TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is sticking to the status quo despite sufficient support from economic data for the policy rate hike this year. On November 8, 2016, citizens of the United States will vote for the next president, and now it seems unlikely that the Fed will raise interest rate in November meeting.
In an interview with CNBC, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said;
The Wayfair, Inc. (NYSE:W) overvaluation story was nicely detailed back in August of 2015 by SA author The Friendly Bear, and a few weeks later, was also profiled by Citron Research – both putting forth the case that it was wildly overvalued. It’s been 18 months since then and the stock has mostly trended sideways, with some occasional sharp deviations, both up and....More>>>
John Buckingham, editor of The Prudent Speculator, focuses on a widely-diversified portfolio of value-oriented stocks; here, he reviews two leading pharmaceutical firms with promising drug development operations.
Biogen discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and autoimmune disorders.
Wall Street on Monday didn’t just cash in on one winner, or a daily double, or even a trifecta. It notched astock market-style superfecta, with all four major U.S. stock indexes — representing blue chip names, technology stocks, small caps and large-company stocks — all closing at record highs on the same day for the first time in 17years.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi defended the central banks easy-money policies in Germanys capital on Tuesday, arguing that ultralow interest rates havent harmed German households and stressing that the ECB would keep its policies in place until it reaches its inflation target.
The comments will reinforce expectations that the ECB plans to boost its 1.7 trillion bond-purchase....More>>>
Bank of Marin (NASDAQ:BMRC) has shot up about 40% in value in the past 2 months. Low expenses are one of the reasons for the recent growth, and free checkingaccounts are a big part of this.
Free checking accounts routinely waive maintenance fees if your balance is over a certain amount, making them effectively free for customers. But that can come at the expense of receiving interest payments.....More>>>
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Small cap China based online retailstockLightinthebox Holding Co (NYSE: LITB) reportedQ1 2017 earnings as net revenues increased 8.0% to $72.7 million (above the high end of the Company's guidance of $72.0 million). Net revenues from product sales were $64.8 million versus$61.9 million and n
So far, I’ve been a small brick in the “wall of worry” being climbed by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock. I argued in March, for instance, that Microsoft was worth about $100 billion too much. MSFT stock has gained another 12%-plus since then — and Microsoft
Master limited partnerships (MLPs) may be getting a big shot in the arm in the upcoming year. And it’s all because of President Donald Trump. We know that Trump is already a fan of pipelines — his actions on the Keystone XL and infrastructure plans confirm this. The big win for M