The U.S. is set to get a bit more possessive about its own oil, sparking a bidding war with eager buyers in the other side of the world.
Asian refiners from China to Taiwan and Thailand have boosted purchases of American crude in recent months because it was increasingly turning cheap relative to supplies from other parts of the globe. They’re now about to face stiffer competition....More>>>
After markets closed on Monday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it will raise its dividend by 30% and renew its share repurchase program with a $14 billion authorization. The company also said it will cut production of its current model 777 from sevenper month to five beginning in August 2017.
While the dividend hike and share buyback are good news for investors, the production cut to....More>>>
I like self-storage real estate. Not only do these properties achieve strong returns on capital, but they also tend to perform fairly well during market downturns. After all, people need and want to store stuff regardless of the economic conditions. In fact, during a recession, it may be even cheaper to downsize the current large residence for a household....More>>>
With U.S. oil stockpile inventories at near maximum capacity, one particular subsector of the energy business that looks set to benefit is oil storage. Stockpile inventories have increased over the last several years, driven by record production from shale fields to keep up with demand from a growing economy. Oversupply is a bigger issue in the United States than other countries, with U.S. stockpiles....More>>>
Another example of our buying activity was our decision to purchase shares of Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH) during early 2018. Fairfax is a business that we’ve long admired and one that has been a successful investment for the Fund in the past. It’s been nearly eight years since the Fund last owned shares, but we have continued to monitor the business and the share price in the....More>>>
The NBA’s two biggest superstars will face off in the NBA Finals again. But the pairing of LeBron James and Steph Curry is not the hottest ticket in sports.
That honor goes to the Stanley Cup Final, which pits the Vegas Golden Knights expansion team against the Washington Capitals. Tickets for the final are the most expensive ever recorded, averaging $1,983 for the series, according....More>>>
With the market heading toward a decade-long bull run, finding promising companies trading at substantial discounts relative to their fundamentals and potential has become more of a challenge. That said, the big gains for the market have also created added incentive to find investment opportunities that are still cheap and capable of notching continued growth — or providing some buffer in....More>>>
Usually, when I talk about equity ownership, I’m going on and on about wealth creation, passive income streams, financial freedom, yahdayahdayahda. I’m always harping on valuations and buying stock at a discount. Well, in this piece, I’ll discuss another benefit of owning certain equities: the discounts on the goods and services that certain companies offer their shareholders.....More>>>
Batteries to run cars. Batteries to store solar power. Batteries … to prevent blackouts.
Everywhere you look in the field of battery technology,Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) seems to be there already. The company’s even building a batterygigafactory in the Nevada desertto keep its battery empire well-supplied, and one of the reasons for this is that Tesla is rapidly outgrowing its origins....More>>>
That’s how Citigroup’s Paul Lejuez and team described Tiffany’s (TIF) fourth-quarter earnings and 2016 guidance in a note this morning:
Adj EPS of $1.46 vs cons and our $1.40. Comps -5% worldwide (constant Fx, in line with Holiday results), with the Americas -8% (in line with Holiday), Europe -3% (Holiday -2%), Japan +10% (in line with Holiday), and Asia-Pac....More>>>
Manufacturing isn’t the only sector that has sent American jobs overseas over the past decade.
It has also been happening in the service sector. US companies have shipped thousands of call center jobs to countries like India and the Philippines, where labor is cheap and English skills are good enough to answer basic questions from halfway around the world.
Acacia Research (NASDAQ: ACTG) and Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.
While REITs appear to be appropriately valued as a basket, 2018 looks to be an exciting year for selective REIT investment as mispricing is rampant, and there are quite a few REITs that have both cheap valuation and strong fundamentals. Among the handful of REITs with outsized reward to risk, UMH Properties (UMH) stands out as our top pick going into 2018.
Shares of NVIDIA Corporation have fallen over the last few trading sessions. Is this an opportunity to buy NVDA stock on the cheap or is it time to sell? Flickr
The uptrend in the shares of the Santa Clara, California, based NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) seems to have come to an abrupt halt. After rising 11% through the year to a peak of $119 February 9, NVDA stock has lost just....More>>>
7 Reasons Teslas Stock Should Continue To Appreciate
Tesla (TSLA) reported a wider than expected loss Wednesday after the bell, the biggest in the companys history. Teslas net loss for the quarter amounted to roughly $718 million, a considerable $4.22 cents a share.
Penske Automotive Group (NYSE: PAG) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Penske Automotive Group to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, v
Wall Street brokerages expect Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) to report $1.96 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Illinois Tool Works’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.95 to $1.99. Illinois Tool Works reported earnings pe
Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 1,886 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,036% compared to the average volume of 166 put options.