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
Our Long Idea reports aim to identify those firms that the market has overlooked and that, when analyzed beyond standard metrics, are significantly undervalued. These hidden gems provide excellent upside potential to any portfolio, with little downside risk.
In addition to individual Long Ideas, we provide Model Portfolios that provide well-screened lists of companies based on specific criteria....More>>>
Small-cap stocks can deliver explosive gains — or sizable losses. Choose well, and these high-risk yet potentially high-reward stocks can deliver multibagger returns and turbocharge your portfolio’s overall performance. But choose poorly, and a small-cap stock can produce painful losses, up to and including a complete loss of capital should the business be forced into bankruptcy.
Media coverage about PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PetroChina....More>>>
Conventional wisdom suggests that investors should find safe stocks to buy. Penny stocks and potential “triple-baggers” might be more exciting and a big win might provide a better story, but experts will tell you the smart play is to benefit from compounding returns in safe, stable stocks.
That general strategy is similar to that followed by Warren Buffett with Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
We just released a study that looks at the relationship between children and retirement security. Kids are expensive. Parents divert considerable resources to their children both time out of the labor force when the kids are young and direct expenditures on food, clothing, education, etc. as they grow.
But those child-related expenditures do not mean that parents will end up less well prepared....More>>>
Having closed out my position in KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ:KLAC) in late November and given the fact that it is trading near its 52-week highs I believe it is a great time to investigate what is going on with this stock. After having freed itself from an acquisition by Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX), the stock has steadily increased on its own merits. It has been a pretty good showing against the S&P 500....More>>>
Investment company Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. buys VanEck Vectors Gold Miners, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN, Vanguard Short-Term Government ETF, sells Comcast Corp during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc.. As of 2017-03-31, Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. owns 241 stocks with a total....More>>>
A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Meanwhile, investors have been bailing out from the company’s stock,....More>>>
Clearly with St. Patrick’s Day falling on Friday, the volume of trading dropped as Wall Street enjoyed the festivities. However, once again the market continued the inexorable climb higher this past week. For the first time this year, the insider buying volume looked to be much closer to the selling in share count, though insider sellers still seemed to dominate in the dollar amount. Either....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