One of the joys of investing in stocks is watching dividend payments roll in quarter after quarter. Giant capital gains from growth stocks may be more exciting, but a reliable and growing stream of dividend payments, reinvested in more stocks, unleashes the true power of compounding. Dividends have accounted for nearly half of the total return of the S&P 500 Index over the past 25 years. You....More>>>
Oil prices steadied on Thursday, on the heels of a 2% plunge that came after data showed U.S. oil production hit a new weekly record.
The stabilization in crude prices came as a sense of calm appeared to be returning to global equity markets. The resignation of top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn late Tuesday fueled concerns about a trade war and spiked a selloff for perceived riskier....More>>>
Steve Sjuggerud has been keeping close tabs on oil prices… In recent months, Steve has highlighted several bearish signs for crude oil, including extreme sentiment among oil speculators and persistently bullish behavior in energy stocks. This week, he shared another. As he wrote in his latest True Wealth Systems Review of Market Extremes… Oil prices....More>>>
What happened to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Friday is like one of those NFL games where one team piles up yardage and time of possession only to lose the game because the other team scored on a last-minute Hail Mary. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously that Boeing was not harmed by the sale of 75 Bombardier CS100s to Delta Air Lines in early 2017 and that tariffs amounting....More>>>
(Editors note: There is much greater liquidity on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker PHO)
Please note all amounts are denoted in Canadian dollars as this is the company reporting currency.
Friday, March 31, 2017, was a very interesting day for shareholders of Photon Control Inc. (OTC:POCEF). The last few months have been very rewarding for them:
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Two companies completed initial public offerings (IPOs) last week and another four are on the calendar for this week, including the first of an expected slew of billion dollar offerings.
Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (NASDAQ: ILPT) raised $480 million last week, selling 20 million shares at $24, well below the expected range of $28 to $31. Shares lost 2.7% on the Friday IPO.
Shares of clothing retailer Macy’s (NYSE: M) fell around 6% during the trading day today after reports surfaced that a potential acquisition bid from Canadian retail-chain conglomerate Hudson’s Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) looks unlikely to go through.
Hudson’s Bay, the parent company of popular higher-end clothing store brands like Lord &....More>>>
The recent earning announcement on May 31, 2017 created sudden fear in the public’s mind and brought the stock price of Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) down by around 9% in one day. As of this writing, the price remains at $33. In this article, I will discuss one negative and five positives, and explain why you should consider buying the stock at this low price.
In the 7 years since former parent company Vishay Intertechnology decided to spin off the company to focus on discrete electronics, shares of Vishay Precision Group (VPG) have languished as other high-end industrial companies have seen both profit increases and multiple expansion. But with an activist making headway with the current management, the stock selling at a discount to peers, and the company’s....More>>>
What happens when you as an author begin writing an article with preconceived notions subtly expecting to reaffirm your original thesis and move on to the next one, then realize mid research that you are likely wrong on a key assumption and alter your stance? This article!
I have held Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) (the oil producer, not the refiner) for around two years now, purchasing this company....More>>>
Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan and seven other top executives won’t receive cash bonuses for 2016, the bank said Wednesdayin its latest effortto stresscorporate accountability following a scandal over millions of accounts unauthorized by customers.
Along with forgoing cash bonuses, the top executives will see a 50% reduction in the performance share equity awards they received in 2014 and....More>>>
The markets surge over the past few months has lifted all sorts of stocks. But plenty of stocks remain misunderstood by the market, looking undervalued or, in some cases, grossly overpriced.
SEE ALSO: 5 Good Dividend Stocks Owned by Bill Gates
That was one of the takeaways from the Sohn Investment Conference, an annual event held in New York City to raise money for pediatric....More>>>
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In our latest “Stock Talks” video – a recommendation of miner Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) issued back on March 9 – we told you that the best time to buy gold stocks was before they started their rally.
Our timing, it seems, couldn’t have been better.
Gold jumped again today – building on a two-week advance and letting....More>>>
USD/CAD is trading at 1.2882, down 0.0027.
The pair continues to trade just above the lows of the session.
Statistics Canada reported that May manufacturing sales fell 1.0 percent versus rise of 1.0 percent in April.
Market chatter about global headline news and U.S. economic is making the rounds.
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Gasoline futures soared Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to wreak havoc on Texas, knocking major Gulf Coast refineries out of action.
And while the storm is also expected to curtail offshore crude oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, crude futures are under pressure. Thats because the supply impact is more than offset by the hit to demand for crude by the refinery shutdowns.