Investment company Exane Asset Management buys DowDuPont Inc, T-Mobile US Inc, Catalent Inc, Braskem SA, TechnipFMC PLC, Philip Morris International Inc, UBS Group AG, Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc, NXP Semiconductors NV, NxStage Medical Inc, sells AT&T Inc, PQ Group Holdings Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Liberty Global PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-12-31, according....More>>>
With Ad Loads Peaking On The Facebook Platform, Instagram Could power FB growth.
Menlo Park-based social networking giantFacebook Inc. (NSDQ:FB)has had a small but ‘straight out of a dream’ history. Launched in 2004, the social networking platform had over 1200 sign-ups in less than 24 hours. The company has never lifted its foot off the pedal, closing the last quarter with a whopping....More>>>
A downer day has turned slightly positive for Chevron (CVX), which reported a surprise loss this morning.
Chevron reported a loss of 78 cents–well below forecasts for a 32 cent profit–but sales of 29.3 billion topped forecasts for $28.3 billion. The loss, however, was the result of a massive impairment charge that when removed, would have resulted in a....More>>>
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Jeb Hensarling, House Financial Services Committee Chairman, said Wednesday that he will hold a hearing to discuss the Financial Choice Act, his bill to replace Dodd-Frank, on April 26.
The Financial Services Committee approved the Financial Creating....More>>>
Michael A. Robinson
“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.”
– Warren Buffett
It’s tough to argue with the”Oracle of Omaha.”
AndWarren Buffettis right: Investor “folly” creates some of the biggest money-making opportunities you’ll find in....More>>>
8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD) and TerraForm Global Inc (NASDAQ:GLBL) were supposed to be two of the renewable energy industry’s leading yieldcos. 8point3 Energy Partners was supposed to be a way for First Solar and SunPower to fund solar projects in the U.S. and TerraForm Global was central to SunEdison’s growth plans abroad.
But since their launch, both yieldcos have....More>>>
The world was all abuzz in 2013 when Hugo Barra suddenly gave up his cozy position as a high executive at Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to join a then-little-known Chinese smartphone maker called Xiaomi (Private:XI). Gossip swirled that his departure might be linked to a high-powered love triangle, even though the more obvious explanation was that Barra was leaving to join one of the hottest....More>>>
The US dollar was firmer against most major and emerging market currencies. It remains well within its well-worn ranges, which continue to be narrow. A notable exception today is the yen’s weakness.
While the majors are mostly off marginally and now more than 0.3%, the yen is 0.75% lower. That puts the greenback at a six-day high (~JPY101.75) at its best. Yesterday’s sharp....More>>>
On Tuesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested small cap social media stock MeetMe Inc (NASDAQ: MEET) as an attractive long-term investing idea that did extremely wellfor usseveral months ago:
Although this isn’t what I would consider any sort of an overly attractive long-term investing idea, the last time we suggested MEET for a trade, the stock went on a parabolic run for....More>>>
One of my favourite movies is “The Shawshank Redemption”. This 1994 classic literally grows on you every time you watch it. There is a pithy line that is used more than once in the movie – “Salvation lies within”.
It may or may not have been true for the characters in the movie, but it is certainly true for an investor. I remember this line whenever....More>>>