On Dec. 20, 2017, the shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), a bioscience specializing in the innovation and commercialization of drugs to treat blood disorders and cancers increased $4.13 to $55.12 (8.09% profits for traders) as of 2:01 pm EST. Previously, in part I and II research on the said firm, we went into details about the anticancer molecule cerdulatinib, and the Juggernaut....More>>>
Many investors think of China as rich. But outside of a handful of east coast exporting cities and Beijing, it is still poor and getting old. How will the government take care of all these people? (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
China’s getting old. In fact, they are getting older faster than anywhere else in the world. And the Chinese government has a very weak safety net....More>>>
US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has long enjoyed a premium valuation over the rest of the large banks our country has to offer. The bank’s ability to generate other worldly returns when the rest of the industry seems to struggle has no doubt contributed to investors’ love affair with the stock. That has resulted in a stock that seems very expensive....More>>>
The stock market finished mixed on Tuesday, and although the Dow Jones Industrials still finished with a loss of more than 100 points, other major market benchmarks finished very close to the unchanged level on the day. Geopolitical pressure continued to hurt investor sentiment, and some bad news on the earnings front also cast a pall on trading during the regular session. Yet some stocks managed....More>>>
Tech titans Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) are cheap on a price-to-earnings basis and they generate buckets of free cash flow (FCF). Their FCF generation combined is about as much asthe GDP of Uganda’s38 million people. Even if all they did was grow earnings and FCF in line with inflation, they would be raging buys.....More>>>
U.S. equities drifted lower on Thursday as many of the trade dynamics we’ve seen since the election reversed. Stocks were weaker. Bonds were stronger. The dollar weakened. Gold rose. Interest rates declined.
There was no particular catalyst for the move. Just a nagging sense that many of these trades had become overextended and were vulnerable to profit-taking and short covering. In....More>>>
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During the recession, it was much easier to find mega-conglomerates that fit our purchase criteria, but the upward march of stocks has significantly pared back the list of such candidates, notes Benj Gallander, editor of Contra the Heard.
General Electric (GE) — our Top Pick for conservative investors in 2017 — continues to play musical chairs, buying and selling subsidiaries....More>>>
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Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White, who announced this week she will resign at the end of President Barack Obama’s term, warned in a speech Friday the agency must not retreat from....More>>>
Money Morning Director of Technology & Venture Capital Research Michael A. Robinson already has a bullish Facebook stock price prediction, and we just received 1.3 billion more reasons to like Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock.
Amazon (AMZN) is the master of everything. They own the retail space, are a dominant force in data storage, have hits in hardware and are quietly a logistics master. But the real prize -- and its not AWS -- it is Prime. Thats what could make Whole Foods interesting -- effectively turning it into
Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) is getting desperate. The camera and social media company, which once had a market capitalization of $28 billion, is more aggressively turning to hardware to solve its software growth woes.
Snapchat stock Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP) had a hotly anticipated $3.4 billion March IPO that helped to awaken astruggling U.S. IPO market withshares rising 44% on their first day of trading as more than the entire 200 million-share offering changed hands within the first day. However and since t
So far, I’ve been a small brick in the “wall of worry” being climbed by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock. I argued in March, for instance, that Microsoft was worth about $100 billion too much. MSFT stock has gained another 12%-plus since then — and Microsoft