When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek’s shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly) that the price to which it had already agreed might be raised. In fact, the price distortion that....More>>>
In an announcement Tuesday morning from Shanghai, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese automaker Anhui Zotye Automobile to discuss the establishment of a 50-50 joint venture to develop, produce, market and service a new line of all-electric passenger vehicles (EVs) for the Chinese market.
Focusing on the market for electric vehicles in China....More>>>
We’ve noted before that for all the attention Macau gets, the real action for casinos these days is in Las Vegas. In a report issued today, Gabelli’s Adam Trivison touts the importance of Nevada for Boyd Gaming (BYD) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which have large Nevada footprints, and for Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which don’t:
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap mobile game stock Glu Mobile Inc (NASDAQ: GLUU)is scheduled for after the market closes onWednesday (February 8). In the past, our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio had open positions in other mobile game stocks with our SCN EO newsletter notingin August 2015 before that summers market meltdown:
The bottom line is we believe there....More>>>
In 2017, I want to stay with small cap companies but also go global, asserts fund expert Jim Lowell, editor of Fidelity Investor.
Recently, crossing the waters has been a recipe for higher volatility and lower returns.
But a sea change is affecting U.S. small caps for the better — a growing economy, a strengthening consumer, and trading with their neighbors rather than....More>>>
As I said yesterday, 'tis the season for last-minute gifts… no matter who you are. I shared the names of four potential books for the children in your life. Now, for the adults on your holiday gift list… The True Believer, by Eric Hoffer America once had a longshoreman philosopher, a Socrates of the docks. Eric Hoffer had no formal education, but he had....More>>>
Related WSM Earnings Scheduled For March 16, 2016 Benzinga's Top Downgrades Notable earnings after Wednesday's close (Seeking Alpha) Related CMG Chipotle Sees Large Q1 Loss, But Says Comps Decline Is Improving Chipotle Will Face Continued Food Safety Risk, Doctor Warns ....More>>>
Last Friday, Boeing (BA) announced delays in its program to supply tankers to the U.S. Air Force. Canaccord Genuity’s Ken Herbert and Jonathan Morales consider the implications:
On Friday, Boeing announced another slip in the KC-46 tanker program. Specifically, the company indicated that the Air Force has pushed its Milestone C production decision from June....More>>>