It was a great year for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) in 2016 as the stock was up nearly 13%. Moreover, the stock is off to a decent start this year as it is up approximately 4% year to date.
Over the past few years, the retailer has relished substantial competitive benefits on the back of its enormous scale.Things are gradually changing with the rise of e-commerce sales, however, where....More>>>
January 9, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Monday with the Nasdaq Composite showing a burst out of the gate while the S&P 500 and the DJIA opened lower. The Nasdaq even posted an all-time high of 5,541.08 early this afternoon. Techs were one of the only S&P sectors to post a gain Monday. The biggest loser was the energy sector which was weighed down by dropping crude prices. WTI crude oil....More>>>
Canada marijuana legalization is the next big growth catalyst for marijuana stocks. That’s because only 13% of the $6.7 billion in marijuana sales in North America in 2016 were from Canada.
But that will change in 2017…
As part of his 2015 campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised marijuana reform in Canada. That’s because the majority of Canadians want....More>>>
Citigroup’sLiav Abraham and team contend that Horizon Pharma (HZNP) and Endo International (ENDP) could be most at risk from Hillary Clinton’s new plan to rein in drug spending. They explain why:
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Hillary Clinton has released a plan to address price increases on lifesaving treatments that have long been available in the....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap safety products stockUniversal Security Instruments (NYSEMKT: UUU):
the bigger undertow is developed well enough, but we’re not getting in at a point where a bounce is likely – the bounce already happened. Today’s bearish bar suggests the next wave of selling is about to begin, prompted by a....More>>>
Next Avenue recently asked readers to tell us the estate planning questions they’d like us to answer. We’re now back with the experts’ views on the top question on your mind, plus — as a bonus — their insights on the two runners-up. The questions were:
How do I keep my heirs from having to go through probate?
Do I need a lawyer for a will or can I do....More>>>
The U.K. government has outlined plans to crack down on mega CEO salaries by giving shareholders and workers more control over compensation paid to top executives.
Prime Minister Theresa May is considering rules that would require companies to report CEO-to-worker pay ratios. The government is also looking at rules that would give shareholders the ability to veto executive pay packages.....More>>>
Aluminum entered a bull market in 2016. The Dow Jones U.S. Aluminum Index – which tracks futures prices of aluminum – has climbed 74% from its January lows. That's a huge move in such a short time for a vital commodity. But as I'll explain, it's not too late get in on the bull market today… Back in February, news service Reuters surveyed dozens....More>>>