The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
The Paradise Papers leak this past Sunday wasn’t shocking.
If anything, the varied revelations about what celebrities and corporations use offshore tax shelters only further justify the general public’s long-standing suspicion that the rich and powerful cheat on their taxes.
It’s also safe to assume that this latest detailed batch of leaks won’t....More>>>
The Canadian dollar has soared 8% this year – which is a big move in the currency markets. But based on our research, those big gains are likely to end soon… You see, the Canadian dollar just hit its "most loved" level since 2013. It's now at a sentiment extreme. We love to see sentiment extremes like this… They're great opportunities for....More>>>
A CNN headline reads: “$8 million in assets – and can’t get a mortgage.” If banks don’t lend money to prospective homeowners with uncertain earnings potential — even if they’re sitting on valuable assets — should you invest in a company with uncertain earnings potential simply because it’s sitting on a cash pile? Enter First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR).....More>>>
Zinc may not immediately come to mind as an important metal for the global economy, but its actually the fourth most common metal in use -trailing only iron, aluminium and copper. Thats because zinc wouldmost commonly be used as an anti-corrosion agent and for galvanization (coating of iron or steel) plus for otherindustrial purposes (e.g. used as pigments,preservatives, propellants etc). Zincwasalso....More>>>
Lancaster, PA, based Investment company Fulton Bank, N.A. buys Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, AstraZeneca PLC, Occidental Petroleum Corp, iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF, Cummins Inc, Public Storage, Dominion Energy Inc, Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, British American Tobacco PLC, sells McDonald’s Corp, AbbVie Inc, Sanofi SA, Consolidated Edison Inc, WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity....More>>>
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shares dropped 1.8% last week, closing Friday with a gain of less than 0.2% and a 32-cent (0.18%) decline for the week. GE has no real challenger as the worst performing equity on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) index. For the year to date, the shares have suffered a loss of more than 44%.
This is the industrial giant’s 23rd consecutive week as....More>>>
During the correction in the silver price of the last couple of years, many silver miners have been struggling to thrive as profit margins have been razor thin to negative. Some companies, however, have been able to grow significantly despite these market challenges. I would like to present you with my thoughts on one of these companies today, consider its potential going forward,....More>>>
Nike (NYSE:NKE) has not had the kind of year that investors associate with a strong performing company. Year to date the company has underperformed the S&P 500 by a little over 20% and are that far off their 52-week high as well. With a fresh 52-week low that was established following the fiscal 2017 first quarter Nike looks pretty attractive especially when comparing their fundamentals and....More>>>
Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders sketched out the company’s plans for the next generation of European fighter aircraft and warned that Brexit means the U.K. could miss out on future production.
Airbus’s German operation is working with French warplane specialist
Picking stocks in a bull market is so easy the GEICO caveman could do it. After all, when the broader market indices, like the S&P 500, trade at average price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-sales ratios (P/S) of 24.4 and 2.2, respectively, just about every stock in the index is rising.
Although markets were somewhat shaky for the first big week of the new earnings reporting season, they ultimately closed up for the second week in a row. This is only a small step, but it has proven that solid fundamentals can stabilize this market.