Sometimes the market gets fairly excited about a perceived significant event causing a lot of would-be investors to jump into an investment without properly weighing all the potential risks and outcomes. Cobas Asset Management invested in Teekay Corporation (TK) to the tune of about 4 million sha
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>>>
I've been riding the rollercoaster of the Chinese equity market for many, many years now. And more than 25 years after my first hands-on experience with the market, it still has certain unique characteristics that set it apart from other large stock markets around the world… 1. It is driven largely by internal events. What is happening in the U.S., Europe,....More>>>
Allergan (NYSE:AGN) stock has been performing very poorly as of late. Trump’s victory earlier this month rallied the whole biotech complex but unfortunately Allergan’s rally was short lived. The stock is now trading at sub $200 levels which means its earnings multiple is now much lower than the industry’s average of 17.6. Many investors have turned bearish on this stock because....More>>>
The first seven months of this year were a dream come true for silver miners. After a bear market in the sector that lasted almost five full years – causing silver prices to fall more than 70% from peak to trough – silver finally bottomed last December. Then things went from "bad to less bad"… And silver prices rose more than 50% from their December lows....More>>>
March 17, 2017: Markets opened higher again Friday and traded close to the break-even line until about noon when shares started moving higher. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Among the sectors, financials weighed while utilities and industrials were showing the best gains. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.78 a barrel, up just 3 cents on the day,....More>>>
Today, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggestedshorting small cap optical solutions manufacturing stockLightPath Technologies (NASDAQ: LPTH) in our short term portfolio:
Lightpath just squandered its best shot at a rebound on Friday, with a high-volume surge that petered out with a mere brush of the 20-day moving average line (blue)…. a resistance line that’s been a problem....More>>>
I am creating a portfolio to track the Simulation Industry. In essence, I am putting together pure plays to create a simulated fund to track industry performance and developments. I do not believe there is such a fund currently in existence. Simulation is in its infancy and as the industry grows interest in these companies will also grow.
Nothing is more frustrating to me than stingy dividend stocks.
I have a well-deserved reputation as a cheapskate. (I prefer to think of myself as frugal, but my friends and family have other choice words for me.) Yet as miserly as I am, I know when Im beaten. I once had a friend that was tired of paying for lawn service. So he bought a baby goat at a flea market, had the goat eat his grass,....More>>>
When you buy a stock, how do you decide how many shares you'll buy? Most people don't have a clue how to do this. But it's something you have to get right – it's crucial to your investing performance. So seriously, what's your process for determining how much of a stock you'll buy? Do you say something like this? Well, the stock....More>>>
That’s the question investors are trying to answer about how President Trump’s policies might impact healthcare stocks. So far, specific policy proposals put forward by the president appear likely to cause significant problems for certain healthcare stocks. Here’s why three of President Trump’s policies could be downright terrible for Molina....More>>>
Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) is broken. The company can’t get itself sold and it refuses to take the necessary steps to turn around the company. Shares have come off the mid-$20s surge but are still hovering around $18 a share. As mentioned, I won’t be interested until we see TWTR near all-time lows. The problem is that Jack Dorsey doesn’t want the company sold and he’s spending a....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>>>
Offering up a contrarian view on the prospects of President-elect Donald Trumpfor the steel industry, Axiom CapitalsGordon Johnsontoday writes that the plan for a $1 trillion stimulus package will be scaled down to $200 billion ultimately because investors wont buy in.
Johnson, who has sell ratings on U.S. Steel(X) and many industrial names, such as Rio Tinto PLC(RIO), concludes that after....More>>>
It's important for investors to know how to invest in penny stocks safely. That's because they're often volatile and can sometimes be fraudulent, despite offering triple-digit returns in a matter of weeks. We'll show you our top two strategies for finding good penny stocks to bu
I (Porter) know a headline like that will leave me with only about five people still reading. So let me try again... The next 18 months will likely see: a terrible bear market... a substantial economic recession... and a great opportunity for you to buy high-quality businesses at reasonable p
Ive been right about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) thus far.
There seem to be only two schools on Tesla. You either love the carmaker, or you hate it with a passion. I fall into the latter category, not because I'm anti clean energy, or opposed to new entries to the auto industry, but because of the