The gaming industry is one that has seen tremendous growth over the past few decades, which is expected to continue. In the past few years we have also seen an increase in the number of platforms on which consumers can enjoy playing their games. As a result the possibilities of the market keep widening, which means more growth opportunities for companies and therefore investors. In April last year....more>>>
Remember when companies used to split their stock to keep individual shares affordable? No longer. Credit Suisse strategistsAna Avramovic andVictor Lin note that Church & Dwight (CHD) upcoming stock split will be just the fourth by an S&P 500 stock this year:
路 Stock splits have nearly dried up, at least among large-cap companies.
路 The split of CHD on Friday will be only....more>>>
Yesterday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested the ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotech (NASDAQ: BIS) and Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares (NYSEARCA: LABD) as ways to short biotech onshort termweakness in the sector, but our suggestion comes with a long termcaveat:
We’ve done well with our individual small biotech plays over the last several months. However, depending....more>>>
If you were born between 1946 and 1964, you’re a baby boomer. Though homebuying is often associated with young couples, plenty of baby boomers in their 50s and 60s are securing mortgages in order to buy homes — and even more of them are currently carrying mortgages. Here are nine facts about mortgages that every baby boomer should know.
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The major U.S. stock indices posted another negative weekly close last week, led lower by the small-cap Russell 2000, which lost 1.4% and is now down 1.9% for 2016. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, another perennial market leader, fell 0.3% and is down 5.7% for the year.
The market is at an important near-term decision point. Stocks must quickly and aggressively resume their advance or risk....more>>>
It has not been a good year for Gilead Sciences (NSDQ:GILD) shareholders. Gilead stock is down bymore than 25% YTD and almost 30% in last one year. The stock has not only heavily underperformed the broader marketbut has also lagged the sector index iShares NASDAQ Biotech Index ETF (NSDQ:IBB) which is down nearly 17% YTD.The poor performance of the stock is mainly caused by declining HCV sales numbers.....more>>>
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The index, which measures investor optimism, shot up 36 points to +117 among....more>>>
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November 11, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 74equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 to 7and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by about 2.5to 1.
The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) lost about 0.8% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $40.63 after closing Thursday at $40.95. The 52-week....more>>>
If there is one word often used regarding Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), it is delay(s). Whether it is getting things out in time, promises from Elon Musk, or meeting financial guidance, the electric vehicle maker is usually late. As 2016 comes to a close, consumers and investors find themselves waiting on Tesla yet again, although those that follow the company shouldn’t be surprised.
Baird’s David George and team argue that it’s too “early to buy the dip in bank stocks if longer-term interest rates remain this low.” They explain how low interest rates could hit JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), and Bank of America (BAC):
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Too early to buy the dip in bank stocks if longer-term interest rates remain....more>>>
Where is this market headed? It is anyones guess.
The best description of the docile trading lately may be Mark Newtons characterization: no-mans-land.
Everybody is sort of scratching their heads about this market, Newton, an independent technical analyst and financial blogger, told MarketWatch. It is a challenging market to have any conviction, really on either side [up or down],....more>>>
In a note released on Friday, KBW’s Meyer Shields and Christopher Campbell try to estimate the damage that the Brexit selloff has done to the book value of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A):
Britain voted to exit the European Union driving markets significantly lower, with the Nikkei (-7.9%), DAX (-7.2%), CAC (-8.7%), FTSE 100 (-4.2%), and S&P....more>>>
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