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
Since 2014 Hershey (NYSE:HSY) has been struggling a lot with its foreign operations. This has been due to the facts that the general business environment has been rather weak in foreign countries where Hershey is operating, that a strong dollar has hurt the sales and especially that the Chinese market has proved to be much more difficult than expected.
Merck (NYSE:MRK) is known today as a pharmaceuticals industry leader with a market cap of over $170 billion and a solid dividend. But the stock didn’t always claim the value that it does today. Through acquisitions, mergers, and nine stock splits along the way, the history of Merck stock has a lot of twists and turns.
Here’s a brief look at how Merck got to where it stands today....More>>>
As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, many will be out shopping and risking their lives to pick up a few deals in the stores to save a little money.
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Around here, we’re checking the market for deals on stocks that have caught a tailwind from the election results, as well as a historically positive seasonal trend that favors the end of each....More>>>
On September 20th, Allergan (NYSE:AGN) brought increased investor attention to the NASH market by buying two treatment developers, Tobira Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBRA) ($1.7 billion) and Akarna Therapeutics Ltd. ($50 million) What could possibly compel AGN to pay a 498% premium for Tobira compared to its $38.91 closing price the day before? NASH....More>>>
It doesn’t matter what Trump thinks or says. It matters what he does, and more importantly, what federal regulators do. Such is the patient suffering of AT&T (NYSE:T). Just what am I talking about here? WE learned today that allegedly Trump has expressed reservations and opposition to the AT&T and Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) deal. Supposedly Trump contended that the merger would concentrate....More>>>
On November 18, SA News Editor Stephen Alpher reported that, post-election, $3 billion had flowed out of mutual funds and $4.4. billion out of equity mutual funds. YTD outflows, at the time of this report, stood at approximately $120 billion. By contrast, equity ETFs saw an inflow of $27 billion post-election, according to Goldman Sachs.
In this context, it would be wise to consider whether....More>>>
The three-year period from mid-2014 to mid-2017 wasn't especially kind to specialty alloy companies like Carpenter Technology (CRS), Allegheny Technologies (ATI), Haynes International (HAYN), and Universal Stainless & Alloy (USAP), as a sharp market decline in energy and several heavy indust