Many investors think of China as rich. But outside of a handful of east coast exporting cities and Beijing, it is still poor and getting old. How will the government take care of all these people? (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
China’s getting old. In fact, they are getting older faster than anywhere else in the world. And the Chinese government has a very weak safety net....More>>>
In a week that saw that saw the largest sell-off of the year and had some people thinking a true correction was ready to start, top hedge funds and executives reached into their wallets and made some major purchases. Like the week before, we also saw a huge amount of insider activity concentrated on the buy side, as selling was once again very light in comparison.
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A rather unusual thing has just happened with Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF). The company issued a press release which stated that Barron’s and Axiom Capital Management issued materially misleading statements regarding Cliffs’ CEO share purchases. Cliffs stated that it believed that the materially misleading statements were an intentional attempt to manipulate Cliffs’....More>>>
Yesterday’s discouraging numbers on job growth in April via the ADP Employment Report raise doubts about a rebound in US growth for the second quarter. But if you’re looking for reasons to keep hope alive, Wednesday’s survey data for the services sector fits the bill.
The ISM Non-Manufacturing ticked higher last month, rising to a four-month high and signaling that....More>>>
I’m getting questions from readers about Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), and I guess it’s high time for pre-earnings update. CLF stock has recently been dragged down by major downside in iron ore prices. Technical factors (the successful downside breakout of the $8.30 level) also contributed to the downside. In my view, it is highly unlikely that any major support catalyst....More>>>
United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) stock simmered out of the gate today, but surged after President Trump signed a directive for an investigation into any adverse effects foreign steel has had on domestic producers.
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The probe, led by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, gives Trump the ability to restrict imports....More>>>
Welcome. In this article I will give the dollar and cents reasons for how come ERIC looks like a relative bargain in today’s marketplace.
In the trailing ten years ERIC has earned their market cap in free cash flow. This is a signal the company may be undervalued. If ERIC can repeat the performance and earn over $19B in the coming....More>>>
Despite the helter-skelter manner in which the Trump administration has operated, one thing has become pretty evident to investors and Wall Street. The president tends to stick to his word and really seems bent on delivering campaign promises. One of those promises is the infrastructure build-out, and combined with what appears to be an improving economy and sentiment by business, some....More>>>
Beating Alzheimers is going to be a team sport. We now have our new quarterback. Referencing billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announcement today to join the fight to cure Alzheimers, George Vradenburg, chairman, president and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimers - a movement bent on stop
Sales Trends A Bit Soft, But Nothing To Worry About
I have been a bit disappointed by Nordstroms (NYSE:JWN) recent results. Not because it was a bad quarter per se, but because it broke the sequence of constant overperformance compared to other peers in the
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
I have previously written some articles where I have tracked Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) construction and purchases of property, plant, and equipment (P,P & E), as well as Tesla's payments for them. The reason Tesla does not have to pay for all its equipment up front was explained in