Investing isn't a one-size-fits-all process. Everyone does it for different reasons. And your personal goals have a lot to do with how you decide to manage your investments. You could be looking to earn enough money in the stock market to send your child to college in 10 years. Or you might want to position yourself to make huge gains from a major macro event that you believe is....More>>>
After struggling through deregulation, high oil prices, and a lengthy recession, airline stocks have rebounded in synchronization with the US stock market, with better global economies, and generally as a leading US economic indicator. A simple comparison of the six largest US airlines gives an encouraging picture of the recovery.
Of course, investors should be aware that airlines legendarily....More>>>
A number of years ago, Warren Buffett referred to derivatives as “financial weapons of mass destruction.” Since then, Wall Street has tried to pooh-pooh this description, but the facts speak for themselves.
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What is a derivative? Basically, it’s a bet couched as a complex financial instrument. Investopedia defines....More>>>
September 13, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and none of the major indexes has strayed far from the break-even line with less than an hour to go until the closing bell. The producer price index rose by 0.2%, a little less than expected. Among the sectors, energy has posted the largest gain following the report on U.S. inventories while real estate and healthcare lagged. WTI crude oil for October....More>>>
Pittsburgh, PA, based Investment company Kellogg W K Foundation Trust buys SPDR Select Sector Fund – Energy Select Sector, sells iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund during the 3-months ended 2017-09-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Kellogg W K Foundation Trust. As of 2017-09-30, Kellogg W K Foundation Trust owns 5 stocks with a total value of $4.4 billion. These....More>>>
It was a nothing day–until word spread that OPEC was seriously considering capping oil production. Then it was off to the races.
The S&P 500 0.5% to2,171.37 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 110.94 points, or 0.6%, to18,339.24. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.2% to5,318.55. The S&P 500 was down 0.04% at 2:10 p.m. today, before the OPEC....More>>>
It’s been a busy week for the folks at Patriot One Technologies (OTCQB: PTOTF) (TSX VENURE: PAT.V), and the way the stock is moving this morning, it doesn’t look like anyone is going to be leaving early today to get a jump on the weekend, either. On Tuesday of this week Patriot One announced a big bump in sales over the past three months of their award winning PATSCAN....More>>>
Millennials and stocks a mutual need
Millennials, the childrenof the stock-loving Baby Boomers who helped fuel the best-everbull market in the 1990s, haven’t yet developed agood working relationship with the marketlike mom and dad did.
Now mostly in their 20s and early 30s, the people making up the nation’s largest generation haveyet to embrace the concept of stock investing....More>>>
When Warren Buffett, a guru I emulate on Validea, purchased his first shares of GEICO back in 1951, there were no funny commercials or talking lizard mascots to entice him. It was Buffett’s limitless curiosity about the company’s then-chairman Benjamin Grahamone of Buffett’s professors at Columbia University as well as his mentor and “hero”–that led Buffett to....More>>>
Shares of Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) are rising today, but not Wells Fargo (WFC) despite beating earnings forecasts this morning. Why? Evercore ISI’s John Pancari and team single out Wells Fargo’s exposure to energy:
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Wells Fargo reported 1Q16 EPS of $0.99. Ex gain on sale of Wells Fargo’s crop....More>>>