United Technologies Co. (NYSE:UTX) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the twenty research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Th
Investing isn't a one-size-fits-all process. Everyone does it for different reasons. And your personal goals have a lot to do with how you decide to manage your investments. You could be looking to earn enough money in the stock market to send your child to college in 10 years. Or you might want to position yourself to make huge gains from a major macro event that you believe is....More>>>
Investors looking for profits in the healthcare sector had a difficult time in 2017 if they weren’t in biotech. The Health Care SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLV) only gained 13.15% last year, while the S&P 500 climbed 22.5% over the same time period.
But the biotech sector crushed the market, with the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE: XBI) returning a market-beating 43.36% in 2017, nearly....More>>>
How to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy
Investing in emerging markets always has a heightened amount of risk associated with it. However, large and mid-cap stocks can help mitigate the heightened amount of risk. This is why I believe that the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is the safest way to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy. The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed....More>>>
No one likes paying any kind of taxes, so you might think that in any ranking of the most hated tax Americans have to pay, every tax you have to pay would all tie for first. That said, we’re in the middle of income tax season, and there’s been plenty of political and tax policy discussion about the negative impacts of the estate tax, which many call the death tax. Yet neither the income....More>>>
Sometime between now and the end of his first term in office, U.S. President Donald Trump is going to have a huge – and potentially deadly – decision to make about North Korea and its nuclear-weapons program.
And the longer Washington waits, the bigger the stakes are going to be.
A majority of the attention of investors concerning U.S. oil resource and reserves has rightly been in the shale play in the lower 48, but Alaska has been enjoying a lot of new oil discoveries, and there will be plenty more to come in the years ahead.
Just over the last year a minimum of “5 billion barrels of recoverable oil” has been discovered....More>>>
(Bloomberg) — Prices for individual major medical plans are stabilizing in Pennsylvania and will continue to unless the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress take action that would hurt the program, the state’s insurance regulator....More>>>
Higher yields, weaker gold and utility stocks have hurt “flight to safety” investments.
The rise in the 30-year bond yield held its 200-week simple moving average at 3.05% over the past two weeks. And the gold bullion exchange-traded fund held its 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of $112.04 on Friday.
The yield on the 30-year U.S. bond rose to as high as 3.091%....More>>>
PetIQ Inc (NASDAQ:PETQ) CEO Mccord Christensen sold 13,652 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total transaction of $313,996.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange C
TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ: AMTD) and Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations
Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) Director H Stuart Campbell sold 989 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $191.17, for a total transaction of $189,067.13. Following the transaction, the director now directly ow
Financial Advisory Service Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) by 16.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,563 shares of the social networking company
There are 165 publicly traded real estate investment trusts listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges that have market capitalizations of $250 million or more as of this writing. However, it can often be a smart idea to look at the biggest and strongest companies in any particular sector, as thes