In a junior sector that has become quite a stock-picker’s market over the past nine months, I find some of the safest and lowest risk opportunities come when a company is undergoing a major change. Atlantic Gold (OTCPK:SPVEF) was one such idea I highlighted last year, as the company was set to transform itself into Canada’s newest junior gold producer. The stock has since moved from....More>>>
Westport, CT, based Investment company Northeast Financial Consultants Inc buys Vanguard Growth ETF – DNQ, Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF – DNQ, Vanguard Financials ETF – DNQ, Avangrid Inc, Dow Chemical Co, sells Vulcan Materials Co, WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund, PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals, SPDR S&P 500, Exxon Mobil Co during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according....More>>>
Recent economic data for the US suggests that the stock market’s hissy fit this year has been a false signal for anticipating a new recession. That’s not surprisingthe short-term noise in equity prices is a constant challenge for business-cycle analysis and so it’s not uncommon that market volatility will lead us astray at times. That’s always been the case and nothing’s....More>>>
One worker said his wages were stolen. Another said she was forced to work without overtime pay.
A third worker described her struggles to provide for a family of six children — on $8.75 an hour after years of experience in the food industry.
The three are current and former employees of CKE Restaurants, the fast-food company run by secretary of labor nominee Andrew Puzder....More>>>
Its a snoozefest.
The S&P 500 is stuck in its narrowest range in nearly half a century and trading volume is plumbing multi-month lows. But by September, investors may be pining for the dog days of summer, with data suggesting that it is historically the worst month for stocks.
Since 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped in September 56% of the time, according to Bank of America Merrill....More>>>
William Patalon III
As you folks know, I don’t have much use for Wall Street analysts.
At least, not as a group.
But over the years, there’s been some individual analysts whom I’ve liked and respected a great deal.
One of those analysts was a gent named Michael W. Ellmann, a onetime Shakespearian literature professor who’d become a securities....More>>>
Lemmings jump off a cliff
DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) is down significantly in the face of another reverse stock split. On top of this bad news, the Baltic Dry Index has fallen sharply in the face of plunging capesize rates.
Regardless of the challenges facing DryShips, a new group of lemmings will continue to buy the stock and prop up Economou’s plaything. For this reason, we....More>>>
People are often interested in studying the saving behavior of women.
I have generally resisted that approach because women have traditionally lived in households where the couple makes decisions jointly. In that world, I would think that married women and single women would look more different than men and women.
But the times are changing, so it makes sense to see if women are still....More>>>
Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money Program, Wednesday, December 7.
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK): Cramer called this one a “Trump stock.” The company is sitting on a lot of gas, “and I think can go much higher.”
STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM): Cramer likes this stock. This company and others in....More>>>
Related Inside Some Environmental, Social And Governance ETFs Bet On Gender Equality With This New ETF
Approximately 90 new exchange-traded funds have come to market this year, but as is usually the case with rookie ETFs, most are not yet attracting....More>>>