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
With summer officially here, Americans are finalizing their travel plans for the July Fourth holiday. Major U.S. cities, and some international destinations, will attract the most travelers. From amusement parks, beaches, and golf courses, to museums, historical sites, and nightlife, there are plenty of options for Americans once they arrive.
The automobile services organization AAA predicts....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockSeptember 5, 2017: The S&P 500 closed down 0.8% at 2,457.92. The DJIA closed down 1.1% at 21,753.24. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.9% at 6,375.57.
Tuesday was a down day for the U.S. broad markets, actually one of the worst trading days of the year. Despite this, crude oil managed to have one of its best days but not all of the oil & gas stocks responded positively.....More>>>
Credit Suisse analyst Christian Buss and team explain why Lululemon Athletica (LULU) needs show sales momentum when it reports earnings on Thursday:
Our proprietary pricing and inventory analysis suggests lululemon’s long-awaited earnings turnaround is likely underway, driven by a best-in-class pricing strategy, normalized inventory levels, and supply-chain....More>>>
According to Technavio, global digital marketing spending is estimated to grow 9% annually over the next four years. Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) is counting on this growth trend as it continues to expand its digital footprint in the market.
Adobe’s fourth quarter revenues grew 23% over the year to $1.61 billion, ahead of the market’s projections of $1.589....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) CEO Mark Fields presented yesterday evening at the Deutsche Bank Auto Conferece. Inline with his presentation, the company announced a special dividend of five cents per share and it gave outlook for 2017, a year that the company expects to fall short of 2016, mostly due to spending and investment. What the company is less reluctant to say that we have commented....More>>>
A Super Bowl commercial aimed at people suffering from opioid-induced constipation has incited public outrage. A Super Bowl ad for opioid-induced constipation has sparked a major backlash.
The ad, which reached more than 111 million viewers, touted a drug to help opioid users suffering from irregularity. But many medical and political leaders saw it as an attempt to capitalize on....More>>>
American Express (AXP) has a lot to gain from lower taxes. How much? Sandler O’Neil’s Christopher Donat and Crispin Love do the math:
Raising 2018 EPS significantly as we reduce our federal tax rate assumption. The driver of our 16% increase in 2018 EPS is our assumption that the statutory federal tax rate will drop to 25% from the current 35% rate....More>>>
The Dilemma For Fully Invested Dividend Growth Investor
Here’s an interesting passage from a recent article by Seeking Alpha Author Gary Gordon:
According to a Wealth-X census, the world’s billionaires have roughly 22.2% of their total net worth in cash. That’s the highest percentage since tracking began in 2010. Why are the wealthiest among us choosing an asset that....More>>>
One of the major advantages of using Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL) products is how well they work together. They seamlessly transition between each other, making it easier for the consumer to use multiple products at once. For example, AirDrop makes it easier to transfer stuff from your iPhone to your Mac and vice versa or receiving calls from your computer when your iPhone is far away or sending and receiving....More>>>
Yesterday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested large cap technical athletic apparel stock Lululemon Athletica inc (NASDAQ: LULU)as a speculative short trade:
I’m not going to dig deep into their financials, but trust me when I say we are not fans of Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU), The Kroger Co. (KR) and Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) right now I will say we used to like LULU, but....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.