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Source: ThinkstockFebruary 15, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 1.2% at 2,731.22. The DJIA closed up 1.2% at 25,200.65. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.6% at 7,256.43.
Thursday was yet again another positive day for the U.S. markets. All three major indexes reached over 1% on the day, after briefly dipping into the red this morning. Crude oil continued its comeback adding another 1%. The S&P....More>>>
At this time last year, U.S. airlines were developing ambitious growth plans for Cuba, after it became legal to offer scheduled service to the Caribbean island nation for the first time in more than half a century. As the top airlines in South Florida, American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) and JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) had the most ambitious plans for flying to Cuba.
However, U.S. airlines haven’t....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite some of the uncertainty, a handful of dividend stocks delivered clear messages with payout raises.
Shares of Gap (GPS) have jumped nearly 5% today but it’s hard to find anyone who’s excited by its same-store-sales beat (Gap reported that sales at stores existing for at least 13 months had dropped 6%, less bad than the 7.2% drop forecast by analysts). This take from Guggenheim’s Howard Tubin and Paola Duguet is typical:
Two initial public offerings (IPOs) made it into the public markets last week, with insiders taking about two-thirds of the shares on offer. Next week’s action includes a cable TV operator, three REITs, and three blank-check companies.
Biotech firm Athenex Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNX) raised $66 million selling 6 million shares at $11, the low end of the expected price range. The shares got....More>>>
A December interest rate hike is on the table and investors have been frantically reallocating their portfolios in anticipation of the announcement. The probability of an interest rate hike at the December 14th FOMC meeting, according to action in the futures market, is currently implied at 95.4%. The image below shows the latest probabilities from CME Group’s Fed Watch Tool
If you have the choice between making a major purchase on a credit card or a personal loan, your first choice should be neither.
Your first choice – if you will not be able to pay back the purchase by the end of the month – should be cash. If you do not have the cash, then you should consider skipping the purchase until you have saved enough money.
After to plunging to a 30-year low, the Deutsche stock price has climbed 18.55% in the last five days.
But we don’t recommend buying in on this week’s Deutsche stock price rally…
Before we get into why we remain bearish on Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB), here’s what has been driving shares so much higher this week…
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On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewslettersuggested smallcap electrical power conversion product stock Ideal Power Inc (NASDAQ: IPWR)as a long trade:
We’re taking a bit of a flyer with Ideal Power, but the upside is worth the risk. While it’s in the red today, if you look closely you’ll see all it took was a brush of all the recently-hurdled moving average lines to....More>>>