Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI) reported during the last earnings call an inventory increase, however the increase was lower than expected. The company invests heavily in customer diversification, which will help to stabilize revenues and reduces the dependency on a single client. The guidance for the next quarter is considered weak, but we believe that from the first quarter of 2018 the....More>>>
Is investing in the stock market the same as gambling? Are we betting the odds when we purchase a piece of a company, playing a version of capitalist casino, rolling the proverbial dice?
It really all depends on your mindset about investing and your approach to making decisions. In his famous book The Intelligent Investor, the late Benjamin Graham wrote, “An investment operation is....More>>>
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Allan Jay Flader has always been a math nerd. In fourth grade, he tutored high school students in high school-level math. This data obsession has led him....More>>>
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) new 2018 Chevy Bolt made its media debut on Tuesday as it toured the streets of San Francisco, but this wasnt exactly the smooth ride that everyone was expecting. While the vehicle proved it was capable of self-driving, it reacted more conservatively than a human driver would and this came with some frustrations.
Granted the streets of San Francisco are a lot....More>>>
NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. IMAGE SOURCE: NVIDIA.
Over the past year, NVIDIA’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has rocketed to the stratosphere, up some 300%, and that means the GPU maker’s financial results are more scrutinized than ever. When NVIDIA announces fourth-quarter earnings results on Thursday, Feb. 9, investors will be looking to see if it can prove itself worthy of....More>>>
American Vanguard Company (NYSE:AVD) is a solid company. It was hit hard by the agricultural downturn but I believe the long term case is strong. I like the company’s balance sheet. I like its earnings growth. I believe they are unknown and will make a valuable addition to one’s portfolio.
About The Company
American Vanguard develops, manufactures, and sells....More>>>
The big speculation is whether there will be a bidding war for Whole Foods (WFM) now that Amazon (AMZN) has made a play for one of the nations leading organic foods grocers. That is, do whatever it takes to prevent Amazon from landing Whole Foods.
The case can be made that other retailers, such as SuperValu (SVU) or Albertsons, need to come in and prevent Amazon from buying up Whole Foods.
Usually, when a company announces that it will sell more shares, its stock prices drops (dilution and all that). Not so WPX Energy (WPX), which announced that it would sell 49.5 million shares worth nearly $500 million. Citigroup’s Jeanine Wai and team explain why investors haven’t been put off by the offering:
The $50/Bbl Question Is Answered In....More>>>
This is part of a 2016 gift guide series. Read about the Gift of the Year and Gifts for Geeks.
Americans, for all our gluttony and flaws, are a generous people. We as individuals gave away nearly $260 billion in 2014, even more than the year before. That’s why in a world where 80% of the people live on less than $10 a day and most Westerners think nothing of paying $6 for a fancy....More>>>
U.S. equities continued their post-election, pre-holiday climb on Tuesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average inching ever closer to the 20,000 threshold. News flow was light, focused on terror attacks in Europe and the prospect of fiscal policy easing from the incoming Trump Administration.
In the end, the Dow gained 0.5%, the S&P 500 gained 0.4%, the Nasdaq Composite wafted....More>>>