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The stock market is trading all over the map. After a two year sprint higher, with virtually no downside volatility to speak of, volatility....More>>>
General Electric (NYSE:GE) is one of the most outstanding dividend plays out there. Not only has the company paid out a dividend for more than 100 uninterrupted years, it has also grown that dividend in most years. GE’s current yield of 3% is considerably higher than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDX:INDU) average yield of 2.76%.
Anything that would threaten that dividend is, therefore,....More>>>
Westinghouse Electric is known as a 20th Century icon of American electrical power. But its nuclear energy business has been a bust. Russia and China stand to gain. The company said no layoffs are expected. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Chalk it up as a win for the Russian and Chinese state-owned nuclear power companies for now. Their competition just got weaker. The bankruptcy....More>>>
Venezuela’s main source of cash is dwindling at a breathtaking pace.
The country’s oil output in January fell to its lowest level in nearly 30 years, not including a brief oil strike in 2003, according to S&P Global Platts.
A monthly OPEC report published Monday revealed Venezuela pumped 1.6 million barrels of oil per day last month. Production in January was down....More>>>
Today, central banks are acting more aggressively than ever before to stave off deflation and spur global growth. The European Central Bank, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Japan, the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve have all embarked on quantitative easing (QE) programs following the 2008 financial crisis.
See Also: Kiplinger’s Economic Outlook on Interest Rates
Trump’s immigration policy could hurt U.S. farmers Donald Trump made clear Monday that he’s focused on immigrant visa programs — and immigration advocates and tech leaders are paying close attention.
In a short video address this week, Trump listed the issue as a priority for his first 100 days in office: He said he will “direct the Department of Labor to investigate....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap educational children’s books stock Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ: EDUC) as a short/bearish trade:
As for Educational Development, it too has dished out several key moving average crosses within the past few days… but not bullish ones – bearish ones. And, though its choppiness has become....More>>>
Stocks finished in the green–barely–in what appeared to be a day of rest for the markets ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. payrolls report.
The S&P 500 advanced 0.2% to 1,915.45, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 79.92 points, or 0.5%, to 16,416.58. The Nasdaq Composite ticked up 0.1% to 4,509.56.
Guild Investment Management’s....More>>>
Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) have jumped today after the biotech company announced that it would raise $37.5 million in a stock offering. Janney’s Debjit Chattopadhyay explains how far that $37.5 million will go for Sarepta:
There are no sanguine answers to the Sarepta saga and the company’s future hinges on the outcome of the western blot. Hence, the relatively small....More>>>