Don’t look now, but the S&P 500 is having its third-best year in the past decade, which is amazing when you consider we’ll be entering the tenth year of the bull market in March. It’s a big indication the 2008 financial crisis is clearly in the rearview mirror, making it
This Thanksgiving, I had a lot to be thankful for, particularly in regard to my grown children. Im proud that my daughter and son, both in their mid-20s, have grown into smart, conscientious, good-hearted young adults. Im grat
The so-called “FANG stocks” have been an incredibly-well performing group. For those who don’t know, FANG consists of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) — formerly Google.
Why has this group been so successful? Despite a few of them....More>>>
April 7, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 60 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq advancers and decliners traded evenly, 1,400 to 1,409.
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) dropped about 30% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $0.72 after closing at $1.03 on Thursday.....More>>>
Gold prices of late have been testing support just under the market, if you will, preparing for a healthy rally into higher territory.
As I see it, a relatively small group of hedge funds and institutional speculators have been calling the tune for gold, trading the recent range, buying on dips, selling on rallies, and gradually adding to their physical holdings – a behavioral pattern....More>>>
Admittedly, the idea for Chemed (NYSE:CHE) to spin off Roto-Rooter is as ancient as the runaway bull market of the past eight years. Hedge funds have been calling for the spin-off for years, one of the earliest examples being MMI Investments all the way back in 2009. I can’t disagree because logically, the move makes plenty of sense. Is it really in shareholders’ best interest to own....More>>>
When Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) released its fourth-quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company said it had $2.63 in earnings per share (EPS) and $561.2 million in revenue. The consensus estimates had called for $2.84 in EPS and revenue of $586.4 million. In the same period of last year, it posted EPS of $3.57 and $548.1 million in revenue.
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One of the biggest challenges for investors is filtering out bad, useless or even costly “information.” I have a method for screening out the noise and using my time more effectively. Part of it is keeping the TV on mute and using TIVO to check out anything that is really significant. You can also just skip articles that obviously do not meet the test.
November 21, 2017 concludes the 180-day lockup period on Appian Corporation (APPN).
When the lockup period ends for APPN, its pre-IPO shareholders, directors, and executives will have the chance to sell their 52.4 million currently-restricted outstanding shares. Just 6.25 million shares o
Beating Alzheimers is going to be a team sport. We now have our new quarterback. Referencing billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announcement today to join the fight to cure Alzheimers, George Vradenburg, chairman, president and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimers - a movement bent on stop
Small cap apparel retailerBoot Barn Holdings (NYSE: BOOT) is the 4th most shorted stock on theNYSE with short interest of 54.59% according to Highshortinterest.com. Boot Barn Holdings is the nations leading lifestyle retailer of western and work-related footwear, apparel and accessories for men,