RPM International (NYSE:RPM) isn’t a household name among investors, but the maker of Rust-Oleum and DAP makes a variety of coatings and sealants to serve consumer and industrial customers alike, including cleaning products, specialty restoration equipment, and building materials. Coming into Thursday’s fiscal third-quarter financial report, its shareholders had wanted to see significant....More>>>
Warren Buffett and his business partner Charles Munger are still on the hunt for a large deal after a quiet 2017.
“Berkshire’s goal is to substantially increase the earnings of its non-insurance group. For that to happen, we will need to make one or more huge acquisitions,” Buffett, the chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Saturday in....More>>>
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Large financial institutions had a good third quarter this year, with most reporting stronger earnings and revenues than last year and in the prior quarter.
Some broker-dealers that also have investment banking operations — like Morgan....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>>>
Wells Fargo & Company MN decreased its holdings in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) by 1.8% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 4,494,819 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 82,051 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Stanley Black & Decker were worth $688,606,000 at the end....More>>>
An extended bout of low prices and tepid wage growth are showing signs of ending and that has government-bond investors bracing for a new inflation regime.
Rising inflation is anathema to bonds because it can erode the securitys fixed value, which is a notable headwind for longer-dated government paper.
Contributing to the anticipation of higher inflation are climbing commodity prices,....More>>>
U.S. equities mostly moved higher on Monday despite a harrowing mid-day decline in big-cap tech stocks, which although it was culled into the close, pushed the Nasdaq 100 into the red.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3%, the S&P 500 gained 0.2%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.1% and the Russell 2000 gained 0.7%. No major catalysts were in play as investors await the....More>>>
Citigroup’s Alastair Syme and team argue that the earnings from big oil companies like Chevron (CVX), Total (TOT) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) will be bad…real bad. But that won’t stop the stocks from outperforming. They explain why:
Negative headlines, positive performance: We expect the majority of Big Oil companies to post negative 1Q16 earnings,....More>>>
Since the June 20 Facebook stock split vote passed, investors have been asking us, “Will the Facebook stock split happen in 2016?”
Here’s the answer: If the Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock split is anything like the Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) stock split, it won’t happen until 2018.
The Facebook stock split faces similar issues as Google did before....More>>>
It’s been a great year for stocks so it’s only natural to start looking for another one. Pay attention, and the investment prosfollowing companies the closest are already telling you where to put your money.
A USA TODAY review of estimates from Wall Street analysts collected by S&P Global Market Intelligence pinpointsthe sectors where profitand stock gains are expected to....More>>>