February28, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday but neither the Nasdaq Composite nor the S&P 500 index could climb out of the slough of despond. The blue chips did rise into positive territory briefly, but couldn’t hold onto the gains. Among the 11 S&P sectors, only utilities and consumer staples traded above the breakeven line while the losers were consumer discretionary sotcks....More>>>
Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCLH) was up nearly 7% on Wednesday afternoon, following its fourth-quarter earnings report.
Norwegian said that it earned 56 cents a share, a penny ahead of analysts’ expectations. Revenue rose 8.5% to $1.13 billion, also squeaking past the $1.11 billion consensus estimate.
For the full year, Norwegian said it expects to earn between $3.75 and $3.85 a....More>>>
General Motors (GM) just jumped after a short upbeat earnings call, and deservedly so, as it has lagged the market considerably since 2011. I’m going to take this opportunity to give CEO Barra some credit. A lot of exciting stuff is happening at General Motors, like 1) its operations are throwing off cash; 2) they are cutting loose underperforming parts; 3) there’s future optionality....More>>>
We initiate a BUY rating on ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATNI), and our target price is $74.9. ATNI is an expanding company investing worldwide both in telecommunications and renewable energy industries. Its international and multi-industrial investing strategies successfully overcome the decline in U.S. telecommunications business, which ensures a stable growth rate for the company. The stable....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockMay 3, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.2% at 2,629.72. The DJIA closed flat at 23,930.70. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 7,088.15.
Thursday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. All the exchanges took a dip early in the session but seemingly recovered by then, although not ending on a positive note. Crude oil made another gain in the session, closing in....More>>>
General Electric (NYSE:GE) is one of the most outstanding dividend plays out there. Not only has the company paid out a dividend for more than 100 uninterrupted years, it has also grown that dividend in most years. GE’s current yield of 3% is considerably higher than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDX:INDU) average yield of 2.76%.
Anything that would threaten that dividend is, therefore,....More>>>
Doug Hughes focuses on lesser-known, small cap regional banks; the editor of Bank Newsletter looks for banks that operate in attractive regional markets, often ones that would be attractive acquisition targets.
AvidBank Holdings (AVBH) has the fastest growth of any bank out there and yet is still one of the safest with almost no bad loans, and a great, great market area in Palo Alto,....More>>>
Houston, TX, based Investment company Tanglewood Wealth Management, Inc. buys Vanguard Total International Stock ETF during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Tanglewood Wealth Management, Inc.. As of 2017-06-30, Tanglewood Wealth Management, Inc. owns 9 stocks with a total value of $313 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Sometimes a company pieces together a body of strategic and developmental work, explains its story — and progress — to the market, and investors slowly fall in love with the idea and gradually turn the heat up on the stock.
This is not one of those times. Although Cell MedX Corp (OTCMKTS:CMXC) has a great backstory, the chart came alive yesterday like someone flipped a switch.....More>>>
Stocks have inched positive after the minutes from July’s FOMC meeting showed the Fed in no apparent rush to hike interest rates.
The S&P 500 has ticked up 0.1% to 2,179.41 at 2:20 p.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 8.87 points, or 0.1%, to 18,560.89. The Nasdaq Composite has declined 0.1% to 5,224.62.