Once heralded as the bridge to an oil-free energy future, natural gas seems to have been relegated to stepchild status in the hierarchy of carbon fuels. Why?
It’s cheap, clean, efficient and plentiful. That’s part of the problem. The Energy Information Administration (EIA), estimate that there are 388.8 trillion (yes trillion) cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves in the....More>>>
Shares of Advanced Micros Devices Inc. crashed over 6% following negative commentary from Goldman Sachs. Should you sell AMD stock or buy into this dip? Flickr
Shares of Sunnyvale, California-basedAMD (NASDAQ:AMD) were hammered in the last trading session on April 6. The stock closed the last trading session at a price of $13.27, down 6.35% from its previous close. AMD stock is still....More>>>
Lockheed Martin (LMT) stock dropped today (Monday) after President-elect Donald Trump criticized the company’s F-35 program. Despite today’s short-term blip, we remain bullish on Lockheed Martin stock in 2017…
Before we get into our view on LMT stock, here’s a look at Trump’s comments and why they are weighing so heavily on Lockheed stock…
The next-generation of cholesterol drugs -– compounds that inhibit PCSK-9 -– were approved in 2016; these targeted drugs rapidly reduce LDL cholesterol in a wide variety of patients with cardiovascular disease, notes Jay Silverman, editor of The Medical Technology Stock Letter.
Despite their unheralded efficacy, the PSCK-9s have rolled out slowly as they were approved to....More>>>
The Coca-Cola Co (KO) manufactures, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. This dividend king has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1893 and increased payments to common shareholders every for 55 years in a row. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.‘s (BRK.A,BRK.B) is the largest shareholder of the world’s largest....More>>>
Donald Trump’s stunning electoral upset of Hillary Clinton quickly went from pre-market panic to a no-holds-barred bull run. The big question of course is can the euphoria last in 2017? So far, much of the market reaction has more to do with the anticipation of less regulation, higher inflation and lower taxes than it does with material economic or policy changes. Many....More>>>
If youre looking for a core group of ETFs that you can buy and hold through many years of retirement, check out the following five Vanguard funds. Two are bond ETFs that should provide some insurance against a stock market crash, along with a bit of income on the side. A third pick covers a broad swath of the U.S. stock market, and a fourth does the same for overseas bourses, offering potential....More>>>
I turned 70陆 in 2015, and I know that I have to take my first required minimum distribution from my IRA by April 1, 2016. Do I need to take another RMD by the end of this year? Is there anything I can do to reduce the tax bill if I have to take two RMDs in the same year?
Generally, you must take your required minimum distributions by December 31 every year. But for your first RMD, you....More>>>
The Lean Short-Term Growth Portfolio, or LSGP, was created in late March 2016. The objective of this portfolio is for opportunistic near-term capital appreciation and most likely will not include companies that pay dividends. Companies ought after will typically have higher volatility versus the Long-Term Growth Portfolio, or LLGP.
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MannKind (NASDAQ:MNKD) has pretty much all of its eggs in the Afrezza basket these days and monitoring the steps of the re-launch of Afrezza is a critical thing that current investors and prospective investors need to do. The company is now on the final stretch of its first quarter in control of Afrezza, and thus far has met the modest expectations that I laid out prior to the re-launch.
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.
Major offshore drilling stocks have had a great start to this year. Rowan (RDC), Diamond Offshore (DO), Transocean (RIG), Ensco (ESV), and Noble Corp. (NE) have all increased in price. The main driver for this price increase was the upside in oil prices. Brent oil (BNO) is now close to the psych