Where is the market going next? When will it peak? And when will the "bubble" burst? I'm sure you're asking these questions… But who are you looking to for answers? Today, we'll look to the guy who actually called the last major stock market top and bottom, with amazing accuracy… Jeremy Grantham is a 78-year-old Englishman best....More>>>
Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a benefits management company that boasts, “A powerful data-driven platform to shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits all in one place”. The South Carolina firm separates its solutions into those aimed at employers and those aimed at insurance companies. The stock price has fallen from a peak of $74/share in....More>>>
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>>>
Some experts think it will be the trigger for the next financial collapse. Others call it a “national crisis” of unprecedented proportions.
But what all of them agree on is that there’s no way US pension funds can keep their promises to the next wave of retirees.
Right now, millions of Americans are hard at work believing their pensions will be....More>>>
Lending Club banners hang on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange for its IPO in December. AFP/Getty Images
A rebound in oil prices lifted major U.S. stock benchmarks, with the Dow at rising more than 222 points to mark its biggest one-day gain in weeks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 222.4 points today, or 1.26% to close at 17,928.35. The S&P 500 rose 25.7 points,....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>>>