Profund Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 14.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,660 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after purchasing
Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to provide health coverage in retirement. But more than half of Gen Xers today aren't confident that Medicare will do the trick once they become eligible, according to new data from Ameriprise Financial. Consequently, many workers who are midway through their
A huge swath of the corporate bond market is looking increasingly vulnerable.
Bonds with the lowest investment grade have been a market darling over the past decade, ballooning in size as low global interest rates drew fund managers seeking higher returns. But as borrowing costs climb to a four-year high just as investors begin to anticipate a downturn in the global economy, some analysts....More>>>
TWLO stock might look cheap at these levels, but you should avoid the stock for now. Here’s why.
I found this interesting. Many investors appear to be exuberant aboutTwilio (NYSE:TWLO). Can it really be considered a game changer? Not exactly, and I’ll explain why. Before considering Twilio, consider thecompetitionit has against the 4 competitors I’ve listed. Customers are....More>>>
Cerus Corporation (CERS) is a $271 million market cap company focused on blood transfusion products. The company has viable products and anticipates it’s increasing sales of platelet products is removing some previous sales ramp uncertainty. By expanding its supply agreement with the French National Blood Service, EFS, and the American Red Cross (plus increased funding from BARDA), Cerus is....More>>>
Shares of Nevsun Resources (NYSEMKT:NSU) declined sharply, after the Q4 2016 earnings release. On Friday, shortly after the markets opened, Nevsun’s shares hit a low at $2.34. It is just shy of the multi-year low of $2.27, reached in January 2016. The share price managed to recover slightly and it closed at $2.72, which is close to the support level created during October 2016. Despite the....More>>>
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IRS Issues Excise Tax Relief Related to DOL Fiduciary Rule
Wells Fargo has reached a $110 million settlement with its bank clients tied to as many as 2 million fake accounts. This news comes about six months after the bank agreed to pay $185 million in fines and penalties....More>>>
And all the other polls. Brexit tried to teach us about foregone conclusions, but the market is the student at the back of the class, throwing spitwads and doodling. And so here we are, with a losing day ahead for Wall Street, and panic buying of gold and the Japanese yen.
Near term, of course, we know what to expect market-wise, both from polls....More>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals will report its Q4 earnings on February 28th. VRX stock remains a risky bet going into the earnings. Flickr
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc(NYSE:VRX) stock has been rallying going into this earningsseason. Valeant stock is up by more than 20% since the beginningof February. VRX stock is currently facing resistance from the100-day simple moving average trendline.....More>>>
Recommendation #1 Worked Well – If you have been following my work, I recommended that you sell your marijuana stocks on or about the November 8 election date, anticipating an upside over-reaction. Recommendation #2 Worked Well – I made reference in this article, where the below is a snippet:
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Tredje AP fonden grew its stake in Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) by 4.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 13,417 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after acquiring an
Tredje AP fonden grew its stake in Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) by 4.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 13,417 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after acquiring a
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has worked hard to distinguish itself from other oil companies over the past few years by shifting its focus from growing production to increasing shareholder value. That led it on a path to shed high-cost assets so that it could slim down to a company that could thrive
The northern Delaware Basin continues to see better well results. It is our favorite US play. Given the deeper intervals and less traffic, it has much more upside than the Midland Basin. We have stated that the northern Delaware core stretches further north than anticipated. Neil Dingmann of Sun