Barclays reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. Barclays currently has a $117.00 target price on the software giant’s stock, up from their previous target price of $108.00.
Europe wants its industry to burn more natural gas instead of coal to reduce global warming pollution. The problem is, there isn’t enough gas at the right price.
Depleted gas stores after the coldest winter since 2012, coupled with pipeline constraints on flows from Russia and Norway, have driven prices to their highest level in at least five years. The result: generating electricity....More>>>
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....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,....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....More>>>
Ingevity (NYSE:NGVT) had its price target increased by Loop Capital to $89.00 in a research note published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $90.05 rating on the stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.
A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the
BP, (BP) gets a lot of interest from investors, and has a lot of articles written about it. Many of these articles feature the generous dividend the company pays, upon which many retirees rely for income. Other articles feature the depressed stock price relative to its cohort group,
The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index has tanked 6% over the past month amid mixed first-quarter earnings from the group's biggest names. For some on Wall Street, Coca-Cola's (KO) report card disappointed in the area of pricing power both in the U.S. and Eur