Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CORT) is my favorite type of biotech company. It has an approved, marketed product with ramping sales, promising pipeline candidates, and is beginning to turn a profit. Both guidance by the company and analyst coverage suggest substantial growth in earnings and revenue. While not without the inherent risks of investing in a small/mid-cap biotech companies,....More>>>
As Wall Street celebrates the eighth anniversary of the cyclical bull market on Thursday, two things stand out: a knock in oil prices amid a supply glut and high levels of pessimism that appear at odds with near-record levels of stock-market indexes.
Just when traders became comfortable, a jump in U.S. crude supplies knocked oil prices ....More>>>
Tesla is set to reap massive revenues from the industry which powers every other one: energy. Solar energy will power TSLA stock going forward.
Since its IPO in 2010, Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA) has had short periods of volatility and also uncertainty about its viability as a game-changing company. Elon Musks ambitious projects had raised some eyebrows on the Wall Street. However, recent developments....More>>>
Thesis: The threat to enforce federal marijuana laws might backfire by pushing Congress to legalize marijuana on the federal level. While in the short term, marijuana related stocks might suffer, if legislation is passed and signed into law, it would not only ease fears, but also make it more likely that more states will follow along with the pot legalization trend. This will have a long term positive....More>>>
U.S. equities continued their post-election, pre-holiday climb on Tuesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average inching ever closer to the 20,000 threshold. News flow was light, focused on terror attacks in Europe and the prospect of fiscal policy easing from the incoming Trump Administration.
In the end, the Dow gained 0.5%, the S&P 500 gained 0.4%, the Nasdaq Composite wafted....More>>>
Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC) shareholders were caught completely off guard by the extent of the companys fraudulent behavior related to its recent $185 million settlement, and now Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is getting taken to the woodshed by Senator Elizabeth Warren and others on the Senate Banking Committee.
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AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
One sound long-term investing strategy is to buy stocks that offer up high dividend yields.This strategy has become particularly enticing in today’s low interest rateenvironment, since it offers investors a chance to generate a lot of income from their portfolio. However, justbecausea stock offers up a high yield doesn’t make it an automatic buy, especially....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins