By Yaron Ron Reuven: As the bull market continues to roar, it's becoming harder and harder for investors to find the next big blockbuster stock for a reasonable price. Unnecessary risk is being taken every day on high growth companies that accompany sky-high multiples, and are priced to perfection. Show More Summary
Creative blogging platform Jux is shutting its doors on August 31. In a blog post, the company revealed that its growth wasn’t “large or fast enough to attract further investment”... Keep reading ?
Indices S&P 500 1,649.60 -1.07% DJIA 15,303.10 -.33% NASDAQ 3,459.14 -1.13% Russell 2000 984.28 -1.20% S&P 500 High Beta 25.53 -1.77% Value Line Geometric(broad market) 426.16 -1.08% Russell 1000 Growth 753.90 -1.31% Russell 1000 Value...Show More Summary
Some folks believe if a fast-growing company pays out a dividend, it will signal to investors that the stock is no longer a growth stock, and it will lose its growth premium. Arguably, however, some fast-growing companies simply generate...Show More Summary
The data coming out on home prices is rather clear. Home prices are moving up steadily in the last year now increasing at a rate last seen in 2006. Of course, little of this is coming from wage growth but more from easy access to debt, investor demand, and historically low supply. Show More Summary
Yuval has a fine post below detailing the flaws with the latest progressive narrative about fiscal policy: that growth in government health-care spending is slowing down, and, therefore, that entitlement reform is no longer necessary. Show More Summary
Margins matter. The more Kaman ( NYS: KAMN ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. Show More Summary
Capitalizing on Chinese Internet Growth
Margins matter. The more Neutral Tandem ( NAS: IQNT ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. Show More Summary
Is Vodafone Group a solid pick for dividend growth?
By Tom Lydon: Even with the Nikkei 225 plunging over 1,100 points Thursday, analysts remain positive that ongoing "Abenomics" will fuel economic growth, arguing that the temporary setback in Japanese equities and exchange traded funds is a healthy correction. Show More Summary
By Richard Shaw (QVM Group): Infrastructure master limited partnerships have become increasingly popular due to competitive yields, tax sheltered distributions and increased growth potential due to greatly increased oil and gas production. Show More Summary
By 20 Slots: Summary: Grainger is one of the United States' best companies, with consistently improving operations, a great reputation, and room for continued growth. This is where an investor must maintain a Graham-and-Dodd discipline, however: the valuation simply leaves absolutely no room for error. Show More Summary
To be clear, a strong, growing, and collaborative trade relationship between the United States and India is in both parties' best interests. But India's recent trade policies are placing that relationship in jeopardy.
Your weekend reading in 20 words or less: What’s behind the giant new position in a leveraged bet on the Russell 100?s growth stocks? — Olly Ludwig, Index Universe T. Rowe Price expands its target-date fund offerings. — Various fund analysts, Morningstar Shouldn’t money managers have to disclose their Nestle and Volkswagen positions, too? How [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Growth Properties Inc has paired with Brookfield Office Properties in a bid for one of the most sought after Manhattan office buildings on the market, making what could be the mall owner's entry into the urban street retail...
Today's Market Take: Broad Market Tone: Advance/Decline Line: Modestly Lower Sector Performance: Most Sectors Declining Volume: Light Market Leading Stocks: Underperforming Equity Investor Angst: VIX 14.32 +1.78% ISE Sentiment IndexShow More Summary
Today, BP, GKN, and Vedanta Resources are all expected to grow earnings by at least 5% in the next two years. Despite the expected growth, each share still has considerable value credentials.
Bloomberg: German First-Quarter Growth Damped by Construction, Investment. The German economy’s return to growth in the first quarter was hampered by declines in construction activity and investment as a severe winter and a recession in Europe damped demand. Show More Summary
BP Super-major BP needs little introduction. For decades, it has been a cornerstone investment of many investors' portfolios. Today, the company stands at a crucial point in its history. Three years since the Gulf of Mexico disaster, it is still unclear how much BP will have to pay in compensation. Show More Summary