TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
The Q3 2017 earnings report for mid cap mobile device and smartphone stock BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) is scheduled for before the market opens onTuesday (December 20th). We did have BlackBerry Ltd in our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio in the past – both as a potential turnaround trade or as a purely speculative trade as investors need to keep in mind what aFebruary....More>>>
The National Retail Federation NRF expects retail sales in November and December to increase 3.6%, which is slightly less than the 3.7% expected, according to a FactSet report.
The figure, which excludes autos, gasoline and restaurants, would bring sales to nearly $656 billion. The rate of growth was 3% in 2015 during the same period, and has averaged 2.5% over the past ten years.More than137....More>>>
Bernie Madoff, who ran a nearly $65 billion Ponzi scheme, is one of the biggest criminals in human history. But he was also the product of a corrupt financial system, one where both clients and regulators looked the other way from cooked books in order to continue reaping the gains he so steadily delivered.
Thats one of the sure-to-be-controversial conclusions of Ponzi Supernova, a new Audible....More>>>
Goldman Sachs says its time to Allergan (AGN). Analyst Jami Rubin and her team added the beaten down specialty drug maker to the firms Conviction List, arguing that the company is primed for growth with a best in class pipeline that features more than 70 unique assets featuring several first-in-class or best-in-class candidates.
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
One of the major advantages of using Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL) products is how well they work together. They seamlessly transition between each other, making it easier for the consumer to use multiple products at once. For example, AirDrop makes it easier to transfer stuff from your iPhone to your Mac and vice versa or receiving calls from your computer when your iPhone is far away or sending and receiving....More>>>
After stumbling badly on negative publicity about foodborne illness at some of its restaurants, the fast casual dining industry’s once unstoppable frontrunner finally caught a break: On February 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) free of the nasty E. coli bug responsible for the illness outbreak.
MannKind (MNKD) investors have seen scripts rising modestly over the course of Q4. Modest sales growth has been a common theme with Afrezza that everyone is pretty much used to at this point. Perhaps more interesting is the trajectory of retail sales revenue we are seeing.
PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of America's largest home building companies, spanning operations in approximately 50 markets throughout the country. The group operates through numerous subsidiaries within its portfolio, providing the ability to meet the needs of multipl
The title of this article may generate strong responses from some, who will reply: "never!" And indeed, if a value trap is defined as a stock that is not a value, then clearly a value trap is never a value. (There aren't many rich dialetheists on Wall Street.) But let's take a more nuanced view
This was an idea that Jim Cramer ventilated, although providing little rationale. He also offered a few other acquisition targets for Microsoft (MSFT), among which are Twilio (TWLO) and ServiceNow (NOW).
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