Starting this week, some consumers may have a higher credit score.
Because of improved standards for utilizing new and existing public records, the three major credit reporting companies are now excluding all tax liens from credit reports. That means some scores will head higher, for some by
This is meant as a scientific/business development post as to the merits of VKTX. It is well known VKTX is undervalued (by upwards of 40x), but these details will not be discussed here. For a more detailed valuation analysis, see the end of Zacks SCR’s post.
Viking Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical....More>>>
In a CNBC interview this week, Warren Buffett was asked if he would still consider investing in gun companies after the school shooting in Florida and calls for corporate America to stop supporting the NRA and gun manufacturers.
This was his response:
“I think what the kids are doing there is very admirable, but I don’t think that Berkshire should say, ‘We’re....More>>>
Investment company Carl Icahn buys Welbilt Inc, sells Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp, Nuance Communications Inc, Allergan PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Icahn Capital Management LP. As of 2017-03-31, Icahn Capital Management LP owns 16 stocks with a total value of $19.9 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Investment company FPA Capital Fund buys Allegiant Travel Co, SM Energy Co, Foot Locker Inc, Rowan PLC, sells Western Digital Corp, Aaron’s Inc, Dana Inc, Avnet Inc, ARRIS International PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, FPA Capital. As of 2017-06-30, FPA Capital owns 22 stocks with a total value of $360 million. These....More>>>
Fidelity is home to some of the greatest stock fund managers of all time. At the top of the list is Peter Lynch, who during his tenure at Fidelity Magellan from 1977 to 1990 delivered a 29.1% annualized return. He beat out all other stock funds and bested Standard & Poors 500-stock index by an average of 13.5 percentage points per year. Since then, other stars have shone brightly, including....More>>>
Related A Tempting Tilt In Emerging Markets FlexShares Enters Currency Hedged ETF Fray
A plethora of diversified emerging markets exchange-traded funds are soaring this year, including some smart beta strategies. That includes the FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Markets Factor Tilt....More>>>
If you’re engaging in a little financial spring cleaning this year, consider scanning your records and storing them electronically. Specific rules may vary depending on the asset, transaction or expense but generally, you want to make sure that your electronic records are as accurate (and legible) as your paper records and easily accessible.
Expectations for at least a near-term stock-market correction once Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office on Jan. 20 are running high. But one well-known Wall Street analyst argues that investors should shut out the speculation.
In a Friday note, Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at BMO Capital Markets, observed that, based on client conversations, a number of investors....More>>>
In 2017, geopolitical concerns ranging from White House turmoil to North Korea rarely caused more than a ripple in financial markets. In 2018, its a different story as a China-U.S. trade spat and rising tensions over Syria also enter the mix.
The S&P 500 Index had another choppy trading week last week as investors tried to gain clarity on the probability of a long-lasting global trade war. Stocks ultimately finished the week lower, but several companies announced higher dividends.
Pico Far East Holdings (OTC:PCOFF) [HKG:752], Asia's largest exhibition services provider, trades at an ex-net cash trailing P/E of just 10 times. This represents attractive valuations for a market leader which has generated 15-20% ROEs in the past decade and also has been profitable and free c