With its S-1 filing finally made public, Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) is close to selling shares to the public for the first time. The company, known for its wildly popular Snapchat app, is expected to raise around $3 billion and be valued in the ballpark of $25 billion. Snap only started running ads in late 2014, producing just $404 million of revenue last year. If a price-to-sales ratio above 60 doesn’t....More>>>
Elevate Credit has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company has decided to price its 12.4 million shares at $6.50 per share, with an overallotment option for an additional 1.86 million shares. At this price the entire offering is valued up to $92.69 million. The company intends to list its shares on....More>>>
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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>>>
My goal in this segment is to unlock both short-term and long-term growth in stocks that have just reported earnings. These stocks are specifically subject to enormous volatility as earnings reports are seen (and rightfully so) as a significant display of a company’s progression in the market. What I offer you is an analysis of the economic well-being of the company,....More>>>
The OPEC deal and two new pipelines to be built in Western Canada saw my favorite oil & gas stocks tick higher – much higher in some cases. And, this should be just the beginning!
As supply and demand come back into balance, Western Canadian producers should find prices sufficient to fund growth without adding to debt. At the same time, the Trans Mountain pipeline will provide access....More>>>
U.S. equities mostly finisher higher on Tuesday, recovering from Monday’s post-holiday weakness. Headlines focused on OPEC ahead of a minister-level meeting on Wednesday where expectations are heightened for an oil production freeze that’s been teased in various forms since February.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.1%, the S&P 500 Index wafted up 0.1%,....More>>>
The Q2 2017 earnings report for small cap bookretailer Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS) is scheduledfor before the market opens onTuesday (November) with the company experiencing significant headwinds the last time around in part due to consumers being focused on elections.
A technical chart shows shares of Barnes & Noble heading back up to a key resistance level:
A bit of inspired forward thinking by my grandfather sparked my interest in the financial services field and stayed with me into adulthood, even leading to a career. He gave me my first subscription to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine when I was a boy. He also bought mutual funds for my brother and me, figuring that these investment vehicles would give us a good hands-on lesson in how....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.
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some po