When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek's shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly)
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) was supposed to be one of the last slam dunks left in retail. Everyone needs their drugs, right? As we age, we need more drugs. That means we need drug stores. And since CVS also owns Caremark, one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers, they should have gua
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>>>
Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL)hasn’t been having its own way recently. A few months ago, the company wasordered to return $13 billion in back taxes in Europe plus now it has todeal with a new US president in Donald Trumpwho clearly has reservationson how Apple runs its business affairs. Recently though, the Irish government announced that it would be appealing the European Commission’s decision....More>>>
These five stocks had the most social chatter and the lowest investor confidence this week, according to Stockal. Stockal tracks analyst ratings, news, and social sentiment to paint a picture a stock's overall sentiment.
1. GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO)
Stockal's confidence meter, which measures the Street's near-term confidence in the stock, stands at 56% for GoPro.....More>>>
Advocates of exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on bitcoins are now 0 for 2 as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently rejected two bitcoin-based ETF proposals. Nevertheless, you can still invest directly in bitcoins through various exchanges, for example. You may also invest indire
Can YouTube ad issues really dent Alphabet Inc stock? Flickr
Shares of Mountain View, California-based Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)are down almost 4% this week after some advertisers started pulling out their advertising from Googles display network. This was a result of the searchengine