Late last year, Japan legalized casinos in the country, opening up a gaming industry that could generate as much as $30 billion a year in revenues and become the second-largest casino market in the world. As several players scout for licenses, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is ready to invest heavily in the region, committing to an initial investment of $10 billion. While this is a significant number,....More>>>
January 10, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Tuesday as the blue chips got off to a slow start. The DJIA peake in the middle of the day and slid back into the red with about an hour left this afternoon. The Nasdaq even posted another all-time high at 5,564.25 early this afternoon. Healthcare and financials were leading sectors while real-estate and energy lagged. WTI crude oil for February delivery....More>>>
Jackson, MI, based Investment company Dillon & Associates Inc buys JPMorgan Chase, Danaher, Analog Devices, Honeywell International, Merck, Wells Fargo, AT&T, Paycom Software, The Kraft Heinz Co, sells Linear Technology, The Hain Celestial Group, Versum Materials, Bioverativ during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Dillon &....More>>>
CEO of Monro Muffler Brake Inc (NASDAQ:MNRO) Heel John W Van sold 129,089 shares of MNRO on 07/26/2017 at an average price of $46.76 a share. The total sale was $6 million.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc provides automotive undercar repair and tire services in the United States. The Company provides a broad range of services on passenger cars, light trucks and vans for brakes; mufflers and exhaust....More>>>
Related SPY Market Cycle To Exert Downward Pressure On Stocks Is Any Market Really Bulletproof? Boeing Boosts Dow To New High, But FANG Stocks Weigh On Techs (Investor’s Business Daily) Related TLT Bond ETFs Set To Surge In....More>>>
Small-cap stocks have been a reliable way for investors to outperform the S&P 500 for a long time.
In the last 17 years the iShares Core S&P Small Cap (NYSEARCA:IJR) has gained 335%. That’s more than a 300% premium to the 74% return of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) over the same period.
This huge discrepancy is shown below.
However, over the....More>>>
Betting on a stronger dollar has been one of the most punishing consensus trades of 2017.
But instead of backing away from it, the Wall Street investment banks that recommended this trade to their clients are advising them to hold the position, arguing that an aggressive Fed and President Donald Trumps looming tax-reform shakeup will soon trigger a turnaround.
Two of the worlds largest....More>>>
Tuesday looked like it was going to be an exciting follow-up to Monday’s robust up-day, but early gains quickly deteriorated into losses, including a 0.07% dip for the S&P 500. And those losses look ready to accelerate as we head into Wednesday’s early action thanks primarily because of more tumult from the White House.
While the morning ramps up with news out of....More>>>
Have you ever read something in the financial media and thought: is this even news?
I know. Every day, right?
I had that feeling on March 21, when I read a Bloomberg story saying that one type of stock—dividend growers—outperforms all others as interest rates rise.
To back it up, Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs (GS) looked at the performance of 50....More>>>
Humana (HUM) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after the Republican Congress put forward a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
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Humana gained 2.4% to $217.76 today, while the S&P 500 dropped 0.3% to 2,368.38.
Why was Humana the best performing stock in the S&P 500? Beats the heck out of me, since what a final....More>>>