American Express (NYSE:AXP) helped pioneer the charge card industry, and even now, the company’s brand carries an aura of affluence that rivals have struggled hard to try to duplicate. Yet American Express has fallen back from all-time highs over the past couple of years, and the loss of its branded-card partnership with retail giant Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) was a high-profile setback....More>>>
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China Yuchai International (NYSE:CYD) is a Bermuda-based holding company, operating as a subsidiary of Singapore-based Hong Leong Asia. China Yuchai’s principal operating subsidiary (76.4% outstanding ownership) is Guangxi....More>>>
Bellingham, Washington-based eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:EXPI), a unique national, agent-owned, cloud-based, residential real estate brokerage started in 2008, is on a rapid growth track in the U.S. and Canada.
CEO Glenn Sanford, 50, explains his company’s unique features and reasons for a dramatic surge in agent numbers and revenues.
Harlan Levy: Your company is on a real....More>>>
Bonds and stock markets are sending conflicting signals about the outlook for the U.S. economy.
Treasury yields, which move inversely to prices, declined to their lowest levels in more than five weeks on Friday. Meanwhile, U.S. stocks remain just below their record highs, and the CBOE Volatility Index, colloquially known as the fear index has remained relatively subdueda sign that investors....More>>>
We’re still in the wake of calendar 2017’s first earnings season. So it wasn’t surprising to see a raft of dividend raises last week, especially considering that this year has already been stuffed with lifts from every conceivable type of company.
Here are three notables out of last week’s crop.
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Exploiting the famous January effect on Wall Street isnt as easy as it looks.
Im referring to the well-known tendency for stocks of the smallest companiesso-called small capsto significantly outperform large-cap stocks during January. Since 1926, according to data compiled by University of Chicago professor Eugene Fama and Dartmouth professor Kenneth French, small caps in January have beaten....More>>>
Two initial public offerings (IPOs) made it into the public markets last week, with insiders taking about two-thirds of the shares on offer. Next week’s action includes a cable TV operator, three REITs, and three blank-check companies.
Biotech firm Athenex Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNX) raised $66 million selling 6 million shares at $11, the low end of the expected price range. The shares got....More>>>
Teekay Corporation is one of the largest marine energy transport, storage and production companies, divided into four listings: Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK), Teekay LNG Partners (NYSE:TGP), Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO) plus TOO/prA and TOO/prB, and Teekay Tankers (NYSE:TNK); this article will emphasize the TOO preferred “B” listing.
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More often than not, when a company’s dividend starts approaching 10%, it’susually a sign that the market expects the payout to head lower in the very near future. However, for Summit Midstream Partners (NYSE:SMLP), that doesn’t appear to be the case. That’s because the pipeline and processing company can cover its payout with plenty of room to spare. In fact, it could actually....More>>>
I have some bad news for you… Stocks could struggle – for as long as two years – after the presidential election next week. It won't be because of Hillary or Donald's bad political ideas. It all comes down to the lessons of history we've learned from elections. You see, politics have a surprisingly large effect on financial markets…....More>>>