It’s another up-and-down day as investors try to weigh what seems to be a strong U.S. economy and weakening global economy. This of course, makes it tough to bid up stocks to new highs, but at the same time, it’s hard to sell U.S. equities when it’s the best house in the neighb
The last few years have been absolutely brutal for Ensco (NYSE:ESV) and every other offshore oil rig company. As oil prices started to crash back in 2014, companies stopped renting rigs for exploration and development in order to conserve cash. To make matters worse, rig companies had spent billions on expanding their fleets in the years before this.
It left all of them with too many rigs,....More>>>
Today, I’m going to warn you about five stocks with yields of 7% or more that should be avoided at all costs. They are my next “dividend disaster” candidates that are likely to either reduce their payouts, or lose 20% or more in price, or both.
Big current yields have nothing to do with safety. Consider these year-to-date performances from high-yielding companies....More>>>
Telecom giant AT&T (NYSE:T) hasn’t exactly been a stellar performer this year, with shares down 17% year to date. I’ve owned AT&T in my portfolio for years now, but after the most recent dip, triggered by the Justice Department’s challenge to the legality of its merger with Time Warner, it became too cheap to ignore.
Shares have rebounded a bit since the stock’s....More>>>
On Dec. 30, Motley Fool writer Leo Sun put out an article with a bold claim against one of the highest performing stocks of 2017, claiming the “Worst is Yet to Come for Micron Technology Inc.” I feel that his assessment of the company is missing context, and relies too heavily on the way the memory technology has historically operated rather than looking forward towards how it will compete.
Videocon d2h (NASDAQ: VDTH) and MSG Networks (NYSE:MSGN) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.
Buy and hold Apple’s stock forever. Take a second and ask yourself a very simple question: If the legend that is Warren Buffett wants to hold Apple (AAPL) shares forever, shouldn’t you do the same? The Oracle of Omaha has scooped up an eye-popping 75 million more shares of Apple, according to CNBC. Buffett now owns about 240 million shares of the tech king.
Go back a year, and offshore drillers like Noble (NE), Rowan (RDC), Transocean (RIG) and Atwood Oceanics (ATW) had been all but written off–until they weren’t anymore. Since then, investors have been rewarded for picking winners in the group from the losers, as Atwood Oceanics has more than doubled, Transocean has gained 34%, and Rowan has risen 42%, while Noble and Diamond Offshore....More>>>
These days, microprocessor giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) forces gamers and other personal computer enthusiasts to make a tough choice when picking out desktop processors. Intel offers PC gamers chips with four incredibly fast processor cores (“mainstream desktop”), and it also offers them chips with between six and 10 processor cores (“high-end desktop”), but each of these cores....More>>>
October got off to a rough start for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) investors. Shares of China’s leading search engine took a 10% hit last week, hitting new 52-week lows on Friday. The stock has now plummeted 28% since hitting all-time highs in May.
The past few months have been brutal for investors in Chinese growth stocks, and Baidu shareholders are feeling the pain. The stock is now a few....More>>>
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Saving money cam be challenging no matter how much you earn. After all, you probably have a lot of immediate expenses, and can think of many more fun things to do with your dollars than stick them into a savings account.
But overcoming these challenges is important. In fact, saving money is essential to accomplish long-term goals, and even to make big purchases in the short-term. You should....More>>>
The ECA Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT) is a 100% natural gas pure play which has a royalty interest in 66 horizontal natural gas wells drilled in the Marcellus Shale formation. All of the wells were developed in the 2010 to 2013 time frame and are currently producing.
The shares of ECT have recently shown signs of a market top in trading, with a high reached in early October being met with....More>>>
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Some stocks are expensive but work out well anyway due to exciting earnings growth. Other times the best way to make money is to simply buy shares which are temporarily undervalued due to unimpressive current results.
This article is about Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) and why it's a great buy for the total return investor that also wants some dividend income. Domino’s Pizza is one of the largest fast food companies in the United States and foreign countries.