AMD (NYSE:AMD) does not need a merger or buyout as some have written. Those days are long gone. If it were going to happen, it would have been two years prior when AMD was really feeling the pain and the balance sheet was a wreck. Since then they have drastically reduced debt while expanding product offerings. In this article we are going to cover a brief history, growth prospects, why a buyout....More>>>
Dollar General (DG) marked its 27th consecutive year of same-store sales growth in fiscal 2016. It followed this milestone up with a beat on both the top and bottom lines during its first quarter of 2017, with comps once again growing – but by only about 0.7%. As I was sifting through the retail carnage, Dollar General was one of the companies that stood out as above average, so I decided....More>>>
Russ Kaplan is a leading money manager with a value-oriented and contrarian approach to very long-term investing; here’s a look at his top growth idea for the coming year.
One of the few places of value in this market is the home building stocks and our Top Pick for growth-oriented investors is D. R. Horton (DHI), which is a home building stock.
D.R. Horton is more than just....More>>>
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BlackRock recently announced that it will be firing 7 managers and and their staff – several dozen people in total – from their actively managed equities business and replacing them with managers who use quantitative models/robots to select stocks. This decision provides yet more evidence of a glaring flaw in the investment industry, that it....More>>>
Few investments have the profit potential of penny stocks, which are stocks that trade under $5 per share.
Just take a look at Marathon Patent Group Inc. (Nasdaq: MARA), which climbed an astounding 341% during the four trading days of Thanksgiving week.
Biotech penny stocks are especially attractive since successful clinical trial results for their drugs can often send their share....More>>>
Here’s some more bad news for home buyers: It’s getting even more expensive to buy a home.
The average rate of a 30-year fixed rate mortgage jumped to 4.40% this week the highest level since April 2014, according to Freddie Mac’s latest report. This is the seventh consecutive week of higher mortgage rates.
That upward pressure comes at a bad time: home buying....More>>>
U.S. stocks retreated from near record levels to close lower on Friday as the dollar continued to charge higher, with the ICE dollar index trading at a 13-year high. Investors taking profits on the recent rally also pressured major indexes.
The stock market opened higher, with the Nasdaq Composite notching an intraday record, but failed to defend its gains. Still, key indexes rose for a....More>>>
April 7, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 60 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq advancers and decliners traded evenly, 1,400 to 1,409.
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) dropped about 30% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $0.72 after closing at $1.03 on Thursday.....More>>>
RPM International (NYSE:RPM) isn’t a household name among investors, but the maker of Rust-Oleum and DAP makes a variety of coatings and sealants to serve consumer and industrial customers alike, including cleaning products, specialty restoration equipment, and building materials. Coming into Thursday’s fiscal third-quarter financial report, its shareholders had wanted to see significant....More>>>
Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) is well positioned both geographically and in product terms to reap the benefits of its position, as we go into 2017. CEO Sergio Marchionne has astutely managed the strategic and brand issues involved. The company is better placed than its traditional rivals Ford (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) and the stock market has undervalued its strong position. Recent announcements....More>>>