The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
As China’s annual legislative gathering goes into a fourth day, it’s becoming clearer which industries stand to benefit, and those that won’t.
Increased military spending, updates on plans to build new urban zones, support for the health-care industry and easier lending rules for banks have been among the best investment themes for the week, even as the rising risk of....More>>>
Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) posted excellent results for FQ4 to cap off a strong year. Revenues increased 21.7%, beating estimates by a wide margin, and EPS of $1.57 came in ahead of estimates at $1.57. Net income from continuing operations increased 20.1% y/y. I have to admit I was surprised by the results. I expected that a weakening US economy would take its toll on the RV sector. In hindsight,....More>>>
Mid cap electronic manufacturing services (EMS) stock Jabil Circuit, Inc (NYSE: JBL), whos biggest customer would be Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), reported preliminary, unaudited financial results fiscal Q3 2017 earnings along with guidance that beat expectations. Net revenue was $4,490 million versus $4,311 million asDiversified Manufacturing revenue increased 14% whileElectronics Manufacturing revenue....More>>>
Americans nearing and in retirement don’t know enough about retirement income planning according to a new survey by The American College of Financial services, as roughly 75% of survey respondents failed the 38-question retirement planning quiz. (The quiz can be taken here.) The research surveyed a total of 1,244 Americans between February 16, 2017 and March 1, 2017. The literacy rate survey....More>>>
Take Wall Streets forecasts on 10-year Treasury yieldsa crucial benchmarkwith a big grain of salt.
According to a Thursday note by Torsten Slok, chief international economist for Deutsche Bank, Wall Street analysts have been embarrassingly off the mark when asked to forecast where rates were headed.
He compared the last 15 years worth of forecasts from the Feds Survey of Professional....More>>>
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
If data is the new oil, then semiconductors are the new rigs. Back in 2000s, millions of us were users of Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), and in 2017, billions of us are using Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). What would trillions of devices use in 2035 is anybody’s guess. But one thing is certain that whatever data those devices consume,....More>>>
Although several obesity drugs are now on the market, they haven’t caught on nearly as much as biopharmaceutical companies had hoped they would. Investors looking to buy obesity-drug stocks are better off finding companies that also have other products either on the market or in development.
Eisai (NASDAQOTH:ESALY), Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO), and Roche Holding Ltd. (NASDAQOTH:RHHBY)....More>>>
Data show that Silicon Valley darlings once again captured the interest of stock fund managers looking to cash in on the sector’s growth and dreams in the fourth quarter of 2016.
In a ranking of the 20 S&P 500 stocks that U.S. funds managing more than $1 million bought the most, tech companies took eight spots: Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL),....More>>>
Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders sketched out the company’s plans for the next generation of European fighter aircraft and warned that Brexit means the U.K. could miss out on future production.
Airbus’s German operation is working with French warplane specialist
Picking stocks in a bull market is so easy the GEICO caveman could do it. After all, when the broader market indices, like the S&P 500, trade at average price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-sales ratios (P/S) of 24.4 and 2.2, respectively, just about every stock in the index is rising.
DFSCoin (CURRENCY:DFS) traded 6.4% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 9:00 AM Eastern on April 21st. One DFSCoin coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0488 or 0.00000560 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptopia. In the last seven