Schroder Investment Management Group cut its stake in Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) by 1.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 689,795 shares of the industrial products company’s stock a
It hardly seems possible, but life just got a lot more complicated in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Justice still insists marijuana has zero medical benefits, yet the Food and Drug Administration just approved the first drug derived from a marijuana plant.
What’s Next: President Trump is about to announce more than $50 billion in annual tariffs on China in an effort to combat its theft of U.S. technology secrets. The move is Trump’s most aggressive play against China yet and could launch a global trade war.
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The Big Picture: The U.S. and China are at war for technological supremacy in the 21st Century.....More>>>
Small capsemiconductor stock Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ: DIOD) has produced a double top on its technical chart with shares just below breakout levels:
Small cap Diodes Incorporated is aStandard and Poors SmallCap 600 and Russell 3000 Index company thats a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic,analog....More>>>
The Dow Jones today jumped 200 points in pre-market trading, as bullish investors reacted to stellar earnings reports from Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS). Markets are likely to continue to rise on what is expected to be the strongest earnings season in seven years – largely due to strong consumer confidence and the recent tax reform law.
Data breaches dominated this year’s headlines, and not only in the world of technology. While there were many damaging incidents, perhaps none were as prominent and newsworthy as the hack against the Democratic National Committee, which continues to wreak political havoc.
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As the shares of everyone from Kroger Co. (KR) to Foot Locker Inc. (FL) to Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (APRN) get hammered on fears that Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) s gunning for their business, Netflix Inc. (NFLX) has soared to new highs after delivering yet another earnings report suggesting its business for now remains mostly immune to Amazon’s aggressive incursions.
Can Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) surprise investors with its Q1 earnings numbers? San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)is scheduled to report its quarterly results for Q1 2017 on Wednesday, 26th April, before markets open. Twitter is expected to come out with its latest set of earnings numbers at 7 A.M. Eastern Time, or 4 A.M. Pacific Time. While expectations from the micro-blogging....More>>>
Hunter Harrison is a hero in the railroad industry, a folk legend if you will, when it comes to turning around rail companies. He successfully turned around Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) before jumping ship early to partner with activist investor Mantle Ridge to take on CSX (NYSE:CSX). After a bit of back and forth, CSX caved and appointed Harrison as CEO for the next four years. CSX....More>>>
Heres another reason why the Federal Reserve can leave rates unchanged Wednesday: Financial conditions are significantly tighter thanks to new money-market regulations that go into effect next month.
Liborthe London interbank offered rate, a measure of the cost for banks to borrow from each other in dollars that also serves as a benchmark reference rate for trillions of dollars in private-sector....More>>>
I recently provided a brief overview on the challenges facing the trucking industry. For railroads, the big news for the year has been Hunter Harrison’s new management role at CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX). Trade-related volatility, driven by political rhetoric, has impacted Canadian rails as well as Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).
One of the best ways for investors to juice their returns is to take advantage of the market's propensity to occasionally overlook a great company and put it on sale. Three current examples: LGI Homes Inc(NASDAQ:LGIH),Cardinal Health Inc(NYSE:CAH), andBerkshire Hathaway Inc(NYSE:BRK-B)(NYSE:BRK-
Over the past week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen by nearly 700 points, mainly fueled by fears of a global trade war. And there's no reason to think the volatility will subside anytime soon.
However, instead of panicking, it's important to take a step back and assess the si
The most valuable company in the world got even more valuable last month. Shares ofApple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) jumped after the iPhone maker turned in a strong second-quarter earnings report and got another vote of confidence from Warren Buffett andBerkshire Hathaway(NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:
At Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) 2002 annual meeting, Warren Buffett was asked whether great investors are born or made. Buffett replied that he wasn't sure how much of being a great investor was innate and how much could be learned, but he did discuss some qualities all great inv