I believe that 2017 will turn out to be a break-out year for Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) as a combination of higher oil pricing and an increase in low-cost production will help the company deliver strong revenue growth. More importantly, as Exxon ramps up its production from its low-cost assets, it will witness a rise in its bottom line performance over the long run. As a result, investors can expect....More>>>
Mobile means that, for the first time, pretty much everyone on earth will have a camera, taking vastly more images than were ever taken on film (how many pictures?). This feels like a profound change on a par with, say, the transistor radio making music ubiquitous.
Then, the image sensor in a phone is more than just a camera that takes pictures – it’s also part of new ways of....More>>>
The collapse of GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare will cut across many sectors. Whether it’s good news or bad news depends on which stocks you own. Some parts of the health care industry would have been hurt by the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican alternative. But no group of stocks has rallied in relief like hospital operators. Here are two hospital stocks....More>>>
Last year, David Hung sold the drug company he co-founded and led, Medivation, to Pfizer for $14.3 billion, delivering a 20,932% return to his earliest investors and increasing the $440 million investors put into the company 32-fold. He himself netted $354 million, before taxes.
Unsurprisingly, Hung received 20 offers ranging from CEO positions at....More>>>
Des Peres, MO, based Investment company Paradigm Financial Advisors, LLC buys Alphabet, Monsanto Co, Oracle, PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Netflix, Cheniere Energy, Cerner, CVS Health, Vanguard Mega Cap Growth, Walt Disney Co, sells Gilead Sciences, Quanta Services, Phillips 66, Spire, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings....More>>>
I have been following the plight of the fertilizer stocks over recent months and back on September 6 I wrote an article, Fertz Til It Hurts, outlining the proposed merger between Potash (NYSE:POT) and Agrium (NYSE:AGU) and the effect on the fertilizer sector. Last week, the merger finalized, and the two companies will swap stocks and become one giant global supplier with a market capitalization....More>>>
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Smallcap home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware orRH (NYSE: RH) reportedQ3 2017 earnings after the market closed Tuesday that beat expectations and sent shares to near all time highs in after hours trading.Net revenues increased 8% to $592.473 millionon top of a 3% increase last year des
December 8, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a very solid report on non-farm payroll gains. Next week’s FOMC meeting is expected to raise the federal funds rate again. Telecom and healthcare were sector leaders today while materials and defensive stocks lagged. WTI crude oil fo
I was reminded of this over the Thanksgiving break as I impatiently waited for that derby-winning fish to bite. As I sat there bobbing in the boat trying to stay warm in the sub-30 degree temperatures in the panhandle of northern Idaho, I realized that fishing is
There's an interesting game of chess being played out in India right now. Not the board game, but one of corporate strategy. I am certain there will at least be a few case studies and books by the time one of them says "Checkmate!".
Amazon India (AMZN) recently increased investments in it