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
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U.S. stock futures were slipping on Monday, as Treasury yields resumed a move higher and investors waited for another big week of earnings to get underway, with Halliburton Co. coming ahead of the open.
The market is also looking ahead to results later this week from major technology companies Google parent Alphabet Inc., Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. following losses for the sector in....More>>>
The major indexes rose to new highs this week as investorsignored the chaos in Washington and refused to let the market fall.
The S&P 500 rose 1.5% this week after advancing 0.2% to 2,351.16 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.7% this week after ticking up 4.28 points to 20,624.05. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.8% this week after today.
Small cap sensor film stock UniPixel Inc (NASDAQ: UNXL) is sinking by a double digit percentage in after-hours and pre-market trading after reporting Q4 earnings. The problem for UniPixel is that only a few analysts cover the small cap stock and the bottom line loss was a bit worst than the 10 cent loss they were expecting. The stock also had a slight uptick ahead of earnings:
At the end of last week, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested that it might be time to go long on commodities:
What’s the takeaway here today? When you take a big step back and assess everything that has happened over the last several years, how on earth can we expect commodity prices to remain around recent historical lows forever? Although playing the commodity game has been....More>>>
For at least one Chinese company, the Trump family is good for business.
While President Donald Trump promises tough talking on trade when he meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week, his daughter’s clothing brand continues to take advantage of the country’s low cost production.
“Ivanka is a very good client,” said Zhang Huarong, chairman of Huajian....More>>>
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>>>
I expect AT&T (NYSE: T) to perform in line with its peers. I believe there could be further upside from DTV synergies and the Mexican mobile investments as the company’s foray into major Latam markets presents a diversification away from the uncertainties of U.S. wireless competition. I have a $44 price estimate for AT&T, which is about 15% ahead of the current market price.
Victory Capital Management Inc. decreased its stake in Waste Management (NYSE:WM) by 13.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 57,987 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 8
Press coverage about GTT Communications (NYSE:GTT) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies
After updating investors on its wide-ranging gene therapy research program at a key industry conference early in the month,shares ofbluebird bio(NASDAQ:BLUE) surged 20.7% higher in January,according toS&P Global Market Intelligence.