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
Source: ThinkstockAugust 21, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.1% at 2,428.29. The DJIA closed up 0.1% at 21,703.14. Separately, the Nasdaq closed relatively flat at 6,213.13.
Monday was a mostly flat day for the broad markets on very low volume, as the result of a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse that took place across the U.S. The eclipse lasted about 2 hours and took place in the middle....More>>>
Restaurant stocks are always popular with investors, and there are many opportunities. A great player in this industry is Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL). It posted excellent quarterly results including a 1.14% increase in total revenues. Total revenues for the first six months increased 0.68%. During the quarter Cracker Barrel opened two units, totaling 645 at the end of the....More>>>
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following stocks have high dividend yields but performed poorly over the past 12 months.
United Insurance Holdings Corp.’s (NASDAQ:UIHC) dividend yield is 1.43% with a payout ratio of 0.16%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price declined 10.9%. The stock is now trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.5 and a price-sales (P/S) ratio....More>>>
On a cold and rainy day in October 1971, Ray Tomlinson sent the first-ever e-mail. At the time, he didn't think much of it. Nobody told him to do it… He just thought it was neat. Tomlinson was a programmer working on a secret government project called ARPANET… a network of computers that could "talk" to one another. It took two years before people....More>>>
All four initial public offerings (IPOs) on last week’s calendar successfully reached the public market and combined to raise a total of $1.1 billion in new capital. Another high-tech firm and one medical device maker plan to test the market in the coming week.
First a recap. Enterprise software maker MuleSoft Inc. (NYSE: MULE) raised $221 million pricing above its expected range at....More>>>
There was a lot to like in EOG Resources Inc.’s (NYSE:EOG) third quarter report on both the financial and operational front. Higher natural gas prices and relatively flat crude prices q-o-q helped increase EOG Resources Inc.’s net operating cash flow streams from $503 million in Q2 to $760 million in Q3. That implies an annualized run rate of just over $3 billion in cash flow and implies....More>>>
Shares of Harley-Davidson (HOG) had tumbled 8% this morning on reports that it had reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over the sale of devices that allow its motorcycles to exceed pollution limits. They have, however, since made a bit of a comeback. The reason, says Wells Fargo analyst Timothy Conder: Harley Davidson is not Volkswagen. He explains:
After a strong rebound for many value stocks in February, the month closed with a couple of down days, setting the stage for a mild start to the month of March, when many traders traditionally look for a rally. More important, though, is the psychological boost provided by recent action in the stock market. Coming off a scary first month of the year, February gave hope to many who feared that 2016....More>>>
November 7, 2016: Markets opened higher again Monday and after reaching an intra-day high at about noon, drifted down slightly in the last hour or so of trading. The upbeat tone was set by overseas markets that reacted to the announcement by FBI Director Comey that the latest investigation in Hillary Clinton’s emails produced no actionable information. The S&P 500 index appears on track....More>>>
Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA)announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Grohmann Engineering, a German engineering company, which will become Tesla Grohmann Automation and pave the way for the Tesla Advanced Automation Germany headquarters, with other locations to follow. The company plans to add over 1,000 advanced engineering and skilled technician jobs in Germany over the next two years.
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.