Wednesday was a generally favorable day for the stock market, with modest gains for most major benchmarks even as the Russell 2000 once again hit intraday record highs. Most investors’ attention was focused on the retail sector, where an especially strong performance from department store giant Macy’s suggested that the long period of difficult conditions for brick-and-mortar retailers....More>>>
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We know that the U.S. population is aging. 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. Maybe that’s more than you thought. Maybe that’s less. But in absolute terms, it’s a lot of people requiring specialized housing (with long-term care option on site, for example) and a statistic that grows as the years go by. This yields very attractive economics in the demand for senior housing,....More>>>
Given its valuation, Under Armour (NYSE:UA) (NYSE:UAA) is still a risky stock here, but the first quarter 2018 financial results were released earlier this week, which weren’t as bad as many thought, and the resulting price action gave the bulls some hope.
The reversal in the share price on the morning of the report was the first positive: the initial reaction to the Q1 ’18 earnings....More>>>
Athletic footwear and apparel company Nike (NYSE:NKE) has been around since 1964. As the retail market has been facing tough competition against e-commerce business, how has Nike been holding up? Well, since the company’s financials continuously look better each year and it’s outperforming its competition, the popular company should be on investors’ minds right now.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.
BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) — We’ve had a pretty innocuous week so far in the markets, the big indices adding a few dozen basis points between Monday’s open and Wednesday’s close. All the while, stocks sit within striking distance of fresh all-time highs.
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On Friday, four out of ten of the worst performing small cap stocks had double digit losses due to announcing public stock offerings:
Medical device stock Transenterix Inc (NYSEMKT: TRXC) sank 40.37% after announcing a $24.9 million offeringand the pricing of its public offering of units, each consisting of one share of the Companys common stock, one Series A warrant to purchase one share....More>>>
Shares of Urban Outfitters (URBN) are soaring today following its earnings release last night–and big part of the reason is its success with millennials. UBS analystMichael Binetti and team explain:
Urban Outfitters reported 2Q EPS of $0.66, well ahead of our $0.52 and Street $0.55. Same-store sales increased +1% (vs UBSe -3.9%; Street -1.1%) with....More>>>
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The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index advanced 1.1% in December, bringing the annual return to 5.6% and the index value to....More>>>