When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek's shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly)
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) was supposed to be one of the last slam dunks left in retail. Everyone needs their drugs, right? As we age, we need more drugs. That means we need drug stores. And since CVS also owns Caremark, one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers, they should have gua
Facebook stock enters 2017 on a combination of lower expectations and depressed valuations. Flickr
Shares of Facebook (NSDQ:FB) are off to a great start in the new year. FB stock is up 8%+ since the turn of the year. In comparison, the stock had gained 9.55% in 2016, outperforming the Nasdaq Composite’s (INDX:COMPX) 6.6% gains. As reported in our last FB post, Facebook stock....More>>>
Credit Suisse Maintains Apple Stock At ‘Outperform’ Citing Strong iPhone Sales
Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) could be heading for a solid finish to the year. This will be in stark contrast to the first 9 months of 2016, which included Apple’s three consecutive quarters of revenue and top line decline. The muted performance of Cupertino has taken a toll on AAPL stock, which is up....More>>>
When investors think of cannabinoid or marijuana stocks, they either think of better known stocks likeGW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH)and Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ZYNE) that trade on bigger exchanges orCannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS: CBIS) and Medical Marijuana Inc (OTCMKTS: MJNA) that are stilllisted on the OTC. However, there are other more indirect ways to invest in growing cannabinoid....More>>>
Big banks kick off earnings season Friday, and many analysts expect robust results after a post-election stock-trading frenzy that may have provided stronger revenue.
Lined up for tomorrow are Bank of America Corp(NYSE: BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), and Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC), and there’s plenty of enthusiasm going into the results. The financial sector overall....More>>>
Credit Suisse analyst and teamGregory Lewis and team contend that Noble (NE) is “positioning for [an] eventual recovery” in offshore drilling, with emphasis on the word “eventual” but worry about They explain:
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We had the opportunity to host meetings with Nobleearlier this week. Management focused on its strong medium-term....More>>>
Ever since Donald Trump won the 2016 U.S. presidential election, investors have been trying to figure out just who will benefit–who will suffer–from his proposed changes to the U.S. tax code. First it was everyone. Then the companies that do most of their business in the U.S. We’re still trying to figure it out.
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>>>
At 4 p.m. ET this afternoon, U.S. President Barack Obama will reveal the eight individuals he’s tasked with serving on his Puerto Rico oversight board. These folks will be charged with restructuring the commonwealth’s massive $70 billion debt burden.
To be clear: This board is not tasked withdoling out another bailout placed at the feet of American taxpayers. It’s more....More>>>
The folks at Bespoke Investment Group note that its “Death By Amazon” index, which includesBest Buy (BBY), Barnes & Noble (BKS), Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), and Macy’s (M), among other traditional retailers that have been hurt by Amazon.com’s (AMZN) dominance, has been outperforming since Donald Trump’s election victory:
Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig blamed the confidence-sapping U.S. election and the plunge in the value of the British pound for the companys disappointing third quarter earnings, and predicted that the appliance-makers woes would be short-lived.
Whirlpool shares fell as much as 13% on Tuesday after the company posted earnings per share of $3.66, versus expectations for....More>>>
Last week's "best-looking trade setup in the market" exploded higher. Copper prices rose almost 5% in just four trading days. Here's an updated look at the chart of copper… Buying copper last week as it tested the support of its consolidating triangle pattern was a low-risk trade. And as it turned out, it generated a solid profit in just one....More>>>
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On the 7th of April, The Boeing Company (BA) shared its first quarter deliveries. In this article, I will have a look at the commercial and defense & space deliveries. The delivery volumes are important to observe, since they can give somewhat of an idea of the in-quarter performance of the c
Geopolitical tensions are ramping up in 2017 at a scary pace. Gold — a safe-haven asset — hit a five-month high on Monday, and Time notes that we've "enter[ed] a period of deep geopolitical recession."
On Saturday, the United States anxiously watched as North Korea
We are not especially frugal, but were generally not trying to wring every penny out of life. That combination of not watching every penny we spend and not maximizing how many pennies we bring in probably doesnt, on its face, sound like a recipe for financial success.