Provident Financial Services (NYSE: PFS) and BCB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BCBP) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuatio
Teacher Retirement System of Texas trimmed its stake in SCANA Co. (NYSE:SCG) by 19.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 29,987 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 7,419 shar
Road trips may not be the only thing Americans are cutting back on this summer, due to rising gas prices.
The Energy Information Administration expects gas prices to rise 33 cents a gallon by summer, up to $2.74 as the national average between April and September. Already the national average is the highest it’s been since 2015. This could be bad news for retailers and consumer companies,....More>>>
&l;p&g;Canadian cannabis stocks have been on a tear since late 2015, when Justin Trudeau was elected Prime Minister with the promise to legalize cannabis for adults, a process that could finally culminate with the first legal sales almost three years later. Billions of dollars have been raised and are being deployed into&a;nbsp; cultivation facilities, and there are now 32 publicly-traded&a;nbsp;licensed....More>>>
Many people expect their living costs to drop in retirement, and while this might be true in certain cases, it isn’t always. Healthcare alone can eat up a large chunk of the average retiree’s budget, while other expenses, like housing, food, and transportation can really add up.
Since there’s a good chance you’ll need every penny you can get as a senior, you should....More>>>
Guardian Capital (OTC:GCAAF) is a Canadian asset manager and financial advisor that holds a large stake in the Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO). The company trades slightly below fair value when considering that large stake, and may also be a way to back into BMO exposure at an effective discount for those who are interested in owning that security. There is better volume on the Toronto Stock Exchange....More>>>
In recent weeks we’ve been talking about the impact of blockchain technology on industries outside the financial sector and how this technology is enhancing security for both consumers and vendors. In keeping with this trend, and consistent with its focus on providing cutting edge technology to the hospitality industry, Toronto, Ontario based Posera Ltd. (TSX: PAY.TO, OTCQB:....More>>>
Canadian crude surged by the most ever after Enbridge Inc. said it won’t implement a new procedure to stop shippers from claiming more space than they can use on a key pipeline linking Alberta’s oil sands with U.S. refineries.
Western Canadian Select jumped as much as $12.20 a barrel to $13.80 below the U.S. benchmark Monday, the narrowest spread since May 16. Canadian crudes....More>>>
Penny stocks are exciting in a get-rich-quick kind of way. But the risks of something going wrong are huge. The penny stock space is replete with scam artists and small, financially weak companies. So we asked three Motley Fool investors to recommend stocks that are established, yet still quite exciting. If you’re considering penny stocks, you might want to step back instead and take a look....More>>>
Twenty-nine states, theDistrict of Columbia,Guam, and Puerto Riconow allow medical cannabis, with eight states plus D.C. permitting legal use of recreational weed and Canada on track to do so next year. More publicly traded marijuana stocks are now available, which presents opportunities for investors.
However, there are challenges alongside those opportunities. Here’s what you need....More>>>
Pennymac Mortgage Investment (NYSE:PMT) shares reached a new 52-week high and low on Monday . The company traded as low as $18.60 and last traded at $18.62, with a volume of 19306 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.50.
PMT has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Pennymac Mortgage Investment from a “hold”....More>>>
Chronic pain patients and the groups that represent them say the escalating government response to opioid addiction ignores their need for the painkillers and doctors who will prescribe them, leaving some out of work, bedriddenand evensuicidal.
Financial technology and mobile payments company Square (NYSE:SQ)rose more than 4% on Tuesday after the company announceda new platform for helping restaurants streamline their operations. The stock's gain adds to a recent bullish runafter the company's first-quarter earnings report. Shares are u
The rupee ended mildly higher yesterday amid ranged movement. The currency may sustain gains as a sharp decline in crude prices may provide some cushion to increased risks of spiralling deficit The USD was sharply higher as US a
Dow futures traded four points off Tuesday's closing as the first week of earnings season drew to a close. One of today's biggest market movers is likely to be General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) – the U.S. conglomerate appears to have turned a corner after a year plagued by legal