ITC has undertaken price hike of 6-15% in some of its lower-end cigarette brands (contributing ~20% to cigarette sales volume). The average price hike (with no price increase in key brands) stood at 2%. The recent price hike will have initial reac
December 26, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 35 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 4 to 3 and on the Nasdaq, advancers and decliners finished about even for the day.
PPL Corp. (NYSE: PPL) posted a 52-week low of $30.81 after closing Friday at $31.13. The 52-week high is $40.20. Volume was about....More>>>
Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
Investing isn't a one-size-fits-all process. Everyone does it for different reasons. And your personal goals have a lot to do with how you decide to manage your investments. You could be looking to earn enough money in the stock market to send your child to college in 10 years. Or you might want to position yourself to make huge gains from a major macro event that you believe is....More>>>
Investors looking for profits in the healthcare sector had a difficult time in 2017 if they weren’t in biotech. The Health Care SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLV) only gained 13.15% last year, while the S&P 500 climbed 22.5% over the same time period.
But the biotech sector crushed the market, with the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE: XBI) returning a market-beating 43.36% in 2017, nearly....More>>>
How to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy
Investing in emerging markets always has a heightened amount of risk associated with it. However, large and mid-cap stocks can help mitigate the heightened amount of risk. This is why I believe that the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is the safest way to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy. The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed....More>>>
No one likes paying any kind of taxes, so you might think that in any ranking of the most hated tax Americans have to pay, every tax you have to pay would all tie for first. That said, we’re in the middle of income tax season, and there’s been plenty of political and tax policy discussion about the negative impacts of the estate tax, which many call the death tax. Yet neither the income....More>>>
Sometime between now and the end of his first term in office, U.S. President Donald Trump is going to have a huge – and potentially deadly – decision to make about North Korea and its nuclear-weapons program.
And the longer Washington waits, the bigger the stakes are going to be.
A majority of the attention of investors concerning U.S. oil resource and reserves has rightly been in the shale play in the lower 48, but Alaska has been enjoying a lot of new oil discoveries, and there will be plenty more to come in the years ahead.
Just over the last year a minimum of “5 billion barrels of recoverable oil” has been discovered....More>>>
(Bloomberg) — Prices for individual major medical plans are stabilizing in Pennsylvania and will continue to unless the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress take action that would hurt the program, the state’s insurance regulator....More>>>
In my most recent article FDA Minutes To Bring Trevena Back To Life, I discussed how the release of the minutes from the FDA meeting could potentially relaunch Trevena (NASDAQ:TRVN) into the public arena as a viable candidate to be next in line for an FDA appr
I read an article about Snap (NYSE:SNAP) CEO Evan Spiegel recently that was highly complimentary of the 28-year-old wunderkind. It got me thinking about Snap stock, which went over $10 on Mar 13 for the first time in six months, a hallelujah moment if there ever was one for Spiegel and the rest