Sometimes the market gets fairly excited about a perceived significant event causing a lot of would-be investors to jump into an investment without properly weighing all the potential risks and outcomes. Cobas Asset Management invested in Teekay Corporation (TK) to the tune of about 4 million sha
On Dec. 14, 2016, the federal funds rate was hiked by 25 basis points to 0.75%. More hikes are expected in 2017, but early this month, Fed FOMC members decided to maintain the interest rate at 75% for the time being without ruling out further increments. The next meeting of the Fed is slated for Wednesday, March 15, and analysts believe that the current rate of 0.75% will hold.
The short interest ratio for Apple Inc. stock has spiked to a 3 month high while the days to cover metric has climbed over 2. Is AAPL stock setting up for a massive short squeeze? Flickr
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock is off to a flying start in 2017. Shares of the Cupertino, California-basedtechnology giant are up nearly 22% in 2017, closing the trading session at a price of $140.88 per....More>>>
SAN FRANCISCO President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed telecommunications giant Sprint is moving 5,000 offshore jobs back to the United States and OneWeb, a satellite Internet start-up, is adding 3,000 more jobs in the U.S.
The devil is in the detail, however: It is unclear where the 8,000 jobs will be based and if they are part of SoftBank’s vow earlier this month to create....More>>>
Shares of Fed Ex (FDX) are climbing in after-hours trading after the express shipper easily topped earnings forecasts.
FedEx reported an adjusted profit of $2.90 a share on sales of $14.7 billion, topping Street forecasts for $2.78 on revenues of $14.6 billion. Citigroup’s Christian Wetherbee and Prashant Rao write that the numbers were “likely better....More>>>
Growth stocks can do wonderful things for your portfolio. The key is finding great companies with solid long-term prospects, and management teams that are capable of driving those businesses forward for years and years.
In our ongoing search for just such quality growth stocks, we asked three of our contributors to pick out ones they think have high growth potential from here, and tell us....More>>>
We write this introduction early Friday, with the fate of the U.S. House of Representatives vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) yet to be determined. While any prediction we utter to the result will look stupid soon enough, we can say that this is surely not going to be the end of political discussions that affect the biotech space. Between the continuation of this legislative process,....More>>>
When you buy a stock, how do you decide how many shares you'll buy? Most people don't have a clue how to do this. But it's something you have to get right – it's crucial to your investing performance. So seriously, what's your process for determining how much of a stock you'll buy? Do you say something like this? Well, the stock....More>>>
Bernie Madoff, who ran a nearly $65 billion Ponzi scheme, is one of the biggest criminals in human history. But he was also the product of a corrupt financial system, one where both clients and regulators looked the other way from cooked books in order to continue reaping the gains he so steadily delivered.
Thats one of the sure-to-be-controversial conclusions of Ponzi Supernova, a new Audible....More>>>
The big news over the weekend has been Facebook Inc.’s (NSDQ:FB) announcement to buy backstock worth $6B, starting in Q1 2017. This was a first in the history of the company. While it can come across as a surprise for a growing company to announce a share repurchase offering, the recent drop in FB stock price could have forced the management into action. The FB stock price is down by over....More>>>
Gold is off nearly 10% since the Nov. 8 election. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is clambering toward 20,000a major milestone for the blue-chip gauge as Wall Street grows euphoric over assets considered risky.
But this isnt the stock market Peter Schiff envisioned when he started scooping up metals and mining shares amid repeated warnings of hard times ahead for equity markets.
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Ive been offered a new job, and I want to see how the cost of the new employers health care stacks up. How much does the average family pay for health care? What can I do to save money on health costs?
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The majority of families still get health insurance through their employers, and the average cost of health care....More>>>
Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is another of the dividend stalwart stocks, having paid a growing dividend for 60 years. It has been a steady and for the most part boring stock. In other words, it is a great DG stock. Of late, it has had some struggles, much caused by currency headwinds. Its latest earnings report shows that some struggles remain, but it also has some bright spots.
In my post yesterday, I mentioned that investors with advisors – even run-of-the-mill ones – often do better than DIY investors, mainly because they’re following the program set by their advisor, and the advisor is following the program in which he or she was trained, which is to, well, stick with the program – in markets both good and bad.
It's important for investors to know how to invest in penny stocks safely. That's because they're often volatile and can sometimes be fraudulent, despite offering triple-digit returns in a matter of weeks. We'll show you our top two strategies for finding good penny stocks to bu
I (Porter) know a headline like that will leave me with only about five people still reading. So let me try again... The next 18 months will likely see: a terrible bear market... a substantial economic recession... and a great opportunity for you to buy high-quality businesses at reasonable p
Ive been right about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) thus far.
There seem to be only two schools on Tesla. You either love the carmaker, or you hate it with a passion. I fall into the latter category, not because I'm anti clean energy, or opposed to new entries to the auto industry, but because of the