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SHU Portfolio: There Is A Bright Light At The End Of The Inseego Tunnel

We didn’t intend to write about Inseego (INSG) again but the shares have fallen back quite a bit after the Q1 2018 earnings.

Even when this isn’t all that unusual, this stock tends to be fairly volatile, we just want to check the tires to see whether the company is still making progress, so here are our takeaways.

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Pretty soon, a host of opportunities....More>>>

10-year Treasury yield hits 3% for first time since 2014

The most widely watched bond rate in the world just hit a milestone.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, which helps set rates for auto loans, mortgages and other lending, climbed to 3% on Tuesday for the first time since 2014.

For Americans, that means borrowing costs are on the way up. For Wall Street, it’s a warning that higher interest rates may eat into corporate....More>>>

Mnuchin to Congress: Raise the debt ceiling before you go home

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is warning Congress not to leave Washington for its summer recess before raising the country’s debt ceiling.

Mnuchin urged lawmakers to act “sooner rather than later” to increase the nation’s borrowing limit before the Treasury Department runs out of emergency measures to avoid heading into default.

“We need to make....More>>>

Freeport-McMoRan Will Rebound

Freeport-McMoRan’s (FCX) shares had a rough ride following the first-quarter earnings release (I discussed it here). In fact, the stock lost about 20% of its value. I believe that this sell-off presents a buying opportunity. In this article, I’ll discuss the key worries regarding Freeport-McMoRan and why I believe the fears are overblown.

Fear #1: New environmental claims will....More>>>

Short Sellers Mixed on Solar Stocks, but Are Betting Against Alt Energy

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on May 31. Among the companies we watch, short interest rose on two of three solar stocks and on three out of four alternative energy stocks.

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) saw short interest increase by 2.2% to 4.14 million shares, which represents about 5.4% of the....More>>>

IAC/InterActiveCorp Stock Gains as Value of Match and Angi Stakes Rise

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) reported its latest quarterly earnings results after hours Wednesday, which included data from its successful investments into two major companies.

The company reported adjusted earnings of 71 cents per share for its first quarter of fiscal 2018, which was better than its year-ago adjusted earnings of 29 cents per share. Analysts were calling for adjusted....More>>>

Amazon Is Hitting New Highs

&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-949010388&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/949010388/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;640&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; This illustration picture taken on April 19, 2018 shows the logo of online retail comapny Amazon displayed on a tablet screen in Paris. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) (Photo credit....More>>>

Avoid Dropbox Inc. As It Reports Earnings for the First Time

Dropbox Inc. (NASDAQ:DBX) will report earnings for the first time as a public company. This announcement, which will come Thursday after the bell, will likely serve as a trendsetter for the company. Hence, it needs an earnings beat. Reporting a higher earnings number should add value to the company for a time. However, its lack of a moat and the threat of much larger competitors leave few opportunities....More>>>

Quantenna Communications Inc (QTNA) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Quantenna Communications Inc (NASDAQ:QTNA) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month....More>>>

Why Quality Systems Inc. Stock Surged Today

What happened

Shares of Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) jumped on Friday following the company’s fiscal fourth-quarter report. The provider of software and services to the healthcare industry beat analyst estimates on all fronts. The stock was up 13% at market close.

So what

Quality Systems reported fourth-quarter revenue of $135.8 million, up 2.6% year over year....More>>>

RCom jumps 8% as firm mulls moving NCLAT against NCLT order based on Ericsson plea

After falling as much as 18 percent in the previous trading session, shares of Reliance Communications rose 8.5 percent in the early trade on Thursday as investors hoped for a positive outcome from the company’s likely appeal to NCLAT (National Company Law Appellate Tribunal) against NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) order.

CNBC-TV18 reported, quoting sources, that the firm....More>>>

7 REITs Yielding Over 7%

&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-906215198&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/906215198/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;639&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; A video board display&s;s the closing numbers after the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on January 17, 2018 in New York. Wall Street roared....More>>>

The Five New Year’s Resolutions Every Tax Professional Should Make

&l;p&g;At first blush, you might think I&s;m a little late to the game with my annual &q;New Year&s;s Resolution&q; post. But my delay was actually a stroke of strategic genius. By waiting a few days to publish,&a;nbsp; I was allowing ample time for all of your &l;em&g;original&l;/em&g; goals for 2018 to fail miserably. And look at you now: It&s;s only January 5th, and you&s;re already back on gluten.....More>>>

7 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement

Dividend stocks and retirement investors go hand in hand. After all, retirement investing is all about income and with the days of living off of bond interest long gone, dividend stocks have taken up the mantle.

But dividend stocks could even be better than bonds in some aspects.

That’s in part to their ability to raise payouts, dividend stocks can offer plenty of inflation protection....More>>>