Press coverage about Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Baxter International earned a coverage....More>>>
A few weeks ago, we published an article that characterized Gilead (GILD) as a “Value Trap.” That article was a follow-up to an earlier article which used our work on Gilead as an example of how a solid conceptual framework could help investors make better decisions. Both of these articles were based on a 16-page valuation report on Gilead we published to our members in September, 2016.
The main event on the earnings calendar right now is Amazon’s report, due out after the bell on Thursday. I’m watching several key components of its report.
The revelation that the company now has 100 million Amazon Prime members globally was a huge boost for the stock last week, but traders will now want to know how Amazon Web Services is performing.
The platform is....More>>>
In a junior sector that has become quite a stock-picker’s market over the past nine months, I find some of the safest and lowest risk opportunities come when a company is undergoing a major change. Atlantic Gold (OTCPK:SPVEF) was one such idea I highlighted last year, as the company was set to transform itself into Canada’s newest junior gold producer. The stock has since moved from....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;size-full wp-image-1343&q; src=&q;http://blogs-images.forbes.com/mikescott/files/2018/01/CSP.jpg?width=960&q; alt=&q;&q; data-height=&q;445&q; data-width=&q;1000&q;&g; The Masdar-backed Gemasolar concentrated solar power plant in Spain. A similar plant will be open in the UAE in the next few years.
Even in the Middle East, home to some of the world&a;rsquo;s largest....More>>>
Peyto (OTCPK:PEYUF) is a Canadian E&P company whose production profile is dominated by dry gas (92%). With the low price of natural gas, it has been a tough couple of years for Peyto’s shareholders. That said, the company has maintained its dividend payout through the commodity price downturn. Recently natural gas prices have recovered from their lows, but Peyto’s stock has not kept....More>>>
Factoring in a relatively modest outlook for Trump economic programme on Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) makes the stock stand out attractive while its conservative risk programme and strong capital returns mean there is downside protection. Investors should buy.
When I last wrote about DFS I thought it looked attractive on the basis of its strong capital return credentials but argued....More>>>
Mohnish Pabrai published another iteration of his Cannibal Portfolio. The Cannibals are a number of stocks selected by an algorithm that are eating themselves, aka buying back their own stock. It is a bit of a misnomer, I believe introduced by Charlie Munger, seeing as eating yourself would be “autocannibalism” or “autosarcophagy.” But who cares as long as it makes money!
Among the nearly half of U.S. households with credit card balances outstanding, the average debt is $15,564. Total U.S. credit card debt was $905 billion.
All U.S. household debt totals $12.96 trillion, including $8.74 trillion in mortgage debt, $1.21 trillion in auto loans and $1.36 trillion in student loans, in addition to credit card debt.
The data were reported today by NerdWallet....More>>>
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. -Seneca
Authors Note: A more detailed research recommendation report on this sector will appear in our SA Marketplace site The House Edge after oral arguments are heard.
Two weeks from now, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the landmark case: Christie vs. Professional & Amateur Sports Protection Act (1992)....More>>>