When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek’s shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly) that the price to which it had already agreed might be raised. In fact, the price distortion that....More>>>
In recent years, U.S. investors would have done well to avoid the rest of the world. But after years of poor results, foreign stocks are now a lot cheaper than their U.S. counterparts, enhancing their appeal for value-conscious investors.
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Toward the end of trading Monday, the Dow traded down 0.03 percent to 21,200.33 while the NASDAQ slipped 0.07 percent to 6,301.27. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.04 percent to 2,438.03.
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Managing your money is hard enough. But what if your income fluctuates so much that for more than five months of the year, its 25% above or below your monthly average? That kind of roller-coaster financial insecurity is exactly what the authors of the new book The Financial Diaries discovered while tracking the lives of 470 low-....More>>>
Investment company Wintergreen Fund buys Lotte Confectionery Co, LiLAC Group, sells Altria Group, The Swatch Group AG, JC Decaux SA during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Wintergreen Fund. As of 2016-12-31, Wintergreen Fund owns 25 stocks with a total value of $407 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
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Opiates are incredibly potent pain relievers forpatients with severe traumatic pain or dealing with end-of-life care, but they are also being increasingly abused. Robert Brooke, the CEO of small cap Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (OTCQB: VBIO), which is dedicated to the development of cannabinoid prodrug pharmaceuticals and to unlocking the power of cannabinoids for the treatment of serious neurological....More>>>