History suggests that people worried about complacency based solely on the VIX don’t have the substantiation to support their claims.
Brent Schutte is the chief investment strategist of Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company.
A seeming staple of the post-Great Recession economic and market advance has been the never-ending chatter about the “next” potential....More>>>
I have been covering the stocks of B Communications (NASDAQ:BCOM) and Internet Gold (NASDAQ:IGLD) over the past two years. During that time, I published several articles regarding these companies. I am a great fan of the two, and have owned BCOM for years. They are two little companies, that due to their small size and low trading volume stay unnoticed by most investors.
By Sara Nunnally
Back in 1991, rapper LL Cool J released his single, “Mama Said Knock You Out,” which famously begins with this line:
“Don’t call it a comeback/I’ve been here for years.”
The story goes that many critics thought LL’s career was on the decline when his grandmother told him to “knock out” all the naysayers.
Social Security provides critical benefits to countless seniors and disabled Americans, but despite the program’s long-term standing, there has been talk in recent years of it running out of money. In fact, in a 2016 Transamerica survey, 77% of workers said they’re worried about Social Security going bankrupt by the time they’re set to retire.
But while the program isn’t....More>>>
The U.S. presidential election is up in the air right now–FiveThirtyEight’s model puts the odds at 58.9% for a Clinton victory, 41.1% for a Trump win. So Deutsche Bank’s David Bianco and team came up with two baskets of 15 stocks, one for a Trump victory, the second for a Clinton win. Here’s Bianco’s take on what might happen if Republican’s sweep both the presidency....More>>>
Opioid drug abuse has become a national epidemic; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) has just developed a drug that could potentially deliver pain relief without the scourge of addiction, suggests Jimmy Mengel, editor of The Crow’s Nest.
Teva is an Israeli company that specializes mainly in generic drugs. Their “non-addictive” painkiller Vantrela ER was....More>>>
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Kraft Heinz has put its plans to buy British and Dutch food and personal care products conglomerate Unilever back on the shelf after Unilever turned down its $140 billion bid.
But the ketchup and macaroni and cheese king could still be interested in shopping for another big maker of supermarket staples.
Kraft Heinz (KHC) is backed by Warren Buffett. His Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB)....More>>>
According to AJ Dellinger of International Business Times, “now may be a good time to ditch your shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL).” The rationale for this argument was that several fund managers were going underweight Apple stock heading into the new year, and investors should do the same. I could not disagree more with this philosophy, and would be more inclined to do the opposite of what....More>>>
This week saw four companies file for IPOs including family-owned trucker Schneider National (SNDR), packaging film manufacturer Kl枚ckner Pentaplast (KP), E&P Jagged Peak Energy (JAG), and SPAC FinTech Acquisition II (FNTEU). There were no pricings this week and there is nothing on the calendar for the remainder of the year.
Schneider National (SNDR), a leading US trucking company,....More>>>