The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust... It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you... European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on histo
Investment professionals like to joke that the so-called carry trade is akin to picking up pennies in front of a steamrollera reference to how leverage can quickly and dramatically magnify losses, transforming even a mild selloff into a painful loss.
For those unacquainted with investing jargon, the carry trade is a popular strategy that involves borrowing in a currency with low interest....More>>>
Two of our favorite U.S. heavyweights – The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) – are pushing forward with plans to put factories in China, positioning themselves to be winners in the part of the world where we’ll see the most growth in the decade to come.
A December interest rate hike is on the table and investors have been frantically reallocating their portfolios in anticipation of the announcement. The probability of an interest rate hike at the December 14th FOMC meeting, according to action in the futures market, is currently implied at 95.4%. The image below shows the latest probabilities from CME Group’s Fed Watch Tool
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is sticking with President Trump.
Presiding at the U.S. banking giant’s annual shareholder meeting Tuesday, Dimon got an earful from investors who criticized JPMorgan’s support of the new White House administration and asked whether he would step down from Trump’s business advisory council.
Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK), which we first wrote about as a Top Idea on August 15th, performed strongly in 2016. We are equally sanguine about the company’s prospects for 2017, and believe the stock can return 30%+ over the next 12 months, with potentially significant upside if the company makes accretive acquisitions or exceeds....More>>>
Advertisers spent just 6% more on Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) ads last quarter than they did in the same period a year ago, a decrease from the 18% year-over-year jump seen in the previous quarter. Meanwhile, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has seen its ad revenue growth accelerate. Ad revenue increased 59% year over year last quarter, up from 45% growth in the third quarter last year.
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Since the moment it was announced, we’ve been highly bullish on the complicated-but-intriguing deal that would combine the oilfield services unit of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and all of sector rival Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI).
But investors seem confused by the deal – about whether it was a shrewd move or a panic play by GE.
Sales Trends A Bit Soft, But Nothing To Worry About
I have been a bit disappointed by Nordstroms (NYSE:JWN) recent results. Not because it was a bad quarter per se, but because it broke the sequence of constant overperformance compared to other peers in the
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
I have previously written some articles where I have tracked Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) construction and purchases of property, plant, and equipment (P,P & E), as well as Tesla's payments for them. The reason Tesla does not have to pay for all its equipment up front was explained in
Ever since the proposed acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) was restructured multiple times and eventually turned into an all-cash deal for a couple stores, RAD stock has been left for dead.