Brokerages predict that Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $1.02 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for Waste Management’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $1.01 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.04. Waste Management posted earnings per share of $0.81 in the same quarter last year,....More>>>
Alamos Gold (TSE:AGI) (NYSE:AGI) was upgraded by Desjardins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Desjardins also issued estimates for Alamos Gold’s FY2018 earnings at $0.22 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $0.19 EPS.
Several other research firms have also commented on AGI. Raymond James decreased their price target....More>>>
1. Blame the bonds: The normally boring bond market is causing serious drama on Wall Street.
An avalanche of selling sent the Dow and S&P 500 careening 5% lower last week, one of the stock market’s worst weeks since the 2008 financial crisis.
The culprit: Rapidly rising bond yields are alarming investors who got hooked on a decade of low interest rates.
President Donald Trump ordered his energy secretary to take immediate action to stem power plant closures, arguing that a decline in coal and nuclear electricity is putting the nation’s security at risk.
"Impending retirements of fuel-secure power facilities are leading to a rapid depletion of a critical part of our nation’s energy mix and impacting the resilience of our....More>>>
The dispensing of advice is a paternal tradition: Dads pretty universally like to stick their two cents in. So, in honor of Father’s Day, Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp are dedicating an episode of Motley Fool Answers to giving some back, with money tips for men at three different stages of their parenting careers.
In this segment, it’s advice for fathers whose kids are....More>>>
How well can you size-up a credit card promotion?
It’s hard to keep a cool head in the heat of the retail moment. You’re about to make a big purchase and the clerk is waving a store credit card offer before you.
“No interest if paid in full within 12 months!” they’ll say. Or, “0% intro APR on purchases for 12 months.”
In a junior sector that has become quite a stock-picker’s market over the past nine months, I find some of the safest and lowest risk opportunities come when a company is undergoing a major change. Atlantic Gold (OTCPK:SPVEF) was one such idea I highlighted last year, as the company was set to transform itself into Canada’s newest junior gold producer. The stock has since moved from....More>>>
The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) reportedly has opened a criminal investigation into illegal manipulation of bitcoin prices. According to a report at Bloomberg News citing unnamed sources, investigators will be searching for evidence of illegal practices that place false orders in an effort to create the appearance of market activity.
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC),....More>>>
Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) is a more than $80 billion biotech company that hurt its investors in late October, after a difficult environment forced the company to cut its growth forecasts. However, the company operates in growing markets, and still has what’s arguably the best portfolio of assets in the biotech industry. Its market-leading portfolio, especially after its acquisition of Impact....More>>>
Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday morning.
According to Zacks, “LIFE Financial Corporation is a savings and loan holding company for Life Bank. The company originates, purchases, sells, securitizes and services primarily non-conventional mortgage loans principally....More>>>