Category Archives: Bank Stocks

The Emperor’s New Coins: How Initial Coin Offerings Fueled A $100 Billion Crypto Bubble

Olaf Carlson-Wee, founder and CEO of Polychain Capital, a hedge fund investing in crypto assets. It has so far generated 300% returns.

On April 24, Martin Köppelmann, 31, Stefan George, 29, and Matt Liston, 25, placed their laptops on a long wooden dining table ringed by high-backed wooden chairs and three-armed candelabra at their Airbnb in Gibraltar. It was an old-fashioned setting....More>>>

Gain Double Digits by July 2018 with This Top Small-Cap Stock

It’s important for investors to know how to invest in penny stocks safely. That’s because they’re often volatile and can sometimes be fraudulent, despite offering triple-digit returns in a matter of weeks. We’ll show you our top two strategies for finding good penny stocks to buy, plus our small-cap stock pick primed for double-digit growth this year…

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Would You Lend $1 Trillion to a Bunch of 18-Year-Olds?

I (Porter) know a headline like that will leave me with only about five people still reading. So let me try again…   The next 18 months will likely see: a terrible bear market… a substantial economic recession… and a great opportunity for you to buy high-quality businesses at reasonable prices – but only if you raise cash now.   Don't believe me? Let me explain…....More>>>

Tesla Production Shortfalls: I’m Not Surprised

Ive been right about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) thus far.

There seem to be only two schools on Tesla. You either love the carmaker, or you hate it with a passion. I fall into the latter category, not because I’m anti clean energy, or opposed to new entries to the auto industry, but because of the grandiose and inefficient management history the company has had under Elon Musk. Ive written....More>>>

MKS Instruments – Great Business On Sale, Waiting For A Bigger Opportunity

MKS Instruments (MKSI) is a very interesting business which has made a great deal over the past year as it perfectly timed the acquisition of Newport, while the integration is ahead of schedule and brings larger financial benefits than has been anticipated. While shares have seen a +20% correction in recent weeks, momentum has been very strong as shares continue to trade with gains of 60% over the....More>>>

Top 10 Bank Stocks To Buy For 2018

On Dec. 14, 2016, the federal funds rate was hiked by 25 basis points to 0.75%. More hikes are expected in 2017, but early this month, Fed FOMC members decided to maintain the interest rate at 75% for the time being without ruling out further increments. The next meeting of the Fed is slated for Wednesday, March 15, and analysts believe that the current rate of 0.75% will hold.

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Busy families get help from personal shoppers

INDIANAPOLIS Joelee Smith starts her mornings by sending busy parents the best text messagethey’ll see all day.

“Hi, this is Joelee,” she types on her phone. “I’ll be your shopper today. If you think of one or two items you forgot, I’ll grab them.”

Then Smith hits the aisles ofanIndianapolis-area Meijer, filling up a cart with groceries, standing....More>>>

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From Volvo’s bid to become an electric car company to the cost of the Petya Cyber Attack to Europe’s bad-boy CEO’s “power drinking”, here’s what made headlines in Europe this week.

Vantiv Makes Play For Worldpay

Credit card processing group Vantiv Inc. (VNTV) has confirmed its plans to buy Britain’s Worldpay Group (WPYGY) just hours before....More>>>

What Russell index rebalancing means for the stock market

It is so-called Russell rebalancing day. That is the annual reconstitution of the Russell Indexes, where the index provider makes rule-based changes to composition of its indexes, to ensure that changes in market value or investment styles, like shares of companies deemed value or growth, for example, are properly accounted.

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The Koch Brothers Want These Two Changes Made to the New Healthcare Bill

The Koch brothers’ political lobbying groups are hell-bent on nipping the Senate healthcare bill’s progress in the bud.

Specifically, the conservative organizations believe the legislature – known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – proposed in Congress last week doesn’t go far enough to fully repeal Obamacare.

David and Charles Koch.

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7 A-Rated Stocks That Look Their Summer Best

There’s no doubt that the first half of 2017 has been a bit confusing. Consumer spending is tepid yet unemployment is at a record low. Interest rates are low, but car and home purchases are floundering. The Federal Reserve is moving like we’re in recovery, but projections for growth this year have been cut.

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Top Oil Stocks For 2018

 Crude oil is breaking down…   Prices plunged more than 5% on Wednesday – the biggest one-day decline since February 2016. They fell another 2.5% Thursday to their lowest level since late November.   West Texas Intermediate ("WTI") crude – the U.S. benchmark for prices – fell to as low as $49 per barrel on Thursday. Brent crude – the international....More>>>

Top 10 Small Cap Stocks To Watch For 2018

On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap green energy stock American DG Energy (NYSEMKT: ADGE) as a long trade:

As for American DG Energy, today’s push above a technical ceiling at $0.34 is telling, though that clue is made more telling when you see the short-term moving average lines have given us key bullish crosses over the course of the past couple of....More>>>

Hot Insurance Stocks For 2018

A lack of clarity about the fate of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, has also meant a lot of uncertainty about Medicaid. While a considerable level of uncertainty remains, Medicaid expansion appears to be safe for now. That means several stocks of companies specializing in Medicaid could be on track to perform better than they otherwise would have.

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