Viper Energy (NASDAQ:VNOM) is an MLP that owns mineral and royalty interests and is 75% owned by Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG). It is one of the cleanest and easiest to understand MLPs in the energy space. The business model is simple: the company collects royalty checks on its mineral/royalty acreage (averaging 9.1% of revenue of the oil and gas produced) and has few....more>>>
Yesterday’s discouraging numbers on job growth in April via the ADP Employment Report raise doubts about a rebound in US growth for the second quarter. But if you’re looking for reasons to keep hope alive, Wednesday’s survey data for the services sector fits the bill.
The ISM Non-Manufacturing ticked higher last month, rising to a four-month high and signaling that....more>>>
Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full year 2016 results after markets closed on Thursday. The big box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.77 on revenue of $36.56 billion. In the same period a year ago, Costco reported EPS of $1.73 on revenue of $35.78 billion. Fourth-quarter results compare to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimates....more>>>
The British pound stood out as one of the strongest major currencies on Monday, bucking a broad move higher for the dollar against almost all other rivals after the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went off without a hitch as far as currency policy is concerned.
The Q3 2016 earnings report for electric vehicle (EV) stock Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) is scheduled for after the market closes onWednesday (October 26th). Tesla Motors recent deal to buy Elon Musks SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: SCTY) venture and the first known fatality involving a Model S operating on the Autopilot system has created headwinds for the stock with atechnical chart showingshares peaking....more>>>
Amid a tough retail environment, American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) has delivered well this year, with revenue rising 4% year to date, and consolidated comparable sales also increasing by the same percentage. While these may seem like modest figures, considering it was on the back of a positive 9% comp last year, it is impressive. The sales growth was driven by strength in the digital business,....more>>>
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Want income checks rolling in just for sitting tight and doing nothing? How about capital gains on top of that? One of the best parts about owning high-quality stocks that pay regular dividends is their uncanny ability to produce market-beating returns due simply to the awesome power of compound interest. These types of stocks let Father Time do the bulk of the heavy lifting, which may....more>>>
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Many investors prefer a diversified low-risk portfolio over theriskier strategy of stock-picking. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEMKT:SPY) is very popular for this purpose since it follows the S&P 500 index of 500 large cap companies listed on the NYSE....more>>>