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
Shares of Boeing are in freefall on reports that the SEC is investigating its accounting. Bloomberg has the details:
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing Co. properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best known jetliners, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
The probe centers on projections Boeing made about....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company F&V Capital Management, LLC buys Bank of Americaoration, Medtronic PLC, Vanguard FTSEEuropean, Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets, iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund, SPDR S&P 500, Freeport-McMoRan, iShares Core S&P Small-Cap, Citigroup, MetLife, sells Mueller Industries, Amgen, Micron Technology, Arrow Electronics, McDonald’s during the 3-months ended....More>>>
It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. – Warren Buffett
What is a wonderful company, and what is ‘quality’ from an investing standpoint? The most constructive definition to address these questions....More>>>
November 18, 2016: Markets opened higher Friday but the good vibe did not last. The energy sector posted the best gain while the healthcare sector fared worst. As we head into the holiday week, and especially the Black Friday shopping holiday, we’ll be keeping an eye on the success or lack of it in the retail sector. WTI crude oil for December delivery settled at $45.69 a barrel, up 0.6% for....More>>>
I've been riding the rollercoaster of the Chinese equity market for many, many years now. And more than 25 years after my first hands-on experience with the market, it still has certain unique characteristics that set it apart from other large stock markets around the world… 1. It is driven largely by internal events. What is happening in the U.S., Europe,....More>>>
January 19, 2017: Markets opened slightly higherThursday as investors appear to be waiting to what President-elect Donald Trump has to say in his inauguration speech on Friday. Only the industrials and telecom sectors posted gains Thursday while real estate and utilities lagged. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $51.37 a barrel, up about 0.6% on the day. February gold dropped 0.9% on....More>>>
Low food prices and razor-sharp competition are creating bargains for shoppers — but killing profits for grocery chains.
“Its created a price war among everybody. This is great news for consumers, but bad news for businesses who sell food,” said Phil Lempert, a supermarket analyst who is the founder of supermarketguru.com, a Web sitetracking industry news and trends.
As a long-term shareholder in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), I wanted to compare them will a leading domestic shale producer – EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG). As you surely are aware, COP had been one of the “Big 3” international integrated oil companies prior to the spin-off of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX), a move that unleashed tremendous shareholder value. But now COP is an upstream only company....More>>>
Heres another reason why the Federal Reserve can leave rates unchanged Wednesday: Financial conditions are significantly tighter thanks to new money-market regulations that go into effect next month.
Liborthe London interbank offered rate, a measure of the cost for banks to borrow from each other in dollars that also serves as a benchmark reference rate for trillions of dollars in private-sector....More>>>
CarMax (NYSE:KMX) reported a disappointing second quarter that saw revenues and earnings come up short. Revenues increased 3.1% thanks to a mix of new store openings and decent same-store unit comps, but excess used car inventories continued to weigh on pricing. Average selling prices on used cars fell 2.3% y/y and wholesale pricing declined 4.1%. Gross profit per vehicle fell 0.3%, and SG&A....More>>>
I turned 70陆 in 2015, and I know that I have to take my first required minimum distribution from my IRA by April 1, 2016. Do I need to take another RMD by the end of this year? Is there anything I can do to reduce the tax bill if I have to take two RMDs in the same year?
Generally, you must take your required minimum distributions by December 31 every year. But for your first RMD, you....More>>>
This week, Delta Air Lines (DAL) announced plans to expand in Boston, perhaps doing to JetBlue Airways (JBLU) what it did to Alaska Air (ALK) in Seattle. Wolfe Research’s Hunter Keay and Matt Morris consider the implications:
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On Monday,Delta issued a lengthy press release detailing its desire to grow in Boston. The release didnt emphasize the growth....More>>>
Investors have not been very kind to Oracle (ORCL) as of late. Despite meeting earnings in Q4 and growing net income from 2016, Oracle's shares fell nearly 6% over the five trading days after Oracle released its Q4 earnings on December 14th. Along with this, Oracle's stock has been in a period o
In July, Boeing (BA) provided its current market outlook for the Indian aircraft market during a briefing in India. The Indian aircraft market is a high growth market and thus important for jet makers. One thing that should be observed, however, is that this new current market outlook for the Ind
Auto part retailers have long been the darlings of the retail industry with consistent earnings growth, the highest margins in the sector, and protection from online players. And as a result, the stocks have been rewarded with a high valuation and market outperformance. However, there's a lo
Viper Energy (NASDAQ:VNOM) is an MLP that owns mineral and royalty interests and is 75% owned by Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG). It is one of the cleanest and easiest to understand MLPs in the energy space. The business model is simple: the company collects royalty checks on