Don’t look now, but the S&P 500 is having its third-best year in the past decade, which is amazing when you consider we’ll be entering the tenth year of the bull market in March. It’s a big indication the 2008 financial crisis is clearly in the rearview mirror, making it
This Thanksgiving, I had a lot to be thankful for, particularly in regard to my grown children. Im proud that my daughter and son, both in their mid-20s, have grown into smart, conscientious, good-hearted young adults. Im grat
Novartis AG (NVS) said Monday that it has received approval from the European Commission for a blood cancer treatment known as Rixathon, a biosimilar version of Roche AG’s (RHHBY) blockbuster Rituxan that generated around $7.5 billion in sales last year.
Sandoz, the biosimilar division of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, said the approval allows for the use of Rixathon in Europe and....More>>>
April 7, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 60 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq advancers and decliners traded evenly, 1,400 to 1,409.
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) dropped about 30% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $0.72 after closing at $1.03 on Thursday.....More>>>
The Federal Reserve raised its target of the federal-funds rate, the interest rate banks charge each other for overnight loans, by a quarter point to a range of 0.75% to 1%, and thats great news for Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and its shareholders. As a bondholder, owner of insurance companies and an investor in big banks, Berkshire profits from rising interest rates in a number....More>>>
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump blasted the U.S. Federal Reserve and Fed Chair Janet Yellen for being more “political” than his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton in Monday night’s heated presidential debate.
Is he right? Is the Fed political in any way, shape, or form?
Fed officials, the vast majority of political analysts,....More>>>
Remember how the Italian banking crisis threatened to bring down the eurozone financial system over the summer?
Fast forward four months and were at it again. This time its not the Italian lenders that are the main concern, but rather how they and the wider European political system will be impacted if Italians vote no in Sunday’s referendum.
Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM) has had a bad time on the market over the past couple of months, losing over 16% of its value on the back of a weak financial performance in its last reported quarter. But, in my opinion, the recent drop in Whole Foods’ shares is an opportunity to buy more of the stock since there are tangible improvements being witnessed across Whole Foods’ operations....More>>>
Today, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested small cap broker-dealer stock LPL Financial Holdings (NASDAQ: LPLA) as a buy:
Although there’s still a little concern regarding the near-term landscape for equities, we have identified an early volume alert that could trigger a significant reversal in one of the many financials we continue to keep an eye on. And, with the financials....More>>>
As top Republicans see it, a medical malpractice crisis is threatening U.S. health care: Frivolous lawsuits are driving up malpractice insurance premiums and forcing physicians out of business. Doctors and hospitals live in fear of litigation, ordering excessive tests and treatments that make health care unaffordable for Americans.
That’s why Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and....More>>>
In June of this year, I wrote a Seeking Alpha article pointing out that Evolution Petroleum (NYSEMKT:EPM) stock price was not keeping pace with the rise in the price of WTI. Since that piece was published, shares are up 50% and are up over 80% since my first Seeking Alpha article on the company in February (see Evolution Petroleum: Total Production Costs Of Only $13.44/bbl). Is it time to take....More>>>
We initiate a BUY rating on ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATNI), and our target price is $74.9. ATNI is an expanding company investing worldwide both in telecommunications and renewable energy industries. Its international and multi-industrial investing strategies successfully overcome the decline in U.S. telecommunications business, which ensures a stable growth rate for the company. The stable....More>>>
The market is clearly taking its lead from the buzz surrounding the tax reform vote as futures spent the overnight session on a dizzying roller coaster ride. This morning’s trade is less exciting with the major indices trading mixed; however, there are still a number of popular stocks that
Marathon Oil (MRO), which has been struggling with quarterly losses, will likely become profitable in the coming quarters as it ramps up volumes from its four US onshore assets and benefits from improvement in oil prices.