Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
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Is it possible to begin with nothing and acquire wealth in America? Is it still possible today? I've been studying that question for almost 20 years. And the answer is unequivocal: It is. It is still possible for ordinary, wage-earning Americans to become wealthy. From my research, I have seen that there are basically three ways to get rich: 1. Slowly (in....More>>>
Futures for U.S. markets were higher late Thursday, but they have provided little guidance to Wall Street’s performance in regular trade in the final week of the year as both the Trump and Santa rallies wilted.
Both the Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500 were up 0.07% while Nasdaq gained 0.12% at 9:28 p.m. EST.
Investors likely won’t push the Dow over the much-sought-after....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>>>
Back in January 2017, I wrote an article regarding three emerging mid-tier primary silver producers. At the end of March, there was a significant development for one of them – Golden Arrow (OTCQB:GARWF).
Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) exercised an option for the creation of a joint venture company with Golden Arrow which will hold the Pirquitas....More>>>
In the discussion that followed my recent analysis of EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG), two interesting questions were raised. First, how realistic is EOG’s “premium location” paradigm, or whether the economics of the wells actually being drilled are close to the marketing ideal. Second, whether EOG’s best wells were in the Permian or in Eagle Ford. In this article, I will attempt....More>>>
If one is to truly allege that the digital asset is little more than a massive ploy to defraud unwitting investors of their money, la Bernie Madoff, then one must admit that the entire stock market itself is one giant hustle, too.
Last week, Skechers (SKX) presented at UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference, giving interesting updates on the status of their business and their expectations for the future. I think its worth refreshing our view of the stock and its attractiveness.
In the last few weeks, we have seen two high profile unicorns file for initial public offerings. The first out of the gate was Dropbox (Pending:DBX), a storage solution for a world where gigabyte files are the rule rather than the exception, with a filing on February 23. Following close after,
U.S. stock futures moved sharply higher on Monday, indicating Wall Street may extend gains seen late last week after data showed a strong increase in jobs created, but weaker-than-forecast wages. Dow futures