Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
The business model of software companies has gone through a monumental shift. In the old days, you had to buy an expensive CD to install software on your computer, or — if you were an enterprise customer — hire someone to come in and do it for you.
Updates were available via the Internet, but not always. If the software improved markedly, you’d usually have to pay for a....More>>>
Investors who’ve waited patiently for shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) to get cheap have gotten their chance. Despite stronger-than-expected growth in the company’s commercial cloud business during its fiscal third quarter, Microsoft shares are down more than 4% in after-hour session Thursday.
Microsoft’s cloud-first strategy, implemented by under CEO Satya Nadella,....More>>>
Back in May, I told you that Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) is a company that I have long been a customer of, but have never really considered as an investment. However, I told you there was rare opportunity in the stock to get long. Since then shares are up 35%. I hope you took my advice because the stock has been on an incredible run since then, but I think there is a lot more room to run. Remember....More>>>
NVIDIA Corporation stock price has now fallen below the crucial 20-day, 50-day and 100-day moving averages. Is it time to sell NVDA stock? Flickr
Shares of NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) corporation have rallied by an impressive 173% in the last one year. If you had invested $1000 in NVDA stock a year ago, the investment would now be worth a cool $2730, not bad for a yearly return. However,....More>>>
Less than four years ago, it seemed plausible that Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad product line was on track to dominate the tablet market and upend the global PC market.
Today, that idea looks laughable. iPad sales have been in free fall for years. Potential catalysts like the launch of the business-friendly iPad Pro lineup, the availability of cheaper iPads, and the aging of the iPad installed....More>>>
I’m retired and thinking of buying an annuity to add to my monthly income, but I’m not sure which type of annuity might be right for me. Any suggestions? –Elaine
Confused about annuities? You’re not alone. Lots of people like the concept of devoting a portion of their savings to an annuity in return for the financial security and peace of mind an annuity’s....More>>>
Healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs) are at the crossroads of some very powerful investing themes that make them a one-two punch of potential growth and extremely generous yield. Today, I want to show you a trio of these double-threat dynamos that pay secure dividends up to 7.6%.
I love healthcare because it’s broadly unbeatable as a recession-proof investment. Plus the....More>>>
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Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) is the worlds eighth-largest company by sales based on 2016 consolidated revenues per the Fortune Global 500. Interestingly, Toyota is tailgating seventh-ranked and fellow automaker, Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) by a slim $8 million of revenue.
The stealth rally in Europe continues… You may not have noticed, but European stocks – as represented by the STOXX Europe 600 Index – broke out to a new 52-week high earlier this month. On February 13, the broad index closed at more than 370 for the first time since December 2015… And it has remained around that level over the past two weeks. On Thursday,....More>>>
Normally, this is the weekly recap where I cover the breaking news from solar companies around the world, from new project signings to bankruptcies. But this week, the industry’s focus has been on a much bigger picture: policy and advocacy.From California to Washington D.C., investors will want to buckle in for a wild ride in the solar energy space over the next few years.
Over time, most actively managed funds fail to beat Standard & Poors 500-stock index. No one with any sense questions that. But the S&P 500 has been on a tear over the past few years, making it difficult for even first-rate actively managed funds to keep up with the index. That makes it precisely the wrong time to plow money into an index fund that tracks the S&Pwhich millions....More>>>
Nearly 80% of American families planto hit the road this summer, a 10% increase over last year, according to AAA. Many of us assume that a road trip will be a budget-friendly vacation idea, butthe expense of meals, snacks and beverages on the road can costmore than we anticipate. We polled top tr
A quick note: With the 280+ comments I received on my piece published over the weekend about selling a portion of your Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock, I wanted to further clarify my position as the context is important in reading this piece. Unfortunately, many I fear read the title and glossed o
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
You would think that irrelevant ads on mobile devices and desktops would go away, yet Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) defies that belief. The search engine giant is as relevant as ever, and its targeted advertising model is a favorite for advertisers and marketing teams.