When it comes to paying off debt, you may have heard a thousand pieces of advice. Stop investing while you pay it off. Start with the smallest balance. No, start with the highest interest rate. Consolidate your debt. Dont consolidate your debt. Sorting through the advice can be tough. And, admitted
China XD Plastics (NASDAQ: CXDC) and UFP Technologies (NASDAQ:UFPT) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.
General Electric (NYSE:GE) is one of the most outstanding dividend plays out there. Not only has the company paid out a dividend for more than 100 uninterrupted years, it has also grown that dividend in most years. GE’s current yield of 3% is considerably higher than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDX:INDU) average yield of 2.76%.
Anything that would threaten that dividend is, therefore,....More>>>
This is part of a series of stories that comprise TheStreet’s Blue Chip Studio, which will illuminate issues related to corporate board performance, activism, dealmakers and personalities revealed by analysis of data generated by BoardEx, a business unit of TheStreet.
BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, said it will be putting pressure on companies to address boardroom....More>>>
This is the second part of a three-part series where I plan to discuss the current and upcoming battles of the “solar wars.” The three battles are: net-metering, tariff reform, and grid defection. This is the tariff battle discussion.
The solar wars are mainly between the existing monopoly utilities and the solar industry that is involved with behind-the-meter solar installations.....More>>>
This is part of a 2016 gift guide series. Read about the Gift of the Year and Gifts for Geeks.
Americans, for all our gluttony and flaws, are a generous people. We as individuals gave away nearly $260 billion in 2014, even more than the year before. That’s why in a world where 80% of the people live on less than $10 a day and most Westerners think nothing of paying $6 for a fancy....More>>>
Gerardo Del Real, a leading metals and mining expert, recently launched the Resource Stock Digest. In December, he had rare opportunity to interview the legendary James Dines.
Gerardo Del Real: This is Gerardo Del Real for Resource Stock Digest. I have a real treat for you today. Joining me today is the legendary Mr. James Dines. Mr. Dines is the editor of The Dines Letter. He’s....More>>>
The average 30-year mortgage rate was 4.07% on Monday, which equates to a $481.46 monthly payment per $100,000 borrowed. (One basis point equals one hundredth of a percentage point.) A month ago, the equivalent payment was higher by $6.39.
The average 15-year mortgage rate is 3.22%, equating to a $701.21 monthly payment per $100,000 borrowed. A month ago,....More>>>
Developing a comprehensive retirement plan isn’t easy. You need to have a strategy.
For decades, the business world has been guided by something called SWOT analysis to evaluate new ventures, ideas and opportunities. SWOT, you say? By identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, executives have made decisions that helped to shape directions of entire companies.
Dear Mr. Trump, First, I would like to apologize for all the insightful and well-informed things I have written about you. But please keep in mind the context in which those remarks were made. Honestly, I think you're tremendous. Tremendous. I love you. You are an imbecile, it's true. But at least you are not a conniving, power-grasping, finger-pointing harpy. You at....More>>>
New Relic (NYSE:NEWR) had its target price increased by BMO Capital Markets from $95.00 to $110.00 in a report published on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. BMO Capital Markets currently has an outperform rating on the software maker’s stock.
Walmart's (NYSE:WMT) acquisition of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart marks the American big-box retailer's entry into a lucrative market that's going to be worthat least $200 billion by 2026. Even then, online sales will account for just 12% of India's overall retail sales, according to Morgan St
January 2, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 36 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq, advancers and decliners by more than 2 to 1.
Venezuela is experiencing hard times; who would doubt that? There are an infinite number of articles about how bad it is in Venezuela, starving people, no basic medical essentials, people coming to Colombia to buy food, etc. I don't see a need to repeat it all here. What stands out in this flow o