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
For most of her career, Dorothy Keenan worked with older adults, eventually becoming the supervisor of senior services in Fairfax County, Va. But three years ago, as a retiree, she decided to focus on the younger generation, volunteering at elementary schools that primarily serve lower-income children.
The dollar fell against major rivals Thursday, as investors awaited more details on tax-policy plans from the Trump White House. Lackluster trading and a pause for the stock rally tended to push currency investors into the relative safety of the Japanese yen.
For those who think it was a mistake to bring Joseph Papa aboard to restore the sinking ship of Valeant (NYSE: VRX), I tend to disagree. The days of buying out other companies, trimming their R&D to nothing, and raising the price of their existing drugs are long over. So a new strategy had to be developed: raising R&D spending. No one single analyst has made a mention of the huge boost in....More>>>
Now that 2016 has come to an end, it is important to look forward and backwards for the new year. Many investment strategists have been issuing their top 2017 picks and favorites, and that was the same issue from Merrill Lynch to start the year. The firm issued 8 top picks with Buy ratings for the first quarter and most have an implied upside of 15% or more. Just keep in mind that some analyst price....More>>>
Doubtlessly, the Fed will flip-flop in its elegant manner about rate increases as it has been for over two years, but this time a reliable dove flipped. That itself is scary to the markets. And the reason he mentioned for flipping sent cold chills down their spine.
He named one of the biggest and riskiest asset bubbles – commercial....More>>>
DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Short-sellers hate being caught short a stock that reports a blowout quarter. When this happens, we often see a tradable short squeeze develop as the bears rush to cover their positions to avoid big losses. Even the best short-sellers know that it’s never a great idea to stay short once a bullish earnings report sparks a big short-covering rally.
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.