Every night in 1995, I would deposit money overnight in a different currency… Sounds strange, I realize. But back then, as the vice president of a global mutual fund, one of my jobs was to execute our fund's trades. Once our U.S. trading day was done, we wanted our money to work for us overnight as well. We might put our money into French francs, German marks, or somewhere....More>>>
Analysts at Argus Research identified in a research report two stocks that could be attractive for investors after under-performing the market.
Over the past quarter, shares of Colfax Corp (NYSE: CFX) have fallen 2.5 percent while the S&P 500 index gained 1.2 percent, Argus’ John Eade commented in a research report. In fact, the company has come under pressure in....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockJune 4, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.5% at 2,746.88. The DJIA closed up 0.7% at 24,813.27. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.7% at 7,606.46.
Monday was a solid day for the broad U.S. markets starting out the week with a gain. The Nasdaq closed at a record high, and for the first time above 7,600. Crude oil continued to back off, dropping below $65. The S&P 500 sectors....More>>>
Russia has been using the North Korean nuclear crisis to its benefit.
Evidence of Russia’s collusion with North Korea emerged in the immediate wake of Pyongyang’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch last Tuesday (Nov. 28).
That’s when the world learned North Korea had managed to advance its weapons development enough to build a missile capable of....More>>>
Things are moving fast in renewable energy. Really fast. Consider that in 2008 wind farms supplied just 1.5% of all electricity in the United States. But by 2019 wind power is expected to contribute 6.9% of American electricity and overtake hydropower as the top renewable energy source.
The rise of wind power wouldn’t have been possible without two companies in particular, which combine....More>>>
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John Hancock Financial emphasized efforts to improve the life insurance sales process, and policyholder wellness programs, today as it installed two permanent executives at the John Hancock Insurance unit.
John Hancock Financial, a Boston-based....More>>>
Chairman, President and CEO of Allergan Plc (NYSE:AGN) Brent L Saunders bought 4,600 shares of AGN on 12/06/2017 at an average price of $164.74 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $757,804.
Allergan PLC is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of brand name pharmaceutical products, medical aesthetics, biosimilar....More>>>
Shares ofSangamo Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SGMO) are down 10% as of 1:28 p.m. EDT after the biotech announcedfirst-quarter results this morning, although there doesn’t seem to be any negative news in the release that would justify a double-digit decline.
Perhaps it’s the lack of something extra in the update that has short-term investors hitting the sell button.....More>>>
Atlanta, GA, based Investment company Aurora Investment Counsel buys NetEase Inc, Viper Energy Partners LP, Dollar General Corp, O’Reilly Automotive Inc, Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc, Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc, Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc, F5 Networks Inc, BofI Holding Inc, Comcast Corp, sells JB Hunt Transport Services Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Macy’s Inc, Align Technology....More>>>
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, is one of the largest disease opportunities we have ever seen, explains John McCamant, editor of The Medical technology Stock Letter.
NASH is a silent epidemic; an estimated 6-9 million Americans have the disease and there are no current treatments approved.
There are no current treatments approved for NASH, and the disease is of particular....More>>>