Sometimes the market gets fairly excited about a perceived significant event causing a lot of would-be investors to jump into an investment without properly weighing all the potential risks and outcomes. Cobas Asset Management invested in Teekay Corporation (TK) to the tune of about 4 million sha
On Dec. 14, 2016, the federal funds rate was hiked by 25 basis points to 0.75%. More hikes are expected in 2017, but early this month, Fed FOMC members decided to maintain the interest rate at 75% for the time being without ruling out further increments. The next meeting of the Fed is slated for Wednesday, March 15, and analysts believe that the current rate of 0.75% will hold.
With the stock market now entering its ninth year of an epic bull run, and share prices at all-time highs, many investors are worried that dividend stocks, growth stocks — all stocks! — are trading at highly overvalued levels and set for a market crash.
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While corrections are inevitable, at the same time history shows....More>>>
What do an appliance company, an underwear maker, and an outdoors recreation retailer all have in common? They’re all leading, well-known brands whose stocks are trading at steep discounts to their expected earnings.
If a stock falls hard, particularly one with a durable name in its industry, it could be an opportunity to pick up shares on the cheap. But sometimes, a stock....More>>>
With the likelihood of a trio of rate hikes expected this year, dividend stocks have earned a little more than their fair share of bad press. See, as is the case with bond prices, higher interest rates push the value of dividend stocks downward.
That’s not the only headwind working against some of these income-oriented investments, however, which has struck....More>>>
Yesterday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggestedgoing long on mid cap Brazilian utility stockCompanhia Energetica Minas Gerais (NYSE: CIG):
Yes, Brazil has been a bit of an economic mess of late, but we’re seeing green shoots there. That’s going to help all of its stocks, but oddly enough, that’s particularly good for the utility sector. The bulls have already topped....More>>>
OPEC’s recent decision to cut oil production by 1.2 mb/d plus getting non-OPEC countries to cut production by 600,000 b/d is likely to be positive for oil-related stocks if those cuts are actually made. The total production cuts would be 1.8 mb/d if all parties stick to these goals. This will bring supply and demand back into balance. The previous oversupply led to depressed oil prices, thus....More>>>
India’s finance minister isn’t worried about jobs being lost in the country’s manufacturing sector despite warnings that industrial robots will dramatically reduce the need for factory workers in coming decades.
“I still have faith in human ingenuity, that even when jobs are lost in certain sectors … more jobs will be created because of that increased economic....More>>>
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I (Porter) know a headline like that will leave me with only about five people still reading. So let me try again... The next 18 months will likely see: a terrible bear market... a substantial economic recession... and a great opportunity for you to buy high-quality businesses at reasonable p
Ive been right about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) thus far.
There seem to be only two schools on Tesla. You either love the carmaker, or you hate it with a passion. I fall into the latter category, not because I'm anti clean energy, or opposed to new entries to the auto industry, but because of the