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TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
Our colleague Ben Morris has been keeping a close eye on gold. Back in April, he noted that gold was close to breaking out of a multiyear chart pattern that could send prices much higher. But it wasn't yet official, so Ben recommended being patient and waiting for confirmation before getting too bullish on gold and precious metals. That was good advice – gold reversed....More>>>
Goldman Sachs recently upgraded Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to buy from neutral, and raised price target to $68 from $60. Goldman Sachs believes that Microsoft’s gross profit will grow at an accelerating pace and gross profit margin will improve due to Azure’s cloud opportunities.
Since profitability is a matter of managerial accounting and difficult to predict, I’m not sure....More>>>
Shares of casino operators have been on the rise after news broke that monthly gaming revenue in Macau increased for the first time since May of 2014, likely driven mostly by new openings. The news sent shares of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) up 7.4%, shares of Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ:MPEL) up 8.7%, shares of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) up 3.4%, and shares of MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM) up 2.9%....More>>>
After years in the doghouse, Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has become a hot stock again. BAC stock doubled from its low last summer to its recent high at $25. It seems investors are finally starting to forgive the firm for its grave errors during the financial crisis.
Investors had almost certainly undervalued BAC stock previously. However, by the time....More>>>
Its a snoozefest.
The S&P 500 is stuck in its narrowest range in nearly half a century and trading volume is plumbing multi-month lows. But by September, investors may be pining for the dog days of summer, with data suggesting that it is historically the worst month for stocks.
Since 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped in September 56% of the time, according to Bank of America Merrill....More>>>
The humanization of pets and the increased and impulsive spending that goes along with that has been a trend for many years now.
A number of stocks have seen huge benefits including pharmaceutical related plays, veterinary supplies, food manufacturers, and more.
IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ:IDXX) produces diagnostic solutions for animal care and IT solutions for vets.
Dr. Kent Moors
As you read this, Marina and I are flying to London, for the annual Windsor Energy Consultations later this week.
That’s my third major international energy meeting in the last month. You’ve already seen all the details on the previous sessions in Paris and the Iranian gas summit in Frankfurt.
But Windsor is on a completely different level…
Vickers Stock Research, Argus’ sister company, calculates proprietary Sell/Buy Ratios using data from recent Form-4 filings (through which insiders register purchases and sales of their stock with the SEC), notes Stephen Biggar of Argus Research.
Director and Beneficial Owner Willem Mesdag at Destination XL Group Inc. (DXLG) continues to increase his holdings. Since January 11,....More>>>