Doug Hughes focuses on lesser-known, small cap regional banks; the editor of Bank Newsletter looks for banks that operate in attractive regional markets, often ones that would be attractive acquisition targets.
AvidBank Holdings (AVBH) has the fastest growth of any bank out there and yet is still one of the safest with almost no bad loans, and a great, great market area in Palo Alto,....More>>>
QI signed up for Medicare Part A when I turned 65, but I didnt enroll in Part B because I was still working and had health insurance from my employer. But now Im 68, and I plan to retire later this year. What do I need to do to enroll in Medicare Part B, and when do I need to do it?
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Many people who are still working just sign up for....More>>>
PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) shares have had an incredible run, up about 150% since April. We decided to take a closer look and see what was driving results. The company currently is growing via acquisition and revenue was slowing prior to this. Companies that acquire growth to mask revenue declines often make for great shorts. We feel PCMI will make for a great short at some point,....More>>>
VirnetX (NYSEMKT:VHC), on Friday evening, received its jury verdict versus Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the amount of $302 million in the ‘417 action (2009-2012). The jury also decided that FaceTime infringes with the Federal Circuit changed claim construction of a key term in the ‘504 and ‘211 patents. Infringement of VPN on Demand was already affirmed by the CAFC. A hearing on willful....More>>>
For nearly the entire month of October, gold has been “stuck” in a trading range.
The precious metal has been meandering between $1,250 and $1,275, seemingly directionless. But our newest gold price forecast shows a scenario where gold climbs by double digits in the next several months.
The big story this month has been the surging U.S. dollar, which....More>>>
If you’re looking for the year’s best-performing stock market this year, look no further than Brazil, where the Bovespa stock index is up 19 percent, making the S&P 500’s 3.8 percent rise positively yawn-inspiring by comparison.
When a country’s stock market has just posted its best monthly increase in 17 years amid its worst recession in 25 years, it’s....More>>>
Deutsche Bank’s Jorge Beristain and Chris Terry released their earnings preview for the gold miners–including Barrick Gold (ABX), Goldcorp (GG), Franco-Nevada (FNV), and Coeur Mining (CDE)–and conclude that only one gold miner deserves a Buy rating: Newmont Mining (NEM). They explain why:
During 2Q16, the gold price averaged $1,255/oz, a $71/oz (6%)....More>>>
UBS analyst Michael Lasser and team ask when the acquisition of Jet.com will be profitable for Wal-Mart Stores (WMT):
To size the impact to Wal-Marts P&L, we assume Jet achieves $1b in GMV over the next 12 mos & its 3P commissions are ~10%. This implies ~$400m in rev. Also, we est. a gross margin of 20% (assuming a ~10% GM on 1P & ~75% on 3P). News reports....More>>>
Citigroup’sMark May and team consider what Amazon.com’s (AMZN) decision to handle more shipping in-house means for FedEx (FDX) and United Parcel Service (UPS):
Amazon is undergoing a transformation of its retail logistics network in order to support growth, benefit from scale advantages and new lower cost alternatives, and improve customer satisfaction. This....More>>>
North America's legal marijuana market is expected to soar 145%, from $10 billion in 2017 to $24.5 billion by 2021. With such tremendous profit potential, we're bring you the best marijuana stock to buy this year to help you profit from this booming industry.
For those investors near or in retirement, income remains the primary concern. After all, you need to turn decades of saving into a steady stream of paychecks to get you through your golden years. The problem is, years of zero interest policies have left many traditional income asset classes &m
U.S. stock futures are wavering around even this morning. Wall Street is digesting more political uncertainty out of Washington ahead of a slew of economic reports. Reports emerged yesterday that President Donald Trump has decided to replace national security advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster after