Return-hungry investors are always on thelookout for stocks that can offer value and at the same time promise future growth which remains elusive in most of the companies that have rallied in the past year.
To answer this, Edelweiss Securities in its second edition of Capital Conundrum series, handpicked 20 stocks based on incremental return on capital employed (I-RoCE) framework, which....More>>>
China desperately needs the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). It’s part of that nation’s vision to write the rules of the next stage of globalization and help its export and investment engines grow for years to come—a good prospect for investors in Chinese equities, which have been lagging behind of those of neighboring India.
The U.S. and China have announced the initial steps in their 100-day action plan of the Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, inviting Chinese companies to negotiate long-term contracts for liquefied natural gas shipments from U.S. suppliers. This is a really big deal. — “U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas To China Is A Game-Changer,” Jude Clemente, Forbes, May 2017
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A few years ago Boston Consulting Group published a report that found five types of luxury consumers.
The report looked at the spending habits of these five types in six luxury markets the U.S., Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and Europe. What they found was interesting.
5 Types of Luxury Consumers
The Aspirationals: Aspirationals have $85,000 or more in annual income in developed....More>>>
Change is scary, but it is good. For First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the company knows it must change and adapt its business to the increasing competition coming from China. If it does not develop new products, low panel prices and excess supply will leave First Solar unable to compete. The fourth-quarter results give investors reasons for optimism: R&D spend, operating expenditures, project successes,....More>>>
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Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) is a solid dividend stock that is at a crossroads. It has somehow managed to stay afloat in the world of mobile communications, while generating great cash flow, and thus being able to pay what is now 4.9% dividend.
However, with consolidation going on between telecom companies and content providers, Verizon is currently out in the cold. In addition, now that....More>>>
Did you miss “Mad Money” on CNBC? If so, here are some of Jim Cramer’s top takeaways.
Last week, the markets fretted over the prospects of a trade war with China. Earlier this week, those fears abated after positive comments from Chinese President Xi Jinping. But then, fears returned as investors simply don’t know what’s coming next.
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The big surprise in China’s economic growth data is how regularly it surprises economists, and typically it’s by the slimmest of margins.
The magic number seems to be 0.1 percent, with the median estimate for quarterly GDP missing the mark by that magnitude in 10 of the past 16 quarters.
Thursday’s report delivered fourth-quarter expansion of 6.8 percent —....More>>>
Shares of oil stocks plunged again as the price of West Texas Intermediate wiped out nearly half of its late-January rebound. Sluggish demand growth and stubbornly high supply has had investors whipsawed for months.
In all the confusion, it is difficult not to look at the long-term picture and be positive on oil and shares of energy companies. The dramatic cut in the North American rig....More>>>