Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
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There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
A new mandate on financial services companies to establish broad safeguards against cyberattacks is being pushed back by two months, New York state regulators said Wednesday.
In amendments to the cybersecurity rules filed in September, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) said it was retaining the general parameters of its requirements, despite negative comments from trade groups and....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report forsmall cap fitnessdevice stockFitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT) is scheduled for after the market closes onWednesday (February 22nd). Competition in the fitness device and wearables market has made Fitbit Inc theseventh most shorted stock on the NYSE with elevated short interest of 38.92% according to Highshortinterest.com. At the end of January, Fitbit Incs CEOwarned....More>>>
Look out ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). And Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI)? You may want to look over your shoulder as well. A young-and-hungry staffing solutions competitor named Staffing 360 Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:STAF) is coming on strong, and just proved it again today. Some of its preliminary fiscal Q2 numbers were reported today, and they extend what’s become a long-term growth....More>>>
After selling large portions of its financial business over the past few years, General Electric (GE) has finally shed the “too big to fail” designation. From the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s press release announcing the news:
The Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council) today announced that it has voted to rescind its determination....More>>>
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With the Guggenheim CurrencyShares Japanese (NYSE: FXY) up 10.5 percent year-to-date, ranking it as one of the best-performing developed markets currency exchange-traded funds, it's not surprising that....More>>>
Shares of Caterpillar (CAT) are soaring today after the equipment manufacturer reported earnings that, at first glance, didn’t seem to inspire investor confidence. National Bank Financial’sMaxim Sytchev offers his take:
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CAT-US just finished its conference call (please see our first take on Q2/16 results Here). In general we would qualify....More>>>
There are obvious similarities between McDonald’s (MCD) and Starbucks (SBUX). The global fast serve giants are ubiquitous from U.S. to China and nearly everywhere in between.
I’ve seen some articles comparing the two companies in terms of valuation metrics, dividends and potential growth. Which is the better buy? You can find out here and here if interested. However, I want to....More>>>
The summer lull for speculators in the currency futures market continued in the CFTC reporting week ending August 23. Of the 16 gross currency futures positions we track, speculator adjustments were less than 3k contracts in all but three.
The bears added to their gross short sterling position for the eighth consecutive week. The seven hundred contract increase was the smallest of the....More>>>
On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter