The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 2.4 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial crude inventory of 425.9 million barrels. The commercial c
Dont fight the trend is an oft-used expression on Wall Street. It may be truer now than ever. Casting a dubious eye on what has amounted to a spectacular rise for equity markets since Donald Trump became president-elect in November is proving a costly enterprise.
Whether the advance for equities can sustain itself over the next month and into 2017 is anyones guess, but for now investors who....More>>>
This is the inaugural article within a series on German Dividend Champions. These are great dividend investments in German stocks which are currently undervalued and offer significant upside potential. Compared to US stocks like PG or JNJ even the German heavyweights have less impressive and long-reaching dividend track records. That’s why I regularly will only refer to historic data beginning....More>>>
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Wells Fargo has reached a $110 million settlement with its bank clients tied to as many as 2 million fake accounts. This news comes about six months after the bank agreed to pay $185 million in fines and penalties....More>>>
I have been covering the stocks of B Communications (NASDAQ:BCOM) and Internet Gold (NASDAQ:IGLD) over the past two years. During that time, I published several articles regarding these companies. I am a great fan of the two, and have owned BCOM for years. They are two little companies, that due to their small size and low trading volume stay unnoticed by most investors.
Stocks fell for a second consecutive day but still remain within one good day of an all-time high.
The S&P 500 dropped 0.3% to 2,368.38 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 29.58 points, or 0.1%, to 20,924.76. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.3% to 5,833.93. The S&P 500 is still just 1.4% off its all-time high.
Goldman Sachs thinks it’s time to pull the plug on Tesla’s stock.
David Tamberrino, an analyst at the influential Wall Street investment bank, downgraded Tesla’s stock to a “sell” rating on Monday morning. It’s pretty rare for analysts to be that negative about a high-profile company.
Tesla’s stock fell nearly 5% Monday and shares are....More>>>
Nike, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its most recent quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company posted $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.4 billion in revenue versus consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.53 in EPS and $8.47 billion in revenue. The fiscal third-quarter from last year had $0.55 in EPS and $8.03 billion in revenue.
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>>>
On Wednesday evening President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to congratulate himself on reports of rising holiday spending and increased consumer confidence. But as some animal spirits rev up in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, new data indicates the so-called Trump rally in interest rates may cloud the U.S. economic outlook at the outset of 2017.
The Wheel of FORTUNE just concluded an interview, part of SA partnership with Cheddar TV to produce a Seeking Alpha "Idea of the Month" slot. These interviews are always a challenge because i) they are very short in nature (only 4-5 minutes), and ii) since it's live TV we are dealing
Pico Far East Holdings (OTC:PCOFF) [HKG:752], Asia's largest exhibition services provider, trades at an ex-net cash trailing P/E of just 10 times. This represents attractive valuations for a market leader which has generated 15-20% ROEs in the past decade and also has been profitable and free c
Have you ever "unplugged" from your cell phone? If you have, you've likely experienced the phenomenon of phantom vibrations -- the perception that your phone is ringing or vibrating when in fact it's not. (In the 1990s, people reported incidences of "phantom pager syndrome.")