Westlake Village, CA, based Investment company West Oak Capital, LLC buys Amazon.com Inc, Cisco Systems Inc, iRobot Corp, Equity Residential, Comerica Inc, Cannae Holdings Inc, Vornado Realty Trust, Avery Dennison Corp, Owens-Corning Inc, Dollar Tree Inc, sells Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF, General Electric Co, AbbVie Inc, Schwab U.S. Large-Cap, Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight during....More>>>
Burger King wants to serve happier chickens.
The company said Tuesday that it plans to stop buying chickens from farms that grossly mistreat them.
By 2024, the chain plans to purchase only chickens raised according to welfare standards established by the animal advocacy group Global Animal Partnership. The company says it will reduce the suffering of millions of chickens.
The fourth quarter of 2016 was the first quarter since the second quarter of 2014 that Macau’s gaming market grew at all. And the signs of life have given new hope to gaming investors with exposure to the world’s biggest gaming market.
But Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) may not have had as strong a quarter as competitors like Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MPEL) and Wynn....More>>>
Fellow contributor Giovanni DiMauro published a bearish take on Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) with which I strongly disagree. I’ll start by going over DiMauro’s points (between quotes) where I hold a variant view and summarize my bullish take at the end.
CEO Joseph Papa mislead investors in August when he reaffirmed guidance for the year. The company missed miserably on earnings....More>>>
Municipal Bond Yield Book, circa 1942
The municipal bond market is reaching a tipping point. E-trading is going to push it over.
When I started in this business back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, all you needed to trade bonds was a phone, the Pink Sheets and a Monroe-Trader bond calculator. For those of you already lost, the Pink Sheets were booklets, printed on pink paper....More>>>
This article discusses three Canadian Dividend All-Stars that are attractively valued at present levels. For US investors, these stocks are each conveniently listed on one of the major US exchanges. Take note thereof that all values are referenced in Canadian dollars unless the contrary is indicated or reference is made to the US ticker symbol. The Canadian Dividend All-Star list can be found here.
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DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) is an owner of dry-bulk carriers and....More>>>
AmerisourceBergen (ABC) sprinted to the top of the S&P 500 after releasing Street-beating earnings this morning.
Shares of AmerisourceBergen jumped 8.8% to $$75.96 today, while the S&P 500 dropped fell 0.7% to 2,097.94.
Leerink’s David Larsen and Matt Dellelo traces today’s big gain to Amerisource’s big drop following McKesson’s....More>>>
Tesla (TSLA) sold more 1.3 million shares of stock at $262 today–raising more than $350 million in the process–completing the capital raise announced on Wednesday.
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While the capital raise was no surprise, it was smaller than the market appeared to be expecting, even if today’s stock sale was a bit more than the 980,000 shares it....More>>>