Bitcoin Prices Extend Losses, Hit New 2018 Low
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:43:00 -0400
Bitcoin prices have reached a fresh, 2018 low. How much further will they go?
Is Intuition A Form Of Intelligence?
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 09:45:00 -0400
Many people think intuition is just a form of guessing. Actually, it is much more. Could one's length of experience and amount of time spent on creative thinking and analyzing cause their database in the brain to expand? Some researchers say intuition is “the highest form of Intelligence.” Is it?
China Wants India To Make Peace With Pakistan. It Won't Work
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:25:00 -0400
China wants to help ease the long-standing conflict between India and Pakistan. And it has a couple of unofficial reasons for it.
Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher Buy Oil Drillers
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:45:00 -0400
James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco.
How To Start Investing While You Are In College
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:08:00 -0400
The potential for your investments to change the arc of your life is highest if you start while you are young. Here's how to get started while you are in college.
2 Reasons Why Demand For Stocks Will Fall
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:47:00 -0400
As interest rates rise, both corporate buybacks and dividend-seeking retail buying become harder to justify. There are indications that repurchases might have reached a peak. As these sources of demand vanish, volatility is likely to increase in the months ahead.
How Sensitive Is Intel To EBITDA Margin Changes?
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:26:00 -0400
We estimate that Intel‘s (NASDAQ:INTC) EBITDA will likely grow in low-mid single digits in 2018, primarily led by its Data Center Group, which has seen solid growth of late, led by its cloud business, as well as high performance products, such as Xeon Scalable. We created an interactive dashboard...
After Round One Of Fed's Stress Test, Expect Some Dividend Hikes, Share Repurchases For Banks
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:58:00 -0400
The 35 largest financial institutions in the U.S. recently sailed through the first phase of the Federal Reserve’s annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review – setting the stage for the banks to reveal their capital plans for this year late next week.
Bank of America Regains Lost Ground To Become Second-Largest U.S. Bank By Deposits
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:37:00 -0400
Bank of America benefited from dwindling growth in deposits at rival Wells Fargo in the wake of the latter’s account opening scandal to regain the #2 position on the list of largest U.S. banks by total deposits.
Why Citigroup's Loan Portfolio Is Growing Faster Than Its Peers'
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:32:00 -0400
Citigroup reported an increase in its total loan portfolio from $623 billion in Q1 2017 to $668 billion in Q1 2018 – a jump of 7.2%. This compares with the average loan growth figure of 4.7% across the U.S. banking industry over this period.
Profitless Avalara Pops After IPO
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:08:00 -0400
This report aims to help investors sort through Avalara’s financial filings to understand the fundamentals and valuation of this IPO.
Pension Funding Gaps Riding High At Lockheed, Delta
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:55:00 -0400
Pension underfunding remains dangerously high for many firms, and some companies use unusual assumptions for expected return on plan assets to mislead investors.
Winners And Losers In A Trade War
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:46:00 -0400
Foreign countries will fare worse in a trade war than the U.S. will. But large-cap American stocks will lag, too, especially ones with exposure overseas.
Bitcoin Declines To 4-Month Low Amid Technical Pressure
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:39:00 -0400
Bitcoin prices fell close to 10% today. Could this foreshadow further declines?
Crude Fudge: OPEC Says It's 'Nominally' Returning 1M Barrels Per Day To Oil Market
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:33:00 -0400
Amid internal rancor, the oil cartel says it is only after 100% compliance with its stated target but its members had overdone things.
Add Up The Parts: The iShares Russell 1000 ETF Could Be Worth $169
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:47:00 -0400
For the iShares Russell 1000 ETF, we found that the implied analyst target price for the ETF based upon its underlying holdings is $168.68 per unit.
If JPMorgan Gaps Below Its 200-Day Simple Moving Average Then A Bear Market For Stocks Will Follow
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:46:00 -0400
The banking giant has tentacles in so many markets that negative technical warnings should be considered a warning that a global bear market for stocks is around the corner.
Oil Prices Climb On News Of OPEC Agreement
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:57:00 -0400
Oil markets reacted positively to news that OPEC reached compromise but the organization declined to address specific production numbers.
If You're OK With A 'Sin' Stock, There's Value In Tobacco
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:37:00 -0400
What can you expect as an investor in "vice" stocks like tobacco? We asked four advisors who follow the sector and contribute to To start with: low valuations, above average yields and diversification, including into the $22 billion cannabis market in Canada.
Solution To Illinois Pension Problem May Be In State's Own Backyard
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:30:00 -0400
Good pension news out of the State of Illinois:. The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), which represents nearly 3,000 local governments (with the exception of the City of Chicago and Cook County), enjoys a healthy 93% funded level.