Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
In the old days, when something was called “Mickey Mouse,” it meant that it was trivial, petty, or worthless. By the time we’re done with this discussion, you’re going to change your mind about that label. In fact, you’re going to hold your firm out to prospective buyers as a Mickey Mouse organization. And, yes, Walt – bless his soul – would endorse the....More>>>
Now the court system could get involved in the United fiasco.
Dr. David Dao, who was dragged off a plane in Chicago last Sunday, hasn’t said whether he’ll file a lawsuit.
But his lawyers filed an emergency petition on Wednesday asking that all potential evidence from the episode be preserved. Dao’s legal team and his family members will hold a press conference....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
When most investors think of anti-terrorism stocks, AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) and American Science & Engineering, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASEI) come to mind. American Science & Engineering makes x-ray equipment that can examine huge cargo vehicles like tractor trailers and trains. AeroVironment makes unmanned aerial drones that can not only monitor activity on the ground, but delivery....More>>>
If one is to truly allege that the digital asset is little more than a massive ploy to defraud unwitting investors of their money, la Bernie Madoff, then one must admit that the entire stock market itself is one giant hustle, too.
Last week, Skechers (SKX) presented at UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference, giving interesting updates on the status of their business and their expectations for the future. I think its worth refreshing our view of the stock and its attractiveness.
In the last few weeks, we have seen two high profile unicorns file for initial public offerings. The first out of the gate was Dropbox (Pending:DBX), a storage solution for a world where gigabyte files are the rule rather than the exception, with a filing on February 23. Following close after,
U.S. stock futures moved sharply higher on Monday, indicating Wall Street may extend gains seen late last week after data showed a strong increase in jobs created, but weaker-than-forecast wages. Dow futures