News headlines about Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale o
A full-fledged price war has broken out in the world of online stock investing.
Just hours after Boston-based Fidelity Investments said it would slash its standard commission for online stock trades and ETFs by nearly 40% to $4.95, its San Francisco-based rival, Charles Schwab, matched the lower price.
As the bull market pushes stockshigher, placing a trade online is getting cheaperas....More>>>
Sometimes, industries that are left for dead aren’t actually going to die. In that scenario, stocks that are priced-for-death could stage huge rebounds. Such is the case with AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) and the movie theater industry. Movie theaters were presumed to be a dying breed thanks to technology making at-home entertainment better, cheaper, and more convenient than....More>>>
In what could be a breakthrough in the solar-energy industry, Tesla will begin selling and installingsolar roof tiles for U.S. customers this summer, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday.
The company, best known for its electric cars, said it was set to begin accepting orders for glass roof tiles with embedded solar collectors that Musk pledged would be more durable than a typical roof, a third lighter....More>>>
Cheap dividend stocks have found increased in demand ever since the financial crisis. To save the economy and the markets, the Fed repeatedly lowered interest rates. As a result, safer investments like bonds and Treasuries ended up yielding next to nothing. And so, retirement investors and income investors moved further out on the risk curve, buying up dividend stocks in the hunt for yield.
Last January I wrote about Ossen Innovation (OSN), a cheap stock but in the middle of a value destroying reverse merger. In this transaction valuable Chinese assets would be given away to the controlling shareholder. The other shareholders would get a small piece of a Chinese company (America-Asia Diabetes Research Foundation) with a going concern warning. I think that was more than a warning because....More>>>
There was an interesting story on Axios on Friday that I highly recommend to read if you are in some way invested in the U.S. healthcare sector – and I believe it contributed to yet another biotech sell-off. The IBB (NASDAQ:IBB) is down 3.5% as I write.
The U.S. healthcare system with its idiosyncratic insistence on an almost 100% private insurance structure is pretty crazy. It is one....More>>>
Value investing and GDP growth look primed for a turnaround; out-of-favor value stocks stand to benefit.
Department store operator Kohl's is also showing signs of a turnaround; management's willingness to try new initiatives appears to be bearing fruit.
With almost 30 percent upside and a steady dividend, Kohl's looks attractive ahead of earnings.
A few weeks ago we discussed how you can make 12% annually, forever, from stocks. Now let’s apply those lessons to 2017, and highlight five that should do even better (17%+ returns) this year (and likely beyond).
Remember, projecting our returns from any given stock is simple. We simply add together the three ways it can pay us:
Twin Tree Management LP trimmed its holdings in shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) by 89.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,301 shares of the financial services provide
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