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>>>
Arrow Loop Research’s stock of the week is Williams-Sonoma (WSM).
By Paul Price of Arrow Loop Research
At any given time there are some stocks whose market action makes no sense. They get really cheap even as their fundamentals are doing well. Putrid prices, in conflict with solid numbers, create the best investment opportunities.
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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>>>
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Employees of the Social Security Administration have been asleep at the wheel when advising widows and widowers of the enhanced benefits that come with delaying claims to full retirement age, according to a report from the agency’s....More>>>
In Roku’s (NASDAQ:ROKU) quarterly letter to shareholders, the company highlights the fact that if it were a multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD), or what most people refer to as a cable company, it would be the third largest in the industry. And with 20.8 million active accounts and rapidly growing, it’s only a matter of time before it surpasses the subscriber count of the....More>>>
A new year means making resolutions. Including the classics — eating better and exercising more.
For people who have trouble committing, companies like ClassPass and Pressed Juicery are adding incentive to help people stay on track.
ClassPass allows users to book fitness classes at studios in cities around the world. Pressed Juicery sells cold-pressed juices, milks and soft-serve....More>>>
Bottom line: Tim Cook’s latest China trip and his announcement of a new R&D center in Shenzhen are part of a campaign to boost Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) profile and should help to stabilize its sliding position in the market.
Apple CEO Tim Cook just can’t seem to get enough of China, with word that he’s back in the world’s largest smartphone market just two months....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>>>
If President Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on steel, it would be a direct shot at Beijing.
But the list of countries that would be affected doesn’t end with China. Limiting or taxing steel imports could also hit Canada, Brazil, South Korea, and Russia and the implications could ripple throughout the entire trading system.
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The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust… It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you… European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on history, that means we could see an incredible scenario… European stocks could significantly....More>>>
Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE:TGP) is a Master Limited Partnership (MLP) which operates LNG tankers. The stock recently closed around $14.00 and pays a dividend of 56 cents per year for a yield of 4.0%. This would not ordinarily put it on the radar screen for investors seeking out high yield equities. But conservatively calculated, TGP is now trading at roughly 4 times current “distributable....More>>>
Bad trading updates are now becoming part-and-parcel of Britain’s support services sector.
And Capita Group proved the rule once again, a disappointing set of full-year financials sending the stock 9% lower in Thursday business. The outsourcer is now dealing at its cheapest since June 2006.
Capita saw pre-tax profit rattle 33% lower in 2016, to £475.3m, it advised today....More>>>
Without classifying stocks as “cheap” or “expensive,” and rather than looking at a stock’s face value, we can put emphasis on earnings estimate revisions to find stocks under $10 that will, hopefully, be winners for investors.
That being said, low-priced stocks can be attractive to smaller investors that can’t necessarily....More>>>
An upstart airline just snubbed the owner of British Airways.
Norwegian Air Shuttle said Friday that it has rejected two takeover offers from British Airways parent IAG (BABWF) because they undervalued the airline and its prospects.
IAG, which also owns Iberia and Aer Lingus, confirmed that it had approached Norwegian. But the industry giant said that talks had “ended without....More>>>
If you're like most investors, you probably worry too much about short-term share-price movements. To make several times your money in the stock market, you must learn to find great businesses… buy them at cheap prices… and above all, hold on to them long enough. Multibaggers take time. If you can't be patient, you can't get rich in stocks. Period. No ifs,....More>>>