Today, most of us walk around with little computers in our pockets. The newest smartphones do everything that our desktop computers did just a few years ago… plus a lot more. From playing video games with your friends to finding a way around traffic on the highway, you can do it all instantly in the palm of your hand. That added power doesn't come cheap, though… And....More>>>
Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee argues that investors need to add value and low quality stocks like Ford Motor (F), Marathon Oil (MRO), Mosaic (MOS), and First Solar (FSLR) to their portfolios to take advantage of rising oil prices, a cheaper dollar and a rebound in high yield. He explains why:
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The dilemma: hope for a catch-up in momentum and quality....More>>>
Bitcoin’s biggest long-term threat isn’t big governments and central banks. It’s the very technology behind Bitcoin that can be used to create other cryptocurrencies.
This is evidenced by the rapid growth in supply of other cryptocurrencies that are competing with Bitcoin. A larger supply of cryptocurrencies has the potential of eventually crushing Bitcoin....More>>>
Shares of risk management company RPX Corp. (NASDAQ:RPXC) popped as much as 15% in trading Wednesday after buyout rumors started to swirl in the market. At 2:55 p.m. EST, shares had settled down to an 11.2% gain on the day.
Rumors from IAM Media have circulated that a private equity firm is interested in buying RPX, and Baird analyst Jeffrey Meuler gave....More>>>
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. -Seneca
Authors Note: A more detailed research recommendation report on this sector will appear in our SA Marketplace site The House Edge after oral arguments are heard.
Two weeks from now, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the landmark case: Christie vs. Professional & Amateur Sports Protection Act (1992)....More>>>
Visa (V) really is everywhere we want to be. It is one of the best performing stocks we have recommended, and we think there is room for this amazing growth stock to keep going higher. Just look at this nonstop growth:
Source: Yahoo Finance
The fact is that the Street is pushing the stock to new all-time highs, every quarter. Without a broader market pullback, or a drastic decline....More>>>
Ivanka Trump may be known for her high-end image, but her jewelry line is about to go a little more downscale.
The presidential daughter plans to stop offering fine jewelry and focus on stylish but cheaper baubles instead, it was announced.
“As part of our companys commitment to offering solution-oriented products at accessible price points, we have decided to discontinue the....More>>>
Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) has a fat yield of around 6.7%. But its long-term debt load has increased by more than 50% in the past year and by nearly 120% since the end of 2014. The oil and natural gas giant is now selling assets to get its stressed balance sheet under control. Although I’m fairly confident it will be able to save its dividend, investors should always question their....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index rallied higher last week as investors applauded the decision to exempt Mexico and Canada from the Trump administration’s trade tariffs and new data on the U.S. labor market showed continued employment gains. A handful of dividend stocks also reported good news in the area of higher payouts.
Five notable dividend stocks increased their payouts over the last week.....More>>>
Back in February, in my inaugural article here on Seeking Alpha, I suggested a buy/write of Fly Leasing (FLY) as a possible strategy for the Irish company. A few days back, I listened to the earnings conference call released last week, and my analysis remains the same.
More Good – Though Under Some Pressure – Performance
On the value front, the balance sheet and income....More>>>