Zinc may not immediately come to mind as an important metal for the global economy, but its actually the fourth most common metal in use -trailing only iron, aluminium and copper. Thats because zinc wouldmost commonly be used as an anti-corrosion agent and for galvanization (coating of iron or steel) plus for otherindustrial purposes (e.g. used as pigments,preservatives, propellants etc). Zincwasalso....More>>>
Shares of Rogers Corp. (NYSE:ROG) gained 19.9% in April 2017, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The company reported first-quarter results on April 26, sending share prices nearly 12% higher the next day. Rogers saw 27% year-over-year sales growth and 79% higher earnings, leaving analyst estimates far behind in both cases.
The market managed to squeak out a gain today as oil entered a bull market less than three weeks after having entered a bear market.
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The S&P 500 advanced 0.2% to 2,187.02, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 23.76 points, or 0.1%, to 18,597.70. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.2% to 5,240.15.
WTI crude oil, the U.S. benchmark, rose....More>>>
Investment company Thai Life Insurance PCL. buys SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific, iShares MSCI China ETF, PowerShares Golden Dragon China Portfolio, sells SPDR S&P 500, iShares Russell Mid-Cap, SPDR Select Sector Fund – Technology, iShares North American Tech, SPDR Select Sector Fund – Energy Select Sector during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings....More>>>
A few weeks ago we discussed how you can make 12% annually, forever, from stocks. Now let’s apply those lessons to 2017, and highlight five that should do even better (17%+ returns) this year (and likely beyond).
Remember, projecting our returns from any given stock is simple. We simply add together the three ways it can pay us:
Its current dividend.
Much has been made of the stock markets record-setting performance since President Donald Trump won the race for the White House back in November.
Read: Yellen may have the clearest explanation for the stock markets record run
But Dow Joness data team offers more insight into how Trump stacks up compared with other presidents in their first 30 days in office, a milepost Trump hits....More>>>
Asian currencies were hit Friday by a perceived easing by the European Central Bank, even as the Asian stock market reaction was mostly positive.
Japans Nikkei NIK, +1.19% ....More>>>
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is an American multinational energy company headquartered in Houston, Texas. The company is the largest upstream oil company in the world with a market cap of more than $50 billion making the company a large oil company in its own rights. ConocoPhillips has operations in a large number of different countries and is continuing to expand to other high....More>>>
Offshore drillers likeAtwood Oceanics (ATW), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Ensco (ESV), Noble (NE), Rowan Companies (RDC), Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), and Transocean (RIG) have been on fire this week–and Evercore ISI’s James West and team credit a “2 sigma short interest unwind.” They explain:
As our new Energy trader Kevin Kenny noted this morning, Dont fight City Hall....More>>>