Any man who's gone through it will tell you that a lot of work, money and stress go into buying a diamond. I mean, behind your house and your car, this little rock is one of the most expensive purchases in life. Retailers are fighting for your business, and competition among jewelers is beyond
I started keeping an eye on the uranium market for a while now. The decade-long decline in prices has to end eventually, and a few months back, I started noticing some signs that we are close to a turnaround, which is something I mentioned in an article back in December. Looking at the latest spot price data, it seems that there is a chance that we may have seen a bottom in November.
Source: ThinkstockNovember 16, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.8% at 2,585.67. The DJIA closed up 0.8% at 23,458.29. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.3% at 6,793.29.
Thursday was an incredible day for the U.S. broad markets, breaking a two day slide. Overall, this massive win was propelled even higher by the House passing its Tax bill. Crude oil couldnt make up its mind on the day and ultimately....More>>>
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>>>
Since the presidential elections in November 2016 we have observed strong impact on the financial markets. The equity markets have risen strongly (SPY +6.3%), especially the financial stocks have done well (XLF +18%). There have been numerous articles on the large US banks and their current financial position and their potential for the future. One group that is a bit overlooked....More>>>
Perhaps I should reduce my equity allocation… (BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)
Its not in our nature to make big changes in our lives when things are going well. Our brains are wired to naturally conserve energy, and without the shadow of stress or danger, were likely to stick with whatevers working. In many ways, theres nothing wrong with that. Why make the effort to fix what....More>>>
Around a month ago, I published an article on Seeking Alpha where I looked at the oil production trends of the Permian Basin, one of the largest oil and natural gas producing regions covered by the EIA (Energy Information Administration) in its monthly Drilling Productivity Report (the largest for oil to be specific). After seeing fresh data come out regarding the region, I figured it would be a....More>>>
This trading week has been shorter than most with Thanksgiving taking place on Thursday. As a result not too many companies have released news, updates or earnings this week, despite the markets hitting new highs across the board. However, a few companies did hold back the Trump rally.
24/7 Wall Street has picked out a few companies posting some of the largest losses for the past week, up....More>>>
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
AT&T Inc. (T) Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson echoed the sentiments of other defense witnesses in the Department of Justice lawsuit to block the telecom's purchase of Time Warner Inc. (TWX) , in testimony on Thursday.
"On its face, the premise is absurd," Stephenson said of