When Sony (NYSE:SNE) launched the PlayStation VR, or PSVR, in late 2016, the headset seemed to have a shot at bringing virtual reality to mainstream gamers. The company enjoyed a large customer base with the PS4, the most popular current-gen gaming console, and the PSVR was cheaper than other high-end VR headsets on the market.
In late 2017, Sony revealed that it hadshipped two million PSVRs,....More>>>
China’s currency is plunging again. But how low will it go?
The yuan weakened almost 1% against the US dollar on Thursday to hit its lowest level in a year. It has now fallen by nearly 8% over the past three months amid a global trade spat and concerns over an economic slowdown in China.
Analysts said the yuan’s latest dip came after China’s central bank indicated....More>>>
The NBA’s two biggest superstars will face off in the NBA Finals again. But the pairing of LeBron James and Steph Curry is not the hottest ticket in sports.
That honor goes to the Stanley Cup Final, which pits the Vegas Golden Knights expansion team against the Washington Capitals. Tickets for the final are the most expensive ever recorded, averaging $1,983 for the series, according....More>>>
With the market heading toward a decade-long bull run, finding promising companies trading at substantial discounts relative to their fundamentals and potential has become more of a challenge. That said, the big gains for the market have also created added incentive to find investment opportunities that are still cheap and capable of notching continued growth — or providing some buffer in....More>>>
Usually, when I talk about equity ownership, I’m going on and on about wealth creation, passive income streams, financial freedom, yahdayahdayahda. I’m always harping on valuations and buying stock at a discount. Well, in this piece, I’ll discuss another benefit of owning certain equities: the discounts on the goods and services that certain companies offer their shareholders.....More>>>
Arrow Loop Research’s stock of the week is Williams-Sonoma (WSM).
By Paul Price of Arrow Loop Research
At any given time there are some stocks whose market action makes no sense. They get really cheap even as their fundamentals are doing well. Putrid prices, in conflict with solid numbers, create the best investment opportunities.
Batteries to run cars. Batteries to store solar power. Batteries … to prevent blackouts.
Everywhere you look in the field of battery technology,Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) seems to be there already. The company’s even building a batterygigafactory in the Nevada desertto keep its battery empire well-supplied, and one of the reasons for this is that Tesla is rapidly outgrowing its origins....More>>>
In Roku’s (NASDAQ:ROKU) quarterly letter to shareholders, the company highlights the fact that if it were a multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD), or what most people refer to as a cable company, it would be the third largest in the industry. And with 20.8 million active accounts and rapidly growing, it’s only a matter of time before it surpasses the subscriber count of the....More>>>
Manufacturing isn’t the only sector that has sent American jobs overseas over the past decade.
It has also been happening in the service sector. US companies have shipped thousands of call center jobs to countries like India and the Philippines, where labor is cheap and English skills are good enough to answer basic questions from halfway around the world.
While REITs appear to be appropriately valued as a basket, 2018 looks to be an exciting year for selective REIT investment as mispricing is rampant, and there are quite a few REITs that have both cheap valuation and strong fundamentals. Among the handful of REITs with outsized reward to risk, UMH Properties (UMH) stands out as our top pick going into 2018.
Gene-based therapy is one of the next waves of therapeutic innovation to power this decade and far beyond. The FDA approvals regarding the RNA-based medicines of Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) and the gene-therapy, Luxturna, of Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) signaled the lowered r
Media stories about Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale
News stories about Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies
Yesterday Fitbit (FIT) reported earnings, after the bell, and beat on both the top and bottom lines, but is nonetheless trading lower today. FIT reported revenue of $248 million, beating estimates by $0.65 million and Q1 EPS of -$0.17, beating estimates by $0.02 per share. Despite beating estima