The U.S. is set to get a bit more possessive about its own oil, sparking a bidding war with eager buyers in the other side of the world.
Asian refiners from China to Taiwan and Thailand have boosted purchases of American crude in recent months because it was increasingly turning cheap relative to supplies from other parts of the globe. They’re now about to face stiffer competition....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>>>
President & CEO of Csx Corp (NASDAQ:CSX) James M Foote bought 5,000 shares of CSX on 05/02/2018 at an average price of $59.91 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $299,550.
CSX Corp is a railroad operating company with operations spread across the Eastern United States. The company hauls shipments of coal products, chemicals, intermodal containers, and a diverse mix of other merchandise.....More>>>
With U.S. oil stockpile inventories at near maximum capacity, one particular subsector of the energy business that looks set to benefit is oil storage. Stockpile inventories have increased over the last several years, driven by record production from shale fields to keep up with demand from a growing economy. Oversupply is a bigger issue in the United States than other countries, with U.S. stockpiles....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>>>
Sometimes the equities market does not correlate fundamentals of a business to the stock price. When situations like these happen, buying opportunities come up. Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) represents a buying opportunity now. The market sold off the stock around 8% amid a lawsuit filed last month in federal court in Illinois by U.S. food distributors,....More>>>
HDFC Securities’ research report on Granules India
Driven by fresh capacities in API/PFI and resumption of OTC product supplies for the US partner, revenues grew 42%YoY to Rs 5.0bn in 4QFY18. However, steep price increase in key raw materials (ex. Acetic acetate), unfavorable geographic mix and inventory write off led to sharp fall in EBITDA margin from 18% in 3QFY18 to 8.7% in 4QFY18.....More>>>
Ask 100 investors what their favorite stock is (or maybe their “dream stock”), and there’s a stunningly good chance not one of them will say Sanmina Corp (NASDAQ:SANM). Despite the fact that it’s a $2.1 billion outfit that’s not only been around forever and grown the top and bottom line in most years, it’s just not a riveting stock. Most investors have never even....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.
With upward pressure on the pound abating, investors may find more to like in U.K. stocks.
For much of this year, currency appreciation — a drag on the overseas earnings of global stocks that dominate the FTSE 100 Index — has overshadowed the gauge. That burden eased on Friday as the government reported first-quarter growth figures that missed estimates, weakening the case for....More>>>
Three years ago, Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google partnered with GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) to bring VR videos toYouTube via a platform called Jump. Filmmakers would use the platform to deliver videos from Odyssey, a 16-camera rig co-developed by Google and GoPro, to YouTube.
Many GoPro investors saw the partnership as a catalyst for the company. But GoPro didn’t start....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