After reporting another expectations-beating quarter of revenue and earnings growth along with raised guidance (causing its share price to surge over 20% in just two months since my initial buy call on the company), Applied Materials (AMAT) still offers investors considerable value.
Medical devices can change lives, and NuVasive (NASDAQ:NUVA) prides itself on making spinal surgery as painless and simple as possible. The company specializes in devices to provide procedurally integrated surgical solutions that are minimally disruptive, and NuVasive products have gained popularity over time.
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Arconic’s recent stock price performance was neither a function....More>>>
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While some Americans worry that the economy and the stock market are just about to crash, both appear to be quite healthy. If we’re looking at headline numbers, the stock market has never been higher, and unemployment is at a level that seemed unimaginable eight years ago.
Consider that since October 2009, unemployment has dropped from 10% to....More>>>
If President Donald Trump were writing this story, he would be the first to note the “huge” impact that he’s had on the stock market though if you want to get technical about it, he hasn’t yet done any of the great things (slashing government regulations, scrapping Obamacare, overhauling the tax code, renegotiating trade deals) that he said he would do in his campaign.
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