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.
Women are opening up new small businesses at a faster pace than men. But they’re facing higher hurdles to making them successful than their male counterparts.
About one in five small businesses majority female-owned, and the number of such firms also grew by 22% between 2007 and 2015, according to a recent report published by the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Kansas City.
VMware (NYSE:VMW), the company best known for its invention of so-called “virtual machines,” or the ability to use software to allocate operating system resources from a remote server to a third-party client, deserves a lot more love than it’s getting, in my opinion. The company posted a solid Q3 underlined by fantastic billings, a top-line beat, and a deluge of free cash flows.....More>>>
Biotech stocks have climbed steadily higher over the past few weeks. Still, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) has remained range bound between $240 and $290 for much of 2016.
So with major stock indices hitting new record highs, can biotech stocks break free? Perhaps, says Michael Yee, the industry analyst for RBC Capital Markets. But first, the market wants the political rhetoric....More>>>
PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) calls itself “a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans.” The irony isn’t lost on us. After reporting fourth quarter earnings, it would appear as though many of the debt collector’s loans remain nonperforming.
In fact, it’s our contention that a growing portion of these loans won’t....More>>>
Higher interest rates, Donald Trump’s election and a massive pile of cash will fuel Berkshire Hathaway stock’s rally in 2017.
Shares of Warren Buffett-ledBerkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B)delivered a blowout performance in 2016 by easily beating the S&P 500 (INDX:SPAL) and Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDX:INDU) and ending the year with a market cap of almost $400 billion....More>>>
The high-end jewelry market has always been more resilient than watches, as it is a less discretionary spending item. Moreover its cost base being mostly in Europe and outside Switzerland (compared to major watchmakers) gives an advantage to this product category, as the euro is down -6% versus the US dollar in the last 6 months. We expect the high-end jewelry sector to stabilize in the next 3 months,....More>>>
YY.com (YY) is a company that I have placed on the watch list after aborted delisting attempt by the founders in the second-quarter of last year sent the stock plunging and the market capitalization halved in two months. YY's business of interactive live streaming social media platform is easy t
Unless you're a multinational corporation or someone with a yacht, there's a lot not to like in the GOP's tax "reform" plan, which the party wants to ram through Congress by the end of the year -- even more to despise if you're retired, going to retire or underinsured.
One of our favorite whipping boys just received more bad news... For the past several months, wireless carriers Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (TMUS) – the third- and fourth-largest companies in the industry – have been in merger talks. A joint entity would have boasted more