The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
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>>>
No two companies may better represent the opposing poles of the fast-food industry thanMcDonald’s Corporation(NYSE:MCD) and Shake Shack Inc.(NYSE:SHAK). McDonald’s is the biggest fast-food company in the world by sales and market value, and the Golden Arches represent the quintessential burger chain in much of the world. Shake Shack, on the other hand, is one of the companies defining....More>>>
San Francisco, CA, based Investment company Lattice Strategies LLC buys iShares MSCI Chile Capped Investable Market Index , iShares North American Natural Resources, Schwab U.S. Large-Cap, iShares MSCI Poland Capped, sells SPDR S&P 500, Vanguard Telecom, iShares MBS ETF, iShares Core S&P 500 during the 3-months ended 2017-09-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company,....More>>>
Are Berkshire Hathaways best days behind it? Warren Buffett seems to think so. In an essay to mark the firms 50th anniversary, the Oracle of Omaha wrote in 2015 that Berkshire Hathaways future long-term gains will not come close to those achieved in the past 50 years. (The words in italics are reproduced exactly as they appeared.) The numbers have become too big, Buffett goes on to say about....More>>>
It is the golden rule of mutual fund picking: If youre a do-it-yourself investor, avoid load funds, which charge commissions of up to 5.75% every time you buy shares. But were going to break that rule, sort of. Thats because many discount brokers, such as Fidelity and Charles Schwab, let you buy load funds without paying a sales charge.
The post-election “Trump rally” occasionally sputters but remains surprisingly on track, as the major indices continue to motor ahead and smash records. And yet hopeful investors also are biting their nails, because of a nagging reality: this aging bull market is overvalued and considerably overdue for a correction.
Wall Street caught a glimpse of a salient “correction trigger”....More>>>
The S&P 500 is stuck in its narrowest range in nearly half a century and trading volume is plumbing multi-month lows. But by September, investors may be pining for the dog days of summer, with data suggesting that it is historically the worst month for stocks.
Since 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped in September 56% of the time, according to Bank of America Merrill....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>>>
To blockchain developers and cryptocurrency watchers, the entire system has a mind of its own and is one step ahead of the market, at least two steps ahead of regulators. It's lack of physical roots make it nearly impossible to control. China tried. (Shutterstock)
New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's first day at the company will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2017, and he's not wasting any time preparing for the Uber IPO. In fact, he wants Uber to go public between 2019 and 2021.
This is much clearer than former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's time