Similar to most of the top players in the consumer packaged goods industry, Conagra Brands (CAG) has witnessed its volumes decline, bringing revenues down with it. The company did post net revenues of $2.17 billion during the second quarter, a healthy growth rate of 3.8%, but a single quarter of growth is certainly not a trend, and how Conagra performs over the rest of the year will play a huge....More>>>
During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities, and today’s blog post is a great place to start.
After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 113 big blue chips.
Chances are that you have at least one of....More>>>
Phone interview, recorded Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Interview edited for clarity.
Aaron Gentzler, Publisher: Ray, thanks for taking a few minutes this afternoon. First, can you tell me your biggest win of 2017?
Ray Blanco, Editor, Technology Profits Confidential, Breakthrough Technology Alert, Penny Pot Profits, FDA Trader: From a pure gain perspective, it was Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA). From....More>>>
Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
Hey, Alexa, can anything stop Amazon?
Shares of the e-commerce king, which is also now a cloud computing giant, connected-home leader, drone company, freight airline, Hollywood studio and even a traditional brick-and-mortar retailer, rose above $900 for the first time Tuesday.
It’s another all-time high.
Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) stock is on a seven-day winning streak.....More>>>
Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) is deep into penny-stock land these days. A low-priced stock is often a bad investment. Just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it’s a bargain. Too often, while there can be huge gains in penny stocks, the risks are huge, as well. Given its recent problems, SDRL stock is not what it once was.
Seadrill used to be a high-flying company.....More>>>
On Tuesday, stocks closed mixed with a preference for small-caps as they took gains in some blue chips and big-cap stocks.
Profit-taking started immediately, with a divergence of better-quality stocks being sold. Banks and other financials fell 1.4% at the close, while technology gained 0.9% and consumer discretionary rose 0.5%. Eight of the eleven sectors of the 500 lost ground. From the....More>>>
Issued by state and local governments, municipal bonds yield an average of just 2.5%. But you wont owe a penny in federal tax on most types of muni-bond income, and you can get a break on state taxes, too, if you invest in munis issued in the state where you reside. For instance, if you live in a state with a stiff income tax, such as California, and are in the top combined federal and state....More>>>
Almost all the coverage you will find about Sunshine Capital Inc is press releases by Sunshine Capital Inc. Sunshine trades over the counter and is currently priced at $6.00 per share making it, in the view of my stick in the mud investor adviser, a “penny stock” too volatile for his firm to get involved with. A recent press release from Sunshine obliges me to clarify a piece I....More>>>
Many people don’t realize it, but when you get that final paycheck, it is one of the most important financial events of your life. The idea of no longer working for money and having access to a paycheck can do weird things to some people. In many cases, it can turn them into a penny pinching, wheeling-dealing, cheapskate who will go out of their way to save a buck or get a better....More>>>