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.
This is the inaugural article within a series on German Dividend Champions. These are great dividend investments in German stocks which are currently undervalued and offer significant upside potential. Compared to US stocks like PG or JNJ even the German heavyweights have less impressive and long-reaching dividend track records. That’s why I regularly will only refer to historic data beginning....More>>>
March 17, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 32 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by nearly the same margin.
BRF SA (NYSE: BRFS) posted a new 52-week low of $11.77 on Friday, down about 15.5% compared with Thursday’s closing price....More>>>
Jeff Bezos donned a robot suit over the weekend, and he looked pretty happy about it.
The Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) CEO tweeted a photo of himself testing out a giant mechanical robot suit at the company’s exclusive MARS conference late Sunday night. The conference focuses on machine-learning, home automation, robotics and space.
“Why do I feel so much like Sigourney Weaver?”....More>>>
Shares of optical component companies have dropped today, includingOclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR), Acacia (NASDAQ:ACIA), Lumentum (NASDAQ:LITE), and Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR), whose shares were down 11%, 11%, 6%, and 3%, respectively, as of 3:30 p.m. EDT, after the U.S. broadened its investigation regarding compliance with sanctions programs.
In the populist age of President Donald Trump – when CEOs are routinely hauled to Washington and browbeaten on live television over an America-first jobs agenda – it makes perfect sense for Kraft Heinz to shock Wall Street and take its ruthless deal-making abroad.
On Friday morning, Kraft Heinz said it has made an unsolicited takeover offer for Anglo/Dutch consumer....More>>>
The passive vs. active question has raged lately, amid new data showing that index funds (passive investing) deliver better and cheaper. The ever-wise Rick Kahler, who heads Kahler Financial Group in Rapid City, S.D, informs us what the best choice is:
When it comes to investing, it’s a losing proposition to try and be anything better than average. I was recently reminded of this....More>>>
There has been much wailing and gnashing of teeth in the videogame industry in recent months. Investors in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) have been waiting to find out whether or not a free game would result in lower profits for the gaming giant. Free-to-play Fortnite: Battle Royale, has
If the stock market is a game, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) shareholders are winning. The stock is up 60% over the past 12 months (18% in just one day last week) compared to the broader market's 20% boost.
Its most recent quarterly report hit all the right bullish notes. The video gam
For the uninitiated, the battle royale genre, originally popularized by PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), are video games in which up to 100 players do battle in an effort to be the last person standing, similar to the plot of the 2012 hit movie Hunger Games. When Epic Games released Fortni
For the uninitiated, the battle royale genre, originally popularized by PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), are video games in which up to 100 players do battle in an effort to be the last person standing, similar to the plot of the 2012 hit movie Hunger Games. When Epic Games released Fortnit
The U.S. dethroned Hong Kong to retake first place among the world’s most competitive economies, thanks to faster economic growth and a supportive atmosphere for scientific and technological innovation, according to annual rankings by the Switzerland-based IMD World Competitiveness Center