Health care stocks are performing better this year than investors might think, given the rancorousdebate over the Republicanplan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Overall, the 61 stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 health care sector — which include hospitals, insurers, drug makers, biotechsand medical device makers –have gained8.9% in 2017 versus a 6%rise for the broadstock-market....More>>>
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) is expected to release its fiscal second-quarter financial earnings report after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.32 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.51 billion in revenue. The same period of last year reportedly had EPS of $0.24 and $2.04 billion in revenue.
The company’s previouslyissued guidance....More>>>
The Nasdaq Composite notched its fourth record close in a row Tuesday, representing the longest stretch of record closes for the tech-heavy index since 1999.
Fresh all-time highs for the Nasdaq came as the Dow industrials failed to reach the psychologically significant level of 20,000 again, amid otherwise tepid enthusiasm for equities ahead of a news conference from President-elect Donald....More>>>
In just 12 months, shares of GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) have shot up 125%. Over the past five years, the market cap of the cannabinoid-focused biotech has increased by well over 1,100%. Is GW Pharmaceuticals still a good pick for investors — or is this hot marijuana stock just too expensive to buy right now?
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There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
Last week, small cap food sciences stockLexaria Bioscience Corp (OTCQB: LXRP)announced a deal with Hempco Food and Fiber (OTCMKTS: HMPPF; TSXV: HEMP) that will take hemp foods to the next level. First of all, hemp is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown for the industrial uses of its derived products as the plant material can be refined into justabout anything,including paper,....More>>>
By Roger Schrenk and Chris Fultz, Next Avenue Contributors
Next Avenue recently published a popular, if provocative, post called “Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff.” As the founders and co-owners of Nova Liquidation, a company that helps people with their parents’ stuff (and their own), we’d like to offer you help in understanding whether the stuff has....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett
Yesterday, Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B), said he thinks the United States will “work fine” under President Donald Trump.
His reason: America’s got the “secret sauce” – the ability to survive.
“America works,” Buffett....More>>>
Our Top Pick for speculators is a fully integrated medical marijuana, health care, and cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical company, notes Jimmy Mengel, editor of The Crow’s Nest.
Emblem Corp. (Vancouver: EMC) is licensed by the Government of Canada, which allows it to produce medical cannabis.
It was founded by John H. Stewart, the former President and CEO of Purdue Pharma and....More>>>