A strange thing happens during roaring bull markets. When the economy and stock market are booming, investors seem to forget the fundamentals of stock picking. With nearly every stock being carried higher as the major indexes break record after record, investors think that value no longer matters.
But nothing could be further from the truth. Using fundamentals to locate value stocks works....More>>>
One measure of how much things have changed in the last decade at Bank of America Corp.: The firm has stopped reporting fees from its mortgage business.
The revenue line that once regularly topped $1 billion a quarter is now so small that the company on Monday lumped it into “all other income” from its consumer bank. The lender simply said income from the mortgage banking business....More>>>
The global market for wearable devices grew by more than 10% in 2017 and is on track to rise by another 13.2% in 2018 to a total of 132.9 million smartwatches, fitness trackers and watchbands. The forecast, released Tuesday by International Data Corp. (IDC), calls for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4% through 2022, when 219.4 million wearable devices will be shipped from their manufacturers.....More>>>
ChinaRock Capital Management has rewarded investors in its five-year-old venture capital fund with 27 times their initial outlays by scoring huge returns from financing start-ups involved in everything from artificial intelligence to ride sharing.
The $37.5 million CRCM Opportunity fund has distributed more than $1 billion since it was set up in 2013, Toby Zhang, a venture capital partner....More>>>
Global casino operators had a run of good luck recently after the cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe passed a casino bill that would legalize casino gambling in the country. While many observers had been expecting two licenses to be initially approved, the cabinet has called for three, along with other measures that could help spawn a viable industry.
Editor’s Note: Risk management is your best defense against total loss, which is why it’s a core component of Keith’s Total Wealth method. Today we’re revisiting one of his favorite risk-limiting strategies: position sizing. Here’s Keith…
There’s an old joke that’s made its way around financial circles....More>>>
The New Home Company Inc. (NYSE:NWHM) is an undervalued homebuilder set for growth going into 2018. According to extensive modelling, it appears that the company is undervalued by about 18% at the current market price.
NWHM was recently named the Fastest Growing Public Company in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal, based on revenue growth of 208% over the last two years.....More>>>
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZBH) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer lowered their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for Zimmer Biomet in a research note issued on Monday, July 30th. Oppenheimer analyst S. Lichtman now anticipates that the medical equipment provider will post ear
Argo Group (NASDAQ: AGII) and Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst r
Over the final week of September, as the end of the third quarter approached, November NYMEX natural gas futures fell from $3.166 per MMBtu to lows of $2.8660 on Monday, October 3. It looked like yet another failure for natural gas.
Natural gas is used to failure at this point; the price h
For years Uri Landesman, president of $1.3 billion hedge fund Platinum Partners, went on prominent business television shows to opine about stock market valuations, commodity prices and the state of the global economy. But a 48-page criminal indictment against Landesman, Platinum Partners founder