Month: October 2019

Earlier this month, Credit Suisse analyst John Walsh said that “it takes a village” to assess General Electric (NYSE:GE) stock. Source: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com I don’t agree with that sentiment. Heading into the company’s third-quarter earnings, due Oct. 30, I remain convinced that prior results show that the company’s aerospace unit remains strong, while
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On Monday, the major U.S. equity benchmarks broke out to all-time highs, but as was noted in the wake of yesterday’s bullishness, domestic stocks have had difficulties building on breakouts for over a year now. One trading day does not confirm that will be the case this time around, but stocks retreated on Tuesday. Source:
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A customer browses the Mattel Barbie dolls section of a now closed Toys ‘R’ Us store. Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Mattel spiked more than 12% during extended trading after the company announced that its audit committee completed its independent investigation into
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This year, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) had some good news for customers: one-day shipping is now standard for Amazon Prime orders. But in last Thursday’s quarterly report, this translated into bad news for investors in AMZN stock. The effort contributed to a spectacular earnings miss: Last year, Amazon earned $5.75 per share in the third quarter. Analysts were expecting
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Download Preston’s 1 page checklist for finding great stock picks: http://buffettsbooks.com/checklist Preston Pysh is the #1 selling Amazon author of two books on Warren Buffett. The books can be found at the following location: In lesson four, we learned that a share of a business is one unit of the overall business. For example, if
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Sergei Konkov | TASS | Getty Images As Alphabet shares fell after the Google-parent missed Wall Street’s third-quarter earnings expectations, one analyst proposed a solution: Divest YouTube, one of the tech giant’s most valuable assets. “We think GOOGL should spin off part or all of YouTube, which we estimate would be worth $300B on a stand-alone basis,”
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The technology sector is hardly worried about the persistent slowdown in smartphone and computer demand. Even though these sectors are mature, the need for more storage, computing power, and connectivity among all devices will still increase. Meanwhile, the ever-increasing computing power in automobiles gives technology companies newfound growth opportunities. As automobiles add more features powered
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It took three months, but the major U.S. equity benchmarks revisited all-time highs Monday, supported by more good news on trade. Now comes the hard bard: basically every equity market breakout dating back to last year has been met with immediate selling. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com Things could be different this time around because
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