Years ago, in a profile of Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), I was struck by the story of a hard-pressed supplier confronting its CEO and saying, “What are you, the low price police?” To which the CEO is said to have replied, “Well, yes.” The best way to understand Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), and why analysts think Amazon stock could hit $3,000 per share, is to understand it....More>>>
Mid cap fabless semiconductor stock Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL) reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings after the Thursday market close that beat expectations. Net revenue was $579.180 million versus $519.383 million and net income was $96.970 million versus a net loss of $13.271 million. The CEO commented:
“Marvell executed well in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 as....More>>>
Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network explains that by understanding liquidity, implied and historical volatility, and the skew, options traders are able to build strategies to either mitigate risk or speculate in a manner that provides a reasonable opportunity for successful trading.
The first topic to understand is liquidity. The importance of liquidity is often overlooked in options....More>>>
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David Bartosiak spoke on Bloomberg Markets about an options strategy in Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA).
He explained that....More>>>
In what would be a blow to American aerospace giant Boeing, Delta Air Lines is set to order around 100 jetliners from European rival Airbus, according to two people familiar with the deal.
Atlanta-based Delta will announce a deal later Wednesday for the Airbus A321neo, the sources said. The agreement with Airbus maker will be accompanied by a planned purchase of Pratt & Whitney engines,....More>>>
Whenever the stock market marches higher, it pushes the prices of many companies higher along with it. But as investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, that can make it hard to discern which companies are the best dividend growth stocks for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face great temptation to....More>>>
Doug Hughes is a specialist in regional banking stocks; the editor of Bank Newsletter focuses on well-positioned small cap banks with strong managements, solid financials and potential attraction as takeover candidates.
Pinnacle Bankshares (PPBN) is a 100 + year old bank in Virginia; it is also growing like crazy, loan quality also very strong, great market share and a wealthy market....More>>>
When it comes to investing, there is nothing like identifying a massive change and finding the companies in the best positions to profit from it.
That’s exactly what’s about to happen with the $1 billion cannabis drug, set for FDA approval in June…
Whether you’ve followed Money Morning Defense and Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson for years or are “meeting”....More>>>
If you’re looking to invest in renewable power stocks, you can always pick out pure plays that take advantage of the huge demand for clean energy — and with utility customers inking long-term power contracts as they switch from dirty carbon-based fuels, that might be a winning strategy. However, what if the growth story behind renewables doesn’t live up to today’s hype?
Argentine President Mauricio Macri said he will reduce the nation’s fiscal deficit at a faster pace as part of an agreement with the IMF, while acknowledging that inflation targeting had been too ambitious.
An eventual deal with the International Monetary Fund will restore confidence and ensure long-term economic growth, Macri told reporters on Wednesday, following a 23 percent slump....More>>>
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Gold doesn't trade in a vacuum. Markets are connected. What happens in one often affects others. So if you want to understand what's happening with gold, you need to know what's going on in the markets that affect gold. And while lots of traders focus only on the short term, it's important to have a big-picture view, too. The big picture shows you the long-term....More>>>
The theme of Google’s (GOOG) (GOOGL) I/O conference was AI. The technologies presented will improve almost every source of revenue Google has, and it put Google in a strategic place to start new sources of revenue.
AI will be the most significant technological disruption since the internet, and Google is leading the way. The progress shown at the conference was nothing short of spectacular,....More>>>
Cryptocurrencies simply couldn’t be stopped in 2017, and blockchain technology is to thank for that.
Blockchain is the digital, distributed, and decentralized ledger underlying most virtual currencies that’s responsible for logging all transactions without the need for a financial intermediary, such as a bank. In other words, it’s a new means of transmitting funds and/or....More>>>
One of the growth opportunities that chip giantIntel(NASDAQ:INTC) is pursuing is the rapidly expanding market for non-volatile memory products, which includes NAND flash (a type of computer memory commonly used for fast, efficient storage), as well as 3D XPoint, a unique technology that Intel helped to create for customers who want storage that’s even faster than NAND flash.