Personal Capital Advisors Corp grew its stake in shares of Schwab US Broad Market ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHA) by 23.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,707,016 shares of t
Shares of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the sixteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned
Google — owned by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL) — announced that it would be selling its restaurant review company Zagat.
The tech giant said it will be selling the restaurant review juggernaut to The Infatuation, a review site that was founded in 2009 by former music executives. It is unclear how much Google is selling Zagat for,....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockDecember 7, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,637.01. The DJIA closed up 0.3% at 24,211.42. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% at 6,812.84.
Thursday was a solid day for the broad U.S. markets. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all recovered from their losses earlier this week, although not entirely. Crude oil made a small comeback after tanking in Wednesdays session.....More>>>
Women have gradually evolved into an economic force to be reckoned with, going by the results of a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
In a report titled “The Changing Economics and Demographics of Young Adulthood: 1975–2016,” author Jonathan Vespa noted more young men are falling to the bottom of the income ladder while more young women are climbing up the income ladder.....More>>>
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.
It seems that with the recent earnings call debacle, Tesla (TSLA) has become more controversial than ever. There is increased debate about the companys capital requirements, cash burn, and even a possible bankruptcy if the comp
BlackRock (BLK) is a leading asset manager with good growth prospects and is adapting its business to structural changes within the industry, but this seems to be already reflected in its valuation. Even though BlackRock is a good company, a lower share price is desirable to enter into a long p
Snapchat (SNAP) is, in my opinion, one of the biggest multi-billion dollar tech flops on the market right now. The company is facing declining user activity at a time when it should be seeing a massive boom and faces an inherent mismatch between its revenue model and the nature of its temporary
The semiconductor industry is growing fast. Driven by a world of connected things, chip makers are finding a multitude of new applications for their wares, from wearables to industrial equipment to cars. Even in such a market, though, investing in semiconductors is a bumpy ride.
In October of 2017, I highlighted Tantech Holdings (TANH) as an interesting speculative buy due to it having been unfairly beaten down following a small financing while seemingly ignoring a new electric vehicle venture. Indeed, the graph below is the one I led the article off with: