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>>>
When Sony (NYSE:SNE) launched the PlayStation VR, or PSVR, in late 2016, the headset seemed to have a shot at bringing virtual reality to mainstream gamers. The company enjoyed a large customer base with the PS4, the most popular current-gen gaming console, and the PSVR was cheaper than other high-end VR headsets on the market.
In late 2017, Sony revealed that it hadshipped two million PSVRs,....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>>>
Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) initially announced its plans to buyDutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) in Oct. 2016. Qualcomm wanted to buy NXP, the largest automotive chipmaker in the world, to diversify its business away from the mobile market.
Qualcomm is the top mobile chipmaker in the world, but its chipmaking business is being challenged by cheaper rivals and first party chips....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>>>
HDFC Securities’ research report on Granules India
Driven by fresh capacities in API/PFI and resumption of OTC product supplies for the US partner, revenues grew 42%YoY to Rs 5.0bn in 4QFY18. However, steep price increase in key raw materials (ex. Acetic acetate), unfavorable geographic mix and inventory write off led to sharp fall in EBITDA margin from 18% in 3QFY18 to 8.7% in 4QFY18.....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>>>
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.
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>>>
Gene-based therapy is one of the next waves of therapeutic innovation to power this decade and far beyond. The FDA approvals regarding the RNA-based medicines of Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) and the gene-therapy, Luxturna, of Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) signaled the lowered r
Media stories about Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale
News stories about Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies
Yesterday Fitbit (FIT) reported earnings, after the bell, and beat on both the top and bottom lines, but is nonetheless trading lower today. FIT reported revenue of $248 million, beating estimates by $0.65 million and Q1 EPS of -$0.17, beating estimates by $0.02 per share. Despite beating estima