A strange thing happens during roaring bull markets. When the economy and stock market are booming, investors seem to forget the fundamentals of stock picking. With nearly every stock being carried higher as the major indexes break record after record, investors think that value no longer matters.
But nothing could be further from the truth. Using fundamentals to locate value stocks works....More>>>
Housing starts point to continued strength in residential housing. Supporting the growth is an increasing homeownership rate as younger buyers enter the market and wages continue to rise.
Masonite International profits from a hot housing market via new construction and renovations. Through acquisitions and economies of scale, DOOR has seen improved net profit margins and efficiency returns....More>>>
Gold doesn't trade in a vacuum. Markets are connected. What happens in one often affects others. So if you want to understand what's happening with gold, you need to know what's going on in the markets that affect gold. And while lots of traders focus only on the short term, it's important to have a big-picture view, too. The big picture shows you the long-term....More>>>
Oppenheimer’s Ari Wald compare the current market to 1983, and recommend owning top-performing economically sensitive stocks like 3M (MMM), Microsoft (MSFT), and Honeywell International (HON) before the S&P 500 breaks out:
We see similarities in current market conditions to how the S&P traded in 1983. In 1983, following the initial surge off the low, the....More>>>
AMZN stock is now up by over 20% in the year to date. Do Amazon shares have near term upside left? Flickr
Shares of Seattle, Washington-based Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)have run up nicely this year, gaining by over 20% in the Year To Date (YTD). That compares with a 8.8% gain in the NASDAQ, in 2017 so far. Have Amazon shares got more upside left in the near term? As things stand, they probably....More>>>
Aceto (NASDAQ: ACET) and PetIQ (NASDAQ:PETQ) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.
It's said the odds always favor the house, which is why investing in casino stocks may not be a bad bet. And where you were once limited to gaming companies that had resorts in either Las Vegas or Atlantic City, changes to the industry over the years have opened the world to investors.
Increases in global spending on cyber defense are a boon for cyber security providers. Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) is strategically positioned to capitalize on government and large-cap business cybersecurity expenditures. RTNs Forcepoint and IIS divisions are preparing for long-term growth in the global
Each month, we book time with some of our company’s top financial brain power to answer questions about investing and your finances. This month we’re talking about diversification and why some investors may be making the wrong move when it comes to that.
Given Facebook's Woes, Should You Sell FB Stock And Buy GOOGL Stock? Flickr
Life seems to be getting tougher by the dayfor California-based Facebook Inc (NSDQ:FB). According to a recent report, politicians in Germany are now calling for stricter action to tackle fake news, suggesting that Fa