Precious metals have been beaten down over the last two months, and the silver price has seen the worst of it. Silver is down 11.3% since Nov. 4. That’s slightly worse than gold’s 11.2% decline over the same period.
But that’s only a short-term pullback.
We’re still bullish on silver prices in 2017, and our new silver price prediction shows the white metal....More>>>
I believe the European financial market contains too much risk, and one should rather invest in the American financial system because it has a lot more upward potential. I wrote that in one of my latest articles. However, there is one exception to my statement: UBS Group (NYSE:UBS). The Swiss banking group is especially strong in investment banking and asset management and will probably outperform....More>>>
Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) is scheduled report FYQ4 results on 8/30, after the market close. After reading some of the publicly available earnings previews out there, which I think are highly dissatisfactory, I decided to write my own for the benefit of the retail investor. I hope this preview will help you gain more insight into the key debate points going into PANW’s earnings and also....More>>>
Sears did more than change the way America shopped. It changed America.
In its heyday, it was more than just the largest U.S. employer or the country’s retailer. It actually reshaped the nation, transforming the average citizen’s lifestyle.
Of course, the company is struggling now. Sears Holdings (SHLD), the company that owns both Sears and Kmart, warned investors....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>>>
Employing contrarian investing tactics is exceptionally difficult. Evolutionarily speaking, we are inclined to follow the majority and not stray from the pack. However, in investing, it can be extraordinarily lucrative to deviate from the consensus. The consensus view of Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is that the company faces several headwinds that will stagnate growth and cause the stock....More>>>
It's already happening. And it came faster than I expected. The fall in interest rates is here. Right now. Ten-year government bond rates have already declined from 2.60% last month to just 2.36%, as I write. And the move down is likely not over. Let me explain… Last month, I detailed why interest rates could surprise everyone and head lower in 2017.....More>>>
Offshore drillers likeAtwood Oceanics (ATW), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Ensco (ESV), Noble (NE), Rowan Companies (RDC), Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), and Transocean (RIG) have been on fire this week–and Evercore ISI’s James West and team credit a “2 sigma short interest unwind.” They explain:
As our new Energy trader Kevin Kenny noted this morning, Dont fight City Hall....More>>>
As I’ve previously detailed in the article, Straight Path Communications And The Speculative Road To ‘5G’ Commercialization, Straight Path Communications (NYSEMKT:STRP) holds a significant portfolio of mmWave spectrum licenses that could realize significant value amid the upcoming commercialization of the next generation of wireless technology, known as ‘5G.’
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An upbeat reading on U.S. retail sales isnt enough to keep U.S. stock indices from tanking today. The Dow dropped more than 200points in late afternoon market action.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.19% and the S&P 500 fell 1% while the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.6%.
Energy and financial shares in the S&P 500 led the declines with....More>>>