A review of inflation, interest rates, capacity utilization, and inventory point more towards the middle stage of an expansion.
Basic Materials companies like chemical producers typical do well mid-cycle. Huntsman International has a solid balance sheet, lots of dry powder for strategic opportunities, strong margins, and industry-leading efficiency returns.
The stock looks relatively....More>>>
The Dow Jones todayprojected a 80-point gain Monday morning as markets reacted to Warren Buffett’s comments during Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s (NYSE: BRK.A) annual shareholder meeting over the weekend in Omaha, Neb. According to Buffett, Berkshire is currently holding $100 billion in cash thanks to returns on roughly $14 billion of investments made in the first quarter of 2018. Buffett....More>>>
After struggling through deregulation, high oil prices, and a lengthy recession, airline stocks have rebounded in synchronization with the US stock market, with better global economies, and generally as a leading US economic indicator. A simple comparison of the six largest US airlines gives an encouraging picture of the recovery.
Of course, investors should be aware that airlines legendarily....More>>>
As you know by now, the Fed raised its target rate yesterday.
Ill have more to say about that in the days ahead. But today I want to address some news that could have even larger ramifications for markets and the economy. The mainstream media havent given it nearly the consideration it deserves.
What am I talking about?
President Trump announced plans today designed to punish....More>>>
The GEO Group (GEO) and Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE:CXW) were obliterated in August after the Department of Justice decided that it will use the end of private prisons. Expectedly, this didn't go down well with shareholders of private prison companies, and shares of The GEO Group and
Ethereum Classic (CURRENCY:ETC) traded down 2.5% against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 22:00 PM ET on August 1st. Ethereum Classic has a total market cap of $1.61 billion and $164.42 million worth of Ethereum Classic was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Eth
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. ended Tuesdays session with a minor loss, as investors sold shares of London-listed heavyweights HSBC PLC and BHP Billiton PLC after disappointing financial updates from the bank and the miner.
That made for a lackluster ending for the Londons top-flight benchm