Investment company Carl Icahn buys Welbilt Inc, sells Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp, Nuance Communications Inc, Allergan PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Icahn Capital Management LP. As of 2017-03-31, Icahn Capital Management LP owns 16 stocks with a total value of $19.9 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Investors are pouring money into index funds. According to the Wall Street Journal, index funds received a record $400 billion-plus in new assets in 2016. Almost all index funds simply own stocks in proportion to their size. Is there a better way?
Investing in a market capitalization-based index is perfectly reasonable, but it means that a small number of stocks with the highest market capitalization....More>>>
April 7, 2017: Markets opened nearly flat Friday and did not gather any positive strength until mid-day. Telecom and consumer staples were the top performing sectors while the utilities and energy sectors lagged. WTI crude oil for May delivery settled at $52.24 a barrel, up 1% on the day and at its highest level since March 7. June gold added 0.3% on the day to settle at $1,257.30. Equities were....More>>>
A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). FB shares have added about 4.5% in that time frame, outperforming the market.
Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to the stock’s next earnings release, or is it due for a pullback?
Top 5 Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Cross Timbers Royalty Trust(CRT)
Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 65 cents last week (about 0.5%), closing at $140.64 on Friday. The stock posted a new 52-week high on Tuesday.
Apple launched a number of new products Tuesday morning and that sent the stock to its new annual high. By the end of the day, however, the shares closed down more than $2.00.
The product announcements included the introduction of....More>>>
It’s a classic death spiral.
I’m talking about the flight to dividend-paying—and dividend-growing—stocks in the past eight years.
It’s easy to see what triggered it: US Treasuries don’t offer pay enough to cover inflation, and despite President-Elect Trump’s inflationary policies—more on those below—that won’t change anytime....More>>>
(Published Feb. 23 by Bob Ciura)
Shares of consumer products company Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) crashed 11% after the company missed analyst expectations on both sales and earnings per share for the fourth quarter.
Nu Skin has struggled mightily over the past three years. In January 2014, the company was hit with an investigation by Chinese regulatory authorities into the firm’s....More>>>
Gold prices slipped Friday....More>>>
2016 has been a crazy year—so it’s no surprise closed-end funds (CEFs) have been offering crazy returns.
As we’ll see in a moment, the best fund is up over 50%, which crushes just about every unleveraged ETF and mutual fund out there. Plus, that fund pays a whopping 7.6% yield—which is pretty typical for CEFs. If you bought in when it was at its 52-week low, you would....More>>>