Shares of Innoviva (NASDAQ:INVA), a biotechnology royalty company that develops respiratory therapeutics and is perhaps best known as GlaxoSmithKline’s (NYSE:GSK) development partner for its multiple next-generation COPD and asthma products, fell as much as 11% on Thursday. The reason behind Innoviva’s bad day can be traced to a proxy battle with activist hedge....More>>>
U.S. equities drifted lower in quiet trading on Monday, an anticlimactic start to the week after Friday’s trading nearly took the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the 20,000 threshold. Although the bulls came within one point of the hurdle there was simply no follow through today.
In the end, the Dow lost 0.4%, the S&P 500 Index dropped 0.4%, the Nasdaq Composite wafted....More>>>
Many investors have argued that the absence of more robust wage growth and higher consumer prices will keep a lid on yields, but a closer look at the data show the Treasury market could be blindsided by a pick-up in wages and thus inflation, said Torsten Slok, chief international economist for Deutsche Bank.
June 5, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday following a report that several Middle East oil producing nations have cut ties with Qatar due to that country’s support for terrorism. The energy sector ended up being the best performer for the day, but that was not enough to offset poor performers like the utilities and materials sectors. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $47.40 a barrel,....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggestedmid cap cyber security solutions stock Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ: FTNT) as a new long term idea because:
we believe to be undervalued around current levels. And, with Trump having made cyber security a major focal point of his recent press conference, we’re convinced this is one space that has yet to really heat up under the new....More>>>
To say that Donald Trump's Cabinet is pro-oil is an understatement… It's an oil industry "dream team." Just look at the appointments of former Texas governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy, ExxonMobil (XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior. As the former Governor of Texas, Perry has....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>>>
Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) has lowered its cash costs to such an extent that even a dip in gold prices will allow the company to enhance its bottom line performance on account of its low cost structure. In fact, even though the outlook for gold prices has weakened of late, analysts still expect Barrick Gold to report strong earnings growth both next year and in the long run.
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins