Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
The reason why the growth stocks do so much better is that they seem to show gains in value in the hundreds of percent each decade. In contrast, it is an unusual bargain that is as much as 50 percent undervalued. The cumulative effect of this simple arithmetic should be obvious. – Philip Fisher (the Father of Growth Investing)
On Jan 05, 2018, the share price of Crispr Therapeutics....More>>>
For divorcees nearing retirement, time is of the essence to thoroughly analyze your financial readinessand Social Security is often not given its due attention. It not only ensures a consistent income stream, but it is also somewhat customizable to individual circumstances.
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Social Security benefits are far more complex....More>>>
Its just a drop in an $8 trillion bucket. But the roughly $50 billion in unconventional assets that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in half a million individual retirement accounts (IRAs) at the end of 2015 was enough to sound alarms.
People who invest their retirement accounts in unconventional assetssuch as real estate or virtual currencymay be placing their savings at....More>>>
March 8, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday following the ADP report of a rise of 298,000 jobs last month. If Friday’s federal report on jobs is near that level, an interest rate high becomes a near certainty next week. A massive increase in the U.S. inventory of crude oil sent prices plummeting and left the energy sector as the day’s big loser. WTI crude oil for April delivery....More>>>
If one is to truly allege that the digital asset is little more than a massive ploy to defraud unwitting investors of their money, la Bernie Madoff, then one must admit that the entire stock market itself is one giant hustle, too.
Last week, Skechers (SKX) presented at UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference, giving interesting updates on the status of their business and their expectations for the future. I think its worth refreshing our view of the stock and its attractiveness.
In the last few weeks, we have seen two high profile unicorns file for initial public offerings. The first out of the gate was Dropbox (Pending:DBX), a storage solution for a world where gigabyte files are the rule rather than the exception, with a filing on February 23. Following close after,
U.S. stock futures moved sharply higher on Monday, indicating Wall Street may extend gains seen late last week after data showed a strong increase in jobs created, but weaker-than-forecast wages. Dow futures