The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending June 29. Mortgage loan rate movements were mixed last week.
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While author Michael Lewis was researching his book “Moneyball,” he was in the Oakland A’s locker room and noticed how unfit the naked players were when coming from the shower. When he mentioned to the....More>>>
Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio): Fairholme’s latest internal figures have Sear (NASDAQ:SHLD) at a net asset value (NAV) of over $90 per share. This figure has been dramatically reduced over time due to the retail cash burn. We come up with the $90+ per share based upon the remaining real estate of the company – including long-term leases, which we have significantly discounted to....More>>>
U.S. home prices are on a roll. And as we head into the New Year, I am expecting another record year for home prices in 2018. Today, I am going to reveal the safest, easiest and most profitable way to benefit from this trend.
Fueled by record-low interest rates and housing inventories, home prices in the United States hit another all-time high in 2017.
On Friday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggestedhad this to say about gold and leveraged gold ETFs:
It’s our thinking gold is likely to reverse its recent bullish trend one more time before we’ll know if it wants to finally bottom for a good while. It’s important to remember hindsight is always brilliant, and it can make a fool out of anyone. However, we’re....More>>>
Saddle Brook, NJ, based Investment company Bulldog Investors, LLC buys Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Great Elm Capital, Putnam Highome Securities Fund, Central Securities, Clough Global Equity Fund, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend of Beneficial In, Credit Suisse Asset Mgmtome Fund, New Ireland Fund (The), Delaware Investments Dividend &ome Fund, Liberty All-Star Equity Fund, sells First....More>>>
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BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, said it will be putting pressure on companies to address boardroom....More>>>
One popular approach to investing based on Benjamin Graham’s methods is to use the so-called “Graham Number.” There are some important differences between the Graham Number and the Graham Formula, but using the Graham Number is definitely useful even if the investor only uses it as a screening tactic.
I have selected the best companies trading below their Graham Number.....More>>>
January 10, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Tuesday as the blue chips got off to a slow start. The DJIA peake in the middle of the day and slid back into the red with about an hour left this afternoon. The Nasdaq even posted another all-time high at 5,564.25 early this afternoon. Healthcare and financials were leading sectors while real-estate and energy lagged. WTI crude oil for February delivery....More>>>
Bojangles (BOJA) is a fast casual restaurant operator and franchisor with 325 company-operated and 439 franchised restaurants as of December 31, 2017. Since its founding in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1977, the company has developed a cult-like following in the Southeast thanks to its different
Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. The company is the largest direct descendant of the Standard Oil Company, a company that was once by far the largest company in the world. Despite this size, Exxon Mobil has had a difficul