May 23, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but have not moved much higher as the session went on. The blue chips performed best with particular strength in financials. Tech stocks and consumer discretionaries are on track for a down finish. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $51.47 a barrel, up 0.7%. June gold dipped 0.5% for the day to settle at $1,255.60. Equities were headed for....More>>>
After five years of strong growth in apparel and footwear, Nike’s (NYSE: NKE) shareholders were rewarded with returns in excess of 100%. These returns greatly outpaced the 80% return delivered by the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:VOO) over the same time frame. Unfortunately, 2016 was a tough year for Nike’s shareholders. Holders of Nike’s stock witnessed the stock price tumble over 15%....More>>>
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to serve as a financial expert witness in a variety of divorce cases. I’m usually hired for a couple of reasons. To either investigate a claim that a former spouse may have moved or hidden assets before or during the divorce, or they misrepresented the value of their retirement account to avoid splitting the assets.
Fears of a stock market sell-off have been growing in the wake of yesterdays performance.
Yesterday (Tuesday, March 21), the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 fell 1.1% and 1.2%, respectively. That was the Dow Jones biggest one-day loss since Sept. 13, 2016, while the S&P 500s drop was the largest since Oct. 11.
Now investors are anxiously awaiting the outcome of....More>>>
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Bitcoin has left gold in the dust in recent months.
The Bitcoin Investment Trust Shares have almost tripled in value in the last twelve months, gaining more than 30 percent in the last three months alone. Meanwhile, SPDR Gold shares are down 3.78 percent in the last twelve months and up 4.49 percent in the last three....More>>>
You might be wondering if David’s Tea (NASDAQ: DTEA) is good value after its epic earnings miss. Though the valuation has never been this compelling from a numbers perspective, the numbers in this case do not tell the whole story.
I last wrote about David’s Tea on March 9th, in an article titled “Is the worst over?”. The company had put the botched IPO behind....More>>>
U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday, near their intraday highs, as an Apple-inspired rally in the tech sector helped to lift the broader market following a deluge of macroeconomic reports.
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Organovo Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ONVO) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the bio-printer announced that it received a strong consumer response from its second tissue service. Specifically, the ExVive Human Kidney Tissue launched in September, which uses Organovos 3D bio-printed kidney tissue to study the effects of drug exposure through toxicology panels and transporter studies.