Press coverage about Midstates Petroleum (NYSE:MPO) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Midstates Petroleum earned....More>>>
U.S. stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade. Data on initial jobless claims for the latest week will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 54 points to 25,194.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures rose 2.50 points to 2,775.00. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index rose 0.25 points to 7,215.00.
Mining uranium is controversial given the nuclear connection,potential health effects (from radon gas etc)and because uranium ores are normally processed bychemical leaching which can damage the environment.Kazakhstan, Canada and Australia are the top three producers accounting for 70% of world uranium production with uranium mining naturally being more of apolitical issue in western countries than....More>>>
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My screen for possible undervalued stocks — what they sometimes describe on Wall Street as &q;cheap&q; — is finding 4 bank stocks that come in....More>>>
Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.63 percent to 24,663.58 while the NASDAQ climbed 1.19 percent to 6,938.37. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.96 percent to 2,677.56.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
Friday afternoon, the financial sector proved to be a source of strength for the market. Leading the sector was strength from Wins Finance Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: WINS) and....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockApril 23, 2018: The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,670.22. The DJIA closed down 0.1% at 24,446.02. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% at 7,128.60.
Monday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets, a continuation from the overall drop that started on Thursday. At some point in the day all three of the major indices were positive. Crude oil saw another gain, again moving a....More>>>
The market for sedans may be in a sharp decline, but General Motors (NYSE:GM) isn’t giving up on cars quite yet. Automotive News is reporting that GM will unveil an all-new version of the Buick Regal sedan at an event in Michigan next month.
But there’s a twist — in fact, there may be two twists: In a concession to that declining sedan market, the all-new Regal is expected....More>>>
Investment company Carl Icahn buys Hertz Global Holdings during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Icahn Capital Management LP. As of 2016-12-31, Icahn Capital Management LP owns 19 stocks with a total value of $22.4 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Added Positions: HTZ, IEP, HLF, Reduced Positions: FCX, NUAN,....More>>>
Deutsche Bank’s John Inch and Karen Lau argue that Honeywell International (HON) is “achieving Asian critical mass.” They explain:
After over a decade of aggressive and earnest Asian investment including seed planting and cultivation of local Asian talent, we believe Honeywell has emerged from behind other western countries in China and the rest of Asia to leading position....More>>>
Oil prices are rallying, and the global glut of oil from 2014-2016 is finally wearing down. That means investment opportunities.
Brent crude, the international benchmark, has exploded to over $79 a barrel for the first time in four years. But according to Bank of America, this is just the beginning. The firm sees prices soaring to $90 in the first half of 2019. However the firm adds that....More>>>