It’s another up-and-down day as investors try to weigh what seems to be a strong U.S. economy and weakening global economy. This of course, makes it tough to bid up stocks to new highs, but at the same time, it’s hard to sell U.S. equities when it’s the best house in the neighb
U.S. large-cap stocks melted to another record high on Tuesday, the sixth consecutive gain, despite disappointing auto sales and tepid economic data. The real highlight came after the close, however, with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) up more than 6% after reporting better-than-expected revenues and earnings.
The stock market’s performance, and the Dow’s approach of the 22,000....More>>>
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My article in April detailed the bullish long-term indicators for the Tesla (TSLA) stock price from its energy storage division. In the past month there have been new developments that show the rapidly growing promise of the sector. Tesla Management re-iterated this at the recent earnings call.
Australia once again provides one example of how fast the energy storage business is growing around....More>>>
GARP is short for “growth at a reasonable price.” Different investors have different definitions for what is and isn’t a GARP stock. I have my own definition, and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG) fits it, and rather nicely I might add.
I consider a stock to be a growth stock if it is growing earnings at a rate of 15% or higher from one year to the next,....More>>>
Prabhudas Lilladher’s research report on Kotak Mahindra Bank
KMB’s s’lone earnings were slightly lower than expectations at Rs11.2bn (PLe: Rs12.0bn) on back of higher provisions (non NPA related) and hit on opex from change in gratuity assumptions. Loan growth momentum of 25% YoY was a positive surprise, while accretion in CASA also has been phenomenal. Subsidiaries especially....More>>>
Snap‘s shares declined by close to 5% in Thursday’s trading, touching their IPO price of $17, amid investor concerns about the fierce competition that the company faces from social media behemoth Facebook. Facebook has been relentlessly copying Snap features, ranging from its signature Stories, Lenses and ephemeral messaging to more niche tools such as 3D stickers and Scissors. There....More>>>
Tipping, which is among the most commonfinancial activities for most people asthey reward good service with a gratuity. But there’s still a lot of confusion on the topic, including how much to tip, which services deserve oneand how taxes come into play. Here are some suggestions:
In theory, anything goes with tipping. If you’re satisfied with the....More>>>
After taking a hit in the wake of the Trump victory, gold prices and gold stocks have been making a comeback of late, due primarily to the global uncertainty of a successful Trump presidency. In recent days gold prices surged 1.45% , reaching a 5 month high on news of further geopolitical unrest.
While this can mean excess volatility on the world markets, a silver lining....More>>>
The popularity of recreational vehicles has been rising, and Camping World Holdings (NYSE:CWH) has been maneuvering itself toward the front of the pack to take advantage of the trend. Although competition in the RV business is fierce, the space is quite segmented, and Camping World has a golden opportunity to build out its national presence, and begin to unify its retail face under a single corporate....More>>>
Top executives at United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) took home outrageously high compensation last year, even though the parcel carrier missed many of its performance targets, like revenue growth and total shareholder returns.
In fact, UPS said in its March filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its three-year performance missed targets for revenue growth,....More>>>
Wall Street analysts expect that Tallgrass Energy Partners (NYSE:TEP) will report sales of $210.41 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Tallgrass Energy Partners’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $212.31 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $208.50 million. Tallgrass Energy Partners....More>>>
If it’s tax season, it’s Roth season. High-income earners can’t open Roth IRAs directly; but there’s a backdoor way in. Since 2010 Congress has allowed Roth conversions for all taxpayers, regardless of income, so high-income earners can get Roths by first opening a traditional IRA that’s nondeductible, and then later converting it to a Roth IRA.