I don't know about you, but I'm fascinated by "world champions" – folks who have literally reached the top of their game. I've been fortunate to meet a lot folks like this (in a variety of fields… namely sports, business, and music). A lot of my own success comes from learning directly from them, and mimicking things they do. I'm SO curious....More>>>
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If data is the new oil, then semiconductors are the new rigs. Back in 2000s, millions of us were users of Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), and in 2017, billions of us are using Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). What would trillions of devices use in 2035 is anybody’s guess. But one thing is certain that whatever data those devices consume,....More>>>
"We're not there yet, but we're close"… So says our colleague Ben Morris about a potential breakout in precious metals. Ben recently noted that both gold and silver, as well as their related mining stocks, had reached critical "resistance" levels. Gold, gold stocks, and silver stocks were still testing these levels, while silver had just broken....More>>>
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) reported first-quarter earnings of $1.60 per share, notably higher than analysts’ expectations for $1.27. Revenues beat expectations, too, growing 28.1% year-over-year to $1.07 billion. Comp-store sales were up 17.8%. These results helped fuel the 2017 rally, but Chipotle shares only saw an ephemeral push above $500 in the after-hours session.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only about 44%of workers participate in defined contribution plans such as 401(k)s. If you have a 401(k) retirement savings plan available at your workplace, you might be wondering how safe it is and whether you should participate.
The answers to those questions are yes, 401(k)s are rather safe, and yes, you should probably be making the most of....More>>>
There is no doubt change is in the air across the U.S. after our recent historic election. And one of the likely first changes — or, at least, one of the first to be discussed — will be how to modify, dismantle or eliminate the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.”
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The ACA was an unwieldy monster when it....More>>>
Verizon Communications (VZ) tumbled to the bottom of the S&P 500 today after its earnings fell short of analyst forecasts.
Verizon Communicationsdropped 4.4% to $50.12 today, while the S&P 500 rose 0.7% to 2,280.07.
BTIG’s Walter Piecyk and Joseph Galone wonder if Verizon’s “network advantage over.” They explain why:
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There has been a lot of noise about how DRAM and NAND pricing is about to collapse and companies that are focused on those chips are about to see their share prices collapse as well.
Most recent was the bear case from Goldman Sachs which laid out the argument that companies in the space like Micron, Western Digital and company were not worthy of an investment....More>>>
BuzzFeed’s editor in chief says his organization is “proud” of its decision to publish unverified memos alleging that Russian operatives have compromising personal and financial information about President-elect Donald Trump.
“We thought that it was important, when you have a blanket claim like he was compromised by Russian intelligence, to share the details,”....More>>>
Hedge-fund billionaire David Tepper joins Warren Buffett on the list of high-profile investors who are bullish on equities. Tepper told CNBC on Monday that he remains optimistic stocks will continue their ascent.
Teppers continued upbeat stance comes despite a record run for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ....More>>>