When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek’s shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly) that the price to which it had already agreed might be raised. In fact, the price distortion that....More>>>
What do Canadian Venture stocks, Arizona, Private Placements, and gold mines have in common? Well, stand alone, not much, but put the components together and you have a series of non-brokered private placements into Canadian small cap companies that have gold mine properties in Arizona. Hmmm….
This morning Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSX: SSE.V,....More>>>
If you were looking for the market to find a direction today, well, keep on waiting.
The S&P 500 finished little changed at 2,050.63, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 17,660.71. The Nasdaq Composite dipped 0.2% to 4,717.09.
Guild Investment Management’s Monty Guild and team expect a spring pull back to be followed by a summer bounce:
Although the stock market has been hitting record highs this year, not all companies have been enjoying the ride.
Five companies in particular have been slammed and are the worst-performing S&P 500 stocks in 2016.
We’ve put together a list of those companies as a warning for investors. But just because a stock is tanking, doesn’t mean investors can’t still....More>>>
Donald Trump may have a stealth health plan that would be a surprise to millions: It’s called “Medicare for All. (MFA)”
He’s not uttered these words and his party hasn’t either — and isn’t likely to champion. The GOP has long sought the destruction of the Affordable Care Act and privatization of Medicare and Social Security.
How did I get here?
I sat across from a new high net worth prospect, feeling a little anxious that everything I had been trained to do as a financial advisor was about to suddenly fail me.
I had been blindly following the status quo of traditional retirement planning and investing for more than a decade, and now, the safety and comfort of selling packaged products like mutual fund....More>>>
Editors’ pick: Originally published Nov. 30.
Next year looks to be an exciting one for travel. With new countries beefing up their industries (hello, Croatia!) and Americans brushing up on their Canadian trivia, the landscape is evolving quickly for tourists of every stripe.
With that in mind, the folks over at Euromonitor have put together their list of predictions for....More>>>
Barclays analyst Thomas Driscoll and team see more dividend cuts and equity raises coming for oil & gas stocks like Apache (APA), Devon Energy (DVN),Encana (ECA), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), and Marathon Oil (MRO). They explain why:
Leverage concerns will lead E&P companies to take strong steps to strengthen balance sheets. As oil price weakness has lingered, management....More>>>
Tesla is set to reap massive revenues from the industry which powers every other one: energy. Solar energy will power TSLA stock going forward.
Since its IPO in 2010, Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA) has had short periods of volatility and also uncertainty about its viability as a game-changing company. Elon Musks ambitious projects had raised some eyebrows on the Wall Street. However, recent developments....More>>>
Athleisure apparel company Lululemon (LULU) , reeling from a 23% drop in its stock price last week, has added a veteran of publicly-traded retailers to its board.
Lululemon revealed Friday, April 7, that former Gap (GPS) CEO Glenn Murphy has joined the company as co-chairman of its board of directors.
Murphy was Gap’s chairman and CEO from 2007 to 2014, before which he was CEO....More>>>