Today, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shortingsmall cap California Central Coast based bank holding stockHeritage Oaks Bancorp (NASDAQ: HEOP):
The chart of Heritage Oaks Bancorp speaks for itself. After a 68% runup in just two months, HEOP shares are starting to feel the weight of that big gain. Today it started to pay the price, logging a bar — a loss — that suggests....More>>>
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., laughs while playing cards on the sidelines of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
Warren Buffett made $12 billion in 2016 and reclaimed his position as the second richest person in the world.
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
Roth IRA conversions have the potential to create considerable value for people who have enough funds available outside of their retirement accounts to cover the taxes they generate. Roth conversions benefit from not being subject to the 2016 contribution limit of $5,500 per year (or $6,500, if you’re age 50 or older) or any income limitations.
The real estate crash in 2007 sent home prices plunging all across the country. The impact was particularly strong in states where prices had ballooned the most and new home building had been strongest: Nevada, Florida, Michigan, California, among others.
Median home prices in the United States have more than recovered their lost ground. The U.S. median rose to $227,000 last year, higher....More>>>
In part 1, part 2, and part 3 of this series, I covered AbbVie’s (NYSE:ABBV) immunology portfolio and growth prospects of leading oncology drugs, Imbruvica and Venclexta. In this article, I will briefly cover the potential of promising oncology drugs and technologies in AbbVie’s portfolio.
When Box (NYSE:BOX) went public at the start of 2015, the stock surged on opening day. Typical of the period, the cloud-based software company that helps businesses with data collaboration and management quickly fell from those highs.
Now down nearly 50% from the highs and two years later, Box offers a completely different valuation proposition. The recent pick as a top stock for 2017 by....More>>>
Investors have been flocking to index funds, both mutual and exchange-traded versions, in ever-increasing numbers. In doing so, theyve yanked tens of billions of dollars out of actively managed funds, which try to beat an index and normally charge more than unmanaged index funds.
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For those investors near or in retirement, income remains the primary concern. After all, you need to turn decades of saving into a steady stream of paychecks to get you through your golden years. The problem is, years of zero interest policies have left many traditional income asset classes &m
The Canadian energy companies may be out of favor, but that has not stopped several of them from posting decent operating results. Investors can invest in Canadian companies far more cheaply than Permian operators. Yet, the results in Canada appear every bit as competitive. Obsidian Energy (OBE)