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
A short squeeze is a tailwind for VRX stock. However, high leverage will keep a check on Valeant Pharmaceuticals stock. Flickr
2017 has turned out to be a good year for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc(NYSE:VRX) so far. Shares of thespecialty pharma company have been on atear of late. Valeant stock has gained more than 25% since the end of January compared to over 3% gain in Nasdaq....More>>>
It might be harder than ever for hedge funds to raise money.
Their market is crowded with competitionand many clients arent interested any more. Others are demanding more specialization, and bigger staffs of financial and compliance executives, said several fund managers and marketers at Context Summits, an investor conference in Miami.
To help, many funds pay for brokers and other....More>>>
The Federal Reserve raised rates this month — far sooner than expected just three months ago — and durable goods orders are coming in consistently higher than expected. These are bullish signs for the U.S. economy. It means the consumer is reviving and since consumers drive about 70% of the American economy, it augurs good times for consumer stocks.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle: A timeline Samsung Galaxy Note 7 holdouts will soon have dead phones.
T-Mobile (TMUS) released an update on Wednesday to prevent Note 7 users from charging devices, rendering them useless. AT&T (T, Tech30), Verizon (VZ, Tech30), and Sprint (S) will roll out similar updates the first week of January.
We honestly wouldn’t be surprised if we saw somebody come in and make a bid for Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL) at this stage in the game.
We have written several articles talking about why we think the company is significantly undervalued, and now that some of the gray skies have cleared from in front of the company and it has settled with the Department of Justice, we believe....More>>>
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett was a sharp critic of Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, but said in an interview broadcast by CNN Friday that he expects the stock market to continue rising.
The stock market will be higher 10, 20 and 30 years from now and it would have been with Hillary [Clinton] and it will be with Trump, Buffett said. Suggestions by market pundits that stocks....More>>>
Retirement savers who work with Merrill Lynch will no longer be able to pay their broker a commission, the latest example of how new rules on retirement accounts are roiling the wealth-management industry.
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McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) delivered growth in earnings per share. It was a great earnings release. Moderate growth in same-store sales and declining share count made growth in EPS easier to achieve. Over the last few months, McDonald’s share price declined, but that may have as much to do with the increase in bond yields as it does with the actual company. Dividend Champions across the board....More>>>
Cowen’s Oliver Chen and team offer four ways Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) can not only compete with Amazon.com (AMZN) but “make Wal-Mart great again”:
Deeper Dive on Wal-Marts Competitive Strengths vs. Amazon. Cowen data says 42% Amazon Prime of customers also shop at Wal-Mart, w/ 49mm Prime HHs growing at 30% +. How willWal-Mart compete? 1) leverage....More>>>
Milacron (NYSE:MCRN) is a sort of testament to those investors who are hardcore followers of Peter Lynch’s philosophy of looking around your house and office and wondering “who makes that?”. Milacron doesn’t make anything you own yourself, but its plastics processing equipment is used to make a wide variety of plastic products that are used throughout the auto, packaging,....More>>>
MannKind (MNKD) investors let out a bit of a Bronx cheer this week as Afrezza scripts surpassed the 500 mark for the first time since MannKind assumed full responsibility for marketing the inhaled insulin, and for the first time since Sanofi accomplished that script level in December of 2015. Du
Editor's Note: Identifying the catalysts that sent successful tech stocks soaring can help you spot pending rocket riders before they ignite. That's why we're revisiting Michael's case study on Tesla's meteoric ride in 2013. Here, he reveals the five specific "spa