Now that summer is upon us and the first-quarter earnings season is clearly in the rearview, many of the top firms on Wall Street are making some changes to the lists of their high-conviction stock picks for clients for 2018. Although markets have been relatively quiet for the past month, it makes sense to examine the lists and make some changes as the rest of the year could have additional volatility....More>>>
Goelzer Investment Management Inc. decreased its position in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) by 3.7% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 33,610 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,285 shares during the quarter. Goelzer Investment....More>>>
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.
The global market for alternative energy soared to $1.35 trillion last year, and that’s just the beginning of this explosive industry growth.
For savvy investors, right now is the perfect time to get in early on alternative energy investments as renewable energy begins overtaking the energy market.
You see, the need for energy is a constant across the globe. And demand for....More>>>
Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) continues to trend higher, even after steady growth over the last year. The gaming company still warrants a buy as underlying fundamentals remain strong. As the Macau region further strengthens, Wynns presence there should lead to revenue growth. A stronger U.S. consumer is also aiding the companys domestic operations. Moreover, its valuation multiples signal the company....More>>>
Dr. Kent Moors
Editor’s Note: The EPA’s Nov. 30 decision to maintain the ethanol levels required in transportation fuel was a win for renewables. That’s why we’re revisiting Kent’s outlook for biofuel, its place in the new energy balance, and the investment opportunities it’s opening up now…
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Cypress Energy Partners (NYSE: CELP) and Compressco Partners (NASDAQ:CCLP) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
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The Wall Street Journal published a superb example of hopium recently in a sunny-side-up story entitled “U. S. Manufacturing Rides Rising Tide, Buoyed by Global Growth, Optimism.”
Indeed, this lazy cheerleading excuse for journalism captured the sum and substance of why the punters keep buying the dips despite troubles gathering all around.
That is, as the tax bill falters,....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockSeptember 22, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.05% at 2,501.97. The DJIA closed down 0.05% at 22,347.32. Separately, the Nasdaq wasup 0.07% at 6,426.92.
Friday was a slow day for the broad U.S. markets. Although the major averages took a step back, they are still in striking range of their all-time highs. Crude oil didnt do too much on the day and oil & gas stocks had....More>>>
The gaming space has a reputation for beingdominated by male gamers and full of big-budget combat and action orientated games geared for men. However, thats not necessarily the case. Last December, Glu Mobile Inc (NASDAQ: GLUU)bought CrowdStarfor $45 million acquiring a game publisher that has had rare success with female gamers throughitsCovet Fashionwhile its last independently produced title,....More>>>