AMD (NYSE:AMD) does not need a merger or buyout as some have written. Those days are long gone. If it were going to happen, it would have been two years prior when AMD was really feeling the pain and the balance sheet was a wreck. Since then they have drastically reduced debt while expanding product offerings. In this article we are going to cover a brief history, growth prospects, why a buyout....More>>>
If you want your portfolio to grow with American business, and don’t want to choose individual stocks, a S&P 500 index fund could be a smart choice for you. In fact, legendary investor Warren Buffett has said several times that low-cost index fund investing is the smartest way to go for most people, and he has mentioned S&P 500 index funds as a bet on the future of U.S. growth.
Today, Hippo Insurance, a company providing smart home insurance for modern households, officially launched in California. The Mountain View, California-based company is taking a fresh approach to home insurance, which it says has seen little change in half a century. Home insurance isn’t easy to buy online, but Hippo hopes to change that with online home insurance that offers more....More>>>
Stock market breadth data indicated that buyers were acting aggressively Friday, much more so than sellers were during the markets tumble earlier in the week.
The New York Stock Exchanges Arms Index, which is a volume-weighted breadth measure, fell to 0.544, suggesting bulls exhibited near panic-like behavior.
Developed by Richard Arms about 50 years ago, the Arms Index, also known....More>>>
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) had another tough week, but then, so did every other stock included in the Dow Jones industrial average. Every one of the 30 stocks posted a loss for the week, and the range of losses was from 2% to over 10%. GE stock lost about 4.5% last week, a smaller loss than 20 other Dow stocks, but not quite good enough to let the company shake its ranking as the worst performing....More>>>
March has brought madness to airline stocks, including United Continental Holdings (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and American Airlines (AAL). But the recent pullbacks aren’t a buying opportunity, say Imperial Michael Derchin and Adam Hackel.
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I recommended United Continental on Nov. 19, the week that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)....More>>>
The Bank of Nova Scotia BNS aims to become the third-largest private bank in Chile with the acquisition of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.'s BBVA 68.19% stake in BBVA Chile for about $2.2 billion (CAD$ 2.9 billion).
BBVA will accept the binding offer submitted by Scotiabank if the Said family — BBVA's minority partner with the remaining stake — chooses not to exercise....More>>>
Want to provide a health benefit to workers and encourage employees to save at the same time? Offer a high-deductible health plan combined with a health-savings account; it accomplishes both goals and likely encourages retention, too.
This sounds like Im mixing apples and oranges, but hear me out.
Founders at startups often agonize over retirement plans for employees. Not everyone....More>>>
Holders of a little-known security tied to Bank of America Corp.’s stock price may be rolling in the dough.
A series of securities known as Bank of America TARP B warrants, issued in the wake of the financial crisis in 2009 with a strike price of $30.79, are set to pay out after the stock surged past that point for the first time on Friday. Shares closed at $31.19, up from $30.66 a....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.