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
Investment company Bernard Horn buys Vinci SA, United Overseas Bank, Greencore Group PLC, SpareBank 1 SR Bank ASA, sells Investor AB, Ameris Bancorp, HP, FairPoint Communications during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Polaris Global Value Fund. As of 2016-12-31, Polaris Global Value Fund owns 85 stocks with a total value of $382 million.....More>>>
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>>>
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.
The three-year period from mid-2014 to mid-2017 wasn't especially kind to specialty alloy companies like Carpenter Technology (CRS), Allegheny Technologies (ATI), Haynes International (HAYN), and Universal Stainless & Alloy (USAP), as a sharp market decline in energy and several heavy indust