Air Italy took delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max on Friday at a ceremony in Everett, Wash., that featured the carriers brand-new livery.
The 737 Max is the first of 20 Air Italy has on order, part of an broader plan to grow its fleet by 50 aircraft by 2022.
Air Italys aggressivegrowth plan comes after Qatar Airways bought a 49% stake in the carrier in 2017, then known as Meridiana.....More>>>
The extreme volatility and whispered promises of huge returns on penny stocks can be tempting, but very few of them actually deserve a serious investor’s attention. Building your investment portfolio around proven winners with solid business models is a much better idea.
So we asked a few of your fellow investors here at The Motley Fool what they might recommend buying instead of falling....More>>>
Monday was a mixed day on Wall Street, as gains for major benchmarks contrasted with a decline in indexes tracking smaller companies. Many market participants focused on the White House’s support of Chinese mobile device maker ZTE, which lifted several of the biggest stocks of Chinese technology giants that trade on U.S. exchanges. In general, investors seem to be pleased with the health of....More>>>
Small-cap indexes have been rising in recent years, and many outlooks for 2018 are rosy. Yet indexes aside, greater opportunities this year may await investors who can identify promising small companies laboring in relative obscurity.
After negative returns in 2015, small caps delivered in both 2016 and 2017, as the S&P Small Cap 600 Index returned 26.5 percent and 13.32 percent each....More>>>
WellCare Health Plans Inc. will buy two state insurance businesses and a pharmacy benefit manager from Meridian for $2.5 billion, bulking up the company’s Medicaid offerings in Michigan and Illinois.
The all-cash deal for Meridian Health Plan of Michigan Inc. and Meridian Health Plan of Illinois Inc. will give Tampa-based WellCare about 1.07 million new customers, WellCare said in....More>>>
Equities analysts expect MedEquities Realty Trust (NYSE:MRT) to post earnings of $0.30 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for MedEquities Realty Trust’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.29 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.31. MedEquities Realty Trust reported earnings of $0.27 per share during the same....More>>>
Animal health is probably a bigger business than you think. The global market for animal health was around $34.5 billion in 2015. By 2025, it’s expected to grow to more than $58 billion.
With this rapidly growing market, there are plenty of opportunities for investors. Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS), Merck (NYSE:MRK), and Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) stand out as the top animal-health companies to buy in....More>>>
A Chinese e-commerce giant struck a notable partnership Tuesday in the country's logistics sector.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) and its logistics arm Cainiao announced a strategic agreement Tuesday with ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc (ADR) (NYSE: ZTO), a leading Chinese express delivery company. Investors led by Alibaba and Cainiao will put up $1.38 billion ....More>>>
Shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE:HLX) soared 33.3% last month thanks to a combination of higher oil prices, strong first-quarter results, and a string of analyst upgrades.
Crude prices continued rebounding last month, which helped lift nearly the entire oil sector. The global oil benchmark, Brent, led the way, rising 7.7% to roughly $75....More>>>
Hundreds of exchange traded funds offer investors broad market exposure and many do so with nominal fees. Among the least expensive is the iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF (NYSE: ITOT).
ITOT, which turned 14 in January and tracks the S&P Total Market Index, charges just 0.03 percent per year. That is the equivalent of $3 on a $10,000 investment, making ITOT one of the....More>>>
Oil majors and refineries are entering a key juncture with first-quarter earnings coming out over the next few days after stocks have already outperformed over the last month – the sector has risen 1,600 basis points vs. the S&P 500.
In spite of this, Goldman Sachs is bullish on the sector because the majors and refineries are expected to generate more free cash flow....More>>>
For years, graphics giantNVIDIA(NASDAQ:NVDA) has built a line of processors called Tegra. The Tegra chips are known as systems-on-a-chip, or SoCs, meaning that they incorporate most of the critical functionality — like processor cores, graphics processors, and other accelerators — onto a single chip.
NVIDIA had originally aimed the Tegra processors at applications like smartphones....More>>>
There are so many reasons to like Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Over the long term, the cost advantage of recharging a vehicle compared to purchasing gasoline is significant, and with instant torque, electric vehicles like the Model S are changing the way we view EVs — the Model S is arguably closer to a Lamborghini than to an electric golf cart. Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, is also well known....More>>>
Exchange-traded funds that focus on health care stocks tend to tilt toward the titanscompanies such as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK) and Pfizer (PFE). Those stocks have their merits. But the companies arent growing rapidly. For that, youll need to invest in smaller firms with more dynamic growth potential.
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FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is one of the largest producers of lithium in the world. The stock trades in lockstep with its lithium-producing peers and the segment’s performance continues to put up double-digit growth quarter after quarter. Given that, it’s easy to forget that lithium accounts for just 8% of total revenue.
That’s because FMC Corporation wields the fifth-largest....More>>>