January 5, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher again Thursday but by mid-morning sellers had taken over and the DJIA and S&P 500 traded in the red. Financials and industrials weighed on equities today with the best performing S&P sectors being real estate and consumer staples. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.76 a barrel, up about 0.9% on the day. February gold added 1.4%....More>>>
The facial-recognition feature in Apples newest iPhone has drawn all sorts of attention, with at least one reviewer moaning about missing the fingerprint sensor thats in older models.
One group that shouldnt be complaining: shareholders in AMS
Luxoft Holding (LXFT) saw a huge downward move after reporting earnings on August 11th. We think the market overreacted to the temporary drop in profitability, forgetting about the future growth potential and the efforts underway to grow some of its verticals such as healthcare dramatically in the next few years. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Luxoft is a provider of software development services....More>>>
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What has been the top performing asset class so far in 2016?
Is it gold (NYSEARCA:GLD), oil (NYSEARCA:USO), or collectable French postage stamps?
If you said “coal,” you win the kewpie doll. In fact, the 19th century energy source is the best performing commodity of the year by a large margin.
Indeed, Van Eck Coal (NYSEARCA:KOL) has picked up an eye popping 130%....More>>>
U.K. stocks on Wednesday wavered, with the International Monetary Fund set to offer its assessment of the British economy, but blue chips remained close to a six-week high.
London-listed shares were lower alongside other global markets, which were unable to gain much traction after U.S. lawmakers made a major push forward into overhauling the countrys tax code.
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One of the joys of investing in stocks is watching dividend payments roll in quarter after quarter. Giant capital gains from growth stocks may be more exciting, but a reliable and growing stream of dividend payments, reinvested in more stocks, unleashes the true power of compounding. Dividends have accounted for nearly half of the total return of the S&P 500 Index over the past 25 years. You....More>>>
Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company initiated its dividend in 2010 and has been growing distributions rapidly since then.
While the company has only managed to increase dividends for four years in a row, I believe that it has the potential to reach dividend achiever status, and has the growth story to become....More>>>
Ok, let’s get really personal for a few minutes. Last year I had a heart attack. It was eventually downgraded to a “cardiac episode” resulting from complications from a long-term medication that I take for migraines. My stint in the hospital included CATscans, MRIs, angioplasty, EKGs… the list goes on. I’m also strongly advised to have 6 month....More>>>
Here’s what you need to know about Jim Hackett, 62, who succeeds Mark Fields as CEO of Ford Motor after leading the company’s Smart Mobility division focused on new innovations in transportation.
He knows what it’s like to lead a company that’s more than 100 years old.
Hackett served as CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based furniture company Steelcase for nearly....More>>>