August 28, 2017: Markets opened higher for the third straight day Monday, but gains were offset in short order on both the S&P 500 and the DJIA. There was no major economic news Monday and no earnings of note. Two large biotech mergers kept the Nasdaq Composite rocking higher. Healthcare and tech posted the largest sector gains will financials and tech stocks lagged. WTI crude oil for October....More>>>
Rick Rieder, global chief investment officer of BlackRock’s over trillion dollars in assets fixed income business, is as heavy a hitter as it gets in the bond market. But for an investing guru synonymous with debt markets, Rieder is extremely bullish on U.S. stocks over the next one-to-two years.
Presenting at the inaugural Forbes and Shook Research Top Financial Advisor Summit....More>>>
Almost exactly a year ago, Micron’s (NASDAQ:MU) CFO, Ernie Maddock, stood up at a Citi investor conference and pre-released earnings. I was there, and the roomful was surprised – at the number and at the new found transparency. Now Micron has just completed what will be another excellent 4th quarter, and I believe Ernie will do another pre-announcement at this week’s Citi conference....More>>>
August 29, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.08% at 2,446.29. The DJIA closed up 0.26% at 21,865.89 and the Nasdaq closed up 0.30% at 6,301.89.
Following a lower opening on concerns related to the North Korean missile launch and the continuing impact of tropical storm Harvey on the nation’s core energy center around Houston, equities recovered somewhat on an improved reading on consumer....More>>>
Late last week, small cap algae commercialization stockAlgae Dynamics Corp (OTCQB: ADYNF) announced a research agreement with the University of Waterloo to perform fundamental research on cannabis oil and its constituents in the context of the development and treatment of cancers of the colorectum, pancreas, breast and prostate. This announcement follows a previously announced new strategic initiative....More>>>
First, two quick notes about Nota bene #4. There’s a small correction, for starters: The sums done by Rebecca Goldin at George Mason (thanks again, Rebecca!) were based on children under 6, not children 6 and under.
Secondly, I got quite a lot of feedback about lead incidence over time, saying essentially that the levels of lead which we’re very worried about today were commonplace....More>>>
The following slide deck was published by Integer Holdings Corporation in conjunction with their 2016 Q3 earnings call.
131 Click to enlarge Notes:learn stock market: Coach, Inc.(COH)
Advisors’ Opinion:[By Ben Levisohn]
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Brazilian oil giant Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) remained focused on reducing its cost base when oil prices were going south. But, the good part is that the price of the commodity is now picking up pace, with Brent crude now consistently trading above $55 per barrel after the production curtailment decision by the OPEC and non-OPEC countries.
This is great news for Petrobras investors since the company’s....More>>>
Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) has been on a seemingly never-ending slide. After plunging 77.3% in 2016, the offshore oil developer picked up right where it left off in 2017, falling another 22.8% last month. While the company released some good news last month, investors continue to focus on its precarious financial position.
Stocks have inched positive after the minutes from July’s FOMC meeting showed the Fed in no apparent rush to hike interest rates.
The S&P 500 has ticked up 0.1% to 2,179.41 at 2:20 p.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 8.87 points, or 0.1%, to 18,560.89. The Nasdaq Composite has declined 0.1% to 5,224.62.