The rupee ended mildly higher yesterday amid ranged movement. The currency may sustain gains as a sharp decline in crude prices may provide some cushion to increased risks of spiralling deficit The USD was sharply higher as US a
There aren’t a lot of tech companies that one can imagine Warren Buffett and the rest of Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.A) investment team taking a close look at, given their investment philosophy. But exceptions do exist.
The reasons behind Buffett’s historical aversion to investing in tech are pretty well-known: He prefers to invest in companies with relatively stable and predictable....More>>>
U.S. equities drifted higher on Thursday with most of the focus on the parabolic surge in bitcoin, which seemed to rise towards the $20,000-level, although it’s hard to tell for sure. There is no “standard” price and different exchanges are showing various levels. Those in South Korea are carrying the highest prices.
The latest is that Goldman Sachs is reportedly ready to....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockUntil about 2008 or so, discussion about the future price of crude oil was directed by the concept of peak oil. That is, when does the world reach peak production, after which the price of crude will skyrocket. In less than a decade, the discussion is now focused on the concept of “peak demand,” the point at which global demand for crude begins to decline.
Source: ThinkstockOctober 10, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.24% at 2,550.74. The DJIA closed up 0.31% at 22,831.23. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.11% at 6,587.25.
Tuesday was a positive day for the U.S. exchanges with all three major indices hitting a new intraday high. Crude made a solid jump on the day pushing back from its loss last week. The S&P 500 sectors were practically....More>>>
Citigroup’s Alastair Syme and team argue that the earnings from big oil companies like Chevron (CVX), Total (TOT) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) will be bad…real bad. But that won’t stop the stocks from outperforming. They explain why:
Negative headlines, positive performance: We expect the majority of Big Oil companies to post negative 1Q16 earnings,....More>>>
The abbreviated week’s calendar has little important data. The economic news last week leaves open the timing of the next interest rate increase. As vacationing market participants yawn their way back to their desks and trading floors, what will be the focus? A look at the calendar and the end of summer will have them asking: Should we expect September mourning?
Stop making it so complicated! A friend said to me yesterday, "I was thinking about selling stocks now – ahead of the election – and then buying them back afterward." Hey, that's fine, whatever makes him happy. But that's not an investing strategy… that's a speculation. It's not based on an understanding of the markets. Today, I....More>>>
Mid-Con Energy Partners (NASDAQ:MCEP) is one of the holdings in the Distressed Value Investing portfolio and has gone up approximately 43% since it was added to the portfolio in early August. Despite its large rise, I believe that Mid-Con still offers some value at its current unit price as it has fixed its borrowing base issues and appears to have reduced its unhedged breakeven point to approximately....More>>>
After years of gradually securing its official gold reserves (unwinding leases), the central bank of Austria claims to have completed the audits of its 224 tonnes of gold stored at the BOE. However, it refuses to publish the audit reports and the gold bar list. What could possibly be so sensitive to hide from public eyes?
Media headlines about Funko (NASDAQ:FNKO) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of
Investors around the world are flocking to passively managed funds. They do not trust that active funds -- that is, stock-pickers -- can get them better returns, especially after fees are accounted for.
The arguments for passive investing have been well-documented, and these investors are
Media coverage about Pizza Inn (NASDAQ:RAVE) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companie