In the world of commodities, crude oil gets the headlines and gold bullion gets the infomercials, but sugar is often left out in the cold. A prime example of this is the severe decline in sugar prices. Since the beginning of October, its market value has dropped 18%. Did it cause a media uproar? Did Pat Boone urge investors to buy sugar stocks because of an imminent confiscation of sweets by the....More>>>
Value investing may not be dead after all. After a lousy 2015, in which mutual funds that focus on cheap U.S. stocks of all sizes shed an average of 4.7%, bargain hunters have rebounded impressively. Over the past year, the average value fund earned 10.9%.
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Few funds have benefited more from the shift in investor sentiment than TCW....More>>>
Oakland, CA, based Investment company Regents Of The University Of California buys iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF, SPDR MidCap Trust Series I, Diamondback Energy Inc, Ophthotech Corp, sells Square Inc, CytomX Therapeutics Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc during the 3-months ended 2017-09-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Regents Of The University Of....More>>>
Polar Power (NASDAQ:POLA) just closed what I think is one of the most overlooked IPOs in years. In fact, I think the company underpriced its IPO to institutional investors, only to see a lack of market visibility and a lack of understanding of its business model (by retail investors) even further discount IPO pricing; shares are flat to down from IPO....More>>>
Investors cheering stocks to all-time highs on another tide of strong earnings might be somewhat disturbed to discover the extent to which American corporations are emphasizing numbers that dont follow accounting standards.
Thats a warning from Michael Arone, chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors, who noted in a paper this past week that the difference between earnings....More>>>
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Selling your home is a bit more complicated than deciding to sell it and then hammering a “For Sale” sign into the front yard. At least, it’s more complicated if you want to get the best price you can for the house.
And don’t think that putting a few photos online is any better than putting up that sign. Selling a home, even in today’s seller’s market,....More>>>
I don’t think most people appreciate how much inflation can affect their retirement plans. Can you explain how inflation can erode purchasing power during retirement and tell us what do to deal with this threat?–Peter
Inflation hasn’t been front-of-mind lately probably because it’s been quiescent in recent years, cruising along with some variations at a relatively tame....More>>>
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