Tuesday morning brought a bit of a letdown for the stock market, as major indexes pulled back from their big gains from before the holiday weekend. As of 11 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) was down 32 points to 25,851. Elsewhere, the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) lost
What do Aretha Franklin, Kurt Cobain, and Prince have in common? Besides being famous and talented, they all died without a will. Pretty amazing, given they all had the money and lawyers to draft a proper estate plan, but for one reason or another they didn't draft one. While the size of your es
Shiloh Industries (NASDAQ: SHLO) and Park-Ohio (NASDAQ:PKOH) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Clean energy stocks are still the best energy stocks to own right now, despite President Donald Trump pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord. In fact, renewable energy production will see over 100% growth by 2025.
To help investors find the right renewable energy stocks, we’re giving Money Morning readers our top clean energy stock pick today…
It’s been a rough ride for gold. Traders and speculators have spent 2018 dumping gold as interest rates have risen. After all, gold won’t ever pay interest or dividends. Some central banks have been expected sellers of gold rather than buyers in 2018. And finding a gold bug who is very enthusiastic about gold is becoming a chore.
With gold having dropped from over $1,350 per ounce....More>>>
With upward pressure on the pound abating, investors may find more to like in U.K. stocks.
For much of this year, currency appreciation — a drag on the overseas earnings of global stocks that dominate the FTSE 100 Index — has overshadowed the gauge. That burden eased on Friday as the government reported first-quarter growth figures that missed estimates, weakening the case for....More>>>
Most people who call themselves "investors" really aren't. The average "investor" is really a trader. He buys a stock with the hope that at some point in the future, he'll find someone who'll buy it for more than he paid. He's trying to time the market. "Buy low and sell high," right? More often, however, people can't stand the uncertainty.....More>>>
Generally, stocks that have fallen out of favor with the market are cheap for a reason. But, on occasion, savvy investors can scoop up a stock on the cheap and enjoy solid returns when the company proves its doubters wrong. It’s not easy to discern which stocks fall into the pessimistically undervalued category, but here are two to consider: Hostess (NASDAQ:TWNK), which is expanding and adapting....More>>>
Retirees should generally invest in companies with wide moats and solid dividends. In a previous article, I noted that AT&T and Unilever were easy-to-understand companies that were ideal for most retirement portfolios. Today, I’ll add two more companies to that list — alcoholic beverage giants Diageo (NYSE:DEO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD).
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predict Top Ten “Safer” Dividend Consumer Cyclical Dogs To Net 7.48% to 55.24% Gains By October 2018
Three of the ten top “safer” Consumer Cyclical dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as also being among the top ten yielders for the coming year based dog metrics. Thus the dog strategy for this group, as....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
It’s apparent that Chevron (NYSE:CVX) has decided to forego its past practice of exploring for and developing giant projects over the next several years, as it focuses on accelerating production with its shale assets, which now includes about 2 million Permian acres with over 9 billion barrels of oil.
Chevron is counting on quickly ramping up production....More>>>
United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) has had a rough quarter with its share price tumbling nearly 25%. The price decline associated with UPS was a result of an Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announcement to launch their own package delivery service. While Amazon clearly caters to a massive customer base, I still believe UPS has a handful of qualitative aspects, as well as a relatively attractive....More>>>
Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has built an incredible streak in the highly cyclical steel industry — it’s increased its dividend every year for 45 consecutive years. That makes it a Dividend Aristocrat. A combination of factors led to this impressive achievement, including a well-run business, conservative finances, and a constant push for growth during good years and bad. The current....More>>>
REIT investors may soon have a new billboard company to bet on.
Adams Outdoor Advertising and Fairway Outdoor Advertising are in the preliminary stages of exploring conversion to the real estate investment trust structure, Kevin Gleason, chief executive officer of both closely held companies, said in an interview. Fairway has been majority-owned by Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR LLC....More>>>
It has been a long road, but Aptose (APTO) is closing in on getting its two lead drugs into clinical trials. The company still has to resolve a manufacturing-related clinical hold for APTO-253 and finish its pre-IND work on CG806, but Aptose should have both compounds in human testing in 2019 with initial results from at least APTO-253 before the end of 2019.
Last Thursday, NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) reported terrible fourth-quarter results to close out what had been a strong fiscal 2019. For the quarter, revenue fell 24%, earnings per share dropped 48%, and EPS adjusted for one-time items plunged 53%.
Shares of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC), a provider of signal-transmission products in a number of segments that include television broadcast and satellite industries, are up over 12% in early afternoon trading Wednesday after the company released strong fourth-quarter results.