Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
The short interest ratio for Apple Inc. stock has spiked to a 3 month high while the days to cover metric has climbed over 2. Is AAPL stock setting up for a massive short squeeze? Flickr
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock is off to a flying start in 2017. Shares of the Cupertino, California-basedtechnology giant are up nearly 22% in 2017, closing the trading session at a price of $140.88 per....More>>>
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Investors on Monday are waking up to a shake-up in markets: The dollar is tumbling, stocks are sliding globally, and investors are fleeing to safety in gold.
The risk-off mood comes after Republicans in Washington failed to push through their health bill last week, sparking fears that President Trump will struggle to pass other more market-relevant reforms, such as corporate tax cuts.
Vaalco Energy (NYSE:EGY) is a small O&G producer, which owns and develops the Etame prospect offshore Gabon (please see map below). The company revenues depend essentially on these two simple elements:
Production of O&G from the offshore Gabon prospect. Calculated using a percentage called working interest. The prices....More>>>
The Bitcoin scaling debate goes on and on. The argument is not over whether Bitcoin should scale up: clearly, if it is to become a serious challenger to mainstream payments providers such as Visa and central bank RTGS systems such as Fedwire, it must be able to handle daily transaction volumes in the billions. No, the question is how it should scale up.
Over long periods, the inflation-adjusted price of homes in the U.S. has tended to increase by a little more than 1% per year. However, this doesn’t mean that owning a home is a good way to make a 1% real return on your money.
According to the Census Bureau, new homes have been getting bigger and bigger: since 1973, the average new house increased from 1,660 square feet to 2,687 square....More>>>
Even amidst slowing growth, Twitter is having to refund advertisers owing to an ad-metric error. Should you sell out of TWTR stock? Or should you buy the dip? Flickr
Not long after Facebook (NSDQ:FB)reported a spate of miscalculations in key metrics, Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) seems to have caught the ‘bug’. Late on 22nd December, Twitter announced that it had discovered technical....More>>>
The mobile game market is notoriously fickle. Game demand, be it measured as free downloads, in-app purchases, or daily active users, follows a repeatable cycle. Needless to say, game makers are market darlings when their titles are a hit and underperform at other times. Glu Mobile’s (NASDAQ:GLUU) stock slump is troubling. The company made two key acquisitions and started releasing decent....More>>>
On a great day for theVanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) and big holdings like Schlumberger (SLB), Halliburton (HAL), and Baker Hughes (BHI), Weatherford International (WFT) is doing better than most. One reason: Barclays analystsJ. David Anderson andWilliam Thompson upgraded Weatherford to Overweight from Equal Weight. They explain why:
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Gold sold off sharply since the election based on the belief that President-elect Trump will bring higher growth. This sell-off makes little sense for those who understand that gold is an investment in monetary policy failure and the destruction of paper currencies. Central banks remain hell-bent on printing money and creating inflation in order to deal with epic levels....More>>>
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.