Every day, companies and consumers around the world send more than $76 billion in payments through a vast network of banks. Without the flow of money, container ships stay in port, workers don’t get paid, and supply chains break down. For the past seven years, Ripple, a tech company in San Francisco, has vowed to use the blockchain wizardry behind Bitcoin to rewire this global circulatory....More>>>
Just because a company has a presence in Macau, the world’s largest gaming market, in a growth year doesn’t mean that all was well at the company’s casinos. The fourth quarter of 2018 was a tale of two casinos for Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN): growth for Wynn Palace in the Cotai region, and a big decline for the Macau Peninsula’s Wynn Macau.
Overall, Wynn Resorts....More>>>
Wearable devices are quickly becoming mainstream technology, with smartwatches and fitness trackers leading the way. You’d never know that based on the performance of traditional watchmaker Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL) as the company is struggling to adapt to the changing times.
A quarter worth forgetting
In the first quarter of the year, Fossil reported a 12% drop in revenue,....More>>>
President & CEO of Biotelemetry Inc (NASDAQ:BEAT) Joseph H Capper sold 200,000 shares of BEAT on 06/13/2018 at an average price of $43.86 a share. The total sale was $8.8 million.
BioTelemetry Inc provides cardiac monitoring services, cardiac monitoring device manufacturing, and centralized cardiac core laboratory services. Its segments are healthcare, technology and research. BioTelemetry....More>>>
The flare-up in market volatility has left investors scratching their heads when it comes to the relative outperformance of the safest segment of the corporate bond universe over its riskiest.
With stocks coming under pressure this year, with the Dow
Fasten your seat belts. Dramatic swings in the oil market may soon become the norm.
After a prolonged period of low prices and relative calm, oil watchers are predicting a surge of volatility following President Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Crude has spiked 19% this year, to prices unseen since late 2014.
Taking away Iranian oil after production cuts by....More>>>
Natural gas for transportation leader Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) has steadily grown and improved the quality of its business and business results over the past several years. Today’s Clean Energy Fuels is leaner, has a stronger balance sheet, and is in a solid position as a market leader in a growth industry.
But is the stock undervalued? By one metric, book value per share,....More>>>
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>>>