Fort Worth, TX, based Investment company TPG Group Holdings (SBS) Advisors, Inc. buys UnitedHealth Group Inc, Playa Hotels & Resorts NV, Marathon Petroleum Corp, Grupo Televisa SAB, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Hamilton Lane Inc, Zayo Group Holdings Inc, Micron Technology Inc, Advance Auto Parts Inc, LendingClub Corp, sells Surgical Care Affiliates Inc, Cousins Properties Inc, LPL Financial....More>>>
The marijuana revolution is taking over the country.
Eight states – Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington – and the District of Columbia have fully legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults’ recreational use. An additional 13 states have decriminalized it. And 29 states, along with Puerto Rico and Guam,....More>>>
Chris Reining isn’t your average retiree. He said goodbye to his working years at 37, and is now financially independent, living his life on his own terms.
Growing up in a middle-class family in Illinois, Reining says he did well in school, earned scholarships, and attended the school that paid him most. Unlike many other young people, he graduated with only $4,500 debt, which he....More>>>
At some point during the holidays the eggnog wears off and the conversation can become stale, so those inclined to buy and sell stocks during a day off might be tempted to fire up their trading accounts. It turns out there are tried and tested ways of making money betting on the stock market during the holidays.
Here are the stock market indices that rally over the holidays (From Kensho)
New York, NY, based Investment company SG Americas Securities, LLC buys The Howard Hughes Corp, PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1, T-Mobile US Inc, Analog Devices Inc, iShares Russell 2000, SPDR Select Sector Fund – Energy Select Sector, iShares China Large-Cap, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners, iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond, iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund, sells SPDR S&P 500, Visa Inc, Walt....More>>>
The market is filled with stocks. Ever since bond yields went to zero as the Federal Reserve tried to rescue the economy from the mortgage crisis, it has forced people to go further out on the risk curve in order to get the income they had been used to getting from bonds.
Risk is the foremost concern of my stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. Most investors unknowingly take on....More>>>
The fierce battle for India’s hundreds of millions of mobile users has claimed another casualty.
Aircel, the country’s fifth-largest wireless operator with around 85 million subscribers, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, the latest company in an increasingly cutthroat industry to throw in the towel.
The firm, owned by Malaysian communications group Maxis, said it was....More>>>
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Recently, the global asset markets have been roiled by concerns that the United States and China may....More>>>
Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer tried to pull off one of the riskiest feats in Hollywood this weekend: a successful video game movie adaptation.
“Tomb Raider” took in about $23.5 million at the domestic box office in its opening weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.
That’s a respectable haul, and the movie has performed better overseas. But it’s not....More>>>
It looks like Best Buy (BBY) is no longer living up to its name, or so says Goldman Sachs.
Earlier today, analyst Matthew Fassler removed the electronics retail giant from the firms closely-watched Americas Buy list, where he put the stock less than a month ago. During that time, Best Buy has climbed 12.4%, as the S&P 500 has fallen 3%.
But looking ahead,....More>>>
Noble Group Ltd. said it soon plans to set the date for a special general meeting that will decide the commodity trader’s controversial restructuring after the Singapore High Court blocked it from holding an annual meeting at the behest of dissident shareholder Goldilocks Investment Co.
The court, however, hasn’t restrained Noble from holding future special general meetings,....More>>>
Despite worsening U.S.-China trade tensions on Friday (when President Trump unveiled another $100 billion worth of tariffs) and over-the-weekend headlines out of Syria (alleged chemical weapons attack and an airstrike by Israel), the bulls blasted stocks higher out of the gate. It was a classic “pump and park” dynamic that was seen so frequently last year.
Only, it didn’t....More>>>
The stock markets are in the red so far this year, with the Dow down over 1%, but gold prices continue to gain.
Between geopolitical tensions and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s rate hikes, investors are uneasy about the stock market right now. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has nearly doubled this year.
Gold is actually managing to consolidate on....More>>>
Stocks are rising to fresh records early this morning thanks in part to strong earnings and anticipation of key economic data set to hit the wire before the morning bell.
The unprecedented performance of the major averages is the worst-kept secret of 2018. So were going to look beyond the Dow and S&P this morning and examine some of the powerful forces moving the markets this week.
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