The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending June 29. Mortgage loan rate movements were mixed last week.
After four weeks without a single IPO, the US IPO market is back from its annual August pause. Four deals are on the IPO calendar to raise $690 million in the week ahead, including:
The first energy IPO in over a year, an MLP with a 7.5% annualized yield A VC-backed tech company (2016’s tech IPO class is up over +100% on average) A large Bermuda bank and wealth manager with....More>>>
Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE:ALEX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The financial services provider reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.42, Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $113.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $121.25 million. Alexander & Baldwin had a net....More>>>
The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed higher for a fourth straight session Wednesday, while the Dow industrials finished lower, as stock investors digested hawkish comments from Federal Reserve speakers and a drop in U.S. gasoline inventories bolstered the energy sector.
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Won’t $0.99 per gallon of gasoline be great? That is what some “experts” predict for the summer of 2016. Maybe it will happen; maybe it won’t. What is for sure is that the price of oil has collapsed over the past year, and many U.S. oil companies have gone out of business.
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>>>
The QNX saga continues. I didn’t plan on publishing another BlackBerry (BBRY) article so soon; but I didn’t expect five year old news to be the new line of attack from short-sellers either. BlackBerry shorts are now playing up GMs move to android powered infotainment systems from Harman (which was known as early as 2012), as being the final nail in the coffin for BlackBerrys role in....More>>>
August 30, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 19 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. NYSE decliners led advancers by just 3 percentage points and Nasdaq advancers led decliners by just 4 points.
G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIII) dropped nearly 23% on Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $32.22 after closing at $41.77 on Monday.....More>>>
Shares of small cap natural compound and Cannabinoid extract stock Radient Technologies (CVE: RTI) have been taking off lately as the Company makes further progress commercializing its technology. The Company extracts natural compounds from a range of biological materials using microwave assisted processing (MAP), a patented technology platform which provides superior customer outcomes in terms....More>>>
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The financial sector has been one of the best-performing areas of the market over the past few years, but there's reason to believe that the group could continue to outperform. Here's why our financial sector specialists think Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), and Goldman Sachs
Most financial literature stresses the point that impressive past financial returns don't guarantee good results in the future. And while that's strictly true, market-thumping stock price growth often results from the type of fundamental improvements in a company's business that can drive many y
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) filed for its initial public offering 16 years ago. It has gone on to become one of the stock market's most dramatic success stories, soaring from a valuation of less than $500 million in 2002 to over $140 billion today.
Warren Buffett is so good at picking winning businesses that he grew Berkshire Hathaway's book value by more than 19.1% annually between1965 and 2017. That astounding track record easily qualifies him as the greatest investor of all time.
So which of Buffett's stocks do we Fools think are