The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust... It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you... European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on histo
History repeats itself. The age-old mantra. Snapchat’s parent company Snap (Private:CHAT) recently filed for an initial public offering. It’s on track to be the largest domestic social media IPO since Facebook (NASDAQ:FB).
Snapchat’s largest user demographic is Generation Y (Millennials) and Generation Z (iGeneration) and it has roughly 150 million users.
An East Coast blizzard hasn’t stopped the Federal Reserve from its two-day meeting.
A Fed rate hike is expected at the end of its widely watched meeting Wednesday. It would be the Fed’s second rate hike since December and a sign that the central bank’s leaders are moving interest rates up at a faster pace this year.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) knows what it’s doing. The company is a market leader in many fields, and would often rather abandon a product category rather than struggle on as a minor competitor to bigger and better rivals.
But even mighty Apple does the occasional swing-and-a-miss routine. And some of Cupertino’s whiffs come in vibrant billion-dollar markets.
It’s been an interesting few years for T-shirt manufacturer Delta Apparel (NYSEMKT:DLA). A huge spike in cotton prices in 2011 helped turn a near-$2 EPS in FY11 into a loss in FY12. (DLA fiscal years then ended in June; the company moved to September in 2013.) Delta managed to recover in FY13, getting EPS back over $1 – and then the company’s Soffe brand started falling apart,....More>>>
This Top Pick is a small-cap manufacturer that sells premium heating, ventilating, and cooling equipment; it is recommended for the enterprising dividend growth investor, suggests Matthew Castel, money manager and editor of Logos LP Blog.
Aaon Inc. (AAON) is an Oklahoma-based, family-owned and operated firm, with 23.54% insider ownership. It is an excellent business to own for the....More>>>
The Zephirin Group’s Longdley Zephirin contends that the oil market “needs to collapse before it can improve” but that didn’t stop him from upgrading Transocean (RIG), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Ensco (ESV), and Rowan (RDC). He explains why:
In our opinion, the industry and investors are waiting for oil prices to increase to propel the industry forward for the....More>>>
On Tuesday, November 8, most of America willbe tuned in hotly and heavily into watching news coverage about the presidential and congressional elections. After all, how the election turns out willdictate who runs the country and how the news flow is likely to be shaped in the public.
One economic report that will deserve a look is the co-called JOLTS report. This is the number of job openings,....More>>>
As the third quarter ends, it’s a good time to review market performance. U.S. investors should always think globally in this regard. The economically developed countries’ markets are not usually where the most money is made (or even made at all). 2016 has been no exception to this rule. South America has been leading the way all year and has maintained its top position during the third....More>>>
Despite a week shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday, on Wednesday all of the major indices closed at new highs except the Nasdaq, but it joined the others on Friday’s half session with a fresh closing high. The expected reduction in corporate taxes, reduced regulation and greater infrastructure spending was cited as the primary reasons for the gains.
Sales Trends A Bit Soft, But Nothing To Worry About
I have been a bit disappointed by Nordstroms (NYSE:JWN) recent results. Not because it was a bad quarter per se, but because it broke the sequence of constant overperformance compared to other peers in the
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
I have previously written some articles where I have tracked Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) construction and purchases of property, plant, and equipment (P,P & E), as well as Tesla's payments for them. The reason Tesla does not have to pay for all its equipment up front was explained in
Ever since the proposed acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) was restructured multiple times and eventually turned into an all-cash deal for a couple stores, RAD stock has been left for dead.