After reporting another expectations-beating quarter of revenue and earnings growth along with raised guidance (causing its share price to surge over 20% in just two months since my initial buy call on the company), Applied Materials (AMAT) still offers investors considerable value.
Health care stocks are performing better this year than investors might think, given the rancorousdebate over the Republicanplan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Overall, the 61 stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 health care sector — which include hospitals, insurers, drug makers, biotechsand medical device makers –have gained8.9% in 2017 versus a 6%rise for the broadstock-market....More>>>
Centennial Resource Development (NASDAQ:CDEV) is a pure-play Delaware Basin E&P company run by Mark Papa. Centennial owns 77,504 acres in the southern Delaware Basin, with over 1,800 horizontal drilling locations. Centennial Resource Development is the product of Papa’s Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. acquiring an 89% controlling interest in Centennial Resource Production on July 6,....More>>>
Each major index went in a different direction today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up 21.23 points or 0.12%, the Nasdaq slid 39.66 points or 0.80%, and the S&P 500 was essentially flat. The Dow and the S&P both ended the week in positive territory, however, and are within 2% of their all-time highs, reached last May.
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>>>
Stocks ended the week on a high note Friday, after a mixed performance on Thursday,and the Dow eked out yet another new high, it’s 11th straight record.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied just before the close to endup 11.44 points, or 0.05%, to20821.76, it’s third straight week of gains. If it advances again on Monday, it will tie its 12-day winning....More>>>
The U.S. presidential election is up in the air right now–FiveThirtyEight’s model puts the odds at 58.9% for a Clinton victory, 41.1% for a Trump win. So Deutsche Bank’s David Bianco and team came up with two baskets of 15 stocks, one for a Trump victory, the second for a Clinton win. Here’s Bianco’s take on what might happen if Republican’s sweep both the presidency....More>>>
JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) enjoyed surprisingly good third quarter results. The company again increased shipment guidance for the full year considerably (from 6.0-6.5GW to 6.6-6.7GW). This is pretty surprising considering the fact that they are the market leader in China.
Before we get to the market conditions, first, some highlights from the third quarter:
I was reminded of this over the Thanksgiving break as I impatiently waited for that derby-winning fish to bite. As I sat there bobbing in the boat trying to stay warm in the sub-30 degree temperatures in the panhandle of northern Idaho, I realized that fishing is
With all the news about North Korea, Russia, Mueller, and Matt Lauer, it's easy to get overwhelmed and skim over some of the more interesting investment opportunities that are on the market these days. Take for instance Namaste Technologies Inc, (OTCBB: NXTTF) (CNSX: N.CN), a
A $300 million contract awarded to Whitefish Energy, a small Montana utility company hired to restore power in parts of Puerto Rico, is now under several government reviews after being mired in controversy in recent days.
The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general has launched an i
An accepted accounting practice is allowing around $13 trillion to 14 trillion of debt to be hidden from global corporate balance sheets, exceeding the roughly $10.7 trillion of declared debt, according to analysts from the Bank for International Settlements.
When I tell people of retirement age that I am an investment manager, their eyes often glaze over. I dont blame them. Given the inconsistent reputation of the investment profession from both a financial and compliance standpoint, t