The recent U.S. stock rally, which began off the bottom in late June and saw the market break to new all-time highs in early July, has been anemic by almost any measure. While not that much seems to be happening on the surface, underneath it the internals have been undergoing change. The groups leading the rally are not the same groups leading the market prior to the rally. It is not uncommon for....More>>>
T. Boone Pickens is one of the best energy investors on Earth, and right now hes quietly accumulating a position in one little-known pipeline company – Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD).
The oilman made a fortune in the energy patch; first as a wildcatter through the 1960s, then as a corporate raider in the 1980s, and most recently as a trader through his hedge fund BP Capital.....More>>>
In my last article, I pointed out that the S&P 500 is far from overpriced right now. All you have to do is dig a bit deeper than first-level investors to see that this is true.
And while I do think it’s a good idea to buy stocks right now, I don’t think the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) or Vanguard 500 ETF (VOO) are good ways to do it.
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When an industry enjoys significant growth, individual stock valuations often rise with the tide. This firm’s inability to grow profits amidst record industry revenues raises a red flag. Add in significant competition, lagging margins, and an overvalued stock price, and it’s hard to justify any bull case. Nevertheless, this stock is up 48% over the past year. For these reasons and more,....More>>>
Smart Beta exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been around since 2003, but they’ve exploded in popularity in the past year. Several major investment product providers, including Franklin Templeton, Legg Mason, John Hancock and Goldman Sachs, have all moved recently to introduce new Smart Beta ETFs.
Let’s try to understand why — and how you can use them to make big bucks....More>>>
Tesla (TSLA) sold more 1.3 million shares of stock at $262 today–raising more than $350 million in the process–completing the capital raise announced on Wednesday.
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While the capital raise was no surprise, it was smaller than the market appeared to be expecting, even if today’s stock sale was a bit more than the 980,000 shares it....More>>>
Looking for a way to play the impending bounce in gold prices? You should be, and you should be looking at Nexus Gold Corp. (OTCMKTS:NXXGF, CVE:NXS) in particular. This junior gold miner is gelling at the exact right time, for all the right reasons.
First and foremost, gold prices are on the verge of bounce, largely driven by an impending pullback of the overextended U.S. dollar.