Its practically an article of faith that, just as investors need to have both large- and small-company stocks in their portfolios, they must own both domestic and foreign shares. A widely cited paper by economists Haim Levy and Marshall Sarnat made the case for overseas diversification 46 years ago by looking at the performance of markets from 1951 through 1967. But Europe and Japan were growing....More>>>
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AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) shares are trading higher by $0.14 (4.6 percent) at $4.24 in Monday's session. Investors took note....More>>>
Fox News host Shepard Smith had been on air for all of a minute on Tuesday when the angry tweets started piling up.
Smith had resumed his ongoing critique of Donald Trump, mocking the White House’s complaints about anonymous sources and the president’s refusal to release his tax returns.
The anchor’s Twitter feed, meanwhile, was flooded with calls for his job.....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
Stocks finished mixed–but little changed–this week after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a year.
The S&P 500 dipped 0.1% this week after declining 0.2% to 2,258.07 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.4% this week–its sixth consecutive weekly gain–after dipping 8.83 points to19,843.41....More>>>
Avangrid (NYSE:AGR) is a fairly new utility company, having been formed in 2015 through the merger of UIL Holdings and Iberdrola USA. The company operates in two segments: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. The company expects earnings to grow at 8-10% per year, which will lead to dividend growth. *Much of the following information is taken from the November 2016 Investor Presentation to....More>>>
Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) has caught my attention this afternoon as it looks like the stock is going to take off following earnings that seemed to be very strong with even better guidance. It is once again raising some eyebrows. This positive momentum could be an opportunity in a stock that has been in growth mode for years. But the question is, can the athletic wear company continue its....More>>>
The factors behind why silver prices are down today (Wednesday) stem from the usual suspects: stronger than expected economic data and a rally in the U.S. Dollar Index.
Shortly before noon, spot silver prices were off about $0.40, or 2.4%, to $16.36 an ounce.
Weighing on silver prices today was the Commerce Department report showing that new orders for U.S. manufactured capital....More>>>