Three of the major banks are reporting their fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. In general, financial stocks have made solid gains through the end of 2016, with a tremendous tailwind from the Trump rally. Considering a recent rate hike from the Federal Reserve, with potentially more to come, this sector could just be getting started. But for now we can see if this....More>>>
A few years ago Boston Consulting Group published a report that found five types of luxury consumers.
The report looked at the spending habits of these five types in six luxury markets the U.S., Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and Europe. What they found was interesting.
5 Types of Luxury Consumers
The Aspirationals: Aspirationals have $85,000 or more in annual income in developed....More>>>
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In addition to individual Long Ideas, we provide Model Portfolios that provide well-screened lists of companies based on specific criteria....More>>>
Tuesday was another good day on Wall Street, thanks largely to diminished concerns about trade disputes between the U.S. and China. Chinese leaders made conciliatory comments that suggested that there could be a measured resolution to tensions between the two countries, and market participants took that as an all-clear sign to bid shares higher. Yet some stocks suffered from negative news. Tupperware....More>>>
Shares of Rogers Corp. (NYSE:ROG) gained 19.9% in April 2017, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The company reported first-quarter results on April 26, sending share prices nearly 12% higher the next day. Rogers saw 27% year-over-year sales growth and 79% higher earnings, leaving analyst estimates far behind in both cases.
"Having the most money doesn't always make you the winner," Moneyball author Michael Lewis said to us on stage. For example, in 2002, the Oakland Athletics had the third-lowest payroll of any team in baseball. The New York Yankees paid their players nearly three times more – an extra $80 million. Yet the two teams made it the same distance in the playoffs. ....More>>>
Boston, MA, based Investment company Fmr Llc buys Bank of Americaoration, Goldman Sachs Group, Coty, LyondellBasell Industries NV, Centennial Resource Development, Flowserve, Morgan Stanley, Northrop Grumman, CBOE Holdings, Capital One Financial, sells Medtronic PLC, Roper Technologies, CVS Health, NXP Semiconductors NV, Alibaba Group Holding during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the....More>>>
DETROIT Volkswagen Group pleadedguilty Friday to three criminal chargesarising from its diesel emissions scandal, setting it up for a penalty that will probably propel its total costs fromthe debacle past the $20 billion mark.
U.S. District Court Judge Sean Coxin Detroitaccepted the plea but postponed agreeing to proposed fines and terms of a settlement. Another hearing was set for April....More>>>
Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH), the well-known operator of the take-and-bake pizza chain, posted fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results, including a 5% increase in total revenues. During the quarter, this pizza player opened 28 new stores, of which 27 were in the U.S.
Papa Murphy’s currently operates more than 1,575 franchised and corporate-owned pizza stores in....More>>>
Stocks dipped today as oil fell and investors digested last night’s U.S. presidential debate.
The S&P 500 fell 0.1% to 2,141.34 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 40.27 points, or 0.2%, to 18,162.35. The Nasdaq Composite declined 0.1% to 5,241.83. Oil dropped 2.3% to $50.43.
With the final debate finished, the market is looking....More>>>