Oil futures set off on a positive start Monday as the first decline in U.S. oil-drilling activity since January gave the market a fresh tailwind after seven-consecutive sessions of price gains.
The drop in Baker Hughes weekly count, coming after a record 23-straight weeks of rising numbers of active rigs, helped stoke sentiment that shale producers may have hit a bottleneck amid prolonged....More>>>
With the announcement last Tuesday of its acquisition of 865 Rite Aid stores, Fred’s (FRED) has hit the national spotlight. If the purchase meets regulatory and other concerns, Fred’s would become the country’s third largest drugstore retailer.
But the Memphis, Tenn.-based company is not a great investment unless you’re willing to take a chance....More>>>
"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal. Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation? El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts....More>>>
According to Collectors Universe’s (NASDAQ:CLCT) companys description, We provide authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). We believe that our authentication and grading services add value to these collectibles by enhancing their marketability....More>>>
It was a mixed day for stocks as blue chips managed to squeak out a gain and small-caps got crushed ahead of tomorrow’s Fed announcement.
Keith Bedford for The Wall Street Journal
The S&P 500 fell 0.2% to 2,015.93 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.40 points, or 0.1%, to 17,251.53. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.5% to 4,728.67. The Russell 2000 tumbled....More>>>
Westerly, RI, based Investment company WASHINGTON TRUST Co buys Johnson Controls International PLC, The Priceline Group Inc, NextEra Energy Inc, , US Bancorp, TJX Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp, American Tower Corp, KLA-Tencor Corp, BB&T Corp, sells Varian Medical Systems Inc, B/E Aerospace Inc, Synchronoss Technologies Inc, Core Laboratories NV, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp during the 3-months....More>>>
After successive waves of indiscriminate selling and buying, the easy money has been made in midstream master limited partnerships (MLP). Going forward, investors must have a firm grasp on underlying fundamentals to achieve differentiated returns.
Midstream operators continue to face operational headwinds, including volumetric declines in some basins, the general lull in demand for incremental....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Movers newsletter suggested small cap medical technology stock Medovex Corp (NASDAQ: MDVX) as a buy:
Medovex, however, is a different story… meaning we may stay in this position for a while, letting the trade turn into something more of an investment.
Take a look at the longer-term daily chart below. A series of higher lows and higher highs has....More>>>
We have been waiting for an attractive entry point to buy Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) for a couple of months now as the stock has continued its impressive climb upwards. And, after the stock’s recent sell-off over the past few weeks, we believe that now is a great time to buy.
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Fabrinet is a high-tech contract manufacturer for some of the....More>>>