General Motors (GM) just jumped after a short upbeat earnings call, and deservedly so, as it has lagged the market considerably since 2011. I’m going to take this opportunity to give CEO Barra some credit. A lot of exciting stuff is happening at General Motors, like 1) its operations are throwing off cash; 2) they are cutting loose underperforming parts; 3) there’s future optionality....More>>>
Either low-income Americans became rich this Black Friday, or Wal-Mart’s (NYSE:WMT) marketers do not know what they are doing.
For years, $133,653 Cartier watches and expensive jewelry were sold in upper scale stores, where high income Americans prefer to shop on Black Friday.
This year, Cartier watches are being sold on the Walmart.com site.
But who will buy them?....More>>>
On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap green energy stock American DG Energy (NYSEMKT: ADGE) as a long trade:
As for American DG Energy, today’s push above a technical ceiling at $0.34 is telling, though that clue is made more telling when you see the short-term moving average lines have given us key bullish crosses over the course of the past couple of....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company J. Goldman & Co LP buys Dell-VMWare Tracking Stock, Altaba Inc, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc, Big Lots Inc, FedEx Corp, Sentinel Energy Services Inc, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, PG&E Corp, NXP Semiconductors NV, General Motors Co, sells Time Warner Inc, B&G Foods Inc, Michael Kors Holdings, CyberArk Software, Dollar Tree Inc....More>>>
Shares of energy stocks, including ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), and Devon Energy (DVN), are surging on reports that OPEC has agreed to to limit the amount of oil its members produce. Bloomberg’s Nayla Razzouk,Grant Smith, and Angelina Rascouetreport:
OPEC agreed to cut production for the first time in eight years, according to a delegate....More>>>
Transocean (NYSE:RIG), like its offshore drilling peers, has lost a lot of value on the stock market since the oil crash began. More specifically, Transocean has lost close to 80% of market cap since the start of oil price crash in June 2014, but I think that the downside is limited going forward.
In fact, on analysing the fundamentals of the company, Transocean seems to be the best bet in....More>>>
Amaya’s stock has been on a wild roller coaster ride this year, with catalysts ranging from the CEO (David Baazov) being accused of insider trading, to takeover rumors, to failed mergers and now a formal bid by the aforementioned CEO. There have certainly been a lot of hopes and headaches, but I believe there is a strong underlining long case to be made on Amaya. I wrote a blog post about....More>>>
Spirit Airlines(NASDAQ:SAVE)has one of the lowest cost structures in the airline industry, but that doesn’t mean that the carrier is immune to the pressures its fellow airlines are facing. For example, over the last two years, Spirit’s labor costs have climbed 4 percentage points, to 20% of total revenue. This is partly due to expanded pilot and crew hiring to accommodate increased capacity,....More>>>
Syngenta AG (SYT) CEO Erik Fyrwald said Wednesday that he was “entirely confident” the company’s $43 billion takeover by China National Chemical Corp. would close in the second quarter of this year and dismissed suggestions it would be disrupted by a third party.
Speaking with CNBC Europe television following the Swiss pesticides group’s full year earnings report,....More>>>
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With sectors such as technology and consumer discretionary performing....More>>>