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.
The steel industry is garnering a lot of attention this year due to expectations of increased economic activity and the President’s announcement that new oil and gas pipeline construction will be built with U.S.-manufactured steel, observes Crista Huff, editor of Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor.
I’m adding Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) to the Buy Low Opportunities Portfolio.....More>>>
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>
Novanta (NOVT) operates in high-tech markets. The company designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells precision photonic and motion control components and subsystems to original equipment manufacturers in the medical equipment and advanced industrial technology markets worldwide.
The company operates in three segments: Photonics, Vision, and Precision Motion. It houses numerous businesses,....More>>>
St. Helier, Y9, based Investment company Contrarius Investment Management Ltd buys Gilead Sciences Inc, Teck Resources, Tegna Inc, Liberty Formula One Group, Boston Beer Co Inc, International Business Machines Corp, Barrick Gold Corp, Kinross Gold Corp, Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc, Arch Coal Inc, sells Apple Inc, Twitter Inc, Bitauto Holdings, Encana Corp, Western Digital Corp during the 3-months....More>>>
Analyzing history as a guide to the future is riddled with caveats, but if you’re mindful of the limitations there’s a mother lode of perspective waiting to be mined in the cause of modeling relationships in macro and markets. One of the more useful techniques in this corner: impulse-response (IR) simulations by way of vector autoregression (VAR) modeling. As econometric applications....More>>>
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Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) is the worlds eighth-largest company by sales based on 2016 consolidated revenues per the Fortune Global 500. Interestingly, Toyota is tailgating seventh-ranked and fellow automaker, Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) by a slim $8 million of revenue.
On Friday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap China based online retailstockLightinthebox Holding Co (NYSE: LITB) as a long/buy trade:
LITB has been on our watchlist for a while now, but gave us that clinching signal today. That is, after pushing up and off an entanglement of moving average lines (which made a few bullish crosses this week, by the way), LightintheBox....More>>>
The stock market has spent much of the early summer months “melting higher” as investors have been hesitant to push their cash into a market that refuses to budge from all-time highs. Of course, we know there are always quality stocks to buy out there, regardless of what the market is doing.
Breakout stocks, comeback stocks, you name it....More>>>
Oil found a new low in January, and so far this year although there have been a lot of ups and downs, oil has still ‘held its ground’, with Russia and OPEC accommodating supply control, despite recent twittering to the contrary (with Putin promising Russian support for decreasing supply, but their top oil producer refusing it).
In terms of cycles, the cold northern hemisphere....More>>>
Citigroup’s Wendy Nicholson and Beth Kite argue that the once “untouchable” Avon Products (AVP) “has become intriguing.” They explain why:
After Avon was the worst performing stock in the HPC group in 2015 (down nearly 60%), Avon has been the best performing stock in our coverage universe year-to-date in 2016 (up ~65%). While we have....More>>>
Picking stocks in a bull market is so easy the GEICO caveman could do it. After all, when the broader market indices, like the S&P 500, trade at average price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-sales ratios (P/S) of 24.4 and 2.2, respectively, just about every stock in the index is rising.
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