As major indices continue to trade near record highs it has become more difficult to hunt down valuable stocks at cheap prices. But if you can find those stocks, and if those stocks happen to boast a dividend yield of 3%, it gives investors an opportunity for solid returns at a time when many stocks are overpriced. Both Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) offer investors....More>>>
A few days ago, an article about Nike (NYSE:NKE) argued that “Nike’s shares aren’t priced to buy.” The reasoning was that “Nike is, at best, fairly valued. And it certainly isn’t trading hands at fire-sale prices.” The question is: should you expect (and wait for) fire-sales prices? Most value investors know the maxim that it is better to buy a great business....More>>>
Fridays missiling of alleged Syrian chemical weapon sites served its purpose
It made for a good show but worked only light damage.
That is, the United States and its allies can gloat about their blow for civilization.
But it didnt weaken the Assad regime or challenge the Russians.
Thus WWIII has been postponed until further notice.
The markets breathed their sigh....More>>>
Even though BTC prices have dropped 40.48%, from $14,112.20 on Jan. 1 to $8,398.41 today (May 14), we aren’t worried.
Yes, if you jumped in around January and have watched the Bitcoin prices plummet, you probably have the urge to sell all your coins or avoid the crypto market entirely.
That could be a costly mistake…
There are developments happening right now....More>>>
In 2016, hacking on a large scale made the headlines more than ever. Whether it is political parties, government databases in the United States and Saudi Arabia, or large corporations such as Anthem and Target, cyberattacks seem to be on the rise.
Forecasters at Forrester Research recently predicted that the next U.S. president can expect a major cybercrisis as companies grapple with how....More>>>
This week included lots of volatility, as earnings season continued and the overall stock market fell more than 2% before recovering by the end of the week. Though the S&P 500 was down over 2% during intraday trading on Thursday, the index climbed sharply on Friday, leaving stocks about where they started.
Amid this volatile week, three stories in tech stood out.
Credit card companies give away billions of dollars in cash back and travel rewards to new customers every year. Many banks are even willing to lose money on new sign-ups for the first year of their relationship with customers in order to establish a good long-term credit card holder. Smart consumers can take advantage by signing up for new credit cards with lucrative bonuses, then ensuring they....More>>>
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been one of the more impressive stocks of the past 25 years. In fact, AMZN now has returned nearly 100,000% from its IPO price of $18 ($1.50 adjusted for the company’s subsequent stock splits).
A large part of the returns have come from two factors. First, Amazon has vastly expanded its reach. What originally was just an online bookseller now has its....More>>>
Over the course of the last few trading days, we have seen the return of volatility and some serious carnage in the markets. To kick off this week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1,175 points, the largest single-day point loss in the history of the index. Monday and Thursday were easily two of the worst trading days that anyone has seen in a long time, but on the other hand Tuesday and....More>>>
In what would be a blow to American aerospace giant Boeing, Delta Air Lines is set to order around 100 jetliners from European rival Airbus, according to two people familiar with the deal.
Atlanta-based Delta will announce a deal later Wednesday for the Airbus A321neo, the sources said. The agreement with Airbus maker will be accompanied by a planned purchase of Pratt & Whitney engines,....More>>>