The short-vol trade is dead. Long live the short-vol trade.
Investors are discovering fresh ways to bet volatility across asset classes will tumble anew even as hawkish monetary policy, emerging-market turmoil and February’s vol-mageddon underscore headwinds to the complex trade.
ZTE Corp.’s shares cratered after it agreed to pay at least $1 billion in penalties and overhaul its management as part of a sweeping settlement agreement that allows it to resume business after a two-month hiatus.
China’s second-largest telecoms equipment maker fell as much
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) recently held its annual meeting, which included hours of shareholder Q&A with CEO Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger. While Buffett is obviously the star of the show, Munger is known for his matter-of-fact quotes on issues that are important to the company’s investors.
With that in mind, here are three things Charlie....More>>>
On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested going long onsmall cap real-time deal engine stock Live Ventures Inc (NASDAQ:LIVE):
Live Ventures doesn’t look like it’s doing much right now, but that’s the point – there’s a bigger bullish undertow in place here, and we want to tap into it before it materializes in the form of big-time bullishness....More>>>
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Bank of America The bank reported quarterly profit of 62 cents per share, 3 cents a share above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. The bank’s results were helped by improved loan growth and deposits, among other factors.
WPP Group WPP founder and Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell has stepped down. Two....More>>>
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SITO Mobile (NASDAQ:SITO) historically has provided mobile location-based (i.e., geolocation) marketing technology....More>>>
Monday was a mixed day on Wall Street, as gains for major benchmarks contrasted with a decline in indexes tracking smaller companies. Many market participants focused on the White House’s support of Chinese mobile device maker ZTE, which lifted several of the biggest stocks of Chinese technology giants that trade on U.S. exchanges. In general, investors seem to be pleased with the health of....More>>>
The incredible year for Steve Sjuggerud's True Wealth China Opportunities subscribers continues… Regular DailyWealth readers know Steve made a bold call last summer. In short, despite years of dismal performance – and widespread fear of economic collapse – Steve said Chinese stocks were a "buy" again. At the time, Steve noted that Chinese stocks....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
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Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t want to find stocks that are either flying under the radar and are compelling buys, or offer up tantalizing discounts when compared to fair value?
One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are....More>>>
Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB) hit a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as C$33.40 and last traded at C$33.53, with a volume of 153852 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at C$34.41.
CWB has been the topic of a number of research analyst repo
CAE (TSE:CAE) (NYSE:CAE) had its target price upped by investment analysts at CIBC from C$24.00 to C$27.00 in a note issued to investors on Monday. CIBC’s price objective points to a potential upside of 1.12% from the company’s current price.
Equities analysts expect Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) to announce $1.82 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Barrick Gold’s earnings. Barrick Gold posted sales of $2.16 billion during the same quarter la
Moleculin Biotech (NASDAQ:MBRX) has been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.
Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) – Analysts at William Blair lifted their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Acadia Healthcare in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, May 23rd. William Blair analyst R. Daniels now expects that the company will earn $2.7