After years of declining iPad sales, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has had success recently with a less expensive model. This has led to a string of quarterly gains. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is preparing to to take another crack at the iPad’s core consumer market by releasing a new$400 Surface tablet later this year. Whether it boosts Microsoft stock remains to be seen.
With oil prices having more than doubled from their early 2016 low, to over $65 per barrel, traders are waking up this morning to the possibility that the long-dormant oil sector may be coming back with a vengeance.
Today’s prices allow drillers to hedge for $60 per barrel oil for over one year, meaning they now have a platform for new investment. Production recently passed its 2014....More>>>
The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust… It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you… European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on history, that means we could see an incredible scenario… European stocks could significantly....More>>>
(Editor’s note: There is much greater liquidity on the Istanbul Exchange under the ticker GARAN)
Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (OTCQX:TKGBY) is Turkey’s second largest private bank and one of the country’s most profitable banks. The bank’s stock has performed relatively well and is up by more than 15% YTD on the Borsa Istanbul. Despite the strong performance, the stock remains....More>>>
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In the rodeo world, bucking bulls and their riders have to make their mark in eight seconds. Wall Streets stock market bull and the investors who have hung on during itswild ride have made their mark by lasting eightyears.
The second-longest bull market in U.S. history has nearly quadrupled the value of the Standard & Poors 500 stock index. But its strength has also caused valuations....More>>>
It has been some time since I covered casino stocks; not since owning Wynn Resorts (WYNN) off the multi-year lows. Investors that have missed my efforts on these companies should look for more coverage from me in the coming months. Ill be spending several days in Macau in early May before heading to China and Hong Kong to spend some time with industrial suppliers in that region. Its a pilgrimage....More>>>
Youre probably tired of hearing this, but long horizons and low fees are two of an investors best friends. Sure, everyone wants to get rich quick, but the best route for most of us is to diversify our holdings, control costs and be patient which is exactly why index funds are becoming more popular by the year.
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Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) is the worlds eighth-largest company by sales based on 2016 consolidated revenues per the Fortune Global 500. Interestingly, Toyota is tailgating seventh-ranked and fellow automaker, Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) by a slim $8 million of revenue.
Some parts of healthcare are very familiar to most people, such as prescription drugs and hospitals. But there are also less visible aspects of healthcare that are very important -- and that present solid investment opportunities. The systems and technology used by biopharmaceutical companies t
FY18 was challenging for PRAJ as dip in ethanol revenues dented profitability and order intake grew mere 5%. Going ahead, as 2G orders gain momentum (mostly domestic OMC), the companys FY19/20 new order intake could get a significant leg u
Nike(NYSE:NKE), Under Armour (NYSE:UAA)(NYSE:UA), and other clothing brands have been talking a lot lately about the need to overhaul their manufacturing processes as a way to reduce costs, improve quality, and have more flexibility. The textile manufacturing process has changed relatively s