Blue-chip companies rightfully make up the bulk of most people’s investment portfolios. These large-cap firms possess considerable industry leverage, as well as a vast sum of financial resources. Their status and importance to the underlying economy means that they are the least likely to crumble, regardless of external pressures. Ultimately, blue chips provide the confidence and stability....More>>>
Earlier this week, small capCell MedX Corp (OTCQB: CMXC) announced that it has completed its registration process with the FDA and has initiated an application process to receiveclearance for use of its eBalance device as Class II non-exempt device. Cell MedX Corpsebalance technology is designed to alleviatecomplications associated with certain medical conditions by reinvigorating the electrochemical....More>>>
Inspire Medical Systems (INSP) has gone public and its shares have seen a great opening day return. The medical device company has great prospects as shares jumped 50% on their opening day. The still limited valuation and the potential of its therapy make that I am still happy to buy a few shares, which I regard as a long-term call option on the potential success of the business.
On Wednesday, stocks recovered following the worst day overall since October. The gains were led by the technology sector, which in many cases reversed following their worst day of the year on Tuesday.
However, despite the tech rebound, the blue chips lagged pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down less than 0.1%. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE), a Dow component, fell 7.1%, pulled lower by a lackluster....More>>>
Memphis, TN, based Investment company Pope Asset Management, Llc buys Sparebanken Vest AS, sells Kingboard Copper Foil Holdings, China Pharma Holding Inc during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Pope Asset Management, Llc. As of 2017-06-30, Pope Asset Management, Llc owns 24 stocks with a total value of $113 million. These are the details....More>>>
It’s been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there’s probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
Still, though, shares are up a good amount this year (see the YTD chart below), reflecting....More>>>
November has been a bad month for Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE). The natural gas refueling company has lost around 10% of its value this month, with most of the decline coming after the company released mixed third-quarter results. I am saying mixed because Clean Energy had missed the top line estimate by around 6.5%, even though it trumped the earnings estimate by $0.02 per share.
(Editor’s note: There is much greater liquidity on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under ticker Z01).
The Elevator Pitch
Zooplus (OTC:ZOPLY) (OTC:ZLPSF) is the leading online retailer of pet food and supplies in Europe. Generally, in a commoditized market such as selling pet food, the lowest cost provider with the best customer service has the “right to win”. We believe....More>>>
As China’s annual legislative gathering goes into a fourth day, it’s becoming clearer which industries stand to benefit, and those that won’t.
Increased military spending, updates on plans to build new urban zones, support for the health-care industry and easier lending rules for banks have been among the best investment themes for the week, even as the rising risk of....More>>>
Its a snoozefest.
The S&P 500 is stuck in its narrowest range in nearly half a century and trading volume is plumbing multi-month lows. But by September, investors may be pining for the dog days of summer, with data suggesting that it is historically the worst month for stocks.
Since 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped in September 56% of the time, according to Bank of America Merrill....More>>>