The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending June 29. Mortgage loan rate movements were mixed last week.
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This Blacklistingof Alibaba Group Holding Ltd(NYSE:BABA) has got to be the silliest thing I have ever seen. It is a fine example of irrational markets. This is where you will have analysts and professionals scared and recommending to ignore the Chinese stocks due to Trump’s administration.....More>>>
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What a silly stock market. There I was on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. waiting for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to crash 1,700 points as Trump verbally ripped Iran to shreds (and pulled out of the Iran deal). The Dow instantly tanked 80 points one sentence into Trump’s latest global spectacle. But then the Blue Chip index rallied back as Trump continued to hit Iran, and actually finished the....More>>>
I wrote my last article on Fogo de Chao (NASDAQ:FOGO) back in July 2016. I explained that it was one of my favorite picks in the restaurant industry due to its unique concept, great economics and superior long term growth prospects. Today, 6 months later, the share price is pretty much flat and the opportunity still exists. While the business may be going through some temporary and short term issues....More>>>
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>>>
The energy space was sharply lower Tuesday as investors await President Donald Trump’s announcement about the Iran nuclear deal at 2 p.m. ET; the decline of 3 percent was sparked after conflicting reports on the pending decision.
Oil crossed above $70 for the first time since late 2014 on Monday, pushing energy stocks higher along with it, but space reversed when Trump tweeted he would....More>>>
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U.S. Auto Parts Network (NASDAQ:PRTS) is a pure-play internet retailer of aftermarket auto parts that has struggled to achieve profitability in any sustainable way over the years. And persistent worries about Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) putting PRTS and all other online auto parts retailers out of business has done nothing to assuage investors’ concerns about the company’s future.
SOFIA, Bulgaria The European Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to stop threating it with tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying Thursday it is prepared to discuss trade but not at gun-point.
In March, Trump slapped tariffs of 25% on steel imports and 10% on impo
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope...
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If you're not familiar with how Social Security works, you might assume that there's a single age at which eligible recipients have to file for benefits. Not so. You actually get an eight-year window to claim benefits that begins at age 62 and carries through until age 70. (Technically, you're no
The biopharma and drug supply chain sectors outperformed the market last week, even as Trump administration officials pressed the president's blueprint to lower drug prices, with tough rhetoric for drugmakers and public shaming of pharmaceutical firms for supposedly blocking competition.