At some point in any romantic relationship, this question may arise: "Why do you love me?" The moment is fraught with danger and the answer needs to come quickly and without hesitation. Otherwise, well, who knows. The worst possible answer would be, "Because you're a person."<
Amazon.com(NASDAQ:AMZN) is growing at a rapid clip. In its fourth quarter, the e-commerce giant’s revenue climbed 22% year over year. Even more, the company’s total 2016 sales increased 27%, hitting an impressive $136 billion. But can Amazon keep up its steep growth over the long haul?
Based on the trajectory of global e-commerce sales, Amazon is still barely tapping into a fast-growing....More>>>
With the continued success of online shopping, mall stores aren’t exactly doing so well – and neither are their landlords. All signs indicate that the U.S. is oversupplied with retail space, with 24 sq. ft. of retail per American, as compared to 16 sq. ft. in Canada, 11 in Australia, 5 in the U.K., 4 in France, 3 in China, and 2 in Germany (Source: GGP’s 2016 annual report). Traditional....More>>>
The real estate crash in 2007 sent home prices plunging all across the country. The impact was particularly strong in states where prices had ballooned the most and new home building had been strongest: Nevada, Florida, Michigan, California, among others.
Median home prices in the United States have more than recovered their lost ground. The U.S. median rose to $227,000 last year, higher....More>>>
Stocks fell on Thursday, but ended with only slight declines after dropping more steeply early in the session. By the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) indexes had each shed less than 0.25%.
Leadership is a funny word – you can be the best at something, but if that “something” isn’t all that valuable, then it’s hard to make real money from that leadership. That’s my initial impression of Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) as I do believe this company has a strong position in specialty metal and metal products (including magnesium alloys/powders, zirconium,....More>>>
March 15, 2017:Markets opened higher Wednesday following a boost in oil prices brought on by expectations of a decline in U.S. commercial inventories. The expected decline occurred, and although modest, moved prices even higher. Then the FOMC announced its expected interest rate hike, and equity markets hopped again. Leading sectors were real estate and oil while only financials showed a dip for....More>>>
Over the past year, NVIDIA’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has rocketed to the stratosphere, up some 300%, and that means the GPU maker’s financial results are more scrutinized than ever. When NVIDIA announces fourth-quarter earnings results on Thursday, Feb. 9, investors will be looking to see if it can prove itself worthy of....More>>>
Jimmy Buffett has restaurants, a line of beer, adventure vacations, casinos, clothing, resorts, radio and television assets as well as salad dressings, margarita salt and spicy frozen shrimp. Up next? Retirement communities.
It was just a matter of time until the man who built an empire on Margaritaville, a song about drinking too much and bumming around in a beach town, would figure out....More>>>
Just a couple weeks ago, 13F filings started flowing in, and Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) ownership disclosures showed that Warren Buffett nearly quadrupled his Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) position in the fourth quarter. The Oracle of Omaha closed out 2016 with approximately 57.4 million shares, up from the 15.2 million shares that Berkshire Hathaway was holding at the end of the....More>>>
Source: Small Biz Survival, Huffington Post and Square
Why do I think Square (NYSE:SQ) is heading for profitability? The company’s growth rate is very impressive. In 2013, the company generated about $203 million in net revenue while the company expects to generate $1.71 billion net revenue in 2016. Accumulated growth rate from 2013 to 2016 is about 428%.....More>>>
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Even with Total S.A.’s stock price recovery of almost 25% from its January 2016 lows, Total S.A.’s stock price is still noticeably below the company’s pre-crash highs. However, despite these difficulties, Total S.A. continues to offer investors a respectable dividend of more than 5% and has strong growth potential. Combining these things, we will see how Total S.A. is a strong....More>>>
Shares of Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) are rising today, but not Wells Fargo (WFC) despite beating earnings forecasts this morning. Why? Evercore ISI’s John Pancari and team single out Wells Fargo’s exposure to energy:
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Wells Fargo reported 1Q16 EPS of $0.99. Ex gain on sale of Wells Fargo’s crop....More>>>
We've spent a lot of time discussing Steve's big stock market calls of late... And for good reason... He has been on an absolute tear. Across his three publications – True Wealth, True Wealth Systems, and True Wealth China Opportunities – readers are currently
Russian President Vladimir Putin flanked by Igor Sechin, the CEO of Russia's biggest oil firm, Rosneft Russia is home to the world's second largest shale oil deposits, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. They will learn to develop them sooner o
Why would a baby boy born in Fairfax County, Va., expect to live nearly 18 years longer than one born 350 miles away in McDowell County, W. Va.? This question, prompted by the results of a 2013 study, underscores a disturbing reality: America is a
For some investors, they’ve created small fortunes. For others, they’ve brought nothing but misery. For all investors, though, there’s no denying the fact that biotech stocks have kept things interesting if only because they can always supply a binary even traders can treat