The stock market once again proved its resiliency on Wednesday, bouncing back from extensive declines early in the session to recover most of its losses. The Dow Jones Industrials actually managed to post yet another record close with a modest gain, and although other major market benchmarks suffered declines, they weren’t significant. Moreover, some favorable news from certain pockets of....More>>>
How serious is Tim Cook, CEO of Apple (AAPL), about content? Very. Which is a good thing for investors. If you’re a potential shareholder of Apple and have a long-term horizon, then Apple is looking better and better, and it’s not solely based on its brand-equity value in the hardware/content ecosystem business. It’s becoming more and more about filmed entertainment.
BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) — This Thanksgiving, have your turkey and mashed potatoes with a side of stock gains. It may sound surprising, but statistically speaking, Thanksgiving week has a distinct bullish bias for the stock market.
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(That’s in spite of a closed market on Thursday, and a shortened session on Friday.)
One of the best things about Seeking Alpha is the availability of research regarding stocks so risky that virtually no Wall Street advisors or analysts who care about keeping their jobs would ever consider recommending them – however large these stocks’ upside might be. The subject of this report is a company sufficiently dicey to earn its latest audit report a going concern qualification,....More>>>
Activist investor and billionaire George Soros
A couple weeks ago we told you how Warren Buffett has enjoyed a $12.3 billion gain from the markets since the election.
Then there’s George Soros.
You see, the hedge fund activist investor bet against the “Trump Rally.”
And – as Soros does – he bet big…
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Jumping out of a plane isn’t a typical lightbulb moment but for adventure tourism entrepreneurs Tom Rogers and Anna Faustino, it made sense.
They were skydiving in Interlaken, Switzerland, when Rogers realized he and his girlfriend were building something big.
“That was the first time I saw us as an adventure travel website,” says Rogers. “We could become an....More>>>
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Friday was a mixed day for the stock market; the Dow Jones Industrials fell slightly even as the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) and Nasdaq Composite finished higher. The S&P 500’s gains of about a fifth of a percent were propelled in part by favorable economic data showing that retail sales climbed by 0.6% in December, driven by strong performance in the automotive sector. Solid bank earnings....More>>>
Amaya’s stock has been on a wild roller coaster ride this year, with catalysts ranging from the CEO (David Baazov) being accused of insider trading, to takeover rumors, to failed mergers and now a formal bid by the aforementioned CEO. There have certainly been a lot of hopes and headaches, but I believe there is a strong underlining long case to be made on Amaya. I wrote a blog post about....More>>>
U.S. stock futures signaled a lower open on Monday, putting the Dow on track to retreat after a four-session advance.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ6, -0.29% ....More>>>