After eight-straight losing sessions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) might draw support Friday from stronger overseas markets overnight. Without much data or earnings news on the calendar, the focus sits squarely on OPEC amid talk that a crude oil production increase might be in the card
Retirement is a milestone most of us will someday reach, because few people work until the end of their lives. But only around one-third of Americans are very confident they'll have enough money to live comfortably -- and some may actually be too confident, because we tend to overestimate how lo
A Wynn casino and hotel project set to open in Boston in 2019 has drawn the scrutiny of regulators following a Wall Street Journal story that detailed sexual misconduct allegations against founder and CEO Steve Wynn.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said it is reviewing a license it issued for a resort casino to Wynn Resorts.
“The Commission is now aware of and is taking....More>>>
The fourth quarter of 2016 was the first quarter since the second quarter of 2014 that Macau’s gaming market grew at all. And the signs of life have given new hope to gaming investors with exposure to the world’s biggest gaming market.
But Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) may not have had as strong a quarter as competitors like Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MPEL) and Wynn....More>>>
One of the most difficult aspects of trading is timing the market. Odds are if you have been in the market over the past nine years, most likely you made some money. This bull market began in March of 2009, and 24/7 Wall St. is looking back to see how some major blue chip stocks compared to the broad markets over this time.
Back on March 6, 2009, the S&P 500 bottomed out at 666.79, and....More>>>
Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, has entered the bad books of President Donald Trump ever since he recused himself from the Russia investigation, which is probing into the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia.
The president has stopped short of firing Sessions but has been publicly denouncing him, purportedly in a bid to force a voluntary resignation.
A few days ago, an article about Nike (NYSE:NKE) argued that “Nike’s shares aren’t priced to buy.” The reasoning was that “Nike is, at best, fairly valued. And it certainly isn’t trading hands at fire-sale prices.” The question is: should you expect (and wait for) fire-sales prices? Most value investors know the maxim that it is better to buy a great business....More>>>
Peyto (OTCPK:PEYUF) is a Canadian E&P company whose production profile is dominated by dry gas (92%). With the low price of natural gas, it has been a tough couple of years for Peyto’s shareholders. That said, the company has maintained its dividend payout through the commodity price downturn. Recently natural gas prices have recovered from their lows, but Peyto’s stock has not kept....More>>>
Almost half of financial firms reported being examined by regulators in the last 12 months, according to Smarsh’s 2017 Electronic Communications Compliance Survey, and examiners are looking more closely at firms’ communications.
However, although firms have increased their efforts to meet compliance requirements regarding electronic communications with clients, significant gaps....More>>>
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) has been to the financial cliff and back again. The achievements of the last two years are probably top 1% in many areas. There was a little trepidation as the latest announcement saw more changes in senior management. For many shareholders, those senior manage
Havven (CURRENCY:HAV) traded 9.4% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on June 11th. Havven has a market cap of $29.29 million and approximately $969,776.00 worth of Havven was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Havven has tr
About a month ago, Tesla(NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk did investors a disservice when he dismissed very legitimate questions from sell-side Street analysts. Musk incorrectly thought that the analysts were trying to justify their short theses, which wasn't the case and later conceded that it was "fo
Despite a growing economy and the lowest U.S. unemployment rate in 16 years, things arent looking up for many Americans financial fragility is especially an issue for people with low incomes and for minorities, according to the new 2017 Prosperity Now Scorecard.
Shares of Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) were down 2.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.41 and last traded at $0.42. Approximately 26,000 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 2,172,783 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.43.