The allure of the largest U.S. technology companies is understandable given significant returns last year, but their sheer size is the reason for their eventual downfall and long-term stock underperformance, according to Rob Arnott, founder of Research Affiliates.
Wells Fargo is having a hard time getting Americans to sign up for credit cards these days. Credit card applications at Wells Fargo plunged by 55% in February, the sharpest decline since the bank’s fake account scandal erupted last September. In addition, consumers opened 43% fewer checking accounts than a year ago and interactions with....More>>>
Gerardo Del Real, a leading metals and mining expert, recently launched the Resource Stock Digest. In December, he had rare opportunity to interview the legendary James Dines.
Gerardo Del Real: This is Gerardo Del Real for Resource Stock Digest. I have a real treat for you today. Joining me today is the legendary Mr. James Dines. Mr. Dines is the editor of The Dines Letter. He’s....More>>>
Many moons ago, I was assigned to help an internal client analyze a $10 million acquisition; I had drawn the short straw. My advice was to structure the transaction as an asset sale because the risk attached to the stock would be multiples of the purchase price. Of course, the seller wanted a stock sale with a $10 million indemnification. My....More>>>
Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) is primarily involved in Newsprints, Specialty Papers, Wood Products and Market Pulp. As the downturn in global commodities intensified, RFP was not spared as all four of the company’s business segments got hit. Management has concentrated on lowering the cost of every segment but these actions were not enough to compensate for the deterioration of prices....More>>>
Gold sold off sharply since the election based on the belief that President-elect Trump will bring higher growth. This sell-off makes little sense for those who understand that gold is an investment in monetary policy failure and the destruction of paper currencies. Central banks remain hell-bent on printing money and creating inflation in order to deal with epic levels....More>>>
"Goldman Joins the China-Equity Bull Party After Missing Rally," a Bloomberg headline said yesterday… The investing opportunity in Chinese stocks is massive today… It's so important, I launched a new product late last year called True Wealth China Opportunities to take advantage of it. Morgan Stanley was a bit late to the party, publishing a 100-plus pager....More>>>
Starting this week, some consumers may have a higher credit score.
Because of improved standards for utilizing new and existing public records, the three major credit reporting companies are now excluding all tax liens from credit reports. That means some scores will head higher, for some by
Marcus Co. (NYSE:MCS) – Stock analysts at Barrington Research reduced their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Marcus in a research note issued on Tuesday, April 17th. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.28