The Q4 2016earnings report for small cap prepaid payment network and card stock Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) is scheduled forafter the marketcloses on Wednesday (February 15th). In the past, Blackhawk Network Holdingshas citedtheregulatory-mandated introduction of EMV chips for card issuers and store processors as a hazard for its current business model.
Eight more states legalized marijuana on Nov. 8, either recreationally or medicinally. After the vote, the total number of states with some form of legal marijuana in the United States is up to 28 – over half of the country.
Seven more states (and counting) are expected to legalize marijuana in 2017.
With more and more states jumping on the marijuana bandwagon, the industry....More>>>
Allergan (NYSE:AGN) is one of the many biotech stocks that has been beaten down in the last one and a half year. In this article I will indicate 4 reasons why I think the company and the stock can perform well in the future.
Reason #1: Diversified sources of revenue and rich pipeline
One of the characteristics that I like in Allergan is its rich portfolio of drugs. As we can see....More>>>
For a few years now, as I was covering the shale industry, I made it a point to highlight the need to pay very close attention to differing acreage quality within companies and between companies. It is a very important indicator of future profitability, which has been a very contentious issue in the past few years, as well as production growth prospects.
Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) trades near an all-time high of $280. With earnings upcoming next week, strong results could make its shares surge again. Itsmarket cap of nearly $44 billion is only slightly below the market cap of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), one of the world’s largest car companies, which sits at $49.5 billion.
Earlier this week, 24/7 Wall St.assessed the value of the two companies.The....More>>>
February 7, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday and dipped very near the red zone before bouncing back up. The energy sector is the day’s big loser while consumer staples and technology kept the major indexes in the green. WTI crude oil for March delivery settled at $52.17 a barrel, down about 1.6% on the day. April gold added 0.3% on the day to settle at $1,236.10. Equities were headed for....More>>>
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Even amidst slowing growth, Twitter is having to refund advertisers owing to an ad-metric error. Should you sell out of TWTR stock? Or should you buy the dip? Flickr
Not long after Facebook (NSDQ:FB)reported a spate of miscalculations in key metrics, Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) seems to have caught the ‘bug’. Late on 22nd December, Twitter announced that it had discovered technical....More>>>
Markets rose slightly on Wednesday, taking the Dow and S&P 500 very close to all-time highs. The banking and energy segments were the most benefited from the recuperating oil prices, which rose more than 3.15 percent today.
The S&P 500 Index closed up 0.08 percent, with Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), up 8.14 percent on its earnings, and Chesapeake Energy Corporation....More>>>
If youre bullish on oil, then Continental Resources (CLR) is the stock for you. I believe the company will likely significantly grow its earnings in 2018 due to higher realized prices and around 20% production growth. Meanwhile the company, which burned cash flows in 2017, will likely report str
Value investors get a bad rap. Sometimes, value investing is referred to as "cigar butt" investing, in that picking up cheap, undervalued stocks is equivalent to picking up mostly smoked cigars off of the sidewalk. A good friend and colleague of mine used to call me a "dumpster diver". Guilty.
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Large cap memory stockMicron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) reportedfiscal Q1 2018 earnings after the Tuesday market close with results beating expectationsbenefited from a chip boom fuelled by demand from personal computer, server and smartphone makers.
Image:The semi-submersible Spitsbergen from Transocean
Transocean (RIG) is definitely one of the best offshore drillers with a record backlog of over $14 billion - as of 2/21/17 not including options that could add over $8 billion - after the acquisition of Son