The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some potential returns. As exciting as the stock market is today, says Dayna Kleinman, of financial services firm Robert....More>>>
After outperforming the broader markets in 2016, can MSFT stock continue its rally in 2017?
Microsoft Corporation’s (NSDQ:MSFT)stock has been an excellent investment in the last few years. In fact, in 2016, MSFT stock gained 12% while the S&P 500 Index increased by 9.5%, and the Nasdaq Composite Index rose by 7.5%. Moreover, since the beginning of 2012, MSFT stock has gained 139.4%,....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 104,715 shares of AAT on 03/07/2018 at an average price of $32.21 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $3.4 million.
American Assets Trust Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the United States. The company mainly invests in, operates, and develops retail, office,....More>>>
There are almost as many dividend-stock-picking strategies as there are dividend stocks. You could go for the dividend achievers, which have boosted dividends for at least 10 consecutive years, or the aristocrats, which have raised dividends for at least 25 years. You could focus on stocks with the fastest dividend-growth rates, or simply those with todays highest yields.
The remarkable rally continues for one Stansberry Venture Technology holding… Shares of semiconductor firm Nvidia (NVDA) surged to a fresh record high recently after the company's latest earnings report. The stock is up about 100% so far this year. Nvidia reported third-quarter earnings of $1.33 per share, up 41% year over year, and well above the $0.94 per share Wall....More>>>
Written by Bob Ciura on April 15th, 2017, for Sure Dividend.
Retail is a difficult industry. When trends shift, companies that were on top of the heap one day, can soon find themselves on the way out.
There are only two retail stocks – Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) and Target (NYSE:TGT) – that are on the list of Dividend Aristocrats, a group of stocks with dividend increases....More>>>
Chairman and CEO of Ameriprise Financial Inc (NYSE:AMP) James M Cracchiolo sold 97,545 shares of AMP on 08/02/2017 at an average price of $144.67 a share. The total sale was $14.1 million.
Ameriprise Financial Inc is a diversified financial services company. It offers products and services designed to achieve the financial objectives of individual and institutional clients. Ameriprise Financial....More>>>
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New Age Beverages (NASDAQ: NBEV) and Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation.
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The U.S. stock market is up ever so slightly this month. And if the benchmark S&P 500 is able to eke out a gain for December, it will make history. This would be the first time ever that the blue-chip index had a gain for all 12 months of a calendar year.
Ryan Detrick, senior market strategist with LPL Research, noted in a report this week that the market has had 12-month winning streaks....More>>>