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
Shares of Facebook Inc. currently present the most attractive investment in the social media space. Should FB stock investors worry over the SnapChat IPO? Flickr
Venice, California-based Snap, the parent company of the popular photo sharing app, Snapchat, is officially readying for a $25B IPO. In what could be one of the biggest IPO of 2017, will the Snapchat IPO hurt Facebook Inc(NASDAQ:FB)....More>>>
You can love it, you can hate it. But you can definitely not ignore Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG). This biotech stock has continued to be in news for quite a long time and mostly for the right reasons.
Before we deep-dive in the company’ product portfolio, it would however be prudent to discuss the pricing issue that has been scaring away investors from biotechnology stocks. After being declared....More>>>
Becton, Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) is a large global medical technology and supplies company with a market cap of about $36B. The company operates across two segments, Medical and Life Sciences, with the Medical segment bringing the lion’s share of the company’s revenues. Sales are split relatively evenly between international and domestic markets. BDX has seen strong growth from China; this....More>>>
The best cybersecurity stock to buy now could bring investors triple-digit gains in the next 12 months as the industry experiences unstoppable growth.
Global spending on cybersecurity is expected to exceed $1 trillion over the next five years, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. That’s up from $3.5 billion in 2013, an increase of 7,043% on an annual basis.
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) operates as a roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company initiated its dividend in 2010 and has been growing distributions rapidly since then. While the company has only managed to increase dividends for four years in a row, I believe that Starbucks stock has the potential to reach dividend achiever status, and it has the growth....More>>>
Rolls-Royce has agreed in principle to settle bribery and corruption cases with U.S., U.K. and Brazilian authorities by paying the equivalent of more than $800 million to the three countries, the company said in a news release Monday.
Rolls-Royce said it has cooperated with authorities on the cases, which involve bribery and corruption of intermediaries in overseas markets, concerns....More>>>
While its big brother TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) deservedly receives attention, Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) continues to outperform expectations. Revenue growth crushed expectations, coming in $140 million above consensus growing 11.5% y/y to $3.1 billion while EPS was $0.06 above expectations at $0.62 per share, up 17% y/y. Given its high growth rate and relatively small size, I think shares are worth....More>>>
There has been no shortage of news on the geopolitical and economic front this week just as first-quarter earnings get underway, but in the face of all of this stocks have been remarkably resilient, writes U.S. Banks Terry Sandven.
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In his latest note, Sandven writes that he expects that the macro environment will keep supporting higher equity prices,....More>>>
Theres an old Chinese curse that translates roughly into may you live in interesting times. Americans today certainly are living in interesting times, but few investors feel cursed. A nearly eight-year-old bull market has sprinted to a series of new highs since the presidential election. Standard & Poors 500-stock index, which closed at 2351 on February 17, has surged 9.9% since the close....More>>>
It’s a new week, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the excitement is over.
Last week was historic, with the surprise election of Donald Trump and the quick reversal in stocks from limit down in overnight trading Tuesday to explosive rallies in stocks and Treasury yields Wednesday and Thursday. We’re probably not going to see such huge swings in the coming week, but intraday....More>>>
Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) is an American natural gas and crude oil pipeline company, and with a $60 billion market cap, one of the largest. The company has had a difficult time since the start of the oil crash, with its stock price dropping by almost 40%. Despite this, as we will see through this article, the company has impressive assets, strong growth potential, and a commitment....More>>>
If you want to make big gains in the market, you need to invest in growth. Just consider the gains you could have made during the U.S. consumer boom in the 1950s… From 1950 to 2015, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) per capita rose 690%, adjusted for inflation. During that time, the S&P 500 soared 11,700% (not including reinvested dividends). Over the course....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.