The allure of the largest U.S. technology companies is understandable given significant returns last year, but their sheer size is the reason for their eventual downfall and long-term stock underperformance, according to Rob Arnott, founder of Research Affiliates.
Sky Plc is warning U.K. media regulators it could shut down Sky News if 21st Century Fox’s proposed takeover of the broadcaster is not approved.
In comments released to and subsequently published by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) on Tuesday, Sky said that the regulator “should not simply assume the continued provision of Sky News.”
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has been on fire, rallying over 15% since November 1. However, T stock price is still down more than 9% so far for 2017. So is it time to get in on this recent momentum or take a pass on the telecom giant?
Let’s look at the chart first.
Trading T Stock Price
AT&T certainly has positives, but its chart is anything but pretty. T stock price made....More>>>
October 12, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday, bounced higher at midday, and then sank again. Unimpressive earnings from two of the country’s largest banks didn’t help and a move higher on the producer price index was attributed to higher energy prices due to hurricanes in the Gulf. Utilities and real estate were the big sector winners today, while telecom and financials lagged. WTI....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>>>
The fourth largestUS wireless carrier Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) reportedQ1 2017 earnings before the market opened this morning with shares surging on hints about moremerger deals in the works. Net operating revenueswere $8.157 billion versus $8.012 billion forthe fourth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth and there were88,000 postpaid phone net additions for the eighth consecutive....More>>>
Sprints (NYSE:S) exclusive talks with Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Charter (NASDAQ:CHTR) have again brought a lot of speculation to the industry. The merger with T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) was a good combination but it has been put on hold until Sprint concludes its negotiations with the two cable companies. It is unclear why Sprint has decided to take this path. I understand the appeal for the....More>>>
The recent earning announcement on May 31, 2017 created sudden fear in the public’s mind and brought the stock price of Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) down by around 9% in one day. As of this writing, the price remains at $33. In this article, I will discuss one negative and five positives, and explain why you should consider buying the stock at this low price.
While some Americans worry that the economy and the stock market are just about to crash, both appear to be quite healthy. If we’re looking at headline numbers, the stock market has never been higher, and unemployment is at a level that seemed unimaginable eight years ago.
Consider that since October 2009, unemployment has dropped from 10%....More>>>
Admittedly, the idea for Chemed (NYSE:CHE) to spin off Roto-Rooter is as ancient as the runaway bull market of the past eight years. Hedge funds have been calling for the spin-off for years, one of the earliest examples being MMI Investments all the way back in 2009. I can’t disagree because logically, the move makes plenty of sense. Is it really in shareholders’ best interest to own....More>>>
Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B), in addition to its dozens of businesses, also owns a portfolio of 47 different common stocks, many of which were hand-selected by Buffett himself. And, many of these stocks pay dividends. In fact, from all of the stocks in Berkshire’s portfolio, the company is generating more than $6,700 in dividend income every minute.
When buying a home, the most important numbers for mortgage lenders are the buyer’s credit score and the buyer’s debt-to-income ratio. The first is a summary of how the buyer has been managing debt and the second indicates whether the lender can reasonably expect the borrower to be