Monday started the new week on a positive note, as the stock market once again recovered from early declines to post advances. The Dow Jones Industrials extended its string of record closes to 12 consecutive days in the wake of favorable comments from Warren Buffett about the valuation of the market. Moves within the Trump administration to transfer spending to the Defense Department also bolstered....More>>>
Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio): Fairholme’s latest internal figures have Sear (NASDAQ:SHLD) at a net asset value (NAV) of over $90 per share. This figure has been dramatically reduced over time due to the retail cash burn. We come up with the $90+ per share based upon the remaining real estate of the company – including long-term leases, which we have significantly discounted to....More>>>
Small cap prepaid payment network and card stock Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the market closed Wednesday with results beating Wall Street expectations. Operating revenues increased 18% to $463.1 million due to an 8% increase in commissions and fees driven primarily by international growth, including the addition of Grass Roots which was acquired....More>>>
Warren Buffett is known as many things: the Oracle of Omaha, one of the world’s richest people and a BFF of fellow billionaire Bill Gates. One thing that Buffett isn’t known as: a tech investor.
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But the 86-year-old chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), who admits to not even owning an iPhone, is coming around to....More>>>
Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.29 percent to 23,627.34 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.04 percent to 6,891.83. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.09 percent to 2,604.65.
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On Monday, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector proved to be a source of strength for the market.
In trading on Monday, energy shares fell 0.70 percent.....More>>>
First, two quick notes about Nota bene #4. There’s a small correction, for starters: The sums done by Rebecca Goldin at George Mason (thanks again, Rebecca!) were based on children under 6, not children 6 and under.
Secondly, I got quite a lot of feedback about lead incidence over time, saying essentially that the levels of lead which we’re very worried about today were commonplace....More>>>
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I’ve been renovating my house for far too long now, and when I bumped into my neighbor the other morning I apologized for the incessant and seemingly endless noise from construction. “Not to worry” he jovially exclaimed. “You’re increasing the value of all our houses!” Ahh… the beauty of nice neighbors. Such is the case with Toronto, Ontario....More>>>
Box (NYSE:BOX) provides a SaaS enterprise content management platform that enables small to large organizations to securely manage enterprise content while allowing secure access and sharing of this content. It provides modern cloud architecture combined with enterprise-grade security and controls, and integration to multiple corporate technology solutions.
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24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of the major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets closed out last week with the Dow and S&P 500 holding near all-time highs. However, the Nasdaq has fallen off but could stand to make a handy recovery. A strong earnings showing from these stocks could help the markets reach even higher highs.