YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is a social platform in China that features live broadcasting. The overall company can be broken into the following sub-businesses: YY Live (56%), Online Dating (14%), Game Broadcasting (9%), Online Games (8%), Online Education (2%) and Others (11%). Having the most market share and the most comprehensive products on a single platform amongst players in the Chinese live broadcast....More>>>
Sioux City, IA, based Investment company Security National Bank Of So Dak buys Vanguard S&P 500, Vanguard Energy, iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund, Vanguard Health Care, US Bancorp, Vanguard Total World Stock Index, iShares Russell 1000 Value, sells General Electric Co, Qualcomm Inc, Nucor Corp, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc during the 3-months....More>>>
Doug Hughes focuses on lesser-known, small cap regional banks; the editor of Bank Newsletter looks for banks that operate in attractive regional markets, often ones that would be attractive acquisition targets.
AvidBank Holdings (AVBH) has the fastest growth of any bank out there and yet is still one of the safest with almost no bad loans, and a great, great market area in Palo Alto,....More>>>
Its no surprise that cryptocurrency patents have risen at an extreme rate since the inception of bitcoin in 2008. In fact, the long-term chart of patents looks eerily similar to its price. However, what is surprising is who tops the list.
Bank of America has filed for the most Bitcoin patents
The U.S. banking giant has filed for the most cryptocurrency-related patents according to....More>>>
Retirement investing is not what it used to be. In the old days, one could just invest in the safe stocks to buy, in blue chips, in a nice ladder of bonds, and do just fine.
Alas, the market has significantly changed. Much of this is due to the historically low interest rates weve had.
The problem with the Federal Reserves attempt to goose the economy is that it killed bond yields,....More>>>
For years, Toys “R” Us was an American success story.
Now the discount toy retailer is in its final chapter. The company filed for bankruptcy in September. On Wednesday, Toys “R” Us told employees that it would close or sell all its stores in the United States.
It’s an ignominious end for the company that was once the toy industry’s powerhouse.....More>>>
Investment company Independence Advisors, LLC buys CoStar Group Inc, Dollar General Corp, Raytheon Co, Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc, Procter & Gamble Co, American States Water Co, Proto Labs Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Facebook Inc, Snap-on Inc, sells Vanguard Value ETF – DNQ, Vanguard Growth ETF – DNQ, iShares Russell 1000 Growth, iShares MSCI EAFE, Vanguard Intermediate-Term....More>>>
Fidel Castro, Cuba's longtime president, died late Friday night at age 90. It would have been so much better if he had lived just a few more days. You see… on Friday, the Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund (CUBA) – an exchange-traded fund of companies that do business in Cuba and other Caribbean countries – closed at a 14% discount to its net asset value (NAV). The holdings....More>>>
Although the S&P 500 closed slightly lower Thursday, the index is still near its all time high as investors continue to enjoy an 8-year bull market.
However, many equity analysts remain cautious as stocks appear to be trading at inflated multiples. Goldman Sachs even went on record saying that they believe the U.S. bull market is in its last few innings.
But what is an enterprising....More>>>
Goldman Sachs analyst Noah Poponak and team like the defense sector but have some concerns about Lockheed Martin (LMT), particularly its valuation. They explain:
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We continue to hold an Attractive sector view on Defense, where Lockheed is the bellwether and owns one of the Pentagons fastest growing programs in the F-35. However, the remainder of the portfolio....More>>>