We spent a lot of time on Thursday’s live blog talking about the “War of 1812.” Turned out to be time well spent.
The reversal that began yesterday afternoon and is continuing on Friday was sparked when the S&P 500 fell to 1812, a level that equaled the Jan. 20 intraday trading low and the 2016 trading low. Almost as soon as the number was reached – and in fact....More>>>
Unlike the financial sector that dominated Crescent’s 2016 returns, there wasn’t any one sector that was an unusual driver of performance year to date. However, Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) was one company that did stand out, increasing 42.41% in the quarter, which added 0.73% to the Fund’s first-quarter return.
Arconic’s recent stock price performance was neither a function....More>>>
In the world of investing, many ideas are so widely accepted that they go unquestioned. But conventional thinking is often wrong. Here's one piece of conventional investing wisdom we often hear: In times of panic, gold is a safe haven. Gold in your portfolio can help insure against losses when the stock market falls. As it turns out, this piece of conventional wisdom is correct.....More>>>
Asian shares started stronger Tuesday after their worst day in two months, but by the sessions end found themselves with modest gains at best as worries about U.S. interest-rate policy persist.
Fears of a rate increase, which have built in recent days, eased overnight following dovish comments from Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard ahead of next weeks Federal Open Market Committee meeting.....More>>>
Smallcap home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware orRH (NYSE: RH) reportedQ3 2017 earnings after the market closed Tuesday that beat expectations and sent shares to near all time highs in after hours trading.Net revenues increased 8% to $592.473 millionon top of a 3% increase last year des
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