One sound long-term investing strategy is to buy stocks that offer up high dividend yields.This strategy has become particularly enticing in today’s low interest rateenvironment, since it offers investors a chance to generate a lot of income from their portfolio. However, justbecausea stock offers up a high yield doesn’t make it an automatic buy, especially....more>>>
Pundits appear to be mixed about if or when the next recession will materialize. The debate has cast transportation stocks like Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) into the spotlight. Canadian National is one of the world’s best run railroads. However, headwinds abound. For the first 46 weeks of 2016 total carloads for the year U.S. and Canada were down Y/Y by 9.3%....more>>>
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Crude oil has spent Monday morning above trading $53, up from $52 on Thursday. The high for the year sits at $54.41. Gold meanwhile has rallied up....more>>>
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Let’s be clear: The naming of an acting CEO at such an incisive moment is more than mere coincidence. For those who have thought the future for Cempra (NASDAQ: CEMP) included being acquired as I did I am no longer so sure. Here is why?
The timing is more than interesting, one might suggest it is disconcerting. We sit days from the PDUFA date and an argument can be made Solithromycin....more>>>
The news hit the wire that business software company Deltek is being acquired by Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP). Taken private by Thoma Bravo in a deal that closed in 2012, Deltek managed to continue its growth, acquire several new products for its portfolio of software focused on project-based businesses, and set an aggressive path to reinvent itself as a modern cloud services provider. According....more>>>
On a great day for theVanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) and big holdings like Schlumberger (SLB), Halliburton (HAL), and Baker Hughes (BHI), Weatherford International (WFT) is doing better than most. One reason: Barclays analystsJ. David Anderson andWilliam Thompson upgraded Weatherford to Overweight from Equal Weight. They explain why:
Nothing is more frustrating to me than stingy dividend stocks.
I have a well-deserved reputation as a cheapskate. (I prefer to think of myself as frugal, but my friends and family have other choice words for me.) Yet as miserly as I am, I know when Im beaten. I once had a friend that was tired of paying for lawn service. So he bought a baby goat at a flea market, had the goat eat his grass,....more>>>
On the first day of 2008, the Greek stock index opened the new year at 1,036 points. In early 2016, it bottomed out – at 15. (Yes, 15!) It's true… The MSCI Greece Index fell by more than 1,000 points (in U.S.-dollar terms). Ultimately, it was a 98.5% fall, peak to trough. Take a look… So let me ask you a simple math question here… ....more>>>
Historically, little gets done by Congress in an election year. But the unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the coming fight over replacing him on the bench will bring legislating to a virtual stop, making the previous snails pace of progress seem downright speedy.
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