Warren Buffett’s annual shareholders’ letter came out Feb. 25. The Oracle of Omaha covered a lot of ground in his annual state of the union. Revisiting the subject of share repurchases, Buffett discussed the reasons why you don’t see Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) on his own list of stocks to buy.
While he’s not against....More>>>
It’s been a great year for stocks so it’s only natural to start looking for another one. Pay attention, and the investment prosfollowing companies the closest are already telling you where to put your money.
A USA TODAY review of estimates from Wall Street analysts collected by S&P Global Market Intelligence pinpointsthe sectors where profitand stock gains are expected to....More>>>
After struggling through deregulation, high oil prices, and a lengthy recession, airline stocks have rebounded in synchronization with the US stock market, with better global economies, and generally as a leading US economic indicator. A simple comparison of the six largest US airlines gives an encouraging picture of the recovery.
Of course, investors should be aware that airlines legendarily....More>>>
Wall Street on Monday didn’t just cash in on one winner, or a daily double, or even a trifecta. It notched astock market-style superfecta, with all four major U.S. stock indexes — representing blue chip names, technology stocks, small caps and large-company stocks — all closing at record highs on the same day for the first time in 17years.
The post-election rallybegan two....More>>>
A recent survey from Accenture showed that 26% U.S. consumers have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, and half of those who experienced a breach were victims of medical identity theft. On average, those victims had to pay around $2,500 in out-of-pocket costs per incident.
The breaches were most likely to occur in hospitals (36%), followed by urgent-care....More>>>
Investors sold shares of ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) on strength during trading hours on Thursday following insider selling activity. $69.52 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $101.61 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $32.09 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, ServiceNow had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. ServiceNow traded up....More>>>
(Published Feb. 26 by Bob Ciura)
Finding stocks that have paid 100 years of dividends is no easy task. Couple this with a 3%-plus starting yield, and the task becomes that much harder.
CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) is one of a select few blue chip stocks that offers both. In fact, it goes even further – it has a 4% dividend yield.
It makes the list thanks to its steady....More>>>
Signing a mortgage is quite the commitment. Not only are you locked into what could be a sizable monthly payment, but you’re also pledging to continue paying that amount every month for up 30 years of your life.
And while paying off a mortgage early is easier said than done, here are a few good reasons to eliminate that debt sooner than you technically have to.
Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI) reported during the last earnings call an inventory increase, however the increase was lower than expected. The company invests heavily in customer diversification, which will help to stabilize revenues and reduces the dependency on a single client. The guidance for the next quarter is considered weak, but we believe that from the first quarter of 2018 the....More>>>
Retirement investors want sure things. There isnt enough time to make up for stocks that just fall into the ground, never to return. So considering how awful energy has been for the past couple of years, its probably surprising to see energy stocks and retirement mentioned in the same vicinity.
Sustained low oil and natural gas prices have negatively impacted energy stocks. OK, thats putting....More>>>