The OPEC deal and two new pipelines to be built in Western Canada saw my favorite oil & gas stocks tick higher – much higher in some cases. And, this should be just the beginning!
As supply and demand come back into balance, Western Canadian producers should find prices sufficient to fund growth without adding to debt. At the same time, the Trans Mountain pipeline will provide access....More>>>
Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CORT) is my favorite type of biotech company. It has an approved, marketed product with ramping sales, promising pipeline candidates, and is beginning to turn a profit. Both guidance by the company and analyst coverage suggest substantial growth in earnings and revenue. While not without the inherent risks of investing in a small/mid-cap biotech companies,....More>>>
There are lots of articles out there talking about how the smartest move you can make for your retirement is to start saving and investing today. And (of course) if you’re young enough to enjoy the power of compound interest, that is absolutely the best advice out there.
But what about those who are nearing retirement right now? What steps can they take to ensure a healthy and happy....More>>>
Symbiont, a distributed ledger provider, has partnered with Orebits Corp. to offer digitized shares of unrefined gold. Orebits clients can electronically trade smart certificates backed by gold reserves, according to a statement released on Wednesday.
Orebits Corp. provides digitization services to trade commodity reserves.
The Federal Reserve raised its target of the federal-funds rate, the interest rate banks charge each other for overnight loans, by a quarter point to a range of 0.75% to 1%, and thats great news for Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and its shareholders. As a bondholder, owner of insurance companies and an investor in big banks, Berkshire profits from rising interest rates in a number....More>>>
McDonald’s investors (NYSE:MCD) are celebrating a Trump victory that will usher in an administration far more friendly to businesses. A Republican government may do its part in avoiding things like the golden arch being liable for independent contractor violations or in voiding the penalties faced by employers under the Obamacare mandates.....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>>>
The health care sector was in trouble over the past year, coming under fire from congressional hearings and politicians on the campaign trail. At first 2017 seemed like it could be different for this sector, but after President-elect Trumps recent comments that this industry was getting away with murder, the future is uncertain. In Thursdays trading session health care stocks were somewhat muted,....More>>>
Countless articles, analysis, and evaluations already exist about Herbalife (NYSE:HLF). The Herbalife investment story has for years been a soap opera, pitting two Wall Street titans against each other like never before. To better understand the investment risks from
In the 7 years since former parent company Vishay Intertechnology decided to spin off the company to focus on discrete electronics, shares of Vishay Precision Group (VPG) have languished as other high-end industrial companies have seen both profit increases and multiple expansion. But with an act
In personal finance, some moves are better than others. Saving is better than spending. Having a budget is better than impulse buying. Paying off your credit card balance every month is better than getting nailed with finance charges.
SAN FRANCISCO The massive ransomware attack that crippledmore than 20% ofhospitals in the United Kingdom anddisabled systemsin as many as 74 countriesappears to have been inadvertently stopped by a 22-year-old computer security researcher in England who began studying it Friday afternoon.