Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
The market is filled with stocks. Ever since bond yields went to zero as the Federal Reserve tried to rescue the economy from the mortgage crisis, it has forced people to go further out on the risk curve in order to get the income they had been used to getting from bonds.
Risk is the foremost concern of my stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. Most investors unknowingly take on....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company Saba Capital Management, L.P. buys Allergan PLC, Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund, , First Trust Highome Long/Short Fund, Clough Global Equity Fund, Clough Global Dividend andome Fund, Clough Global Opportunities Fund, Community Health Systems, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend of Beneficial In, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, sells Blackrock Debt....More>>>
The energy sector is feeling the pinch of low oil and natural gas prices, which has been a headwind for oil field services industry stalwart Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) and dragged down investor sentiment for midstream sector players Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) and Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL). But each of these companies has a long history of increasing dividends....More>>>
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Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of S&P 500 companies that have raised their payouts for a minimum of 25 consecutive years. To make it on to this list, you must operate your business efficiently over almost three decades — a feat that’s not easy for any company.
Income investors love buying Dividend Aristocrats because these....More>>>
DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Corporate insiders sell their own companies’ stock for a number of reasons.
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They might need the cash for a big personal purchase such as a new house or yacht, or they might need the cash to fund a charity. Sometimes they sell as part of a planned selling program that they have put....More>>>
Perrigos(PRGO)CEO Joseph Papa recently left to become head of Valeant Pharmaceuticals(VRX)this week. Perrigo veteran JohnHendrickson will take over the helm of Perrigo, and time will tell if this is a positive move, according to Jefferies David Steinberg. But he doesnt think investors should wait around to find out.
Steinberg and his team today downgraded Perrigo from....More>>>
Patience in investing is a virtue. If you’re willing to hold on until the end of 2017 with Symphony International Holdings (OTC:SYNNF), then you could be rewarded with a 9% dividend and a 40% return on capital.
Symphony, a London-listed, closed-end investment fund, currently trades with a 40% discount to its net asset value. Its assets aim to capture the growing economic power of the....More>>>
Will the $47B NXP buyout hurt Qualcomm’s future dividend payouts?
Qualcomm Inc.(NSDQ:QCOM)has been a long-time favorite amongst dividend growth investors thanks to its steady stock appreciation and ever-increasing annual dividend payouts over the past decade. But after the chipmaker announced its acquisition of NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion, its only natural to question whether....More>>>
Gold prices were little-changed in early in European trading after the bullion touched a five-month high in Asia as investors piled into safe-haven assets around the world amid rising geopolitical tensions.
Spot gold was marked 0.01% lower at $1,274.30 per ounce in early London trading after reaching a five-month high of $1,279.80 in Asia dealing amid a retreat from risk assets....More>>>
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.
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