Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has made a lot of efforts in pricing its goods attractively over the past months. This allowed for strong traffic growth, which resulted in positive comps for the company. Subsequently, Wal-Mart’s shares have been performing much better than those of its peers, which are reporting worse comp sales. Due to Wal-Mart’s power when it comes to discussing prices with its....More>>>
Warmer temperatures make it a good time to thaw out and soak up some much-needed vitamin D. Why not use the subsequent energy boost to tidy up your personal finances?
Performing some financial spring cleaning can help you avoid making a mess of your fiscal affairs down the road. Heres where to get started.
Revamp your budget
Living within your means is an integral part of a....More>>>
Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) saw nearly 6% of its share price shaved away last week. That was enough for the company to wrestle away from GE the dubious honor of being the worst-performing Dow Jones industrial average stock of the year so far. P&G’s stock has dropped 19.8% since 2018 began.
The second-worst Dow stock so far this year is General Electric....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.
How did he do....More>>>
Yesterday, I outlined my thoughts ahead of the OPEC meeting. Now when OPEC has finally agreed to a production cut, it’s time to check what’s happening and compare it with initial estimates.
1. Oil (NYSE: USO) rallied massively ahead of the decision on leaks of successful agreement. This time, leaks proved to be true. I would like to highlight two things. The first one is Indonesia’s....More>>>
When fear and volatility rear their ugly heads, investors will traditionally turn to more conservative investments — such as gold. Presumably, this is what happened during the bitterly fought presidential campaign. In 2016, the price of gold, which ended the year up about 8%, had climbed as much as 28% at one point.
Similarly, many gold stocks enjoyed quite the ride last year —....More>>>
The following is part 3 of our 3-part psychology series. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here.
Clearly our biology and the biases that come with it are hazardous to our financial health.
But how exactly do we solve this problem?
The trick is to plan your trades and trade your plan.
The first step to successful trading is creating a solid strategy that accounts for....More>>>
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) performed 16 million more transactions during the second quarter than during the same period last year, but still managed to disappoint investors. Earnings per share have grown by 18% to 39 cents a share for a record Q2 $5 billion of revenue. However, net revenue fell short of the $5.03 billion Wall Street predicted. Last year the company earned 33 cents a share on revenue....More>>>
For years, Saudi Arabia was a close American ally, while Russia was a distant enemy.
That’s why America purchased a lot of oil from Saudi Arabia and very little from Russia. For the period 1973-2005, America’s oil imports from the Saudi kingdom remained steady, in the range of one to 1.5 million barrels per day. Over the same period, America’s oil imports from Russia....More>>>
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