As many SA readers are aware, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has a storied history. Once the leader in mobile devices, BlackBerry looked as if it was headed for bankruptcy as recently as 2015. The sentiment has begun to shift, with BlackBerry stock rallying almost two thirds year to date. BlackBerry still makes an attractive purchase, even with this recent run. What has begun to happen is a shift in the....More>>>
Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) posted a share price loss of 1.3% last week, not much, but enough to maintain its rank as the worst-performing Dow Jones industrialaverage stock of the year to date. So far in 2018, the shares have lost 20.8%.
The second-worst Dow stock so far this year is General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), which is down 17.6%. That is followed by 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM), down....More>>>
Atlanta, GA, based Investment company Aurora Investment Counsel buys NetEase Inc, Viper Energy Partners LP, Dollar General Corp, O’Reilly Automotive Inc, Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc, Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc, Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc, F5 Networks Inc, BofI Holding Inc, Comcast Corp, sells JB Hunt Transport Services Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Macy’s Inc, Align Technology....More>>>
Investing in biotechs can be an exercise in frustration, as Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) so amply demonstrates. While I believe the company has continued to build a solid case that its dual SGLT-1/2 inhibitor sotagliflozin can and should be approved for use in Type 1 diabetes, the shares are down about 20% from the time of my last update. Although the data package on sotagliflozin is not....More>>>
Facebook (FB) has received some negative publicity lately with the Cambridge Analytica scandal, resulting in its stock taking the heavy beating by plummeting more than 15%. As a result, much has been written about whether the current stock price level is attractive for a buy, including many articles written on Seeking Alpha. While my end-point is the same, the tools I am going to use are quite different.
By Ben Reynolds
Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is the third-largest Canadian bank ranked by market cap.
Bank of Nova Scotia’s market cap is $64 billion The Toronto-Dominion Bank’s market cap is $83 billion Royal Bank of Canada’s market cap is $94 billion
Bank of Nova Scotia’s financial metrics should immediately stand out for value-focused dividend....More>>>
The New Word For Retirement (photo credit: Shutterstock)
A dear friend of mine truly despises the term retirement. He’s 60 years old but thinks, acts, and feels like he is 40. During a recent conversation, he emphatically said, “Do you know what retirement means? To withdraw from life. I’m not withdrawing from life – I can work circles around....More>>>
Our top growth-oriented pick for 2017 is a company that is a collection of tech businesses, the largest of which is Google, explains Ingrid Hendershot, money manager and editor of Hendershot Investments.
In addition to the search engine operations, Alphabet (GOOGL) also includes businesses known as the “Other Bets”.
These operations are currently unprofitable but making....More>>>
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., laughs while playing cards on the sidelines of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
Warren Buffett made $12 billion in 2016 and reclaimed his position as the second richest person in the world.
How did he do....More>>>
When it comes to gathering information, investors and hedge funds search competitively for highly accurate ways to outsmart the market. One of the timeliest Big Data sources available for consumer sentiment and purchase intent — the biggest stock indicators — is Twitter. Here are some types of tweets to look out for.
1. Stock events occur when an influential person or group tweets....More>>>