Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) shareholders got more bad news this week: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) won an $814.9 million arbitration award regarding a licensing agreement. QCOM stock fell 3.5% to $53.39 on the news, and are now down 19.5% for the year so far.
Granted, the BBRY judgment is really a one-off. It has nothing to do about the validity of QCOM’s....More>>>
President Trump’s most hated number is getting bigger.
Trump often cites the U.S. trade deficit as a sign that America is losing to China, Mexico and other countries on trade. He uses it to justify renegotiating trade deals and slapping tariffs on other countries’ products.
And the president has promised repeatedly to cut the trade deficit. But so far this year, it’s....More>>>
Public distributed ledgers like the blockchain supporting bitcoin have drawbacks that make them unsuitable for financial firms’ needs, according to analysts from Corporate Insight. The research firm hosted a webinar on Tuesday outlining the findings of a report released in February detailing how private distributed ledgers could be adopted by financial services firms.
We’ve noted before that for all the attention Macau gets, the real action for casinos these days is in Las Vegas. In a report issued today, Gabelli’s Adam Trivison touts the importance of Nevada for Boyd Gaming (BYD) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which have large Nevada footprints, and for Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which don’t:
The FICO score was first introduced in 1989, but 28 years later, most people still only have a topical understanding of how they work.A recent study by NerdWallet and Harris Poll found that 91% of Americans don’t know that there are actually more than three scores that can be used to judge your creditworthiness. These scores are compiled by the three major bureaus, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.
Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) filed an 8-K late Wednesday indicating that Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Vuzix were unable to reach a strategic relationship. The strategic relationship was anticipated to be consummated within 45-days following the closing date of the original stock purchase agreement dated January 2, 2015.
Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) is well positioned both geographically and in product terms to reap the benefits of its position, as we go into 2017. CEO Sergio Marchionne has astutely managed the strategic and brand issues involved. The company is better placed than its traditional rivals Ford (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) and the stock market has undervalued its strong position. Recent announcements....More>>>
Our Top Pick for conservative investors for the coming year is a company that went through a management overhaul in 2015, leaving investors uncertain about the company’s future, observes Crista Huff, editor of Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor.
Mattel (MAT) markets toys globally under the brand names Mattel, Fisher-Price, RoseArt, Barbie, AmericanGirl and many more, including strategic....More>>>
U.S. equities finished mixed on Tuesday, hitting fresh all-time highs early in the session before some selling pressure hit the tape and prices drifted lower. There is no major catalysts in play, just a continuation of recent themes: Vague positive feelings about President Trump’s plans, relatively strong quarterly results and a comfortable impression that the Federal Reserve isn’t in....More>>>
One of the stock market’s trending stories of 2016 would have to be Athleisure momentum fading, which we identified last spring as performance destabilizers for both Under Armour (NYSE:UAA) and Nike (NYSE:NKE). As Under Armour attempts broadening its brand worldwide, competition from the likes of Nike and Adidas (OTCQX:ADDYY) stiffen, and what was once a hot sector starts looking like a bad....More>>>
Organovo Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ONVO) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the bio-printer announced that it received a strong consumer response from its second tissue service. Specifically, the ExVive Human Kidney Tissue launched in September, which uses Organovos 3D bio-printed kidney tissue to study the effects of drug exposure through toxicology panels and transporter studies.
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is said to be planning its own cloud infrastructure,....More>>>
Monday September 12: Five things the markets are talking about
September trade has finally ushered in some volatility.
This month, the market has and will be focusing on Tier 1 central banks for direction (to come BoE, SNB, BoJ and Fed). To date, despite the lower for longer mantra across the board, its been the rhetoric thats managed to jolt the various asset....More>>>
On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter