We just discovered a major new 2016 stock market crash warning sign in the markets this week. And this time, the stock market crash warning sign is coming from the Bank of Japan (BOJ).
The BOJ appears ready to take its negative-interest-rate policy (NIRP) a step further and venture even deeper into negative territory. The BOJ first shocked markets on Jan. 29 when it adopted negative....More>>>
On Friday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggestedhad this to say about gold and leveraged gold ETFs:
It’s our thinking gold is likely to reverse its recent bullish trend one more time before we’ll know if it wants to finally bottom for a good while. It’s important to remember hindsight is always brilliant, and it can make a fool out of anyone. However, we’re....More>>>
With most of the major indices at or near all-time highs, some investors are using this as an opportunity to take profits from their positions.
That's according to TD Ameritrade's Investor Movement Index, which tracks investing behavior and sentiment among customer portfolios. The IMX declined in September for the first time since March, indicating that investors decreased their exposure....More>>>
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), and Oxford Industries Inc (NYSE:OXM) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends on April 11, 2017.
Accenture will pay its semi-annual dividend of $1.21 on 5/15/17, WD-40 will pay its quarterly dividend of 49 cents per share on 4/28/17, and....More>>>
Last week, I had the pleasure to read a very interesting article on Self Storage REITs written by Hoya Capital Real Estate. The author provides a great overview of the Self Storage market and briefly presents the four main REITs which operate in this sub-market.
As the author points out: Self Storage REITs have historically often traded at a sizable premium to other REIT sectors. This is....More>>>
Many companies in the apparel industry faced depressed operating margins in the last couple of years due to rapidly changing technology, general economic conditions, and consumer spending preferences. Companies started to focus on business expansions through acquisitions, closing down less performing business segments and higher promotional activities in order to remain....More>>>
Hankook (OTC:HAOOF), the Korean tire manufacturer, is very profitable and stealing market share from competitors. The stock is cheap and the company wants to grow 15% in 2017.
The stock trades at 57,300 won, there are 123.85 million shares, and the market cap is 7.1 trillion won ($6.1 billion). It takes 1151 won to buy one dollar. The stock pays a 400 won dividend and yields 0.7%. Earnings....More>>>
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
Several days ago Fitbit (FIT) and Dexcom (DXCM) announced they are partnering to develop CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) solutions for people living with diabetes. The first product will incorporate DXCM's CGM data and bridge it with FIT's new Ionic watch. Users of Android and iOS devices wou
News of Amazon’s huge $13.7 billion (bn) takeover bid for Whole Foods Market represents the largest US grocery deal over past decade and is leaving rivals in the retail sector quaking. It’s a big play by the retail behemoth in the US and yet another signal of the seismic shift in
Investors should applaud Alphabet's (GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) latest decision to allow developers to block rooted Android devices. One of the provisions found in Google's SafetyNet Exclusion allows developers to block or exclude app support on devices that do not pass basic integrity. This inclu