U.S. equities mostly finished lower on Thursday as the bulls cooled their heels after a multi-day push to new record highs. Hopes for a bipartisan deal on taxes dimmed slightly after President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats differed on whether border wall funding would be part of the ag
The S&P 500 is stuck in its narrowest range in nearly half a century and trading volume is plumbing multi-month lows. But by September, investors may be pining for the dog days of summer, with data suggesting that it is historically the worst month for stocks.
Since 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped in September 56% of the time, according to Bank of America Merrill....More>>>
The stock market performed well on Tuesday, responding to steady improvement among many companies as earnings season kicked into high gear. Although political issues are likely to remain in the spotlight for some investors for the foreseeable future, many market participants are looking to economic and business issues in driving their investing decisions. Major market benchmarks finished the day....More>>>
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The best-performing top 10 cheap stocks under $20 2017 has been Ivanhoe Mines. Shares of the Vancouver-based miner have soared 83.1% from $2.54 to $4.64.
While we don’t specifically recommend this stock, these big gains align with Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth’s bullish expectations for platinum over the long term. In fact, he expects platinum prices to outperform....More>>>
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Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NYSE:VNR) has painted itself into a corner. For investors to survive, the paint better be fast-drying. The paint in this case is energy prices, which need to rise (dry) quickly. There was a report by Reuters on Sept. 20 that Vanguard hired Evercore Partners for advisement on debt restructuring. Many investor saw this as a serious yellow flag and reacted negatively.....More>>>
The GEO Group (GEO) and Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE:CXW) were obliterated in August after the Department of Justice decided that it will use the end of private prisons. Expectedly, this didn’t go down well with shareholders of private prison companies, and shares of The GEO Group and Corrections Corporation of America went into a tailspin.
Credit Suisse analysts Moshe Orenbuch and Serena Hong note that American Express’s (AXP) U.S. Card Services business is actually growing:
American Express reported monthly loss and delinquency numbers for March: Ending period loan balance for US Consumer Services and U.S. Small Business was $50.7Bn, representing 2% m/m growth from February and 12% y/y growth from last year’s balance....More>>>
Shares of BNP Paribas SA (EPA:BNP) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the fifteen research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and
Comet Industries Ltd (CVE:CMU) insider Primex Investments Ltd. bought 19,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 20th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$3.45 per share, with a total value of C$65,550.00.
Dilution is a central concern for biotech investors. The basic issue at hand is that developmental-stage or early commercial-stage biotechs rely heavily on dilution to raise the massive amount of capital necessary to fund their operations prior to becoming cash-flow-positive.