As the trading week comes to a close, U.S. equities seem to be in a good news/bad news situation. The S&P 500 bounced back after a modest sell-off on Monday, and is green through the first four days of the week. But yet another effort to hold S&P at 3,000 failed on Thursday morning, and
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 this lesson, we learned the importance of buying a company that has a strong return on equity. Since the market
This is how to trade options, more specifically, the vertical spread. The vertical spreads are fantastic option spreads to trade when you’re looking to trade out larger dollar stocks because it allows you to use less capital for trading those bigger stock. First I want to show you the diagram behind what it looks like
http://www.Zacks.com – Kevin Matras talks about volatility and how to use it to your advantage through options.
If you combined all the bullish arguments for Iqiyi (NASDAQ:IQ), the most commonly cited theme will likely be that the company is the Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) of China. And because China is more than four times larger than the U.S. population-wise, IQ stock represents untapped potential. Source: natmac stock / Shutterstock.com Further, because the Chinese government
Sunrun installer putting up solar electric panels on a residential rooftop in California. Source: Sunrun Hedge fund Tiger Global Management is making a big bet on continued expansion at San-Francisco-based Sunrun, which has grown into the nation’s largest residential solar company. The fund, headed by Julian Robertson protégé Chase Coleman, has been steadily increasing its
Investors holding software stocks must demand growth from them. After all, software companies hold nothing physically tangible. They may have important intellectual property, but their value comes from the solutions and services their programs offer. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) or International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) are easy choices for investors who do not want to spend too much
U.S. stock futures are headed for a quiet open. Source: Shutterstock Heading into the open, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down 0.03%, and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.03%. Nasdaq-100 futures have added 0.01%. In the options pits, calls outpaced puts by a wide margin while overall volume settled near average
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Bank of America – Bank of America reported quarterly profit of 56 cents per share, 5 cents a share above estimates. Revenue was slightly above forecasts, as well. Results were helped by a 27% increase in investment banking fees and strong growth in consumer banking. Bank
It’s been a hard year for marijuana firms and their investors. The industry has been wracked with worries about health concerns, waning demand and regulatory tie-ups. Naturally, this has taken a toll on marijuana stock prices. Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) is a prime example of a pot stock that’s been hammered over the past 12 months.
Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor, waits for Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, not pictured, to speak at an election night event in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving his
On Thursday, Oct. 17, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock gained 0.85%. For a stock as volatile as Tesla, that’s not much and volume in shares of the electric carmaker on that particular day was well below average. Source: Ivan Marc / Shutterstock.com However, that was the ninth consecutive day Tesla stock closed higher. That modest Oct. 17
Friday featured some volatility, a few earnings reports, and a selloff in several blue-chip and high-growth stocks. Here’s a look at some top stock trades for next week. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: Boeing (BA) Shares of Boeing (NYSE:BA) were hammered on Friday as worries heat up over the 737 MAX once again.
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 this lesson, we first learned that a bond is nothing more than a loan. There are many forms of bonds
The double bottom reversal pattern is similar to the double top reversal pattern, but it goes in the opposite direction. What Is the Double Bottom Reversal Pattern? -It’s a reversal pattern or bullish pattern -Begins with a downward pattern and typically ends with an upward pattern -There can be double tops or triple tops between
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Morgan Stanley – Morgan Stanley reported third-quarter profit of $1.27 per share, beating estimates by 16 cents a share. Revenue also beat analysts’ forecasts. Chairman and CEO James Gorman said the quarter was a strong one despite a typical summer slowdown and volatile markets. Honeywell – Honeywell
Back during Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) tough days, I personally witnessed the dramatic rise and influence of GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO). At the time, I was a senior business analyst tasked with increasing Sony’s digital camera market share. From a product perspective, GPRO had the better ideas. But I’m glad I invested in SNE rather than GoPro stock. Source:
Denver money manager Fred Taylor of Northstar Investment Advisors. Source: Northstar Investment Advisors Managing investments in a year fraught with headline risks requires a sound strategy and the conviction to stand by it, but also the flexibility to take advantage of fast-changing market conditions. Denver money manager Fred Taylor has long focused on companies that
InvestorPlace’s Vince Martin recently commented that Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) has returned to its rangebound ways, an indication that owning Alibaba stock might not be the best idea in the immediate future. Source: BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com “Investors who have long waited for Alibaba stock to finally rally again might hope that history will repeat. The