&l;p&g;Most of us have had to try to confront some awkward issues with aging parents. It might be getting them to talk about the need for help at home. It could be about giving up those car keys. Hardest of all, perhaps, is the subject of end of life and advance healthcare planning. Estate planners have documents for that, but no one in healthcare is going to understand them unless families or loved....More>>>
I wrote my last article on Fogo de Chao (NASDAQ:FOGO) back in July 2016. I explained that it was one of my favorite picks in the restaurant industry due to its unique concept, great economics and superior long term growth prospects. Today, 6 months later, the share price is pretty much flat and the opportunity still exists. While the business may be going through some temporary and short term issues....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockApril 10, 2017: The S&P 500 closed slightly higher on the day, up 0.07% and 1.59 points to 2,357.14. Separately the DJIA barely closed positive, up 0.01% on the day at 20,657.64, up approximately 1.54 points.
Looking at the sectors, Oil & Gas stocks were the big winners today along with industrials. Companies in the services sector also saw handy gains as well. There....More>>>
Donald Trump’s win has done something extraordinary to the financial sector. Just look at this one-month chart for the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF):
Banks Love Trump
This is unexpected on two levels.
First, of course, Trump’s very election came as a shock to many. Second, there was no shortage of people saying stocks would tank if the real estate mogul....More>>>
It’s been an interesting few years for T-shirt manufacturer Delta Apparel (NYSEMKT:DLA). A huge spike in cotton prices in 2011 helped turn a near-$2 EPS in FY11 into a loss in FY12. (DLA fiscal years then ended in June; the company moved to September in 2013.) Delta managed to recover in FY13, getting EPS back over $1 – and then the company’s Soffe brand started falling apart,....More>>>
As earnings season winds down, investors will be keeping a sharp eye on whether financial stocks and other risk-on plays can maintain their recent momentum, and on retail stocks, which begin reporting in earnest in the coming week.
Stocks finished Friday higher with closing records from the Dow Jones Industrial Average ....More>>>
At 4 p.m. ET this afternoon, U.S. President Barack Obama will reveal the eight individuals he’s tasked with serving on his Puerto Rico oversight board. These folks will be charged with restructuring the commonwealth’s massive $70 billion debt burden.
To be clear: This board is not tasked withdoling out another bailout placed at the feet of American taxpayers. It’s more....More>>>
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Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA) have dropped 3.5% this month–but short sellers have been covering their positions. S3 Partners’ Ihor Dusaniwsky explains why:
Short sellers in both Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA US) and SolarCity Corp (SCTY) are hitting their respective rev limiters as recalls continue hitting both securities in size.
There have been 1.8....More>>>