On Friday, obscured by the dust kicked up by Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) after reporting it would be acquiring Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM), there was another curious (albeit much less interesting) acquisition made --discount retailer Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) announced it would be purchasi
Perhaps the greatest collection of unopened collectibles in baseball card history was recently found in a 90-year-old aunt’s Tennessee attic. Her husband, the late uncle of the current seller, owned a confectionary company that made card sets based on
The last thing people want to think about amid the bustle of November and December is taxes. But Elizabeth A. Vuozzo, a director with the Fuoco Group in Hauppauge, N.Y., a partner of Hewins Financial Advisors, spells out smart things you can do now to make your load lighter come next April:
The holidays and a presidential transition — needless to say, there are a lot of big....More>>>
Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV Program, Thursday, March 2.
Snap (NYSE:SNAP) did not mess up its IPO, and that shocked Cramer. “The inability of the stock exchanges and the bankers themselves to handle high-profile hot merchandise has created a sense of fragility about the whole asset class and turned a lot of people off stocks just when....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>>>
The shares of United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) remain too expensive for us to buy despite our desire to add one more dividend growth stock to our taxable account portfolio. Unfortunately, we missed out on our chance to buy the company’s shares earlier in 2016 when an overall market sell off presented us with the opportunity to purchase the shares under $100. UPS shares not only broke down....More>>>
Ever the diplomat, Mark Zuckerberg has cleared the air regarding one of his board member’s comments on India.
On Tuesday, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen — who’s a Facebook (FB, Tech30) board member — posted a series of controversial tweets on Twitter. In them, he expressed his dissatisfaction with the ruling by an India regulator that effectively killed Faceook’s....More>>>
JMP analyst Devin Ryan argues that Goldman Sachs (GS) “is at the forefront of a tech revolution on Wall Street.” He explains:
We recently met with senior management at Goldman Sachs, including Marty Chavez, who runs the Technology business, and Paul Russo, who co-heads Equities Sales & Trading. We walked away with a greater appreciation for the firm’s....More>>>
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Today, Gilead Sciences (GILD) announced that European regulators had approved its new hepatitis-C treatment. Maxim’s Jason Kolbert and Jason McCarthy contend that this is just another reason Gilead will remain dominant in hepatitis-C:
Gilead announced that the European Commission (EC) approved its new pan-genotypic HCV product Epclusa (sofosbuvir 400 mg/velpatasvir....More>>>
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
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Traders are racing to rethink their views on the paceof Federal Reserve interest-rate increases after a stronger than expected reading on inflation. The question now is whetherthe datawill remain strong enough to keep the market buoyant.
So-called core inflation, which strips out volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3% last month,....More>>>
Leadership is a funny word - you can be the best at something, but if that "something" isn't all that valuable, then it's hard to make real money from that leadership. That's my initial impression of Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) as I do believe this company has a strong position in specialty metal and
Previously, I've published my version of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) valuation using multipliers. That analysis gave ambiguous results, and, thanks to some constructive comments, I came to the conclusion that Facebook, with its current stage of life cycle, level of profitability and business model, does
I've hosted the Dough Roller Money Podcast for nearly four years. During that time I've received thousands of questions from listeners. By far the most common question is to examine their investment portfolio. They want to know if the mutual funds they've selected are the right way to go.
Every new generation of wireless networks delivers faster speeds and more functionality for devices. 1G brought us the very first cell phones, 2G let us text for the first time, 3G brought us online, and 4G brought us the speeds we enjoy today. But as more devices come online, 4G networks ha