Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) seems to be a slightly undervalued player in the home improvement segment that has astutely chosen to work with market leaders Home Depot (HD) and Lowes (LOW) instead of compete with them head-on. Market conditions being favorable to the giants in the segment, that effect is expected to cascade down to Fortunes product lines as well. Valuation analyses....More>>>
London, X0, based Investment company River & Mercantile Asset Management Llp buys iShares Core S&P Small-Cap, International Business Machines, Citigroup, Enerplus, Noble PLC, UBS Group AG, Criteo SA, The Priceline Group, Johnson Controls International PLC, Voya Financial, sells Herc Holdings, US Concrete, Viacom, Vanguard S&P 500, Symantec during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according....More>>>
The Federal Reserve has kept its key interest rate steady this month but has acknowledged that prices of essential commodities are inching up to desired range, paving the way for gradual rate hikes in the coming months. The comeback of inflation, by the way, is very evident, with business houses paying more for labor, steel, oil and other supplies.
Fed officials also noted that economic activity....More>>>
For months I watched the prices slowly tick higher.
$100 $115 $130 $145
$30 $40 $50 $60
And then I gave up “Forget it. I missed this one.”
These were the prices over the last year of Albemarle (ALB) and Sociedad Qu铆mica y Minera (SQM), respectively two of the largest lithium producers in the world during a period when the price of lithium doubled.
Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded down 0.20 percent to 20,938.43 while the NASDAQ declined 0.07 percent to 6,044.95. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.21 percent to 2,383.87.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
Friday afternoon, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector proved to be a source of strength for the market. Leading the sector was strength from Align....More>>>
Millennials and stocks a mutual need
Millennials, the childrenof the stock-loving Baby Boomers who helped fuel the best-everbull market in the 1990s, haven’t yet developed agood working relationship with the marketlike mom and dad did.
Now mostly in their 20s and early 30s, the people making up the nation’s largest generation haveyet to embrace the concept of stock investing....More>>>
Amazon.com’s (NSDQ:AMZN)double digit growth story continues to stay in trend despite the companys top line increasing in the tens of billions each year. Amazons annual revenue has grown around the 20% level in the last three years, and during the first nine months of fiscal 2016, Amazons total revenue has shot up from $71.259 billion last year to $92.246 billion this year, a growth of 29.45%.....More>>>
The recent U.S. stock rally, which began off the bottom in late June and saw the market break to new all-time highs in early July, has been anemic by almost any measure. While not that much seems to be happening on the surface, underneath it the internals have been undergoing change. The groups leading the rally are not the same groups leading the market prior to the rally. It is not uncommon for....More>>>
We think AAPL stock is one of the most attractive technology stocks now. Here’s why Apple stock finds a place among our list of top stock picks.
Cupertino, California-based technologygiant, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), has been among our top stock picksfrom the technology sector for over 25 quarters now. AAPL stock closed the last trading session at a per share price of$135.02,....More>>>
Patrons enjoying an evening outdoors at Bryant Park Grill & Caf茅 (Source: Company Website)
Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ:ARKR) owns and operates 21 restaurant/bars and 19 fast food concepts/catering operations with different trade names except for Gallagher’s and Rustic Inn, of which there are pairs of each. Notably, ARKR owns Bryant Park Grill &....More>>>