The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) filed a petition Monday morning with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold an election at Boeing Co.s (NYSE: BA) North Charleston, South Carolina, 787 plant. The union said that Boeing workers have contacted IAM organizers “regarding numerous workplace concerns that remain unaddressed, including subjective....More>>>
Investing in biotech and pharmaceuticals is always a bit of a wild card. The industry is often at the mercy of government regulators, and a clinical trial can always present unexpected challenges. When biotech and pharma stocks hit it big, however, its big news that often yields big returns. A lesser promoted biotech sector is the medical devices arena, which is hardly as sexy and....More>>>
For year end 2016, the Seeking Alpha Marketplace held a three part roundtable that was attended by its authors. The questions asked to each of the participating authors were about a look back at 2016, a look forward to 2017 and a top pick for 2017 by each author. The three parts are below:
路 Marketplace Roundtable: Looking back at 2016, December 26, 2016
路 Marketplace Roundtable:....More>>>
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Bitcoin has left gold in the dust in recent months.
The Bitcoin Investment Trust Shares have almost tripled in value in the last twelve months, gaining more than 30 percent in the last three months alone. Meanwhile, SPDR Gold shares are down 3.78 percent in the last twelve months and up 4.49 percent in the last three....More>>>
Small cap sensor film stock UniPixel Inc (NASDAQ: UNXL) is sinking by a double digit percentage in after-hours and pre-market trading after reporting Q4 earnings. The problem for UniPixel is that only a few analysts cover the small cap stock and the bottom line loss was a bit worst than the 10 cent loss they were expecting. The stock also had a slight uptick ahead of earnings:
Springtime — or the second calendar quarter of the year — generally isn’t a great one for the broad market. While the S&P 500 tends to do well during the first three months of the year, it hits a headwind in the second three. Not so for small-cap stocks.
The S&P 600 Small Cap Index, which measures the performance of companies with market capitalizations between....More>>>
This is part of a series of stories that comprise TheStreet’s Blue Chip Studio, which will illuminate issues related to corporate board performance, activism, dealmakers and personalities revealed by analysis of data generated by BoardEx, a business unit of TheStreet.
BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, said it will be putting pressure on companies to address boardroom....More>>>
The Q2 2017 earnings report for mid cap fabless semiconductor stock Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL) is scheduled for before the market opens on Tuesday (September 6th). We had Marvell Technology Groupin our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio back in 2013 becauseits fundamental and technical context appeared very attractive at the time and the company’s products....More>>>
“Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil” – J. Paul Getty
I must confess to feeling kind of lonely at times this year being one of a handful of observers of the casino space, (and at times, the only one,) standing firm on my undiminished faith that Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) valuations were dead wrong. Now, after the Macau Parisian has opened and LVS Q3 results....More>>>
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq tumbled this week as investors dumped tech stocks and investors looked ahead to the Italian referendum on Sunday.
The S&P 500 fell 1% this week after finishing little changed at2,191.95 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 0.1% this week after dipping 21.51 points, or 0.1%, to 19,170.42. The Nasdaq Composite dropped....More>>>