Barings LLC lessened its holdings in Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) by 4.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,199,926 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 50,880 shares during the quarter. Barings LLC owned approximately 0.33% of Medical Properties....More>>>
Its no secret that markets were quiet in August, but dont think that just because broader indexes ended relatively flat that individual sectors didnt see their share of action.
The slight downward bias of the S&P 500
Calgary-based energy infrastructure company Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) on Thursday made a nonbinding offer to acquire the approximately 17% of Spectra Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: SEP) it does not already own in a deal that would pay unitholders of Spectra 1.0123 shares of Enbridge common stock for every common unit of Spectra they currently hold.
At last night’s closing price, that represents....More>>>
Oil may return to $100 a barrel, but it would have much less of an impact on the global economy than when prices hit that level in 2011, according to Bloomberg Economics’ simulations. The amount of oil needed to produce a unit of output has been on a steady downward trend for decades and improvements in energy efficiency....More>>>
I cant help but to applaud the management team at Mid-Con Energy Partners (MCEP). The firm recently announced financial results for the fourth quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, as well as expectations for what 2018 should look like. On the whole, the company has done well to recover from the oil price downturn and, while some pieces of news are less than ideal, the data is better for Mid-Con now....More>>>
CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI) reached a new 52-week high and low during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $41.88 and last traded at $41.81, with a volume of 8024 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $41.64.
Several equities research analysts have commented on CVI shares. TheStreet upgraded CVR Energy from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating....More>>>
Warren Buffett attends the world premiere screening of HBO’s “Becoming Warren Buffett” at The Museum of Modern Art on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Warren Buffett rarely likes technology stocks.
His rationale? Stick with what you know. Buffett readily admits that he does not understand technology so he has avoided investments....More>>>
Carl Icahn’s refinery investment stumbled last year as the activist investor’s push to overhaul U.S. energy policy stalled. However, that investment has now rebounded to the tune of more than $1 billion.
While Icahn’s unsuccessful bid to change federal refinery rules indirectly dented the investment last year, the turnaround has been helped by the Trump administration’s....More>>>
The S&P 500 delivered returns just shy of 20% in 2017.
The Nasdaq gained more than 28%, with household name tech stocks like Facebook, Netflix, and Amazon leading the way higher. Each of these plays boasts 2017 gains of more than 50%.
But the cryptocurrency space tops them all. Bitcoin launched to ridiculous 12-month gains of more than 1,300% even after retreating more than $5,000....More>>>
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