Beware Of Black Sombreros
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:28:00 -0500
The market this past spring began to trace its gigantic sombrero chart formation. The peak of the hat formed in late summer. Then, this scary pattern fulfilled itself with a drop of 15% from peak to right brim.
A Look At Merck's Late Stage Pharmaceuticals Pipeline
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:09:00 -0500
Merck (NYSE:MRK) has a strong late stage pharmaceuticals pipeline, and it could be worth as much as $13 billion, or over 6% of its current market value, according to our estimates. Several drugs in the pipeline are capable of generating more than $1 billion in peak sales. Merck’s drug pipeline...
Starbucks Doubling Down On Delivery In The Face Of Competition In China
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:14:00 -0500
Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has pinned its hopes of long-term growth on China, as a result of a significant increase expected in the per-capita coffee consumption. The coffee giant remains on track to add 600 net new stores per year to achieve its goal of 6,000 stores in 230 cities across Mainland.....
Fuel Retailers Going EV Friendly As 50% Of Global Car Sales May Be Electric By 2033
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:08:00 -0500
Retail giants are incrementally introducing electric vehicle charging points on their fuel forecourts.
Will Business Confidence Undermine The Trump Economy?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:53:00 -0500
Stock markets can often confound pedestrian analysis of macroeconomics, largely because stock prices are only focused on one dynamic in an economy – corporate profits – and corporate profits do have the ability to buck the macro trends via innovation, cost synergies, and human action.
Arlo Subscriber Base To Expand Following Ultra Launch
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:52:00 -0500
Netgear Inc. intends to distribute its holdings of Arlo common stock on December 31, 2018. Spin-Off will be tax-free. Spin-Off Research is the market leader in Spin-Off valuation.
A New Wrinkle In The U.S.-China Trade Dispute
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:11:00 -0500
Last week global stocks plunged on concerns that trade negotiations between the U.S. and China are not running as smoothly as initially thought. The S&P 500 Index is not only having one of its worst quarters in years, but it could also end up in the red for the year for the first time since 2008.
2019 Will Be A Tough Year For Trump And His Economy
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:53:00 -0500
Despite what may be Trump's "swan song" year, BlackRock still thinks the U.S. is the place to be in 2019.
S&P 500 3rd-Quarter Earnings Update
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:43:00 -0500
With the last few months being volatile, to say the least, now would be a good time to look at fundamentals that underpin the market and it doesn’t get any more basic than earnings.
How Will Wells Fargo Be Affected If Fed's Growth Restrictions Remain In Place For All Of 2019?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:54:00 -0500
Wells Fargo’s efforts to put its sales malpractice issues in the past received a major setback recently, with the Federal Reserve pointing out inadequacies in its plan to resolve internal governance issues.
A Closer Look At New York Times' Valuation
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:45:00 -0500
New York Times has mostly seen its results come in above its guidance and market expectations so far this year, driven largely by the political climate in the U.S.
BNY Mellon Investors Can Thank The Crapo Bill For Newly Approved $830 Million Payout
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:44:00 -0500
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation recently announced that it had received the Federal Reserve’s approval to hike share repurchases under the current capital return plan by $830 million.
China's Slowing Car Sales Show The Harsh Realities Facing Global Automakers
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:26:00 -0500
The Chinese Auto Dealers Association reported record inventory levels among its members in November, and that will inevitably lead to a round of price discounting in the coming months.
After Sharp Reversal Monday, Positive Momentum Carries Over On China, FAANGs
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:06:00 -0500
Tech was at the forefront of yesterday’s rally and seemed to get continued momentum in pre-market trading Tuesday amid renewed optimism about trade talks with China. Today’s producer price index (PPI) data also looked positive, showing a bit more inflation than expected.
Leveraged Loans Are The Achilles Heal Of The Bond Market
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:55:00 -0500
Leveraged loans are doing worse than high yield and there are signs that more pain is yet to come.
A Principled Way Out Of The Housing Crisis: Allow More Housing!
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:30:00 -0500
Standing in the way of efficiencies created by allowing producers to compete to meet consumer's needs fuels inflation, and that devours a disproportionate share of the hard earned dollars of poor people. That is not compassionate, getting out of the way is.
Today's Stock Market Volatility: Its Two Causes Are Not Fundamental, And That Changes Everything
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:29:00 -0500
Bear market antics and traders' actions have undermined the fundamental analysis process
Bear Market Risks Intensify Across The Globe
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:50:00 -0500
All five U.S. equity averages have negative weekly charts defined by weekly closes below their five-week modified moving averages and with declining 12x3x3 weekly slow stochastic readings.
These 5% Dividends Are Set To Soar (Buy Before January)
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:47:00 -0500
There’s a rare opportunity bubbling up in an obscure corner of the market, and we need to act now!
How General Motors Can Survive And Compete With Tesla
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:45:00 -0500
Mary Barra's decisions will give GM the resources fund a transformation from gasoline to electric powered cars. But knowing where the funding will come from is only half of the battle.