When your firm is known for its dividend safety and is primarily held by retirees and other income-seekers, the worst thing you can do is cut your dividend. Pipelines were supposed to be safe tollways that produced plenty of cash flows. So, when the oil bust hit Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) hard and the firm was forced to cut its dividend back in 2015, investors pretty much abandoned Kinder Morgan....More>>>
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 106 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 11.
Analysts were expecting a storage injection of between 97 billion and 109 billion cubic feet. The five-year average for the week is an injection of 87 billion cubic feet, and last year’s storage increase for the week....More>>>
When casino gambling is legalized in Japan, we’re going to see an all-out spending war among resort operators because it could become the world’s most lucrative market. And because of the potential Japan offers casino operators, the feeding frenzy they promise could also make it the most expensive gambling market in the world.
How much is too much?
The big casinos certainly....More>>>
The S&P 500 is up nearly 7% year-to-date, but the average stock in the index is up just 5.70%. This means the largest stocks in the cap-weighted index are outperforming the smallest names. Even still, two-thirds of the stocks in the S&P are up year-to-date, while 35% of stocks are up more than 10%. Seventy stocks are up more than 20%, while just 25 are up more than 30%.
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Steakhouse chain Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) has had to deal with an extremely difficult business environment for restaurant companies, and investors know all too well how tough times can hurt major players in the industry. Last quarter, Texas Roadhouse disappointed investors with sluggish results, and the company wanted to start 2017 on a better footing.
Coming into Monday’s first-quarter....More>>>
Since option traders seeking out top returns with minimal risk should familiarize themselves with the Greeks, James Brumley of BigTrends.com discusses Theta-also called time decay-and cites a stock example to illustrate why this Greek is so important.
Option trading need not be complicated. But-at the very least-option traders seeking out top returns with minimal risk should familiarize....More>>>
Small cap textbook stock Chegg Inc (NYSE: CHGG) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the market closed Tuesday with thestock having been shorted for some time and still having elevated short interest of 32.22% according to Highshortinterest.com. Total net revenuesrose 6% to$56.3 million as Chegg Services Revenues grew 50% year-over-year to $44.7 million, or 79% of total net revenues, compared to 56%....More>>>
This Top Pick for capital gains in 2017 designs and manufactures semiconductor processing systems, notes Richard Moroney, editor of Dow Theory Forecasts.
Lam Research (LRCX) has consistently outgrown the overall semiconductor-equipment market due to its high exposure to 3D NAND flash memory.
Demand for wafer-fabrication equipment is notoriously volatile. However, over the last....More>>>
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Financial service firm Square (NYSE:SQ) has acquired restaurant delivery service Main Line Delivery for an undisclosed amount.buy stocks online: Vicon Industries Inc.(VII)
Advisors’ Opinion:[By Peter Graham]
A long term performance chart shows Digital Ally back to below the level it was at five years ago whiledirect competitorAxon....More>>>
SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) alum and SkyBridge Capital hedge fund founder Anthony Scaramucci will soon be an advisor to President-elect Donald Trump.
This new appointment could bring with it the ultimate demise of the Department of Labor’s controversial new fiduciary rule.
The fiduciary rule, expected to go into....More>>>