Profund Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 14.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,660 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after purchasing
Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to provide health coverage in retirement. But more than half of Gen Xers today aren't confident that Medicare will do the trick once they become eligible, according to new data from Ameriprise Financial. Consequently, many workers who are midway through their
Source: ThinkstockMarch 14, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.6% at 2,749.61. The DJIA closed down 1.0% at 24,759.12. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 7,496.81.
Wednesday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. At first all three major indices started out positive, but each quickly slipped to negative. Again, most of this selloff came at the end of the day. The S&P 500 sectors....More>>>
Eagle Global Advisors LLC grew its position in Hoegh LNG Partners (NYSE:HMLP) by 55.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 789,642 shares of the shipping company’s stock after purchasing an additional 280,444 shares during the quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC owned about 3.99% of Hoegh LNG Partners....More>>>
Back in my early 20s, when I was broke and in student-loan and credit-card debt, I started to be able to save a little money. Practically microscopic amounts but it was something.
I was so terrified of losing even those few dollars that I thought I needed to make them as safe as possible. So instead of putting them into vehicles that might actually make me some money, I put my funds into....More>>>
Oil futures set off on a positive start Monday as the first decline in U.S. oil-drilling activity since January gave the market a fresh tailwind after seven-consecutive sessions of price gains.
The drop in Baker Hughes weekly count, coming after a record 23-straight weeks of rising numbers of active rigs, helped stoke sentiment that shale producers may have hit a bottleneck amid prolonged....More>>>
Yesterday, Morgan Stanleys Adam Jonas cut Delphi Automotive (DLPH) to Underweight from Overweight citing the threat posed by electric cars (and not just Tesla Motors (TSLA)). Today, Bairds David Leiker and team offer a fuller defense of Delphi Automotive, as well as Borg Warner (BWA) and Lear (LEA):
Aggressive buyers of Delphi and BorgWarner following another drive....More>>>
From a New York Times article early this year Donald Trump said he would be in favor of a 45% tariff on Chinese exports to the United States. This is one of the reasons that Apple’s shares dropped over $12 from the day after he won the Presidential election to two days ago but have since rebounded by $4 to $110. There have been a number of articles written about why tariffs would have bad....More>>>
“Mors tua, vita mea” (literally “your death is my life) probably was the motto that gladiators, in the ancient Rome, recited before entering in the Coliseum and fighting for their life. Over and above its literal translation, this Latin expression means that what is a damage for one person is often an advantage for another. There can only be one winner in a competition; that is....More>>>
I like to call it the "perfect income investment." The majority of individual investors have never even heard of this investment, but it's popular with sophisticated investors… the kind that manage billions of dollars. This investment has the safety of a bond. It pays regular income. But it's better than a bond… because it has the upside of stocks. ....More>>>
The short-vol trade is dead. Long live the short-vol trade.
Investors are discovering fresh ways to bet volatility across asset classes will tumble anew even as hawkish monetary policy, emerging-market turmoil and February’s vol-mageddon underscore headwinds to the complex trade.
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope...