$1,000 might not seem like a lot of money to get started with investing. But over time, plenty of stocks have turned that seemingly paltry amount into over $100,000. Let’s examine two well-known tech stocks that did just that for patient investors — NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM).
Chipmaker NVIDIA went public in 1999 at $12 pershare. $1,000 would have....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company Saba Capital Management, L.P. buys Allergan PLC, Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund, , First Trust Highome Long/Short Fund, Clough Global Equity Fund, Clough Global Dividend andome Fund, Clough Global Opportunities Fund, Community Health Systems, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend of Beneficial In, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, sells Blackrock Debt....More>>>
Warren Buffett aims to hold stocks forever. Were a bit less patient. But we like playing the long game: picking a few solid companies, sticking with them through tough times and hanging on for years, even a decade or more. Investing for the long haul can smooth out the risks of buying individual stocks, which may tumble or stay depressed for ages before taking off. A companys innovations may also....More>>>
Helmerich & Payne, Inc.(NYSE:HP) has an impressive dividend record, particularly when you take into consideration that it operates in the highly cyclical oil and gas services industry. The problem for investors, though, is that a dividend decision a few years ago obscures the income story here. This is one stock where the trend isn’t what it seems, and a little more analysis is needed....More>>>
International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) is still struggling to reach the point where its growth businesses fully offset decreases in legacy revenue. The first quarter, results for which IBM reported last week, marked the 20thconsecutive quarterly revenue decline.
IBM has also extended another streak, one that should make investors happy. The company announced that it was boosting its quarterly....More>>>
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is a $325 B giant in the healthcare space. The company sells to consumers with brands such as Tylenol, Motrin, Listerene, Benadryl, Sudafed and many more. The consumer segment provides a stable base for the company with consistent demand whether the economy is booming or busting. Johnson & Johnson is more than just a consumer-centric company and also operates....More>>>
It has become dependent on new money from those companies buying back their own stock.
The amount of money coming into the market from this source is huge.
This year $700 billion will be spent by public companies on share buy-backs, according to a research report published earlier this month by Goldman Sachs. Last year the total for buybacks was....More>>>
Theres no clear consensus on how Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL)will perform in China, as retail channel checks suggestdemand is robust in China.
However,the Chinese retail commentary wasnt very supportive in the month of October, and Im guessing that was attributed to Apples cautious stance on channel inventory, as Apple reduced channel inventory by a couple of weeks, which reduced production at....More>>>
For the past three years, the company has been testing shelf-scanning robots in some stores in Arkansas, Pennsylvania and California. The machines, which move up and down aisles, look for out-of-stock items and products that are mislabeled or inc