Potash. Corp. (POT) shares are back in the spotlight after they received a boost from rising corn prices. Frankly, several agricultural prices have been on the rise for some time now, and the fact that the market noticed this only on Monday, July 10, is quite typical for markets. Meanwhile, shares of Potash Corp. have found very strong support above $16, but have experienced difficulty going higher....More>>>
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at HSBC in a note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $88.00 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. HSBC’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 7.59% from the stock’s current price.
Several other research analysts have also recently....More>>>
More men die of jealousy than die of cancer, said Joseph Kennedy.
Today, a brief reflection on that ignoble but staggeringly human emotion
It is said a man is jealous of his betters.
But it is only partly true.
The average man harbors no jealousy for the great man.
He is not jealous of the Alexanders the Caesars the Napoleons of this world.
A squirrel eats a bread ring on a sunny day on March 30, 2017 in the center of the Ukrainian capital Kiev. / AFP PHOTO / Sergei SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
The investment landscape is littered with stocks that pay dividends, as the equity markets provide an attractive opportunity for investors to receive predictable income while retaining the possibility....More>>>
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>>>