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
President-elect Donald Trump is beefing up his cadre of CEO-advisors: the incoming commander-in-chief said Wednesday that he is adding three more of America’s most prominent chief executives to an economic forum dedicated to job creation and productivity.
The Trump transition team announced Wednesday that the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum is adding....More>>>
There's no need to worry yet. But investors should start keeping an eye out for bears. Let me explain… Bear markets start with three common conditions… 1. A sudden, sharp rise in interest rates. 2. A peak in margin debt (the amount of money that investors borrow to buy stocks). 3. ....More>>>
The tech sector (NYSEARCA:VGT), up 3.2% in the first three days of this week, has rallied as investors’ expectations rise over President-elect Trump’s pro-business policies.
Over the past couple of days, further details have surfaced about a meeting between Trump and key Silicon Valley executives to take place on December 14th, in New York City. Companies whose top managers are....More>>>
In the midst of getting married last fall, Carl Drotleff, a 36-year-old senior compliance officer in Indianapolis, and his wife knew they had to have an important conversation the money talk.
They merged their finances and began working on budgeting — they also thought a lot about how to save for retirement. A month before saying I do, Drotleff changed jobs, and he was at a crossroads....More>>>
The FICO score was first introduced in 1989, but 28 years later, most people still only have a topical understanding of how they work.A recent study by NerdWallet and Harris Poll found that 91% of Americans don’t know that there are actually more than three scores that can be used to judge your creditworthiness. These scores are compiled by the three major bureaus, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.
The U.S. stock market finished higher Tuesday, with the Dow logging its second straight record and a sixth straight session in positive territory on the back of upbeat earnings, shaking off less-than-stellar reports on manufacturing and inflation.
The prime beneficiary of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries decision to cut production are domestic producers in the Permian Basin. One such firm is WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) that made a risky acquisition in the area back in 2015 that is starting to pay off big time.
The stock is up over 25% today to new multi-year highs. Other stocks focused on the area are at new all-time highs....More>>>
As many SA readers are aware, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has a storied history. Once the leader in mobile devices, BlackBerry looked as if it was headed for bankruptcy as recently as 2015. The sentiment has begun to shift, with BlackBerry stock rallying almost two thirds year to date. BlackBerry still makes an attractive purchase, even with this recent run. What has begun to happen is a shift in the....More>>>
A reverse mortgage company that was part of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s banking enterprise at OneWest has agreed to pay more than $89 million to resolve federal allegations, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
At issue are claims Financial Freedom made for reimbursement from a government insurance fund run by the Federal Housing Administration. The Justice Department....More>>>
TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
The real estate crash in 2007 sent home prices plunging all across the country. The impact was particularly strong in states where prices had ballooned the most and new home building had been strongest: Nevada, Florida, Michigan, California, among others.
Median home prices in the United States have more than recovered their lost ground. The U.S. median rose to $227,000 last year, higher....More>>>
Regulators are not required by the Constitution, but Congress, perverse as it is, is the body closest to the people, getting put up for election regularly. Of course Congress should oversee financial regulation and monetary policy froman unelected Federal Reserve. That’s their job.
I’m not saying that the Congressmen themselves understand these things well enough to do anything....More>>>
On March 22, I published an article that examined whether Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE:NMM) would reinstate distributions on its common units. One possible risk factor that I mentioned was the possibility of self-dealing by Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM), the parent company o
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Peyto (OTCPK:PEYUF) is a Canadian E&P company whose production profile is dominated by dry gas (92%). With the low price of natural gas, it has been a tough couple of years for Peyto's shareholders. That said, the company has maintained its dividend payout through the commodity price dow
We initiate a BUY rating on ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATNI), and our target price is $74.9. ATNI is an expanding company investing worldwide both in telecommunications and renewable energy industries. Its international and multi-industrial investing strategies successfully overcome the decl