In late 2016 and early 2017, profitability deteriorated rapidly at Mexican budget airline Volaris (NYSE:VLRS)due to market disruptions caused by the U.S. presidential election. Fears about a crackdown on trade or immigration under President Trump led to a sharp drop in the Mexican peso and a down
Global interest rates jumped Friday to their highest level since the U.K.s vote to leave the European Union, in a sharp global government-bond selloff sparked by hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials and policy inaction by the European Central Bank.
Retail is in trouble. With the ease of shopping on Amazon, endless choices available online, and the industry’s failure to keep up with the times, brick-and-mortar retail operations have been crushed. True tales of struggling chains, plunging stock prices and even bankruptcy have become commonplace in the once thriving retail sector.
I came across NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES) in early 2013, when it was starting to become a major player in the Chinese mobile game industry. At first, I was a bit skeptical about their future growth and valuation. Video game companies are sometimes “one-hit wonders”, and decline after their top sellers lose popularity. But NetEase is an exception. After watching it for a few months, I decided....More>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) is considering the sale of an Egyptian drug maker it bought last year, Bloomberg’sManuel Baigorri and Dinesh Nair are reporting:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is considering the sale of Egyptian drugmaker Amoun Pharmaceutical Co. as the beleaguered Canadian company seeks to accelerate its debt-reduction plans, according to people....More>>>
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The above image is a real picture of a full moon taken in 2012 by an astronaut on board the International Space Station. From blue water to blue sky and the sun revolving earth, there are so many illusions we encounter on a daily basis. I’d like to discuss three illusions in the financial markets that we encounter regularly but hardly take cognizance of.
Though they operate in the same industry, Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) and Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) are two telecom companies of a very different nature.
In fact, the past decade has seen Frontier’s business model come under siege, while Verizon has largely strengthened its hand, even if it has underperformed the market averages over the past five years (before the effect....More>>>
I believe that Tuesday Morning (NASDAQ: TUES) is a potential turnaround situation with high upside and limited downside.
According to their 10k,
We are a true closeout retailer, selling high-quality products at prices below those found in boutique, specialty and department stores. Our customers come to us for an ever-changing, exceptional assortment....More>>>
Famed investor Warren Buffett has continued his buying spree of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock recently. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) (NYSE:BRK-A) loaded up an astounding 75 million shares of the tech giant during the first calendar quarter of 2018, bringing the conglomerate’s total stake in Apple to more than 240 million shares.Buffett’s bullishness on Apple has been particularly....More>>>
AON (NYSE: AON) and CorVel (NASDAQ:CRVL) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Wall Street analysts forecast that Old Second Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) will announce sales of $32.15 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Old Second Bancorp’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $34.60 million and the lo
BB&T Securities LLC raised its holdings in Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) by 6.2% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 23,068 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,352 shares during the period. BB&