The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust... It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you... European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on histo
Rolls-Royce unveiled an all-new version of its very, very large Phantom ultra-luxury sedan on Thursday.
Unless you are an avid follower of Rolls-Royce, you might not immediately recognize that this is an entirely redesigned model. But as far as Rolls-Royce is concerned, the change it represents is as enormous as the car itself.
The new Phantom is a major shift in the way the British....More>>>
The only thing worse than analysts blowing a big call are analysts downgrading a stock after blowing the big call. That’s why I have to give grudging credit to Deutsche Bank’s Gregg Gilbert, who refused to downgrade Buy-rated Endo International (ENDP), despite last Friday’s disastrous guidance and 40% plunge. Gilbert explains why he’s standing by his Buy:
The Nasdaq Composite surged past the 6,000 level on Tuesday — hitting new highs for the first time since early March — in a gapped move higher representative of serious, panicked buying pressure
The surge puts a dramatic end to a quiet two-month downtrend as investors burned off some of their post-election ebullience in calm, controlled fashion. Concerns focused on a lack of legislative....More>>>
A smart operator will when he realizes things have not worked out, fold up his tent and move on before he is knocked out of the game for good. One disastrous restaurant venture can drag down an entire string of successful ones, as I have seen many times. – Anthony Bourdain
DineEquity (NYSE: DIN) franchises casual dining restaurants under the brands of Applebee’s....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested a speculative entry intosmall cap Actionable Intelligence solutions stock Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT):
Today’s new idea is one of those potential takeout candidates considering the need for large and mega-caps to continue growing their top and bottom lines via acquisition, and there’s clearly been plenty of that going....More>>>
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently hired Hugo Barra, theformer international VP of Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi, as its new virtual reality chief. The announcement came just a week after Barra abruptly left Xiaomi after heading itsoverseas expansion for three and half years.
Hugo Barra (L) and Mark Zuckerberg (R). Image source: Facebook.
Prior to joining Xiaomi, Barra was the VP of....More>>>
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) performed 16 million more transactions during the second quarter than during the same period last year, but still managed to disappoint investors. Earnings per share have grown by 18% to 39 cents a share for a record Q2 $5 billion of revenue. However, net revenue fell short of the $5.03 billion Wall Street predicted. Last year the company earned 33 cents a share on revenue....More>>>
Sales Trends A Bit Soft, But Nothing To Worry About
I have been a bit disappointed by Nordstroms (NYSE:JWN) recent results. Not because it was a bad quarter per se, but because it broke the sequence of constant overperformance compared to other peers in the
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
Ever since the proposed acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) was restructured multiple times and eventually turned into an all-cash deal for a couple stores, RAD stock has been left for dead.
To blockchain developers and cryptocurrency watchers, the entire system has a mind of its own and is one step ahead of the market, at least two steps ahead of regulators. It's lack of physical roots make it nearly impossible to control. China tried. (Shutterstock)