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Berkshire Stock: A Low-Risk, High-Return Stock For Your Portfolio

In his seminal paper on portfolio management, Harry Markowitz had identified risk and return as the two most important variables in investment decision making. Any rational investor is supposed to minimize his risks, while maximising his return. However, risk and return go hand in hand. Hence, most of the times, it is extremely difficult to find investments that give superior risk-adjusted....More>>>

7 Rapidly Growing Small-Cap Stocks To Buy Now

Small-cap stocks have been a reliable way for investors to outperform the S&P 500 for a long time.

In the last 17 years the iShares Core S&P Small Cap (NYSEARCA:IJR) has gained 335%. That’s more than a 300% premium to the 74% return of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) over the same period.

This huge discrepancy is shown below.

However, over the....More>>>

Bank Of America: What’s The Next Catalyst?

We know higher rates are coming. We know Trump is pro-business. We know there will be less regulation. We know those are the reasons why Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) has risen 32% since the election. But what’s past is past; investors need to make a decision today whether to hold the stock or to seek better returns elsewhere. In my previous article I talked about how I don’t see....More>>>

Bank Of America: These Declines Will Be Temporary

Last October, we issued a trading call to buy Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) on the drop to $15. This was shortly before the stock rallied to its 52-week high at $25.50, which generated gains of over 61%. Over the past few weeks, we have seen the market give back some of those gains, and we have received messages from readers asking whether it still makes sense to be holding these positions.....More>>>

3 Big Bank Stocks That Are Printing Money

U.S. equities remain rangebound on Tuesday, continuing a slow recovery from last week’s politically motivated volatility. Volume is light and trading ranges are tight. But there are encouraging signs if you know where to look.

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Financial stocks in particular are looking ready for a run higher. These were among the hardest hit last week —....More>>>

Bank Of America’s Narrative Has Officially Changed

On April 18, 2017, Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) reported better-than-expected Q1 2017 earnings, but BAC shares actually ended that day in negative territory (down less than 1%). For Q1 2017, BAC not only beat on the bottom line ($0.41 vs $0.35) but the bank’s top line also came in above the consensus estimate ($22.2b vs $21.6b). For comparison purposes, the bank reported adjusted EPS....More>>>

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Rewards Shareholders Again

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s (NYSE:JPM) board of directors approved a 4.2% hike in the company’s quarterly common stock dividend. The revised quarterly dividend now comes in at 50 cents per share, compared with the previous figure of 48 cents.  The dividend will be paid on Apr 30, 2017, to shareholders of record as of April 6, 2017.

JPMorgan had previously....More>>>

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Rewards Shareholders Again

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s (NYSE:JPM) board of directors approved a 4.2% hike in the company’s quarterly common stock dividend. The revised quarterly dividend now comes in at 50 cents per share, compared with the previous figure of 48 cents.  The dividend will be paid on Apr 30, 2017, to shareholders of record as of April 6, 2017.

JPMorgan had previously....More>>>

Wells Fargo: Outperformer In The Long Run

Comparison of Wells Fargo’s stock performance

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) is currently the second-largest US bank based on its market capitalization. The bank was largely hit by the financial credit crisis back in 2008-2009, but managed to survive and the stock price performed nicely ever since it reached its lowest low of $8 in March 2009.

The stock price performance....More>>>

Bank of America's Most Profitable Business Segment May Surprise You”

Bank of America’s consumer bank still pumps out profits despite the downward trend in its branch count. Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.

With the growth of digital banking, bank branches have gotten a bad name. This is one reason Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) has slashed its branch count by more than 20% since CEO Brian Moynihan took over at the beginning of 2010.

Interestingly,....More>>>