It’s another up-and-down day as investors try to weigh what seems to be a strong U.S. economy and weakening global economy. This of course, makes it tough to bid up stocks to new highs, but at the same time, it’s hard to sell U.S. equities when it’s the best house in the neighb
Q: What does it mean to me as an investor if a stock is “cyclical”?
Cyclical stocks are issued by companies whose businesses and stock prices tend to follow the business cycle. They generally perform very well during economic expansions but typically underperform during recessions as sales drop.
Automakers are a good example of the type of companies that tend to be cyclical.....More>>>
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) and Medifast (NYSE:MED) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
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Shares of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) gained 11.9% over the course of January, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Why were investors piling into this top biotech stock last month?
Gilead’s shares perked up in response to the company’s rather upbeat presentation at this year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, where interim....More>>>
Shares of casino operators with ties to Macau were sent lower after news surfaced recently that hotels on the tiny Chinese island of Hainan might begin offering low-stakes baccarat.
Where blackjack and poker are the preferred card games in Western casinos, baccarat is the favorite among China’s VIP gamblers. And because Macau is the only place in China where gaming is legal, some believe....More>>>
Warren Buffett often jokes that he gets a quarter of his daily caloric intake from Coca-Cola. But an investment firm is suggesting that Kraft Heinz, which Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway owns a nearly 27 percent stake in, may want to buy Coke rival Pepsi.
Fixed income research shop CreditSights said in a report this week that Kraft Heinz (KHC) appears to still be itching to do a deal.....More>>>
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With three product candidates in the pipeline, at a very early stage, Scholar Rock will need a long time to see the FDA approving them. That said, the company has many patents, a licence with Janssen Biotech, and a fantastic team of professionals. While the risk may be too high for the individua
The last three years have been a great time to be in the homebuilding business. The economy continues to grow, wage growth has started to pick up, and pent-up demand from millennials putting off their first home purchase until later than previous generations has created one of the tightest housi
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