Having closed out my position in KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ:KLAC) in late November and given the fact that it is trading near its 52-week highs I believe it is a great time to investigate what is going on with this stock. After having freed itself from an acquisition by Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX), the stock has steadily increased on its own merits. It has been a pretty good showing against the S&P 500....More>>>
Congressman Introduces Bill to Delay DOL Fiduciary Rule
Expect Modest Portfolio Returns in 2017: Vanguard
A just-barred financial advisor has agreed to plead guilty to charges that he blocked a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation by concealing secret and improper referral payments made to a lawyer in order to win the business of a....More>>>
A simple view of investment-grade and high-yield corporate bonds is these are instruments sold to investors who, in most cases, are not looking to take on significant. Hence why creditworthiness is an integral part of evaluating corporate bonds.
After all, investors in these bonds not only want income, but their principle back as well. So, it pays to know a company's ability to generate....More>>>
For months, strategists warned that high valuations in the U.S. could leave stocks vulnerable to a correction. But valuations seemed to have had little hand in guiding investors during this year’s steep declines across global markets.
Equity markets that were relatively more “expensive”those with higher valuationsdidn’t suffer any more than their “cheaper”....More>>>
The September U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.33, down 0.05
The U.S. dollar index is trading nearly unchanged Friday afternoon after a back and forth trading day.
The Federal Reserve just reported that consumer credit rose by $18.56 billion in May versus a $13.40 billion rise in April. Non-revolving credit rose $16.204 billion and revolving credit rose by $2.35 billion.
U.S. equities drifted lower on Thursday, risking a breakdown out of a tight two-month consolidation range just one day ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. This seems, on the surface, a little odd given Trump’s surprise victory boosted markets in a historic run to record highs.
But sentiment has turned recently, keeping the Dow Jones Industrial Average below....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins