Investors hoping that tax cuts and aggressive government spending plans will add another leg to the bull market likely are going to be disappointed, Morgan Stanley argues in an analysis that contends the end of big returns is near.
One of last week’s biggest winners wasGroupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), soaring 30.2% after posting strong quarterly results.Revenue clocked in at $934.9 million for the fourth quarter, up a mere 1.9% for the top dog in daily deals.
Checking in with less than 2% in top-line growth may not seem very impressive, but it’s all relative. Groupon’s been retreating out of poorly performing....More>>>
On Wednesday,our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap aestheticdevice stock Syneron Medical Ltd (NASDAQ: ELOS):
Syneron Medical is a pretty pre-emptive trade. We’re betting that yesterday’s high-volume surge was a blowoff top, AND we’re betting today’s huge outside-day reversal is indeed a signal that all the recent buyers are now turning into....More>>>
The Federal Reserve raised its target of the federal-funds rate, the interest rate banks charge each other for overnight loans, by a quarter point to a range of 0.75% to 1%, and thats great news for Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and its shareholders. As a bondholder, owner of insurance companies and an investor in big banks, Berkshire profits from rising interest rates in a number....More>>>
Clearly with St. Patrick’s Day falling on Friday, the volume of trading dropped as Wall Street enjoyed the festivities. However, once again the market continued the inexorable climb higher this past week. For the first time this year, the insider buying volume looked to be much closer to the selling in share count, though insider sellers still seemed to dominate in the dollar amount. Either....More>>>
Shares of Ternium SA (NYSE:TX) jumped on Wednesday: up more than 10% by 2:30 p.m. EST. While the steelmaker reported weaker-than-expected earnings after the closing bell yesterday, it provided optimistic guidance and announced a compelling acquisition.
Ternium reported a rather mixed quarter. Revenue was $1.85 billion, which was flat sequentially, though....More>>>
Despite the return of neck-snapping market volatility in the first-quarter and various bearish Wall Street forecasts, Goldman Sachs (GS) is still bullish on the outlook for the S&P 500 . Makes sense, they have a large profit-hungry trading desk to feed.
Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
We knew that higher average selling prices of GPUs helped Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) post a 60% year-over-year Q4 2017 sales performance ($600 million to $958 million) from its Computing and Graphics segment. We should now appreciate that Jon Peddie Researchs Q4 global add-in board report con