The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....more>>>
Yesterday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested mid cap methanol stockMethanex Corporation (NASDAQ: MEOH) as a potential long/bullish trade:
Back in February of last year, we suggested Methanex Corporation (MEOH), which ended up providing us with some pretty good gains in a fairly short amount of time, and based on what’s happening with the stock technically right now, it could....more>>>
The rise and fall of Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) – the company and the stock – was largely in step with an incredible buzz stemming from the introduction of the company’s wares followed by the revelation that the wrist-worn devices don’t always take accurate pulse rates. The whole matter has raised one overarching question….what will it take for any company to get cardiac....more>>>
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NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) is closing out 2016 with a 16% return for the full year. Here’s what to expect out of the Netherlands-based embedded chip maker in 2017.
The Qualcomm combination
Above all else, sector giant Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) is knee-deep in the process of acquiring NXP in a merger worth $47 billion. This may actually....more>>>
After six years and more than $1.5 million of my firm's money, I've figured out the signal. I know how it works. And I know how to profit from it. Today, I want to share it with you. I'm certain that once you try it, it will change the way you think about investing forever. Some folks around the office have dubbed my version of the signal the "Nordic Cross."....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.
The last big market event of the year will be Wednesday, when the Fed decides on rates.
As we’ve discussed, from the bottom in rates earlier this year, the interest rate market has had an enormous move. That has a lot of people worried about 1) a tightening that has already taken place in the credit markets and 2) the potential drag it may have on what has been an improving recovery.....more>>>
UBS analysts Colin Langan and Eddie Hsieh explain why they expect Tesla Motors’ (TSLA) “third-quarter good news to turn bad in the fourth quarter”:
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We see Tesla’s guidance for positive GAAP net income in Q4 as very challenging. ExcludingZero Emission Vehicle credits, Q3′s $0.71 profit would have been a $0.18 loss.....more>>>
Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL)hasn’t been having its own way recently. A few months ago, the company wasordered to return $13 billion in back taxes in Europe plus now it has todeal with a new US president in Donald Trumpwho clearly has reservationson how Apple runs its business affairs. Recently though, the Irish government announced that it would be appealing the European Commission’s decision....more>>>
Milacron (NYSE:MCRN) is a sort of testament to those investors who are hardcore followers of Peter Lynch’s philosophy of looking around your house and office and wondering “who makes that?”. Milacron doesn’t make anything you own yourself, but its plastics processing equipment is used to make a wide variety of plastic products that are used throughout the auto, packaging,....more>>>