The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
I was having dinner with friends recently, and someone asked the question, “Stocks are expensive. How should I protect myself in case the market crashes? Should I short something, or maybe use options?”
For most investors, an exotic strategy like one of these isn’t necessary. Instead, you can protect yourself from a stock market correction or crash by keeping some defensive....More>>>
Biotechs companies offer big risk, but big reward as well. These are seen as some of the more speculative companies in the market because a single word from governing health care agencies, such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), can make or break these companies.
Analysts often weigh in on these companies, and there are a number of factors that play a role in how analysts view....More>>>
Shares of Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) have seen a nice bounce recently, having risen by 30% since late February. It looks like my “buy the dip” piece in late November was followed by a much larger “dip” than I was expecting (Note: This was an unexpected event and great example of how biotech is a minefield).
Figure 1: ONCE daily advanced chart (Source:....More>>>
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On the heels of attending the International Metal Writers conference in Vancouver, BC this week, Nexus Gold Corp (OTC: NXXGF, TSX: NXS.V) is receiving positive coverage of its stock by multiple investment and financial analysis sites. Despite being part of the larger down day on Wall Street today, Nexus Gold’s stock has fared well, particularly in the past 30 days.
As investors digest the unexpected triumph of Donald Trump in the polls, the conclusion that banking stocks will benefit greatly from the incoming administration’s intention to ‘dismantle’ the Dodd-Frank Act has been difficult to ignore. To wit, the KBW Bank Index is up around 12% since Election Day and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC),....More>>>
When fear and volatility rear their ugly heads, investors will traditionally turn to more conservative investments — such as gold. Presumably, this is what happened during the bitterly fought presidential campaign. In 2016, the price of gold, which ended the year up about 8%, had climbed as much as 28% at one point.
Similarly, many gold stocks enjoyed quite the ride last year —....More>>>
Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders sketched out the company’s plans for the next generation of European fighter aircraft and warned that Brexit means the U.K. could miss out on future production.
Airbus’s German operation is working with French warplane specialist
Picking stocks in a bull market is so easy the GEICO caveman could do it. After all, when the broader market indices, like the S&P 500, trade at average price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-sales ratios (P/S) of 24.4 and 2.2, respectively, just about every stock in the index is rising.
DFSCoin (CURRENCY:DFS) traded 6.4% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 9:00 AM Eastern on April 21st. One DFSCoin coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0488 or 0.00000560 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptopia. In the last seven