Press coverage about Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) has trended positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Intuitive Surgical earned a....More>>>
No one can perfectly time the market. However, the reality is that there are some times that are better to buy certain stocks and other times that aren’t so great.
Now appears to be a great time to buy three healthcare stocks, in particular: Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), and Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL). I suspect if you wait much longer, these stocks won’t be nearly....More>>>
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There is something to be said about Target (NYSE:TGT) being undervalued and awaiting a catalyst to put their stock in an upward motion. Looking at their operating margin or sales per share doesn’t show any reason for them to trade at a discount to peers. Some shoppers have stopped going to....More>>>
1. Blame the bonds: The normally boring bond market is causing serious drama on Wall Street.
An avalanche of selling sent the Dow and S&P 500 careening 5% lower last week, one of the stock market’s worst weeks since the 2008 financial crisis.
The culprit: Rapidly rising bond yields are alarming investors who got hooked on a decade of low interest rates.
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>>>
Whatever you want to call it – pot, weed, ganja, grass – more and more investors are growing curious about marijuana’s future and related investment opportunities. Indeed, the industry has progressed to the point where the medical use of marijuana is gaining greater acceptance.
Within the last six years ago, the number of Americans who support legalizing medical marijuana....More>>>
Are you renting now and want to buy your own home but aren’t sure how you’ll ever save enough money for the down payment? Recently, Australian property manager Tim Gurner dissed twenty- and thirty-somethings everywhere by saying they’ll never buy a home because they are too preoccupied with spending money on avocado toast. Although I’m well past the early....More>>>
March 8, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday following the ADP report of a rise of 298,000 jobs last month. If Friday’s federal report on jobs is near that level, an interest rate high becomes a near certainty next week. A massive increase in the U.S. inventory of crude oil sent prices plummeting and left the energy sector as the day’s big loser. WTI crude oil for April delivery....More>>>
Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio) is an investor and the business partner of the world’s most famous investor, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio), but he is also among the rarified group that cleaned up during the financial crisis. The fountain of wit, wisdom and ice-cold discipline got into the market at its most despairing and quietly made a small fortune, primarily on banks, which he....More>>>