For investors looking for huge returns, pharmaceutical stocks may well be the answer. While these stocks are inevitably risky with a lot riding on key clinical results, if trials succeed, the results can be spectacular.
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Iconix Brand Group (ICON) announced a divestiture, and a rather significant one. The company is selling its Sharper Image Brand in a $100 million deal, reducing its net debt position by roughly a tenth.
This is a surprising move after the company has gone on an acquisition spree over the past decade, resulting in elevated debt ratios and negligence of the 篓own篓 brands. This divestiture....More>>>
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The S&P 500 is up almost 14% since Trump’s election as President. That’s certainly on the high side of historical runs for the stock market over a short period of time, but not unprecedented. For example, it falls in the top 10% of 4 month returns for the market looking back over US history. However, Trump and his policies have less to do with this move than appearances might....More>>>
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Even with interest rates edging up lately, it still isnt easy to pocket much income from traditional stocks and bonds. But you may be overlooking preferred stocks, hybrid investments that offer a bit of both worlds.
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Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins