Now that summer is upon us and the first-quarter earnings season is clearly in the rearview, many of the top firms on Wall Street are making some changes to the lists of their high-conviction stock picks for clients for 2018. Although markets have been relatively quiet for the past month, it makes sense to examine the lists and make some changes as the rest of the year could have additional volatility....More>>>
As the U.S. wireless telecom backbone has evolved since its infancy of the late 1990s, the game, save for a few minor players, has been dominated by two companies: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ).
Combined, the two own about 65% of the U.S. market. With 142.7 million subscribers, Verizon holds the top spot over AT&T’s 131.8 million customers.Top....More>>>
Heart diseasestill claims the lives of around 600,000 Americans every year, and uncontrollable cholesterol plays a big role.EsperionTherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR)became oneof2017’s best-performing biotech stocks because it’s developing a drug that could lower this number.
Unfortunately, Esperion recently revealed some disturbing safety data from one of several ongoing late-stage....More>>>
“Wanna get away?” The catchy Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) slogan perfectly matches the mood at Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). Long Wall Street’s poster child, TSLA stock is recently giving even the most hardened bulls some pause. Although company shares are up a meteoric 50% year-to-date, it has been less impressive after loosely flirting with the $400 mark.
As we know, the broad stock market indices have been resilient all year. And that strength, in large part, can be credited to a small group of stocks.
Among that group, the blue chip Internet stocks have led the way: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google and Netflix. Halfway through the year, those five stocks were up more than 40% on average. And those five stocks carry a lot of weight in the....More>>>
Small cap security stockPatriot One Technologies (OTCQB: PTOTF; TSE: PAT.V), which has developed the award-winning PATSCAN CMR concealed weapons detection system, has justreported that in the three months since product marketing began during the lead up to the ISC West trade show in Las Vegas, confirmed sales commitments now top $2.7 million. So far, sales efforts are focused on categoriesthat includehouses....More>>>
Back in my early 20s, when I was broke and in student-loan and credit-card debt, I started to be able to save a little money. Practically microscopic amounts but it was something.
I was so terrified of losing even those few dollars that I thought I needed to make them as safe as possible. So instead of putting them into vehicles that might actually make me some money, I put my funds into....More>>>
Blockchain technology is here to stay, and the leading cryptocurrency built on it, Bitcoin, is up an incredible 900% run this year.
Over the last 72 hours alone, Bitcoin has seen four 12% price swings between about $9,250 and $11,000.
To get a handle on what the hype and speculation surrounding the digital currency is all about, here are the three best Bitcoin books to read (or....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
Has Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) moved so far from R&D and product development within its most core franchise, HIV/AIDS, that it has forgotten to protect those crown jewels quite as thoroughly as it might? Clearly, its HIV/AIDS franchise is strong and probably getting stronger. Yet ViiV is challenging it and in some ways, as shown below, it may be that GILD has ignored that challenge....More>>>