There is an age-old saying in investing in the stock market that earnings drive stock prices. That may be true on the fundamental side of investing theory, but certain mechanics in the market actually drive the markets more than fundamental theory. Quite simply, more money from buyers (inflows) than there are sellers (outflows) will drive the stock market higher. The other side of the coin is that....More>>>
China Biologic Products Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CBPO) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock....More>>>
There was good news and bad news for Tesla Inc. (TSLA) on Tuesday, which closed down $3.52, or 1.21%, at $287.69, but was climbing after hours.
The bad news is that Tesla is halting the production of its Model 3 sedan for four to five days in an unexpected move aimed at improving output. The good news is that China is easing its auto regulations and making it easier for foreign....More>>>
European stocks closed lower Monday, dragged down in part by falls for consumer products heavyweight Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC and German automobile maker Daimler AG.
Traders confronted a scarcity of catalysts in what was a relatively quiet day, with equity markets in the U.S. and China closed for holidays.
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(Bloomberg) — The revolution in China’s insurance industry that helped unleash about $80 billion of acquisitions started with a whimper and ended with a bang.
With little fanfare, China’s....More>>>
Here come the tariffs. Is a trade war next?
President Trump signed an order Thursday imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from nearly all countries, raising fears of a trade war. Trump exempted Mexico and Canada — for now. But if NAFTA talks keep moving at a sluggish pace, Trump warned, those countries could be hit, too. From China to the European Union, the tariffs are expected to....More>>>
3 Things in the Markets to Know Right Now TheStreet’s May 5 “Investor Boot Camp” conference is coming up, and you won’t want to miss it. Quickly register here. Food for thought from Jefferies: The large-cap Russell 2000’s price-to-earnings multiple continues to contract and at 16.6 times, is off quite considerably versus the recent peak of 20 times. It....More>>>
Stocks slumped Wednesday because investors were worried about new tariffs imposed on China by the United States.
But the biggest fear facing US investors shouldn’t be growing global trade tensions. It should be rising interest rates.
“The Fed is more likely to kill the bull market than a trade war,” said Emily Roland, head of capital markets research for John....More>>>
President Donald Trump has made his opinion clear: He wants the Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates.
Presidents usually avoid criticizing the central bank, which is designed to be independent from political interference. But Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.
“I’m not thrilled with his raising of interest rates, no. I’m not....More>>>
The threat of an all-out trade war with China has investors and traders alike on edge. But while a global trade war involving the United States could hurt some stocks, it’s creating a profit opportunity in others. I’ll show you exactly which stocks could benefit as new trade barriers are erected…
It’s not just China that is a concern for the United States, either.
Whether you’re in stocks, trading, or both, this is a market environment with a lot of “loose ends,” to put it mildly.
Most of these loose ends relate to the headlines – or, to put a point on it, tweets – that are roiling the market every day, sometimes several times a day
Just as trade war fears had ebbed thanks to China....More>>>
Google posted a rare profit decline on Monday as it absorbed the cost of a record antitrust fine.
Alphabet (GOOGL, Tech30), the parent company of Google, reported a net income of $3.5 billion for the three months ending in June, down from about $4.9 billion in the same quarter a year earlier.
The dip was the result of the European Union slapping Google with a record $2.7 billion....More>>>
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) aren’t the only players in the smartwatch game. In this episode of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and analyst David Kretzmann dive into Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN), the technology company that you might remember getting completely crushed by GPS-enabled smartphones a few years ago. Things are looking up for Garmin, and long-term investors might want to....More>>>
Rumors about a possible merger between Potash Corp (NYSE:POT) and Agrium (NYSE:AGU) have sent shares of the companies up 13.4% and 7.9%, respectively. The global fertilizer industry is struggling with pricing as slowing demand, particularly from farmers in China and India, has led to a situation of excess potash capacity and weighed on the earnings of fertilizer producers. The merger would make....More>>>
Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares rose 47.1 percent to $3.22 in pre-market trading after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.
Digital Power Corporation (NYSE: DPW) rose 27.6 percent to $0.800 in pre-market trading after gaining 9.79 percent on Wednesday.
Social Reality Inc (NASDAQ: SRAX) shares rose 23.1 percent to $7.16 in the pre-market trading session after....More>>>