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.
Company payrolls increased by a lower-than-expected 171,000 last month, the US Labor Department reportsthe weakest gain in three months. The crowd had been looking for stronger results near +200,000. Instead, this morning’s update falls in line with ADP’s April profile of weaker growth.
The news provides more evidence that the US macro trend is off to a sluggish start in....More>>>
Rising tensions with North Korea and the recent threat to Florida from Hurricane Irma contributed to the slight decline in the S&P 500 Index last week. While news was otherwise slow, a handful of leading dividend stocks rewarded shareholders with news of higher dividends.
Five notable dividend stocks increased their payouts over the last two weeks, including....More>>>
The September U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.17, up 0.07.
The U.S. dollar index is trading choppy and just under the highs of the session.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that year over year Core CPI (consumer price index) for June rose to 2.3 percent versus 2.2 percent May. Year over year CPI was 1.0 percent versus 1.0 percent in May. On the month CPI in June....More>>>
Credit Suisse recently increased their iron ore price forecast for the medium term, which should give a small boost to Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF)but that doesnt mean the firm thinks you should buy the stock.
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Analyst Curt Woodworth and his team reiterated an Underperform rating on the stock Friday, although they raised their price target....More>>>
Credit Suisse analyst and teamGregory Lewis and team contend that Noble (NE) is “positioning for [an] eventual recovery” in offshore drilling, with emphasis on the word “eventual” but worry about They explain:
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We had the opportunity to host meetings with Nobleearlier this week. Management focused on its strong medium-term....More>>>
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Many developing and new traders struggle with comprehending the difference between the trades that will work from the trades that will not work, so veteran trader Mike Bellafiore of SMB Capital suggests they spice up their smart trade ideas with these four extra ingredients.
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A flag flies outside a Sears retail store on March 22, 2017 in Schaumburg, Illinois. Sears Holdings, the parent of Kmart and Sears, Roebuck, & Co., said there is ‘substantial doubt’ about the company’s financial viability (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Hopes raised by a chairman’s letter on future strategy March 9 were crushed Wednesday when Sears Holdings....More>>>
The stock of the Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ:DECK) is best positioned to return over 22% to its shareholders in the short-term investment horizon, although long-term prospects are much brighter based on the improving company’s business prospects. Despite its excellent performance in the last one year (over 30% run-up), DECK is still undervalued and offers a....More>>>
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Nanjing Legend Biotech received a $350 million upfront payment from Janssen Biotech, which will form a global partnership with Legend for its highly effective CAR-T candidate. In June, Legend, which was not previously well known, surprised the annual ASCO meeting with stunningly positive results
Rising tensions with North Korea and the recent threat to Florida from Hurricane Irma contributed to the slight decline in the S&P 500 Index last week. While news was otherwise slow, a handful of leading dividend stocks rewarded shareholders with news of higher divide
Debenhams (OTC:DBHSF) (OTCPK:DBHSY) faces a number of headwinds that would be difficult to tackle if only one of them were present. Some of them are exacerbated by the potential problems caused by Brexit, but even if Brexit is miraculously, painlessly resolved, there are enough problems in the re
Tesaro's (NASDAQ:TSRO)ovarian cancer drug, niraparib, will begin competing for prescriptions earlier than expected. Niraparib, which will be sold under the brand name Zejula, notched FDA approval on Monday, more than three months ahead of its June 30 decision date. The early approval setsTes
With the broader markets hovering around their all-time highs at the moment, the idea of buying individual stocks that are at or close to their 52-week highs may not sound all that appealing. Stocks with the richest valuations, after all, are likely to be the hardest hit in the event of a marketwid