Small cap fiber-optic networking product Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI), a potential peer of EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) and Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ: OCLR), is thefifth mostshorted stock on theNASDAQ with short interest of 47.69% according to Highshortnterest.com.
Applied Optoelectronics is a leading small cap developer and manufacturer of advanced....More>>>
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The fair market value of any interest in an “unmarketable business,” whether it is structured as a partnership, corporation, limited liability company,....More>>>
Yesterday, Monster Beverage (MNST) held its investor day, one that appears to have been well received by nearly everyone.
This take from BMO’s AmitSharma offers a good explanation about why the market has reacted enthusiastically to Monster’s presentation:
Investors’ concerns of sales growth deceleration in the U.S. appear misplaced, as management....More>>>
The United States was the architect of the rules that govern global trade — but these days, it’s China that’s positioning itself as the defender of the system.
As President Donald Trump has gone on the offensive against China in an attempt to push it to abandon trade practices many companies and governments say are unfair, Beijing has sought to portray the US moves as....More>>>
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The seven-year-old bull market trudged along for most of 2016, book-ended by a calamitous sell-off in January on escalating China fears and a swift rally following Donald Trump’s election.
Stocks have shot higher in the final weeks of the year, with major indexes breaking new records day after day and the Dow grasping for 20,000.....More>>>
The rally in steel prices has further to run due to China’s crackdown on output and “unprecedented” conditions for synchronized global growth, according to the managing director of Japan’s biggest producer of recycled steel.
China’s benchmark for hot-rolled steel could approach $800 a metric ton this year, a level that would be 25 percent higher than current....More>>>
Stocks finished slightly higher today after the FOMC minutes showed a Fed divided over whether to hike interest rates.
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The S&P 500 gained 0.2% to 2,182.22 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 21.92 points, or 0.1%, to18,573.94. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.03% to 5,228.66.
Deutsche Bank’s Alan Ruskin urges investors....More>>>
Large cap luxury accessories stock Tiffany & Co (NYSE: TIF)reported Q1 earnings before the market opened this morning. Worldwide net sales rose 1% to $900 million due to growth in Asia-Pacific and an increase in the wholesale sale of diamonds whilecomparable store sales were 3% below the prior year. On a constant-exchange-rate basis that excludes the effect of translating foreign-currency-denominated....More>>>
Chinese stocks rebounded sharply Tuesday morning after weeks of underperformance, getting a lift from government pronouncements of deeper economic and market reforms, though tech stocks weighted on some indexes elsewhere.
Chinas 25-member Politburo said after a meeting Monday that the government will stick to a proactive fiscal policy and prudent and neutral monetary policy. Market-based....More>>>
The United States and China will hold a new round of trade talks after no breakthroughs emerged from their first meeting.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser, Liu He, will visit Washington next week to continue discussions with President Donald Trump’s economic team, the White House said Monday.
Liu led the Chinese delegation that spent two days negotiating....More>>>
We've spent a lot of time discussing Steve's big stock market calls of late… And for good reason… He has been on an absolute tear. Across his three publications – True Wealth, True Wealth Systems, and True Wealth China Opportunities – readers are currently up double digits or better on most of his broad market recommendations in the U.S., Europe,....More>>>
Warren Buffett famously told investors to be “fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful.” Dedicated followers of that mantra would probably dismiss Chinese online media giant SINA (NASDAQ:SINA) — which rallied 120% over the past 12 months to a six-year high — as a “greedy” play.
However, a stock also generally hits new highs because....More>>>
U.S. stock futures were trading lower onThursday night after President Donald Trump asked the United States Trade Representative to consider another $100 billion in additional tariffs against China. One reason for a potential stock market fall after the market opens is that all the so-called experts thought that the initial Trumptariffs were just meant to be an opening salvo that would then be followed....More>>>
Forest fires, while potentially lethal and devastating to people and property in their path, are a crucial part of the natural cycle of forest ecosystems.
Fires remove dead vegetation and alien plants that compete with native species, stimulate new growth, trigger certain plants to release seeds, and actually improve wildlife habitats in the long run. They also remove diseased, decaying....More>>>
If you're not profiting from the "Melt Up" yet, what are you waiting for? You're running out of time… Stocks aren't going to go up forever. My Melt Up theme is the idea that stocks tend to soar in the final months of a great bull market as it comes to an end. And we're entering that time – right now. The end of the dot-com boom in 2000 is....More>>>