Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
The shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) are currently undervalued when using optimistic estimates. However, even with slightly conservative estimates, the current share price could still provide a 9% annual return potential from this moment onwards.
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Oil futures on Tuesday finished at their lowest level in a week, after the International Energy Agency cut its crude-demand forecast, warning that supply will continue to outpace demand well into 2017.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange, October West Texas Intermediate crude ....More>>>
Sears Holdings, which wasn’t shy when it announced at the start of the year that it isclosing 150 underperforming stores, has quietly added at least 30more to the list.
Another 12 Sears stores and 18 Kmarts are among the locations that are closing, from Carson, Calif., to Hialeah, Fla., with most scheduled to shut their doorsin July, based on calls to the stores, malls and confirmation....More>>>
I believe the European financial market contains too much risk, and one should rather invest in the American financial system because it has a lot more upward potential. I wrote that in one of my latest articles. However, there is one exception to my statement: UBS Group (NYSE:UBS). The Swiss banking group is especially strong in investment banking and asset management and will probably outperform....More>>>
Investing in the market without taking losses — is it too good to be true? Not according to the University of Michigan’s head coach Jim Harbaugh. In August, University of Michigan helped Harbaugh become the top-paid college football coach in the nation, according to USA Today figures, by creating a deferred compensation package utilizing cash value life insurance called Indexed Universal....More>>>
Cemtrex (NASDAQ:CETX) is a small industrials company out of Long Island, NY. You’ve likely never heard of it, but it immediately needs to be on your radar because of its low valuation, high appetite for growth, and positioning in several different, but favorable global markets. This stock is a classic high risk, high reward small-cap with an attractive, yet unrecognized growth profile. Based....More>>>
Quick Action on DOL Fiduciary Rule Unlikely With Acosta Confirmation
U.S. business executives are more optimistic about prospects for the nation’s economy than at any time since 2004, according to the first-quarter Economic Outlook Survey from the American Institute of Certified....More>>>
If one is to truly allege that the digital asset is little more than a massive ploy to defraud unwitting investors of their money, la Bernie Madoff, then one must admit that the entire stock market itself is one giant hustle, too.
Last week, Skechers (SKX) presented at UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference, giving interesting updates on the status of their business and their expectations for the future. I think its worth refreshing our view of the stock and its attractiveness.
In the last few weeks, we have seen two high profile unicorns file for initial public offerings. The first out of the gate was Dropbox (Pending:DBX), a storage solution for a world where gigabyte files are the rule rather than the exception, with a filing on February 23. Following close after,
U.S. stock futures moved sharply higher on Monday, indicating Wall Street may extend gains seen late last week after data showed a strong increase in jobs created, but weaker-than-forecast wages. Dow futures