I like to call it the "perfect income investment." The majority of individual investors have never even heard of this investment, but it's popular with sophisticated investors… the kind that manage billions of dollars. This investment has the safety of a bond. It pays regular income. But it's better than a bond… because it has the upside of stocks. ....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockUntil about 2008 or so, discussion about the future price of crude oil was directed by the concept of peak oil. That is, when does the world reach peak production, after which the price of crude will skyrocket. In less than a decade, the discussion is now focused on the concept of “peak demand,” the point at which global demand for crude begins to decline.
Even as the automaking world has gone global, Detroits Big 3 automakers still are in the lead when it comes to making cars with the most American components and labor, a new study finds.
Three General Motors models– Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Traverse — were tied at the top the list of the most American-made car models in the 2017 Kogod Made in America Auto Index,....More>>>
U.S. small-caps have rebounded nicely off their February lows, but the benchmark Russell 2000 Index is still saddled with a modest year-to-date loss. Exchange-traded funds investors have the benefit of choosing from myriad small-cap funds, some of which have been solid performers this year.
One of the residents of the solid small-cap ETF group is the unheralded WisdomTree Global SmallCap....More>>>
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While bitcoin and other virtual currencies are relatively new to most people, Brock Pierce became familiar with them in the late....More>>>
In February, the shortest month of the year, copper, gold, and oil company Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) saw its shares tumble by nearly 20%. After a roughly 95% price gain in 2016, it was a painful reminder of years past, when Freeport-McMoRan was dealing with the aftermath of an ill-timed oil investment.
Shortly before oil prices started to fall....More>>>
The Center for Financial Services Innovation has partnered with Google Play to release a guide for firms building their own fintech app. The Fintech App Development Compass outlines six steps to help firms build and launch an effective app for their clients.
Step 1: Know Your User
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Leerink’s Geoffrey Porges and Assaf Vestin see continued dominance for Gilead Sciences (GILD) in hepatitis C after reviewing abstracts for the European Association for the Study of the Liver conference in April. They explain why:
We are positive onGilead with an Outperform rating, due in large part to success of its anti-viral programs including the significant cash generation of its....More>>>