Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
We’ve gotten major new details about the Snapchat IPO date today, as Snap Inc. has announced it’s working on an initial public offering that could value the company at $25 billion or more.
Here’s what we know now so far about the Snapchat IPO date…
According to The Wall Street Journal, Snap Inc. is aiming to sell shares as early as late March. Snap operates....More>>>
If you're like most investors, you've been led to believe that it's impossible to earn large amounts of investment income without taking big risks. This idea – which you'll hear from many financial advisors and brokers – is simply wrong. It is possible to earn double-digit annual yields on your money – safely – by selling options. So why....More>>>
Go back a year, and offshore drillers like Noble (NE), Rowan (RDC), Transocean (RIG) and Atwood Oceanics (ATW) had been all but written off–until they weren’t anymore. Since then, investors have been rewarded for picking winners in the group from the losers, as Atwood Oceanics has more than doubled, Transocean has gained 34%, and Rowan has risen 42%, while Noble and Diamond Offshore....More>>>
Investment professionals like to joke that the so-called carry trade is akin to picking up pennies in front of a steamrollera reference to how leverage can quickly and dramatically magnify losses, transforming even a mild selloff into a painful loss.
For those unacquainted with investing jargon, the carry trade is a popular strategy that involves borrowing in a currency with low interest....More>>>
May 1, 2017: Markets opened higher on Monday following an agreement that keeps the federal government solvent through the end of September. Blue chips have shown very little gain today, with telecom and utilities performing worst and tech and financials performing best. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $48.84 a barrel, down 1% on the day. June gold also dropped 1% for the day to settle....More>>>
In an agewhen vending machines can dispense anything from lipstick to headphones, perhaps it was only a matter of time before the industry would dream up a new, automated way to help people stock up on marijuana.
American Green, a Phoenix-based medical-cannabis technology company, has unveiled a prototype for a vending machine that uses biometric verification technology to sell controlled....More>>>
Shares of Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) rose over 20% Monday morning after Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announced worrisome complications were discovered during a phase 3 trial for its osteoporosis drug candidate, Evenity. While the drug candidate met its primary endpoint in a more than 4,000-patient phase 3 study, a high rate of serious heart-related side effects were discovered. The....More>>>
It would be a truly Olympic feat.
A start-up backed by Japanese automaker Toyota revealed a rudimentary prototype of a flying car, aiming to whisk a driver through the air to light the Olympic torch in Tokyo in summer 2020.
Although the start-up is not officially collaborating with Toyota, the automakerconfirmed to USA TODAY that it is exploring “aerial solutions” on its....More>>>
McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) delivered growth in earnings per share. It was a great earnings release. Moderate growth in same-store sales and declining share count made growth in EPS easier to achieve. Over the last few months, McDonald’s share price declined, but that may have as much to do with the increase in bond yields as it does with the actual company. Dividend Champions across the board....More>>>