February 27, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday but picked up steam shortly after the bell and rose fairly steadily throughout the day. Energy and real estate were the leading gainers while telecom and consumer staples were the laggards. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $54.05 a barrel, up 6 cents on the day. April gold added 50 cents on the day to settle at $1,258.80. Equities were headed....More>>>
Phone interview, recorded Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Interview edited for clarity.
Aaron Gentzler, Publisher: Ray, thanks for taking a few minutes this afternoon. First, can you tell me your biggest win of 2017?
Ray Blanco, Editor, Technology Profits Confidential, Breakthrough Technology Alert, Penny Pot Profits, FDA Trader: From a pure gain perspective, it was Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA). From....More>>>
The past twelve months was an eventful period of time for General Electric (NYSE:GE), as the company made (or announced) several transformative transactions in 2016, but unlike some investors, the market has not yet bought into the hype.
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As shown, GE shares have underperformed the broader market, S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY), by a wide margin....More>>>
Our Buyback Premium Portfolio is beating the S&P 500 by more than 97% since its inception in August of 2000; this portfolio is up 153.50% since inception vs. a gain of 55.69% in the S&P 500 over the same time frame, explains David Fried, editor of The Buyback Letter.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Rambus Inc. (RMBS) designs, develops, and licenses cutting-edge chip interface technologies....More>>>
CBIS stock, or Cannabis Sciences Inc. (OTCMKTS: CBIS), is up another 13% today (Thursday) after it soared 30% Wednesday.
Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., Cannabis Sciences develops a wide range of cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical products. CBIS stock is running ahead of the multistate marijuana legalization vote on Nov. 8.
And this is just the most recent surge for Cannabis Sciences....More>>>
Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) is deep into penny-stock land these days. A low-priced stock is often a bad investment. Just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it’s a bargain. Too often, while there can be huge gains in penny stocks, the risks are huge, as well. Given its recent problems, SDRL stock is not what it once was.
Seadrill used to be a high-flying company.....More>>>
Larkspur, CA, based Investment company Park West Asset Management LLC buys eBay, Dell Technologies, Ellie Mae, Alliance Data Systems, Shutterfly, Nexstar Media Group, Marvell Technology Group, FirstCash, DaVita, Brunswick, sells Pandora Media, Service International, LendingClub, Tailored Brands, Stamps.com during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment....More>>>
Combine Florida man, a penny stock, a brand new cryptocurrency and multi-level marketing. What could possibly go wrong? That was my thinking when Ernie Land told me about Sunshine Capital Inc and Dibcoin. Sunshine Capital which plans on acquiring businesses has Rx Smart Coffee as one of its targets, so they are taking advantage of Ernie’s expertise in multi-level marketing.....More>>>
Issued by state and local governments, municipal bonds yield an average of just 2.5%. But you wont owe a penny in federal tax on most types of muni-bond income, and you can get a break on state taxes, too, if you invest in munis issued in the state where you reside. For instance, if you live in a state with a stiff income tax, such as California, and are in the top combined federal and state....More>>>
Twenty-nine states, theDistrict of Columbia,Guam, and Puerto Riconow allow medical cannabis, with eight states plus D.C. permitting legal use of recreational weed and Canada on track to do so next year. More publicly traded marijuana stocks are now available, which presents opportunities for investors.
However, there are challenges alongside those opportunities. Here’s what you need....More>>>