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NII (NASDAQ: NIHD) and U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.
When fear and volatility rear their ugly heads, investors will traditionally turn to more conservative investments — such as gold. Presumably, this is what happened during the bitterly fought presidential campaign. In 2016, the price of gold, which ended the year up about 8%, had climbed as much as 28% at one point.
Similarly, many gold stocks enjoyed quite the ride last year —....More>>>
U.S. equities finished near the unchanged line on Tuesday after recovering from deeper intraday losses.
Geopolitical tensions were in focus, with attention on North Korea and Syria. President Trump tweeted that Pyongyang was “looking for trouble” and that the United States would “solve the problem” if China didn’t help. Concerning Syria, the G7 countries failed....More>>>
America’s third biggest railroad company Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported earnings in the last week of April. The company presented another record quarter and was able to benefit from a trend that’s currently putting tremendous pressure on conventional transportation companies on the road. Overall I’m impressed and will continue to use Norfolk as my go-to railroad stock.
Source: ThinkstockMarch 29, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.11 % and 2.56 points to 2,361.14. Separately the DJIA closed down 0.20% on the day at 20,659.39, down approximately 42.11 points. The question remains if the DJIA gain on Tuesday was just a head fake as the index is lower versus the Nasdaq and the S&P500.
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NEW YORK Martin Shkreli is on trial for financial fraud charges that could land him in prison for years, but that hasn’t stopped the so-called “Pharmacy Bro” from providing investment advice for thousands of fans.
During recent Sunday evenings, Shkreli has used Facebook and YouTube to live-stream “This Week in Investing and Finance,” atutorial that featureshis....More>>>
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A little over a year ago, the Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, indicating it would raise them four more times in 2016. But it didn’t raise rates again until last week, up 0.25%.....More>>>
Shares of Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) tumbled nearly 20% on May 15 after the Chinese e-tailer reported itsfirst-quarter numbers. Its revenue rose 25% annually to 19.9 billion yuan ($3.2 billion), beating estimates by $120 million, but its non-GAAP net income dropped 9% to 728 million yuan ($116 million
O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC trimmed its position in Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR) by 41.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,173 shares of the financial services provider
LSV Asset Management cut its stake in shares of Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) by 3.4% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 92,100 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 3,200 shares during the quarter. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in Sandy Spri
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $12.00 target price on the textile maker’s stock.
Wall Street brokerages expect Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE:AJRD) to post sales of $465.05 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Aerojet Rocketdyne’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $456.80 million and the hi