Taxis come up Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan March 15, 2017, the morning after Winter Storm Stella dumped snow and sleet in New York. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Winter Storm Stella packed quite a wallop across much of the northeastern United States with snow totals reaching upwards of 40 inches in parts of New York State. With many areas still digging out, the Internal....More>>>
Related IDLV Come Together: Low Volatility Meets Equal-Weight In These ETFs Volume Spikes in Global Low Volatility ETF
The low volatility factor and the exchange-traded funds dedicated are spending plenty of time in the limelight this year. Much of attention heaped upon these ETFs....More>>>
Oil major BP (NYSE:BP) has lost around 9% of its market value in the last one month due to the volatility in crude oil and natural gas prices. But, I believe that this dip in the stock price creates a buying opportunity that investors should not overlook, especially considering that BP’s new projects are expected to deliver 35% higher operating margins in comparison to the current assets.
February28, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday but neither the Nasdaq Composite nor the S&P 500 index could climb out of the slough of despond. The blue chips did rise into positive territory briefly, but couldn’t hold onto the gains. Among the 11 S&P sectors, only utilities and consumer staples traded above the breakeven line while the losers were consumer discretionary sotcks....More>>>
Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ: WVVI) is a nano-cap winery located in Turner, Oregon. The company produces various mid end, premium, and ultra-premium wines including the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Ros茅 and Riesling varieties. We usually cover tech stocks but we are big fans of wine and even bigger fans of undervalued stocks; WVVI certainly fits the bill for both. WVVI has enjoyed....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
Intrexon (XON) has made a small yet strategic acquisition in buying GenVec (GNVC); with the purchase, XON gets AdenoVerse, a platform of adenovirus vectors for delivering drugs and vaccines that dovetails nicely with its existing suite of gene therapy technologies, suggests John McCamant, editor of The Medical Technology Stock Letter.
The ability to increase the payloads of viral vectors....More>>>
Cannabis prices are going to pot.
As increasingly more marijuana growers entered the market and more states allowed residents to legally grow marijuana, cannabis prices dropped throughout 2016. Wholesale marijuana prices late in the year were roughly half the levels of 12 months earlier. Will this trend continue — and possibly hurt leading marijuana stocks including Aphria....More>>>