Global casino operators had a run of good luck recently after the cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe passed a casino bill that would legalize casino gambling in the country. While many observers had been expecting two licenses to be initially approved, the cabinet has called for three, along with other measures that could help spawn a viable industry.
Turmoil in Washington, D.C., is nothing new. But in spite of little political progress and weak economic numbers, the stock market keeps going up.
Shedding light on the situation, Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald says the key is not to look to Washington. Here Keith gives the two key points that make company numbers a far better guide than economic data when....More>>>
Vaalco Energy (NYSE:EGY) is a small O&G producer, which owns and develops the Etame prospect offshore Gabon (please see map below). The company revenues depend essentially on these two simple elements:
Production of O&G from the offshore Gabon prospect. Calculated using a percentage called working interest. The prices....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockMarch 26 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 2.7% at 2,658.59. The DJIA closed up 2.9% at 24,203.50. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 3.3% at 7,220.54.
Monday was an incredible day for the broad U.S. markets, with the Dow posting one of its top 3 performances, in terms of points, in the history of the average. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq had exceptional days as well, with the Nasdaq....More>>>
This is the kind of stuff that keeps OPEC up at night.
The oil cartel and key ally Russia have spent more than a year trying to drain the world of excess supply. But the International Energy Agency warned Tuesday that a “colossal” oil boom in the United States could ruin their efforts.
The Paris-based agency said that a massive increase in output means the U.S. will....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockJanuary 17, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.9% at 2,802.57. The DJIA closed up 1.3% at 26,114.51. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.0% at 7,298.28.
Wednesday was an incredible day for the U.S. markets. Once again all three of the major averages hit all-time highs. Although we are only about two weeks into the new year, this is easily the best trading day for the markets....More>>>
Crude oil futures were up Tuesday, with prices headed closer to session highs reached in the prior U.S. session, as expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will extend production cuts until early next year continued to boost trading sentiment.
The news, announced during a joint press conference by Saudi Arabia and Russia on Monday, lifted prices by as much....More>>>
It was a mixed week for the Trump trade, with U.S. equity markets gaining early and slipping a bit toward the end. The S&P 500 rose about 0.5% for the week and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added about 0.4%, though they fell Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The best day was Tuesday, which the President spent partly on the golf course with the Prime....More>>>
December 26, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday following the three-day Christmas holiday weekend. The DJIA briefly turned higher, but traded for most of the day with a small loss. Energy was the leading sector but couldn’t overcome weakness in tech and utilities. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $59.97 a barrel, up 2.6% for the day following a pipeline explosion in Libya. The....More>>>
Over the past several years, Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) succession plan for when Warren Buffett can no longer run the company has become of greater interest to investors. We recently got some more concrete information about the succession plan when Berkshire managers Ajit Jain and Greg Abel both joined the company’s board and were named vice chairmen, a move Buffett....More>>>
The dark web. Hackers. Your identity for sale. Fraudulent credit card accounts. Unfortunately, last weeks news of the mammoth data breach of the consumer credit reporting giant Equifax and the reported millions of individuals social security numbers and personal data at risk is just the latest example of the ongoing dangers associated with todays digital age.
Source: ThinkstockMay 25, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.4% at 2,415.00. Separately the DJIA closed up 0.3% as well at 21,081.04. The Nasdaq closed up 0.7% at 6,205.26.
The U.S. broad markets posted another record day with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting all-time highs on the day with the Dow in close pursuit. After breaking back above the $50 mark, crude oil came....More>>>
7 Reasons Teslas Stock Should Continue To Appreciate
Tesla (TSLA) reported a wider than expected loss Wednesday after the bell, the biggest in the companys history. Teslas net loss for the quarter amounted to roughly $718 million, a considerable $4.22 cents a share.
Penske Automotive Group (NYSE: PAG) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Penske Automotive Group to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, v
Wall Street brokerages expect Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) to report $1.96 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Illinois Tool Works’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.95 to $1.99. Illinois Tool Works reported earnings pe
Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 1,886 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,036% compared to the average volume of 166 put options.