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.
Market sentiment about Micron stock remains bullish. 123rf
Stockholders of Micron (NSDQ:MU)have had a great ride so far in 2016; shares of their company have more than doubled in value over the past 7 months alone. But the question that most investors are probably wondering about is: Has the stock topped out yet, or is there still more room for stock appreciation? Well, lets try to....More>>>
All main U.S. stock indexes closed higher on Tuesday, with the Dow finishing at its 47th record for 2017, as optimism appeared to grow ahead of the start of the earnings season, which will provide concrete insight into the state of U.S. corporations.
June 5, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday following a report that several Middle East oil producing nations have cut ties with Qatar due to that country’s support for terrorism. The energy sector ended up being the best performer for the day, but that was not enough to offset poor performers like the utilities and materials sectors. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $47.40 a barrel,....More>>>
LPL Names 20 Fund Families on New Fiduciary-Friendly Platform
Chasing HENRY, the Hottest New Prospect
Rep. Wagner Drafts Bill to Kill DOL Fiduciary Rule
LPL Financial’s fiduciary-friendly platform for affiliated advisors is still about six months from being launched, but the independent broker-dealer shared the names of its 20 mutual fund partners on Thursday.
Back in 2014, I wrote this article arguing that the House of Saud’s main motivation for allowing oil prices to fall was not economic but power based, concluding:
“So, when we investors consider how long oil prices are likely to stay at current levels, we should not just think about monetary influences. In this case, the maintenance of political power by the House....More>>>
(Editor’s note: There is much greater liquidity on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under ticker Z01).
The Elevator Pitch
Zooplus (OTC:ZOPLY) (OTC:ZLPSF) is the leading online retailer of pet food and supplies in Europe. Generally, in a commoditized market such as selling pet food, the lowest cost provider with the best customer service has the “right to win”. We believe....More>>>
In a week that saw that saw the largest sell-off of the year and had some people thinking a true correction was ready to start, top hedge funds and executives reached into their wallets and made some major purchases. Like the week before, we also saw a huge amount of insider activity concentrated on the buy side, as selling was once again very light in comparison.
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Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) have lost half their value today after it missed earnings forecasts, offered disappointing guidance and said it could default on its debt. But hey, if you liked it at $70, you have to like it at $35, right? S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Jeffrey Loo explains why he’s keeping his Buy rating on Valeant’s shares:
HDFC Bank (HDFCBK) posted strong and in-line with expectations results for Q4FY2018. The bank reported healthy operational performance, as seen in its net interest income (NII) growing by 18% y-o-y to Rs. 10,657 crore and non-interest incom
Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders sketched out the company’s plans for the next generation of European fighter aircraft and warned that Brexit means the U.K. could miss out on future production.
Airbus’s German operation is working with French warplane specialist
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.