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
On September 20th, Allergan (NYSE:AGN) brought increased investor attention to the NASH market by buying two treatment developers, Tobira Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBRA) ($1.7 billion) and Akarna Therapeutics Ltd. ($50 million) What could possibly compel AGN to pay a 498% premium for Tobira compared to its $38.91 closing price the day before? NASH....More>>>
On Tuesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested small cap medical technology stock LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN):
From a fundamental perspective, LIVN currently offers investors with a potentially nice opportunity on both a short and long-term basis. With a $2.37B market cap, this pure mid-cap play currently trades at a forward P/E of just over 14 and a five year PEG of just 1.15.....More>>>
January 10, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Tuesday as the blue chips got off to a slow start. The DJIA peake in the middle of the day and slid back into the red with about an hour left this afternoon. The Nasdaq even posted another all-time high at 5,564.25 early this afternoon. Healthcare and financials were leading sectors while real-estate and energy lagged. WTI crude oil for February delivery....More>>>
Apple Inc.’s services segment could be worth over $240B, making it a big reason to buy AAPL stock.
Shares of Cupertino, California-basedApple (NSDQ:AAPL) were recently namedby RBC capital markets’ analysts among the top tech stock picks for 2017. This is in stark contrast to 2016, a year in which AAPL stock has barely managed to beat the S&P 500 (INDX:SPAL). Apple stock....More>>>
The beginning of 2016 was so bad, investors fretted that the market was heading for a repeat of the financial crisis. Instead, stocks have turned positive on the year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 185.04 points, or 1.1%, to 17,510.80 at 2:38 p.m. today, putting it up 0.5% for the year. The S&P 500, meanwhile, has gained 0.8% to 2,043.01, putting....More>>>
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) was worried about this, and so was traditional media. Bogus news sites had more traffic than legitimate ones late in the election cycle, according to a survey done by BuzzFeed:
A BuzzFeed News analysis found that top fake election news stories generated more total engagement on Facebook than top election stories from 19 major news outlets combined.
Oil company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has been kicked to the curb in 2015 and 2016 on the back of a devastating energy price rout that has even pushed some companies into bankruptcy. Levered upstream companies Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINEQ) and Breitburn Energy Partners L.P. (OTCPK:BBEPQ) filed for bankruptcy earlier this yer because of falling price realizations, and a high debt load that....More>>>
In the early 1900s, any American over the age of 65 was considered “old.” That’s understandable because in those days the average life expectancy of U.S. citizens was 47 years. My how things have changed!
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Today we define “old” as somewhere north of 90, and by all indications, the definition of old age....More>>>
The following is a summary of our recent interview with Art Berman, which can be listened to in full on our site here or on iTunes here.
There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to energy markets and the idea of peak oil, according to Art Berman, a well-known geological consultant, director of Labyrinth Consulting Services and also director of the Association for....More>>>
Just as April showers bring May flowers, plentiful monsoon rains in India tend to drive up demand for gold jewelry among rural, income-flush farmers, who make up a third of the country’s consumption of the yellow metal.
It’s a relief to hear, then, that India just had its best monsoon season in three years, with heavy rains washing away people’s fears of yet another....More>>>
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.