Today, I (Flavious) want to talk about what I expect in the near term with oil prices... These days, just about everything you hear about oil is negative. And while I'm incredibly bullish over the long term, I believe we could first see more trouble across the sector... Conti
So far, I’ve been a small brick in the “wall of worry” being climbed by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock. I argued in March, for instance, that Microsoft was worth about $100 billion too much. MSFT stock has gained another 12%-plus since then — and Microsoft
Shares of Fred’s (FRED) are up more than 3% today after activist investorAlden Global Capital announced a 25% stake in the retailer. But that’s pocket change compared to the 81% rise on Tuesday following the announcement that Fred’s would more than double in size by buying more than 800 stores from Rite Aid (RAD) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).
Bored with the battle between The Donald and Pope Francis? Turn to Twitter (TWTR). Thats where Tesla Motors (TSLA) CEO Elon Muskappeared to take the Koch brothersto task this morning over their possible renewed efforts to attack electric cars.
Musk started with a one-word Tweet, Sigh,” which he linked to a Huffington Postreport regarding a new group with ties to Koch Industries and....More>>>
There seems to be a prevailing notion that nuclear is on a decline. The Wall Street Journal put out an article the other day on several nuclear power plants that are going to close. Fortunately for the price of uranium and Cameco (NYSE:CCJ), the markets already know this.
The Journal correctly pointed out that Entergy’s (NYSE:ETR) Indian Point Plant, 35 miles of New York City, will....More>>>
Recommendation #1 Worked Well – If you have been following my work, I recommended that you sell your marijuana stocks on or about the November 8 election date, anticipating an upside over-reaction. Recommendation #2 Worked Well – I made reference in this article, where the below is a snippet:
With the stock market now entering its ninth year of an epic bull run, and share prices at all-time highs, many investors are worried that dividend stocks, growth stocks — all stocks! — are trading at highly overvalued levels and set for a market crash.
Source: Rafael Matsunaga via Flickr
While corrections are inevitable, at the same time history shows....More>>>
Source: Small Biz Survival, Huffington Post and Square
Why do I think Square (NYSE:SQ) is heading for profitability? The company’s growth rate is very impressive. In 2013, the company generated about $203 million in net revenue while the company expects to generate $1.71 billion net revenue in 2016. Accumulated growth rate from 2013 to 2016 is about 428%.....More>>>
The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>
Having been a big fan of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) CEO Jack Welch – whom I personally interviewed back during my newspaper days – I was noncommittal about Jeffrey Immelt after he succeeded the iconic Welch back in 2001.
But I’ve become a huge Immelt fan, too.
Unlike most CEOs, Immelt has a true “vision” for GE: He’s....More>>>
Every new generation of wireless networks delivers faster speeds and more functionality for devices. 1G brought us the very first cell phones, 2G let us text for the first time, 3G brought us online, and 4G brought us the speeds we enjoy today. But as more devices come online, 4G networks ha
While we were all distracted by health care, tax reform, the Russians and Jim Comey, House Republicans quietly turned their attention to a new initiative: repealing the Dodd-Frank Act – President Obama’s signature piece of financial reform legislation. The GOP’s primary tool for
Cree (NASDAQ:CREE) competes in the LED components and lighting industry. The company once had a significant role in the more profitable upstream LED chips and packaging industry. However, the recent entrance of low-cost Asian competitors into the upstream fo