Latest Articles in Stocks

  • These 4 Buy-Ranked Steel Stocks Are Attractively Valued
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Last week I talked about the opportunities and challenges facing steel producers You can get the story here U S Steel Producers On A Roll As May 1 Deadline Approaches This week let s see if the valuation warrants investment or if the good news is already priced in First off it s […]

  • Where Will Kinder Morgan, Inc. Be in 5 Years?
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Kinder Morgan NYSE KMI typically has greater visibility into the future than most companies That s because it generates the bulk of its earnings from fee based contracts and usually has a large backlog of fee based expansion projects in development which gives it a good idea of […]

  • This Company Is Flipping the Marketing Playbook on Its Head
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Do you like receiving sales calls Junk mail Watching television commercials Most consumers don t which is why they use caller ID ad blockers and DVR to remove these annoyances from their daily life But how are companies supposed to reach their target market if traditiona […]

  • PayPal Holdings (PYPL) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Image source The Motley Fool PayPal Holdings NASDAQ PYPL Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call April 25 2018 5 00 p m ET Contents Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks Operator Good […]

  • General Motors Profit Drops on Korea Restructuring Charges
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    General Motors NYSE GM said that its first quarter net income fell 59 to 1 1 billion on a planned drop in pickup truck production and a big one time charge for restructuring in Korea Excluding one time items GM earned 1 43 per share down 18 from a year ago but ahead […]

  • Why MGM Resorts International, Arch Coal, and LendingTree Slumped Today
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    The stock market climbed sharply on Thursday responding well to favorable earnings results from several corners of the market Major benchmarks were up 1 to 2 with particularly good performance from the Nasdaq Composite thanks to the tech sector s outperformance during the day […]

  • This Explains Why NovoCure Is Surging Today
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    What happened After the company reported first quarter results shares of NovoCure NASDAQ NVCR a medical device company focused on cancer jumped as much as 10 in afternoon trading on Thursday Shares closed the day up more than 9 So what Here s an overview of t […]

  • Carter's Shrugs Off Toys "R" Us Bankruptcy with Another Great Quarter
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    Carter s Inc NYSE CRI 160 announced first quarter 2018 results on Thursday morning detailing a strong performance in spite of the negative impact of the recent bankruptcy of Toy R Us on its large wholesale segment Though shares initially fell almost 5 early on Carter s […]

  • Why Netgear Inc. Stock Plunged Today
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    What happened Shares of Netgear Inc NASDAQ NTGR fell 10 6 today after the networking hardware specialist delivered strong first quarter 2018 results 160 but followed with underwhelming guidance Netgear s revenue climbed 6 6 year over year to 345 million arriving […]

  • Nokia Has a Rough Quarter but Boosts Its Full-Year Outlook
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    Nokia NYSE NOK reported its first quarter results before the market opened on April 26 Revenue and profit tumbled thanks to a weak performance from the networks business partially offset by growth in the licensing business The company expects the situation to improve starting […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • HRI Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of Herc Holdings Inc Symbol HRI crossed below their 200 day moving average of 55 54 changing hands as low as 55 19 per share Herc Holdings Inc shares are currently trading down about 3 6 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of HRI […]

  • Western Union Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for WU
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of Western Union Co Symbol WU crossed above their 200 day moving average of 19 55 changing hands as high as 19 62 per share Western Union Co shares are currently trading up about 2 2 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of WU […]

  • Select Medical Holdings (SEM) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of Select Medical Holdings Corp Symbol SEM crossed below their 200 day moving average of 17 61 changing hands as low as 17 50 per share Select Medical Holdings Corp shares are currently trading off about 2 9 on the day The chart below shows the on […]

  • Glaukos Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for GKOS
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of Glaukos Corp Symbol GKOS crossed above their 200 day moving average of 32 27 changing hands as high as 32 39 per share Glaukos Corp shares are currently trading up about 2 5 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of GKOS shares […]

  • Relative Strength Alert For Vipshop Holdings
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • Oversold Conditions For Revance Therapeutics (RVNC)
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • Relative Strength Alert For Grupo Financiero Galicia
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • HSIC Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of Henry Schein Inc Symbol HSIC crossed above their 200 day moving average of 76 23 changing hands as high as 76 38 per share Henry Schein Inc shares are currently trading up about 2 4 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of HSIC […]

  • Netgear (NTGR) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of Netgear Inc Symbol NTGR crossed below their 200 day moving average of 53 86 changing hands as low as 52 90 per share Netgear Inc shares are currently trading off about 10 6 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of NTGR shares […]

  • Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - BFR
    on April 26, 2018 at 9:07 pm

    In trading on Thursday shares of BBVA Banco Frances SA Symbol BFR crossed below their 200 day moving average of 21 32 changing hands as low as 21 18 per share BBVA Banco Frances SA shares are currently trading off about 4 4 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of […]

Investing in Stocks

  • These 4 Buy-Ranked Steel Stocks Are Attractively Valued
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Last week I talked about the opportunities and challenges facing steel producers You can get the story here U S Steel Producers On A Roll As May 1 Deadline Approaches This week let s see if the valuation warrants investment or if the good news is already priced in First off it s […]

  • Where Will Kinder Morgan, Inc. Be in 5 Years?
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Kinder Morgan NYSE KMI typically has greater visibility into the future than most companies That s because it generates the bulk of its earnings from fee based contracts and usually has a large backlog of fee based expansion projects in development which gives it a good idea of […]

  • This Company Is Flipping the Marketing Playbook on Its Head
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Do you like receiving sales calls Junk mail Watching television commercials Most consumers don t which is why they use caller ID ad blockers and DVR to remove these annoyances from their daily life But how are companies supposed to reach their target market if traditiona […]

  • PayPal Holdings (PYPL) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Image source The Motley Fool PayPal Holdings NASDAQ PYPL Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call April 25 2018 5 00 p m ET Contents Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks Operator Good […]

  • General Motors Profit Drops on Korea Restructuring Charges
    on April 26, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    General Motors NYSE GM said that its first quarter net income fell 59 to 1 1 billion on a planned drop in pickup truck production and a big one time charge for restructuring in Korea Excluding one time items GM earned 1 43 per share down 18 from a year ago but ahead […]

  • Why MGM Resorts International, Arch Coal, and LendingTree Slumped Today
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    The stock market climbed sharply on Thursday responding well to favorable earnings results from several corners of the market Major benchmarks were up 1 to 2 with particularly good performance from the Nasdaq Composite thanks to the tech sector s outperformance during the day […]

  • This Explains Why NovoCure Is Surging Today
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    What happened After the company reported first quarter results shares of NovoCure NASDAQ NVCR a medical device company focused on cancer jumped as much as 10 in afternoon trading on Thursday Shares closed the day up more than 9 So what Here s an overview of t […]

  • Carter's Shrugs Off Toys "R" Us Bankruptcy with Another Great Quarter
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    Carter s Inc NYSE CRI 160 announced first quarter 2018 results on Thursday morning detailing a strong performance in spite of the negative impact of the recent bankruptcy of Toy R Us on its large wholesale segment Though shares initially fell almost 5 early on Carter s […]

  • Why Netgear Inc. Stock Plunged Today
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    What happened Shares of Netgear Inc NASDAQ NTGR fell 10 6 today after the networking hardware specialist delivered strong first quarter 2018 results 160 but followed with underwhelming guidance Netgear s revenue climbed 6 6 year over year to 345 million arriving […]

  • Nokia Has a Rough Quarter but Boosts Its Full-Year Outlook
    on April 26, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    Nokia NYSE NOK reported its first quarter results before the market opened on April 26 Revenue and profit tumbled thanks to a weak performance from the networks business partially offset by growth in the licensing business The company expects the situation to improve starting […]

Basics of Investing

  • Understanding Treasury Yields
    on April 26, 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Anybody who watches the financial channels on T.V. or follows the markets in any way is now aware that rising bond yields, and in particular the yield of the 10-Year Treasury Note, are the big story right now. Over the last couple of days, we have moved above a 3% yield on the 10-Year and then retraced back under t […]

  • 3 Reasons Why Stocks Often Drop On Good Earnings
    on April 13, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    Earnings season got underway in earnest this morning, with releases from three big banks, Citigroup ( C ), JP Morgan Chase ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo ( WFC ). Reports of Q1 2018 results will come thick and fast from hereon out and, by the time things start to slow down a few weeks from now, there will inevitably be som […]

  • 7 Retirement Savings Tips for Millennials
    on April 12, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    By Daniel Ruedi Millennials  often think they are too young to get serious about investing for retirement. The truth is, with the majority of their earning and saving years ahead of them, young people actually have the most at stake when making investment decisions. Any mistakes are compounded over a long […]

  • The Unique Retirement Planning Needs of Women
    on April 12, 2018 at 8:22 pm

    By Katie Moore When it comes to planning for retirement, there is no one-size-fits-all option. While the retirement goal of being able to live comfortably may be the same, the path to reach that goal can be very different for men and women. There are some unique issues that women need to account for that don’t […]

  • What Is A Market Correction?
    on April 11, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    During the latest bout of market volatility, you may have heard at least once that the Nasdaq, S&P or Dow has slipped into “correction territory”. It is usually said with an ominous tone and is therefore often scary for investors, but many aren’t aware that it has a specific meaning and has implications for t […]

  • Hedging:Stop Loss Vs. Options Strategies
    on April 10, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    By Joseph Halpern, CEO of Exceed Investments , LLC. March was a good test run for the inevitable market downturn. After being on cruise control for approximately two years the fear of inflationary pressures combined with quickly rising rates spooked the market resulting in a quick 10% drop. Sometimes when thes […]

  • Forecasting Market Returns is Really Easy
    on April 5, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    By Ron Surz Ron@PPCA-Inc.com , Originator of Age Sage Returns on stocks and stock markets are the result of just 3 factors, 2 of which are easy to predict. The hard factor to predict is Price/Earnings ratio because it is driven by investor psychology. All you need is a P/E forecast and you’ve got a forecast […]

  • 3 Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting ETFs
    on April 3, 2018 at 2:08 pm

    The widespread adoption of exchange-traded funds has allowed everyday investors to become successful investors.  These innovative tools achieve this task by reducing costs, increasing diversification, enhancing transparency, and mitigating taxes, just to name a few.  Yet, as an investment advisor, I am st […]

  • Investing Requires a Different Way of Thinking
    on March 30, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    By Dan Danford, CFP Many people believe superior cognitive skills are transferrable to any profession. An IQ test, one measure of cognitive ability, is designed to identify how quickly you can spot patterns or solve problems, and the ability to quickly identify patterns can lead to accurate medical diagnoses, […]

  • How Investors Can Outsmart The Herd
    on March 28, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    Since the market bottom in March of 2009 following the Financial Crisis, the S&P 500 has enjoyed a rise of nearly 300%, a move on par with some of the largest in history.  From a fundamental perspective, there has been plenty to get excited about over the intervening years with respect to economic growth, job […]