March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector traded high late in the afternoon while energy and utilities were the laggards. The blue chips were performing best. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.22 a barrel, down 1.2% on the day. April....More>>>
Stocks were mixed on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) falling slightly as the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) finished higher by less than 0.25%.
Today’s stock market
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On Tuesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested small cap health care technology stock Quality Systems, Inc (NASDAQ: QSII) as a short-term trading opportunity after popping sharply on news:
“QSII popped sharply on the news, and it appears the volume, as well as how the stock has held up over the last few days, may offer traders an early opportunity in advance of higher levels....More>>>
Our Top Pick for speculative investors in 2017 is a repeat of our Top Pick from last year –- a gold mining stock that rose more than 63% in 2016, notes Stephen Leeb, editor of The Complete Investor.
Pretium Resources (PVG) remains on target with its development of what will be a world-class gold mine in British Columbia. The Brucejack property is slated to begin commercial production....More>>>
Today, investors have an incredible opportunity to earn double-digit percentage rates of income. You simply have to look past conventional investments like bonds and mutual funds… Instead, look at unusual income plans like "Digital Utilities." As I'll show you today, this plan is paying out safe income streams of 15% or more… Traditional utility stocks....More>>>
On Friday, government regulators dampened the dreams of bitcoin enthusiasts, speculators and entrepreneurs Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss when it declined to approve the twins’ proposal for a bitcoin investment vehicle that would be easily accessible to millions of Americans through common accounts such as IRAs and 401(k)s.
The news initially prompted a selloff in bitcoin, with....More>>>
Honda Motor President, CEO and representative director Takahiro Hachigo (C) answers questions following a joint press conference with Hitachi Automotive Systems President and CEO Hideki Seki, in Tokyo on February 7, 2017. Japanese automaker Honda announced February 7 a joint venture with Hitachi Automotive Systems, a subsidiary of the industrial conglomerate, to collaborate in the field of electric....More>>>
This is the second part of a three-part series where I plan to discuss the current and upcoming battles of the “solar wars.” The three battles are: net-metering, tariff reform, and grid defection. This is the tariff battle discussion.
The solar wars are mainly between the existing monopoly utilities and the solar industry that is involved with behind-the-meter solar installations.....More>>>
We’ve compiled a list of the most heavily shorted stocks to show you which stocks have the most negative sentiment on the market…Company Name (Ticker) Short Float Share Price Hanwha Q Cells Co. Ltd. (Nasdaq ADR: HQCL) 98.52% $ 8.88 Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) 91.59% $ 8.53 Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) 67.92% $12.57 INSYS Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:....More>>>