The short-vol trade is dead. Long live the short-vol trade.
Investors are discovering fresh ways to bet volatility across asset classes will tumble anew even as hawkish monetary policy, emerging-market turmoil and February’s vol-mageddon underscore headwinds to the complex trade.
ZTE Corp.’s shares cratered after it agreed to pay at least $1 billion in penalties and overhaul its management as part of a sweeping settlement agreement that allows it to resume business after a two-month hiatus.
China’s second-largest telecoms equipment maker fell as much
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renewed his threat to scrap a potential deal to buy fighter jets from Boeing.
Trudeau called the U.S. plane manufacturer’s trade action against Canadian company Bombardier “unwarranted” and added that if Boeing (BA)continues the dispute, Canada won’t be buying Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets. The deal could....More>>>
Last year, I wrote a somewhat bearish article on the long-term price of oil. While I am sticking to my guns long-term, a recent research piece published by Confluence Investment Management’s Bill O’Grady (one of the best energy analysts) sets a near-term bullish tone for the price of crude and natural gas.
O’Grady suggests that oil prices remain steady thanks to “OPEC....More>>>
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Wouldn&a;rsquo;t it be great to be so rich that you didn&a;rsquo;t....More>>>
When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different things.
One investor might only care about yield. Another investor might just care about stability in the payout, even if it doesn’t throw off much income. When it comes to dividend stocks, I care about several things....More>>>
2016 was a surprising year… It was the eighth year of this bull market. But that didn't slow things down. U.S. stocks jumped 12%. Oil prices soared by 45%. And gold had a wild ride, eventually ending the year up 9%. With all that happening, you might have missed the major boom that happened in our neighbor to the north… Canada. Canadian stocks had a fantastic....More>>>
Brokerages expect that Canadian Natural Resources (NYSE:CNQ) (TSE:CNQ) will post $3.96 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Canadian Natural Resources’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $4.13 billion and the lowest is $3.79 billion. Canadian Natural Resources posted sales of $2.76 billion in....More>>>
Royal Bank of Canada, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, isn’t hurting from a slowing housing market — yet.
The Toronto-based bank reported 6.4 percent growth in Canadian residential mortgages in the fiscal first quarter, with average balances climbing to C$238.5 billion ($187.6 billion). That’s down from the 6.6 percent growth rate in the fourth quarter, though....More>>>
Following past boom/bust cycles, the oil business appears to have bottomed in February 2016 at $27 a barrel. The bruising multi-year bust in crude oil prices was the biggest reason for the world stock market sell-off from late 2015 to early 2016 of roughly 15% overall. The cruel irony of ultra-low prices is its disruptive effect on regular exploration activity. A short-term oil market depression....More>>>
News coverage about Benefitfocus (NASDAQ:BNFT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies
Press coverage about Tapestry (NYSE:TPR) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale
Home Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:HOMB) saw an uptick in trading volume on Friday . 3,045,400 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 269% from the previous session’s volume of 825,553 shares.The stock last traded at $22.76 and had previously closed at $22.71.
A little-known Office of Management and Budget official is President Donald Trump’s leading candidate to become permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four people with knowledge of the matter.
If approved by the Senate, Kathy Kraninger would suc
Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) stock has surged more than 35% over the past couple of weeks. A slew of much-needed good news has been released, offering relief for shareholders after results from the first quarter of 2018 failed to impress. While recent events may be the proof many investors have been lookin