The spontaneous rallies in Iran have evolved into protests against the regime, but they mostly began as demonstrations over the countrys poor economy. Irans economy has suffered from stagnation, inflation and unemployment despite the fact that the country has large amounts of oil and used to have a thriving energy industry. When sanctions ended there was great optimism in Iran that the economy would....More>>>
Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has made a lot of efforts in pricing its goods attractively over the past months. This allowed for strong traffic growth, which resulted in positive comps for the company. Subsequently, Wal-Mart’s shares have been performing much better than those of its peers, which are reporting worse comp sales. Due to Wal-Mart’s power when it comes to discussing prices with its....More>>>
No one likes paying any kind of taxes, so you might think that in any ranking of the most hated tax Americans have to pay, every tax you have to pay would all tie for first. That said, we’re in the middle of income tax season, and there’s been plenty of political and tax policy discussion about the negative impacts of the estate tax, which many call the death tax. Yet neither the income....More>>>
Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB) has provided investors with reliable income increases for decades.
In fact, the company is one of the 51 Dividend Aristocrats, which can all be seen here.
Kimberly-Clark pays one of the safest dividends in the market, yields close to 3%, offers mid-single-digit payout growth and sells recession-resistant products.
All of these investment qualities....More>>>
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2016 was something of a transition year for Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Its largest market, Macau, went from a steep two-year decline in gaming revenue to posting five straight months of year over year growth to end the year. Depending on how you look at it, that could be a good or bad thing. Wynn also opened its most expensive resort ever, the $4.4 billion Wynn Palace in the Cotai region....More>>>
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Shares of Tesaro (TSRO) are soaring today after the biotech company reported positive data for its treatment of ovarian cancer over the weekend. Credit Suisse analyst Alethia Young and team contend that “M&A remains in focus” for Tesaro following the data:
We are increasing our target price to $122 from $90 as we move to an M&A DCF valuation.....More>>>
Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) occupies a charmed space in the U.S. market for putting satellites in, er, space.
At one end of the space launch continuum, you have United Launch Alliance, whose Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle, developed by Boeing (NYSE:BA), can put a payload massing in excess of 28 tonsinto orbit in a single launch — at a cost of $350 million.At the other end, new space....More>>>
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India doesn’t deserve to be next to China — when it comes to credit rating agencies that is.
That’s according to all major credit agencies, which give China a near perfect score — close to the US — and India a near junk score. Fitch, for instance, gives China A+, and....More>>>