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 the current bull market entering its eighth year and the S&P 500 trading wellabove its historic average, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find and buy cheap stocks today — challenging, but not impossible.
In fact, some of businesses’ biggest names trade at significant discounts to the market, including companies like Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
A few things will need to happen for oil to reach and hold $60 a barrel, as it has started its march in that direction and recently jumped above $54. The new OPEC deal, largely supported by many other producing nations, will need to hold. U.S. shale production cannot pick up too quickly. The signs of a global economic rebound cannot be interrupted.
On top of all that, the IEA Oil Market Report....More>>>
In a market that was remarkably muted, shares of Whole Foods Market (WFM) soared thanks to speculation that Kroger (KR) is contemplating an acquisition of the struggling high-end grocer. That made Whole Foods our hot stock today.
Shares of Whole Foods Market jumped 4.9% to $29.33 today, while Kroger gained 1.8% to $29.37. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% to 2,160.77.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has announced a major strategy shift, which will define the future direction of the company. On November 10, the management announced that the capital spending will further go down in 2017. There was an expectation that the rising oil prices will prompt the oil companies to increase capital spending. However, ConocoPhillips management has taken a different route. They are....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