, massive upcycles, exciting resource discoveries and extreme weather events all playing into things, theres usually never a dull day in the sector,....More>>>
No one in modern financial history comes close to matching Warren Buffett’s record as an investor.
Hedge fund managers like John Paulson and Kenneth Griffin have had huge years along the way, and more conventional money managers such as Peter Lynch have turned in stellar performances as well, but none has performed at such a high level over such a long period of time as the Oracle of....More>>>
Royal Mail Plc, which traces its origins back five hundred years has been a member of the FTSE 100, the UKs index of blue chip companies, since shortly after being privatized in 2013, only narrowly escaped relegation in the most recent quarterly review this June. But could it now be relegated? Some pundits have ventured as much.
Todays British postal that was founded in 1516 when Henry VIII....More>>>
Back in May, I told you that Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) is a company that I have long been a customer of, but have never really considered as an investment. However, I told you there was rare opportunity in the stock to get long. Since then shares are up 35%. I hope you took my advice because the stock has been on an incredible run since then, but I think there is a lot more room to run. Remember....More>>>
Stocks finished down but well off their worst levels following China’s dismal data.
The S&P 500 fell 0.3% to 2,132.55 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 45.26 points, or 0.3%, to 18,098.94. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.5% to 5,213.33. The S&P 500 traded down as much as 1.1%, while the Dow Industrials traded off as much as 154.25....More>>>
We adhere to the following investment philosophy: To build an intentional portfolio of great companies trading at good prices to hold forever. We recently ran Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS) through our screening process and the results were intriguing.
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Cirrus Logic is a leader in high-performance, low-power integrated circuits for audio and voice signal processing....More>>>
On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter