September 13, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and none of the major indexes has strayed far from the break-even line with less than an hour to go until the closing bell. The producer price index rose by 0.2%, a little less than expected. Among the sectors, energy has posted the largest gain following the report on U.S. inventories while real estate and healthcare lagged. WTI crude oil for October....More>>>
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1. Attack in Paris: A gunman killed one police officer and injured two others in Paris on Thursday. The attack, claimed by ISIS, came just days before a general election in France.
The euro was little changed against the dollar on Friday, while French stocks dipped by 0.6%.
Investors are closely watching the election. Opinion polls suggest a very close race between four presidential....More>>>
Welcome back, geopolitical risk.
It would be an overstatement to say panicky investors are dumping stocks and other risky assets, but traditional havens are certainly getting a boost as potential flashpoints from Europe to the Middle East to East Asia suddenly return to the top of investors worry list.
Geopolitical concerns have clearly been on the rise over the last week or so with....More>>>
In recent years, U.S. investors would have done well to avoid the rest of the world. But after years of poor results, foreign stocks are now a lot cheaper than their U.S. counterparts, enhancing their appeal for value-conscious investors.
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The list of one-year winners among funds that focus on large, growing companies features two funds from Harding....More>>>
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) looks good backed by its robust brand strength, capital allocation strategy as well as innovation and in-store implementation initiatives.
In addition, better pricing, emerging market growth and execution of its cost-saving programs hold promise of healthy margins.
Shares of this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company returned 11.9%....More>>>
Someone emailed me this question:
“One thing that’s been bothering me lately is if I’m spending enough time researching my stocks. Would you mind sharing with me how many hours you spend researching something before you buy it?”
This is a tough question to answer. The truthful answer is that I know very quickly – a lot more quickly than you’d think....More>>>
Investment company Wintergreen Fund buys Lotte Confectionery Co, LiLAC Group, sells Altria Group, The Swatch Group AG, JC Decaux SA during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Wintergreen Fund. As of 2016-12-31, Wintergreen Fund owns 25 stocks with a total value of $407 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
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One of the things about a free market economy and the corresponding stock market is that investors are free to overpay at any time. Sometimes you cannot stop massive over-payments with a Sherman tank. Group think takes over so that if enough investors over-pay, then the company must obviously be worth more. A game of musical chairs begins as the bull romps onward and upward. But the game gets out....More>>>