From a New York Times article early this year Donald Trump said he would be in favor of a 45% tariff on Chinese exports to the United States. This is one of the reasons that Apple’s shares dropped over $12 from the day after he won the Presidential election to two days ago but have since rebounded by $4 to $110. There have been a number of articles written about why tariffs would have bad....More>>>
Yesterday, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, a piece of legislation that had rare overwhelming bi-partisan support. The White House issued this statement about the legislation as it passed through Congress on November 30th:
This critically important legislation will get states the resources they need to fight the heroin and prescription opioid epidemic. It invests....More>>>
William Patalon III
In yesterday’s Private Briefing, we told you about a series of historic “Drone Firsts” achieved during a recent U.S. Navy technology demonstration.
Indeed, over the last few years we’ve brought you some pretty cool reports on the latest work being done with drones – including projects involving the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced....More>>>
BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) — Which stocks should I buy? It’s the eternal question that most investors spend most of their time wondering. But is it the wrong question?
Must Read: Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Dividend Stocks
More so than any other year since 2008’s market crash, 2014 has been a year for stock pickers. That’s because, as the end of the calendar....More>>>
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, after nearly four years as the agencys head, recently announced that she intends to leave at the end of the Obama administration.
Under Whites leadership, the agency strengthened protections for investors and the markets through transformative rulemakings that addressed major issues highlighted by the financial crisis.....More>>>
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
While the rumor....More>>>
William Patalon III
It’s a medical-tech company that Michael Robinson and I have both recommended to our trading service subscribers. And its focus on heart-monitoring sensors prompted us to nickname it “Cardio Corp.”
The firm’s stock is up 46% since we first told you about it back in September 2015. That includes the 9.4% gain the stock reaped Monday after....More>>>
September 20, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday as no sector was showing big gains but healthcare stocks the clear leader. Traders and investors are likely trying to position themselves for the markets’ reactions to Wednesday’s announcements from the Fed and the Bank of Japan. WTI crude oil for October delivery settled at $43.44 a barrel, up 0.3% for the day. December gold closed up....More>>>
Michael A. Robinson
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the reams of contradictory data out there.
Back on June 10, we saw a better than expected jobs report that boosted the Standard & Poor’s 500 Indexto its first record height in more than a year.
After two months of “calm,” the markets took a dive last Friday afterBoston Fed President Eric Rosengrenstarted....More>>>
“Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” – Earl Wilson
My yearlong patience with Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX) finally seems to be finally paying off in spades. The stock has moved up some 60% so far in the month of November as investors finally appear to be recognizing the company’s value and upcoming catalysts.
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Next Tuesday will mark four weeks since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his surprise demonetization announcement that has sent shockwaves throughout the South Asian country’s economy.
In an effort to combat corruption, tax evasion and counterfeiting, all 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes are no longer recognized as legal tender.
I’ve previously written about the....More>>>
Stocks are heading higher today after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi called for coordinated central bank action to stabilize global markets in the wake of the Brexit vote.
S&P 500 futures have gained 1.2%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have risen 1.2%. Nasdaq Composite futures have advanced 1.2%.
Allergan (AGN) has climbed 2%....More>>>
Once a child refugee of the Cuban Revolution, Raul Alarc贸n, Jr. had big dreams growing up. He wanted to become a doctor. He studied pre-med at Fordham University. But medical school — and a career in the medical profession — weren’t in the cards.
Instead, Alarc贸n took a much different turn. He helped his father build America’s largest Spanish language radio....More>>>
Uh-oh… For years, I've been extremely bullish on the stock market. And I still am, over the next year or two. However, in the short term, one of our top indicators is giving us a big warning sign… This indicator tells us that the stock market is getting "overly loved" by investors – and this is a bad thing. You see, typically when a market....More>>>
By FS Staff
The following is a summary of our recent interview with Art Berman, which can be listened to in full on our site here or on iTunes here.
There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to energy markets and the idea of peak oil, according to Art Berman, a well-known geological consultant, director of Labyrinth Consulting Services and also director of the Association for....More>>>