By Matt Tucker, CFA: I come from a large family, and through my older siblings, I have a growing number of nieces and nephews who are entering their 20s. What often strikes me when talking with them is their tendency to believe that when it comes to investing, they should take as much risk as they can. Show More Summary
Markets got their telegraph from the WSJ and reports of China doing a liquidity injection and were off like a rat on cheese. So much for the play dead hypothesis. Speculators make decisions. The SPY blasted through the recent (minimal) resistance and turned the MA5 around. Show More Summary
By Dieter Plas: This is the fourth article of my new Question and Answer series that I'll be doing. The goal of this series is to provide real investors with a clean, short, understandable and to the point article that answers their core question. Show More Summary
By Alerian: By Karyl Patredis Wait, you mean you have indices beyond the AMZ? Yes indeed. While the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ) is our flagship index and the leading gauge of large- and mid-cap energy MLPs, we have other indices. The Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index (AMZE) is an equally weighted  version of the AMZ. Show More Summary
By Psycho Analyst: "Diabetes in Control," a newsletter directed at diabetes professionals, just published a long, technical interview with Al Mann, MannKind's (NASDAQ:MNKD) founder, which answers many questions that have been raisedShow More Summary
By Divhut: With all the recent chatter about the Federal Reserve tapering its bond buying program, coupled with the talk about interest rate increases, I found that several of the large REIT ETFs have been underperforming the market in recent times. Show More Summary
By Gary Jakacky: Nimble traders - but even long-term investors - need to keep their eyes and ears open for when the markets send mixed signals about economic data, or Fed pronouncements, and so on. We may look back on today as a classic example. Show More Summary
What are the top five retirement mistakes to avoid? There are some retirement mistakes that may have serious consequences in the most vulnerable years of your life. Since the very day we start working, we are bombarded with information about how we should prepare for retirement. But even if retirement day seems like a distant […]
These four catalysts that could hurt General Mills and its shareholders.
By Dividend Yield: Growth is addicting. A company that doubles its sales every ten years and triples its earnings is a good return and cash cow for your portfolio if you have not overpaid for your investment. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL),...Show More Summary
By SA Transcripts: Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) Q4 2014 Earnings Conference Call September 16, 2014 11:00 am ET Executives Patrick Gallagher - Marketing & Communications Manager Denis Gallagher - Chairman of the Board, Chief...Show More Summary
By FNF Solutions: The Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) recently launched a new wireless drive on September 3, a new addition to its My Passport portfolio of products. The wireless drive allows eight devices to simultaneously connect to it without the use of network hubs or routers. Show More Summary
Netflix just launched streaming services in France, and will be hitting Germany and four more nations later this week. Is the company really prepared to handle these unique markets?
My afternoon train reads: • Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus (WSJ) see also As Bond-Buying Ends, Yellen Now Will Chart Course for Federal Reserve (NYT) • Cathy O’Neil on Math, Wall St and Occupy Wall Street: EconTalk Episode with Cathy O’Neil hosted by Russ Roberts (Library of Economics and Liberty) • Avoid Being An...Read More
Could Microsoft disrupt Sony’s PS Now with a cloud gaming service that streams Xbox 360 and Xbox One games directly from Web browsers?
By David Zanoni: Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) is a key player for defense spending in the U.S. and internationally. The recent announcement from the U.S. to defeat terror organization, ISIS, has improved the outlook for the company. Ongoing...Show More Summary
By FerdiS: I'm pleased when stocks in my watch list of dividend growth stocks announce dividend increases, even if I don't own the stocks in question. It reaffirms that those stocks belong in my watch list. Also, it prompts me to take a good look at them. Show More Summary
Tomorrow’s Fed Day will be the sixth of the year and the seventh in which the Fed has been tapering QE. It is widely expected that the tapering of asset purchases will continue through the next meeting on October 29th, at which point the current round of QE will be over. Show More Summary
An investment newsletter with a model portfolio that includes only stocks that have announced a stock split is now a model for a new exchange-traded fund. Called the Stock Split Index Fund, the ETF, listed by USCF Advisers under the ticker TOFR, will start trading this week. It was created to closely match the 2 [...]