As major indices continue to trade near record highs it has become more difficult to hunt down valuable stocks at cheap prices. But if you can find those stocks, and if those stocks happen to boast a dividend yield of 3%, it gives investors an opportunity for solid returns at a time when many stocks are overpriced. Both Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) offer investors....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-849890606&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/849890606/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;668&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; Philanthropist Warren Buffett is joined onstage by 24 other philanthropist and influential business people featured on the Forbes list of 100 Greatest Business Minds during the Forbes....More>>>
Media coverage about PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PetroChina....More>>>
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a bright idea on how to solve India’s corruption problem quickly: get rid of the “black money,” the 500 and 1000 rupee notes.
The trouble is he didn’t do his homework to figure out how his plan could be carried out.
This was evidenced by the breaking of ATM machines and long lines outside banks, and dying up of liquidity, which....More>>>
Ye Jianming, the founder and chairman of rapidly expanding Chinese conglomerate CEFC China Energy Co., has been investigated by government authorities, domestic media outlet Caixin reported, without saying where it got the information.
The investigation was cited by Caixin, known for its in-depth reporting and exposes, only in the headline and one sentence of a 25,000-Chinese character story....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockDecember 18, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.5% at 2,690.34. The DJIA closed up 0.6% at 24,792.96. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.8% at 6,994.76.
Monday was a great start to the week for the broad U.S. markets. Again all three of the major exchanges hit all-time highs. Notable highlights here were that the Nasdaq hit over the 7,000 mark for the first time ever and the....More>>>
Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.54 percent to 21,821.58 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.80 percent to 6,262.58. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.58 percent to 2,442.35.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
Tuesday morning, the basic materials shares climbed by 0.95 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI),....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>>>
Our Long Idea reports aim to identify those firms that the market has overlooked and that, when analyzed beyond standard metrics, are significantly undervalued. These hidden gems provide excellent upside potential to any portfolio, with little downside risk.
In addition to individual Long Ideas, we provide Model Portfolios that provide well-screened lists of companies based on specific criteria....More>>>
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A plethora of diversified emerging markets exchange-traded funds are soaring this year, including some smart beta strategies. That includes the FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Markets Factor Tilt....More>>>