NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading, led by gains in energy stocks as the price of oil climbs.Salesforce.com was among the big gainers Thursday after reporting results that beat analysts’ forecasts. Best Buy was also up after reporting strong earnings.The Dow Jones industrial average edged up nine points, less than 0.1 percent, to 18,295 […]
This Weekend my eyes and thoughts curved around the Healthcare sector. I read several interesting articles from the sector, mostly about the biotech’s and new Hepatitis C drugs from Gilead, Sovaldi and Harvoni.Those are very expensive drugs with potential to kill the current medical systems but they also generate tons of cash for their corporate.I also noticed that the Healthcare […]
I’ve read an interesting article on CNN Money, called: 7 stocks Wall Street thinks will soar this year.The author introduced seven stocks about which the Wall-Street guys seeing good upside potential this year.Normally, I don’t care about those articles, especially when I see that Tesla, Facebook or some Biotech’s are recommend but this time, I agree with five stocks from […]
U.S. stocks have been sputtering this year following a sixth straight year of positive performance in 2014.
But can things take a true turn for the worse? Several articles make the case for why a correction or even a bear market could be around the corner.
A few months ago, many market stories argued that stocks would be taken down by a […]
FundstratTom Lee.See AlsoRBC’s Jon Golub Comes Out With A Bullish 2015 PredictionMORGAN STANLEY: ‘It Ain’t A Bubble Yet’BARCLAYS: Stocks Are Going Nowhere Next Year”Be contrarian,” Tom Lee says. “Investors are expecting 2015 to be a low-return year and are focusing on deflation and Fed tightening.”Lee, the former chief US equity strategist for JPMorgan and current head of Fundstrat Global Advisors, […]
The Elfenbein Theory Which Explains the Entire Stock MarketI had a little extra time this morning, so I’d thought I’d do a quick post which explains the entire stock market for you.Before I begin, let me stress that I’m discussing generalities of how the stock market behaves. As you read this, I urge you to focus on the larger themes […]
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Australian shares are trading weaker Tuesday morning, though off their early lows, with the S&P/ASX 200 /quotes/zigman/1653884/delayed AU:XJO +0.41% showing a loss of 0.2%. A retreat for stocks across Europe and the U.S. is weighing on the majority of the financials, with Australia & New Zealand Banking Group /quotes/zigman/180795/delayed AU:ANZ +0.57% /quotes/zigman/180794/delayed/quotes/nls/anewf ANEWF -0.28% and Macquarie […]
REUTERS/Shannon StapletonHenry Kravis of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is out with its outlook for 2014.
“We believe that we are now entering the global synchronous phase of a long but bumpy recovery process that started in 2009,” wrote Henry McVey, KKR’s Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation.”However, unlike many other synchronized global recoveries, developed […]
A global resynchronized recovery is good news for corporate profits. But better profit growth is no longer news for the stock market because the S&P 500 has already discounted a 10% increase in forward earnings in the next 12 months. Therefore, if stock prices make continued advances, the expected price gains will have to primarily come from a multiple expansion.U.S. […]
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Japanese stocks opened lower early Monday […]