The market was quick to bring out the knives after Applied Materials(NASDAQ:AMAT)released mixed-bag fiscal second-quarter results in mid-May. Investors apparently ignored the company's terrific top- and bottom-line growth, while letting concerns about slowing smartphone sales and the company's te
Given the important role Social Security will eventually play in so many future retirees' lives, you'd think more people would have a basic knowledge of how the program works. But recently, as many as 72% of Americans could not pass a basic quiz on Social Security. That lack of knowledge, however
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GE is a great American company. But its a company in decline, as evidenced by its recent financial performance.
Wall Street has taken notice sending its shares sharply lower in a strong overall market. So far, this year, GEs stock is down 27.30%, while its peers have been rallying. Siemens is up 17.26%, Honeywell International....More>>>
Osisko Mining (TSE:OSK) Director Robert Wares purchased 10,000 shares of Osisko Mining stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.06 per share, with a total value of C$20,600.00.
Osisko Mining traded down C$0.68, reaching C$2.02, on Tuesday, MarketBeat.com reports. 4,973,265 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged,....More>>>
The typical business model of an engineering consultancy firm like Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) is simple yet attractive. These firms are pure manpower-driven businesses that cater to a vast array of industries, work mostly on medium-to-long-term contracts, have negligible direct costs other than manpower, and have strong foreseeability of revenues. Also, the low capital expenditure associated with....More>>>
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>>>
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%.
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>>>
December 27, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday and all three major indexes traded in a narrow band not too far from the opening line. Among the S&P sectors, counter-cyclicals posted small gains while energy and telecom were the biggest daily losers. WTI crude oil for February del
Right now, traders are dreaming of a drop in Iran crude supplies and almost tasting the piquant rally for oil prices and stocks. But the nuclear deal situation has a lot of moving parts and that means gains could fade fast.