Media stories about Lear (NYSE:LEA) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lear earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s....More>>>
Over the past year, the performance of T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth (TRBCX has underscored why it pays to sit tight when a fund with a superior long-term record hits a speed bump. In 2016, as investors turned away from shares of the fast-growing, large-capitalization stocks that Blue Chip targets in favor of more-undervalued fare, the fund lagged the stock market dramatically. Stocks that had....More>>>
Wynn Resorts (WYNN) sunk to the bottom of the S&P 500 today after China said it would limit ATM withdrawals in Macau.
Shares of Wynn Resorts dropped 11% to$90.72 today, while the S&P 500 gained 0.2% to 2,246.19.
My colleague Dimitra DeFotis, who runs Barron’s Emerging Markets Daily, explains what happened:
The move is another in a series to....More>>>
By Ben Reynolds
Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is the third-largest Canadian bank ranked by market cap.
Bank of Nova Scotia’s market cap is $64 billion The Toronto-Dominion Bank’s market cap is $83 billion Royal Bank of Canada’s market cap is $94 billion
Bank of Nova Scotia’s financial metrics should immediately stand out for value-focused dividend....More>>>
There are, literally, a billion reasons to avoid the energy sector right now.
Hedge funds now own a billion barrels worth of bets that crude oil prices are heading higher. Problem is, these guys are usually wrong – especially when they wager with such conviction!
In April 2014, I warned that then-$103 crude oil was due for a drop. U.S. crude oil inventories were at 5-year highs,....More>>>
Investors might want to take a break from the polls and position themselves to ride out whats likely to be a short burst of volatility after Tuesdays presidential election.
Stocks finished the week lower Friday, with the S&P 500 index
Riding a self-driving Uber around San Francisco California regulators are trying to put the brakes on Uber’s self-driving efforts after the company failed to obtain proper permits before testing its cars on San Francisco streets.
Uber announced on Wednesday that two dozen self-driving Volvo SUVs would begin to drive passengers around the city.
In response, the California....More>>>
As the world shifts from legacy distribution to mobile and over-the-top viewing, both Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) and AT&T (NYSE:T) face a slowing growth long-term outlook, but in different ways. It’s totally understandable that these companies would consider solving their perceived problems and resolving their issues via mergers. Big Phone has a need for content to fill its massive distribution....More>>>
Someone emailed me this question:
“One thing that’s been bothering me lately is if I’m spending enough time researching my stocks. Would you mind sharing with me how many hours you spend researching something before you buy it?”
This is a tough question to answer. The truthful answer is that I know very quickly – a lot more quickly than you’d think....More>>>
JPMorgan analyst Phil Gresh and team explain what they got wrong about Marathon Petroleum (MPC), as they cut its rating to Neutral from Overweight following yesterday’s disastrous financial results from MPLX (MPLX):
Gerald Herbert/Associated Press
We (somewhat painfully) downgradeMarathon Petroleum to Neutral from Overweight, cut our Dec-16 price target to $44 (from $62)....More>>>