Tuesday morning brought a bit of a letdown for the stock market, as major indexes pulled back from their big gains from before the holiday weekend. As of 11 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) was down 32 points to 25,851. Elsewhere, the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) lost
What do Aretha Franklin, Kurt Cobain, and Prince have in common? Besides being famous and talented, they all died without a will. Pretty amazing, given they all had the money and lawyers to draft a proper estate plan, but for one reason or another they didn't draft one. While the size of your es
The Masters’ tagline has been “a tradition unlike any other” for years. The validity of this claim aside, the first major championship of the year at Augusta National Golf Club is unique to the rest of major sports and golf as a whole for the simple fact that it does not pursue the most money possible.
Augusta keeps many of its financial dealings under wraps, but the Masters....More>>>
President Donald Trump’s decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal and restore sanctions was great for oil bulls. But for natural gas drillers in America’s hottest shale play, it could be a disaster in the making.
The highest oil prices in more than three years are poised to boost output from areas like West Texas’ Permian Basin, the most prolific U.S. reservoir of the....More>>>
Buy and hold Apple’s stock forever. Take a second and ask yourself a very simple question: If the legend that is Warren Buffett wants to hold Apple (AAPL) shares forever, shouldn’t you do the same? The Oracle of Omaha has scooped up an eye-popping 75 million more shares of Apple, according to CNBC. Buffett now owns about 240 million shares of the tech king.
NEW YORK — Being cheap pays off when it comes to fund investing, and more investors are heeding the call.
Investing is full of uncertainties, as the gyrations of the past few months attest, and keeping costs low is one of the few things that investors have within their control. Plus, having low fees is a pretty good predictor of a fund’s future success, researchers say. That’s....More>>>
Indonesia’s worst equity rout in five years has got strategists asking the usual question after a slump: Are stocks cheap enough to buy?
For Jahanzeb Naseer, the head of Indonesia research at Credit Suisse Group AG, investors should selectively pick shares now that the benchmark gauge is near at its lowest level since October. Foreign investor outflows have reached 1 percent of the....More>>>
Wall Street can be frustrating sometimes, not least because of the seemingly endless debate about when a cyclical industry, such as trucking, is about to hit peak sales. In a sense, it’s perfectly understandable — no one likes buying into a cyclical stock that looks cheap just before its earnings fall and then suddenly its valuation starts to look high. It’s equally unpalatable....More>>>
On Wednesday, stocks recovered following the worst day overall since October. The gains were led by the technology sector, which in many cases reversed following their worst day of the year on Tuesday.
However, despite the tech rebound, the blue chips lagged pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down less than 0.1%. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE), a Dow component, fell 7.1%, pulled lower by a lackluster....More>>>
It’s one of the toughest questions to answer this year: amid all the fears and uncertainties in the broader markets, why haven’t gold stocks jumped in valuation? The traditional safe haven asset hasn’t looked good since collapsing in 2013. And despite some promising developments, every move up is seemingly fiercely contested.
Although it’s a tired sentiment, investors....More>>>
One of my favorite pair trade ideas for 2017 is to short the US market, perhaps via the SPY or S&P 500, and go long an international market which a much cheaper valuation. The S&P500 rose 10% in 2016 while most other markets around the globe had flat or negative returns.
Let’s take a look at the top 5 reasons why you should be short the S&P500 in 2017.
Investors are wise to check out the bargain bin of stocks when they can. Many times, fickle investors will offload a company after a few bad quarters without taking a good look at its long-term prospects. That can sometimes lead to great buying opportunities for those who are playing the long game.
We asked a handful of Motley Fool contributors for a few stocks that they think are both cheap....More>>>
One Wall Street analyst regrets his decision to downgrade Facebook’s stock earlier in the year after its big earnings beat.
Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue well beyond consensus expectations on Wednesday despite its recent scandal involving data privacy and Cambridge Analytica. The impressive numbers sparked a rally in its stock the day after, rallying more than 9 percent....More>>>
When the stock market is in full-fledged rally mode, investors’ appetite for growth stocks and risk is seemingly unmatched. But when stock market corrections creep into the picture, boring stocks — i.e., stocks that lack a lot of growth or flash — tend to look a lot more appealing. That’s because boring stocks often have healthy yields due to their more mature business models....More>>>
The U.S. is set to get a bit more possessive about its own oil, sparking a bidding war with eager buyers in the other side of the world.
Asian refiners from China to Taiwan and Thailand have boosted purchases of American crude in recent months because it was increasingly turning cheap relative to supplies from other parts of the globe. They’re now about to face stiffer competition....More>>>
The quarter ended December 2018 was difficult for luggage companies due to a depreciating currency and imposition of import duties. However, Safari Industries (CMP: Rs 711, M Cap: Rs 1,588 crore) negotiated these challenges well and reported modest earnings performance, although the reporte
Shares of Cimpress (NASDAQ:CMPR) declined 19.6% in January, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the mass-customization company announced disappointing fiscal second-quarter results.
Even as the S&P 500 rose 8% last month, Cimpress stock pl
Few people look forward to winter more than investors in seasonal businesses that do a lot of business during the cold-weather months, and Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) falls squarely into that category. With so much of its business coming from state and municipal governments treatin
Edelweiss's research report on Gujarat Pipavav Port
Gujarat Pipavav Ports (GPPV) Q4FY18 EBITDA was 10% below our and consensus estimates impacted by pricing pressures and high dredging cost. Key highlights: 1) GPPV reported 19% QoQ growth in container volumes following two line addition
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) reported better-than-expected earnings for 3 out of 5 earnings. It last posted its earnings for Q2 2017 on May 9th. The company reported EPS of $1.50 for the quarter, topping Street estimates of $1.41 by $0.09. The company had re