Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor bought 13,609 shares of the offshore drilling services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $135,000.
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Former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw is denying reports that he made unwanted advances toward a former NBC correspondentin the 1990s, the Washington Post and Variety reported Thursday.
A Post story quotes Linda Vester alleging that as an ex-NBC correspondent then in her 20s, that the legendary anchorforciblyattempted to kiss her. She didn’t complain at the time, according to the Post.
Overall, 29 states (including D.C.) have medical marijuana laws on the books and eight states have embraced recreational marijuana markets. Creating those markets is complex, but tax revenue statistics suggest the effort is worth it. Marijuana advisory firm GreenWave Advisors estimates marijuana sales taxes added $1.6 billion to state tax receipts last year,and GreenWave’s Matt Karnes estimates....More>>>
Call it global warming. Call it climate change. Maybe it’s a nuance, or maybe your political stance determines how you feel about this debate. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked investment in clean energy and renewable energy for years.
It turns out that 2016 broke the growth cycle for investing in clean energy — and then some.
With a new Trump administration about to take office,....More>>>
Firstly, the macro backdrop for retail has to be healthy in order for retail stocks to rise. You need to have strong consumer confidence and upbeat consumer spending patterns. You also need Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to stop taking over the retail world.
Secondly, the trend has to be your friend. Consumers need to find a particularl retailer’s....More>>>
In a CNBC interview this week, Warren Buffett was asked if he would still consider investing in gun companies after the school shooting in Florida and calls for corporate America to stop supporting the NRA and gun manufacturers.
This was his response:
“I think what the kids are doing there is very admirable, but I don’t think that Berkshire should say, ‘We’re....More>>>
Doug Hughes focuses on lesser-known, small cap regional banks; the editor of Bank Newsletter looks for banks that operate in attractive regional markets, often ones that would be attractive acquisition targets.
AvidBank Holdings (AVBH) has the fastest growth of any bank out there and yet is still one of the safest with almost no bad loans, and a great, great market area in Palo Alto,....More>>>
April 24, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday following a first round of voting in France that appears at least to maintain both the EU and the currency union. The financial sector traded more than 2% higher near the end of Monday’s trading with real estate and telecom the only sectors showing losses for the day. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $49.23 a barrel, down 0.8% on the day.....More>>>
“Real estate is an imperishable asset ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised.” — Russell Sage
Walt Disney (1901-66), the singular visionary genius who — more than anyone — transformed the business of entertainment in the 20th century, had legions of admirers over the decades. Among them is Steve Wynn, founder,....More>>>
Equities analysts predict that Taubman Centers (NYSE:TCO) will report $0.87 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Fourteen analysts have made estimates for Taubman Centers’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.81 and the highe
Press coverage about GTT Communications (NYSE:GTT) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies
Considering the impact the demise of Toys R Us had on Hasbro's (NASDAQ:HAS) earnings, the toy maker might have better spent the half billion dollars it just dropped on buying the Power Rangers to buy the toy store instead.
The Toys R Us liquidation was a big blow to Hasbro because the re