Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
A few days ago, The Street Sweeper wrote a short thesis on Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC), in his article titled “Trump’s Obamacare Promise: Teladoc’s Code Blue?” His short thesis had several relevant arguments, including:
Obamacare was previously said to be a positive catalyst for Teladoc. If that is so, then Trump winning the election needs to be seen as a negative,....More>>>
General Electric Company’s strategy of acquisitions focusing on its industrial group will drive GE stock higher.
General Electric (NYSE:GE)has been making many new acquisitions, focused on its industrial group, in the last few months. In my previous article about GE, I suggested that the recent purchases of a majority stake in two important producers of additive manufacturing machines....More>>>
I like finding companies that are doing much better than other business whose stocks trade at a heftier premium, and I think I’ve found such a company in Magna (NYSE:MGA).
The shares are trading at a ridiculously cheap valuation relative to the inherent value here. In the fully relativistic game of investing, faced with limited capital, we’re much better buying a company like....More>>>
Three of the major banks are reporting their fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. In general, financial stocks have made solid gains through the end of 2016, with a tremendous tailwind from the Trump rally. Considering a recent rate hike from the Federal Reserve, with potentially more to come, this sector could just be getting started. But for now we can see if this....More>>>
U.S. equities finished mixed on Tuesday, hitting fresh all-time highs early in the session before some selling pressure hit the tape and prices drifted lower. There is no major catalysts in play, just a continuation of recent themes: Vague positive feelings about President Trump’s plans, relatively strong quarterly results and a comfortable impression that the Federal Reserve isn’t in....More>>>
Most Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement and worse, many are off to a late start. Since 2011, the annual percentage of U.S. workers with less than $1,000 in savings and investments for retirement has ranged from 26% to 36%.
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These low savings levels are taking a toll on nest eggs. One estimate puts the ideal retirement....More>>>
Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) reported third-quarter financial results after markets closed on Tuesday. The company said that it had a net loss of $0.36 per share and $41.3 millionin revenue. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters called for a net loss of $0.45 per share and $43.48 million in revenue. The same period from last year had a net loss of $0.47 per share and $22.47 million in....More>>>
The U.S. Dollar (NYSEARCA:UUP) Index has finally given us a powerful breakout from its contracting range. The dollar index ended the week with gains of more than 1.6 percent after the latest Fed minutes revealed that “a rate hike could be expected relatively soon.” The Fed officials, who next meet on November 1-2, before the U.S. election on November 8, are contemplating raising the....More>>>
Investors have not been very kind to Oracle (ORCL) as of late. Despite meeting earnings in Q4 and growing net income from 2016, Oracle's shares fell nearly 6% over the five trading days after Oracle released its Q4 earnings on December 14th. Along with this, Oracle's stock has been in a period o
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!
Nanjing Legend Biotech received a $350 million upfront payment from Janssen Biotech, which will form a global partnership with Legend for its highly effective CAR-T candidate. In June, Legend, which was not previously well known, surprised the annual ASCO meeting with stunni
The order battle between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Airbus (OTCPK:EADSF, OTCPK:EADSY) is one way for the companies to flex their muscles, next to marketing their respective products as the best solution with the highest fuel efficiency and passenger comfort. Even though the orders (in terms of value)