Honeywell (NYSE:HON) has been on a post-election roll off late and not even a disappointing 2017 earnings outlook has managed to dampen its enthusiasm. To be honest, I would have bought the dip even with speculative intentions, had it managed to stay that way for a tad longer than it did. I looked at the numbers, and looking at the pre-market felt the stock was being punished excessively much like....More>>>
Treasury yields trimmed their decline on Tuesday but still ended lower after stocks rebounded from the previous days rout that drew investors into perceived safe havens and pushed bond prices higher.
How are Treasurys performing?
The yield on 10-year Treasury notes
Retirees should generally invest in companies with wide moats and solid dividends. In a previous article, I noted that AT&T and Unilever were easy-to-understand companies that were ideal for most retirement portfolios. Today, I’ll add two more companies to that list — alcoholic beverage giants Diageo (NYSE:DEO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD).
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some potential returns. As exciting as the stock market is today, says Dayna Kleinman, of financial services firm Robert....More>>>
Chairman, President & CEO of Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) James Reid-anderson sold 78,614 shares of SIX on 12/06/2017 at an average price of $66.32 a share. The total sale was $5.2 million.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp is the owner and operator of regional theme and water parks in the United States, Mexico and Canada. It offers thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas,....More>>>
The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>
Conduent (NYSE: CNDT) is one of 120 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Conduent to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.
Risk and Volatility
There are almost as many dividend-stock-picking strategies as there are dividend stocks. You could go for the dividend achievers, which have boosted dividends for at least 10 consecutive years, or the aristocrats, which have raised dividends for at least 25 years. You could focus on stocks with the fastest dividend-growth rates, or simply those with todays highest yields.
The remarkable rally continues for one Stansberry Venture Technology holding… Shares of semiconductor firm Nvidia (NVDA) surged to a fresh record high recently after the company's latest earnings report. The stock is up about 100% so far this year. Nvidia reported third-quarter earnings of $1.33 per share, up 41% year over year, and well above the $0.94 per share Wall....More>>>
It was a mixed day for stocks as blue chips managed to squeak out a gain and small-caps got crushed ahead of tomorrow’s Fed announcement.
Keith Bedford for The Wall Street Journal
The S&P 500 fell 0.2% to 2,015.93 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.40 points, or 0.1%, to 17,251.53. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.5% to 4,728.67. The Russell 2000 tumbled 1.6%....More>>>