Intact Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) by 2,737.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 45,400 shares of the medical research company’s stock after purchasing an additional 43,800 shares during the period. Intact Investment Management Inc.’s holdings....More>>>
Activision-Blizzard is Far From Overvalued
Activision-Blizzard (ATVI) is up 54% since we initiated our bullish coverage on the video game giant back in March 17th 2017. ATVI is currently trading at a P/E of 42 by GAAP standards while the S&P 500 index is trading at an P/E of 26. This leads many investors to believe that ATVI is overvalued. However, GAAP P/E is a deceitful measurement....More>>>
The Nifty50 is expected to open higher on Thursday on positive cues from other Asian markets. The index ended22.5 points, or 0.2 percent, lower at 10,526 on Wednesday.
Trends witnessed on the Singaporean Exchange indicate a positive opening for the Nifty back home. The SGX Nifty was trading at 10,588.50, up 0.32 percent from its previous close.
The S&P 500 eked out a small....More>>>
A new report by MassMutual raises questions about the current effectiveness of retirement savings initiatives and programs in the United States, as the overwhelming majority of respondents, roughly 72 percent, agreed that they are not saving enough for retirement. This is alarming, but not all that surprising. Many Americans struggle to meet their current expenses and needs, let alone save for the....More>>>
U.S. stocks have had an incredible run over the last two months and even at these record-breaking levels there are still profits to make at least until March, when it will be time to run for the hills.
Thats a key message from Goldman Sachs chief U.S. equity strategist David Kostin, who says optimism over expected tax reforms from the Trump administration is likely to push the S&P 500....More>>>
U.S. equities continued their post-election surge on Monday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the other three major stock market averages to new record highs as a group for the first time since 1999.
Investors continue to view the incoming Trump administration and its plans for big tax cuts and spending as a huge tailwind for the economy. We’re also in a period of seasonal....More>>>
The market is filled with stocks. Ever since bond yields went to zero as the Federal Reserve tried to rescue the economy from the mortgage crisis, it has forced people to go further out on the risk curve in order to get the income they had been used to getting from bonds.
Risk is the foremost concern of my stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. Most investors unknowingly take on....More>>>
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Bank of America The bank reported quarterly profit of 62 cents per share, 3 cents a share above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. The bank’s results were helped by improved loan growth and deposits, among other factors.
WPP Group WPP founder and Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell has stepped down. Two....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) recently held its annual meeting, and not surprisingly, CEO and Chairman Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger didn’t exactly have kind words to say about bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies.
However, in a Monday interview with CNBC, Microsoft co-founder and Berkshire board member Bill Gates had some negative words of his....More>>>
Why do you trade?
It is important to understand the true drivers behind why you trade the markets. The answer is different for everyone. We all have different circumstances, wants, wishes and desires.
Below are common reasons people get involved:
Entertainment Gambling Staying informed about economic and political developments Intellectual pursuit and....More>>>
You can be forgiven if you have ignored your safe-haven investments for the past few years. In brokerage sweep accounts, money-market mutual funds and other ultra-conservative vehicles available in brokerage and retirement accounts, yields have generally been laughably lowand the gaps between them trivial. But now, the question of where to stash cash is starting to get serious again.
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