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Upon turning 60 recently, I came to the realization that other than family, work and community service, I was living for my next pilgrimage. Ive been taking pilgrimages since high school. Im not talking about a religious journey
After four weeks without a single IPO, the US IPO market is back from its annual August pause. Four deals are on the IPO calendar to raise $690 million in the week ahead, including:
The first energy IPO in over a year, an MLP with a 7.5% annualized yield A VC-backed tech company (2016’s tech IPO class is up over +100% on average) A large Bermuda bank and wealth manager with....More>>>
Although gold prices ended on a flatter note, it was indeed highly volatile. Amid expectations of a hawkish Fed, gold prices were set in a free fall dipping to test the $1200 an ounce levels. However, the Fed appeared more accommodative and less aggressive in their posture leading to V-shaped recovery in prices.
What also helped gold was the inability of the Trump....More>>>
On Thursday, shareholders of Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA) and SolarCity (NSDQ:SCTY) handed Elon Musk an early Christmas gift when they approved the merger of the two companies. Accordingto astatement from Tesla Motors, “Excluding the votes of Elon and other affiliated shareholders, more than 85% of shares voted were cast in favor of the acquisition.” . The deal which has been in the headlines for....More>>>
This is the inaugural article within a series on German Dividend Champions. These are great dividend investments in German stocks which are currently undervalued and offer significant upside potential. Compared to US stocks like PG or JNJ even the German heavyweights have less impressive and long-reaching dividend track records. That’s why I regularly will only refer to historic data beginning....More>>>
With trading slowing down as another holiday weekend approaches, there just weren’t enough sellers today to muster a meaningful follow through on Wednesday’s weakness. The S&P 500‘s close of 2,249.26 was a mere 0.03% weaker than yesterday’s last trade.
Not every name escaped Thursday’s action unscathed though. Cempra Inc (NASDAQ:CEMP), Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)....More>>>
Today, ourunder the Radar Moversnewsletter suggestedshorting small cap Northern Virginia based bank holding stock Access National Corporation (NASDAQ: ANCX):
Access National has been on our bearish watchlist for a while now; we became interested in early December in the shadow of on overbaked runup. We were waiting for ANCX shares to pull under the 20-day moving average line (blue), which....More>>>
DOJ Tells Texas Judge to Postpone Ruling on Fiduciary Rule
Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Tammy Baldwin,D-Wis., are asking Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein to disclose any role Goldman employees had in the drafting of two recent executive orders that “will directly benefit the....More>>>
While most income investors are reaching for big yields right now, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams plus annual returns of 12%, 27.1% and even 54% or more per year.
Why wouldn’t U.S. stocks rally, surging to the biggest weekly gain in a year, amid earnings euphoria like this? With no hint of fatigue, the S&P 500 Index spent the holiday-shortened week rolling past 2,700, while the Dow Jones Industria
January 8, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 45 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by less than 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq, advancers and decliners finished roughly even.