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Relocating in Retirement: Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:30:00 -0400

Many Americans relocate in retirement according to a new research report. However, very few of those buying a new home appear to be considering all of the financing options available to them.


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Doomsday Valuation Makes General Motors A Buy

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:27:00 -0400

Overblown concerns about balance sheet liabilities, macroeconomic headwinds, and technological disruption have the market projecting the company’s cash flows will be permanently cut in half, a scenario which seems unlikely.


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Core Brands And Healthy Portfolio Drive Growth For Coca-Cola

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:14:00 -0400

The Coca-Cola Company had a solid start to 2018, posting results that beat consensus estimates on both revenues and earnings. As has been the case in recent quarters, the refranchising efforts were a 26% headwind to the revenues,... On the other hand, organic revenue growth was 5%....


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Why The Chewed-Over FAANG Stocks Will Rebound

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:45:00 -0400

The once-high-riding FAANG stocks have taken a hit lately. Here's why you should look for a turnaround.


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2 Top Buys For 100%+ Dividend Growth

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:42:00 -0400

You and I both know that dividends just don’t get much respect from most folks. But most folks have it all wrong...


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Microsoft Today

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:42:00 -0400

Microsoft is expected to report $0.85/share on $25.71 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.91.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Amazon.com Today

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:38:00 -0400

Amazon is expected to report earnings of $1.28/share on $50.16 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.32.


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Bloomberg Bullish Blunder Points Out This Stock Market's Growing Risk

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:00:00 -0400

Bloomberg's two, opposing articles show why the stock market is unlikely to restart its 2017 bull market


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How Two Words Triggered A Stock Sell-Off

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0400

What business leaders should know about the metaphor that sent Caterpillar shares tumbling


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Venezuela's Hyperinflation And The IMF's Faulty Forecasts

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:00:00 -0400

In the past year and a half, the IMF has reported a variety of numbers for the annual inflation rate in Venezuela. None of the IMF’s numbers can be replicated. This is a problem -- one that renders all of the IMF’s inflation numbers unusable because they fail to pass the scientific smell test.


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Big Business Goes 'Crypto', But Will ICOs Grasp A New Era Of Legitimacy?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:56:00 -0400

While Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) saw mixed fortunes in 2017 and data shows that almost half met less than favorable outcomes and failed despite jointly raising north of $6 billion, many large and established enterprises are now entering the blockchain and distributed ledger technology landscape.


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After Nasdaq CEO Blesses Cryptocurrency, Investors See Bigger Future For Bitcoin, Others

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:38:00 -0400

Cryptocurrency investors say Nasdaq's willingness to trade in Bitcoin and other coins part of a larger trend. Crypto isn't alive and kicking.


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LendingClub Shares Tumble After FTC Charge Of Deceiving Consumers

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:38:00 -0400

LendingClub was sued Wednesday after federal regulators said the peer-to-peer lending website falsely promised “no hidden fees,” but charged them anyway.


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Shell Preview: Expect Solid Q1 Led By Higher Price Realization For Upstream Business

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:07:00 -0400

Royal Dutch Shell is set to report its Q1 2018 earnings on April 26, and we expect the company to post solid numbers, primarily driven by improved price realization for its upstream operations and higher margins for its refined and chemicals products....


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What To Expect From U.S. Steel's Q1 Earnings

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:46:00 -0400

U.S. Steel will report its first-quarter 2018 results on April 26 and conduct a conference call with analysts the following day... The company is expected to display strong performance with notably higher year-on-year (y-o-y) revenue and earnings....


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Baidu Earnings Preview: Core Businesses To Sustain Revenue Growth

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:40:00 -0400

Baidu is scheduled to announce its Q1 earnings on April 26. The company reported a 20% increase in net revenue to RMB 84.8 billion ($13 billion) through 2017.


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What To Expect From State Street Through 2018 Following Q1 Results

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:30:00 -0400

State Street reported results for the first quarter of 2018 late last week, which were largely in line with investor expectations. We have summarized State Street’s Q1 earnings and also detailed the major takeaways from the announcement in our interactive dashboard for the company


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Will China Again Drive Growth For Starbucks In The Second Quarter?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:22:00 -0400

Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) is scheduled to report its second quarter (three months ended March 2018) earnings on April 26, wherein a rise in both revenues and earnings is anticipated. While the revenue growth is expected to be boosted as a result of the company’s impressive performance in China....


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What To Expect From Amazon's First Quarter Earnings

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:22:00 -0400

Amazon is scheduled to report its first quarter results on Thursday, April 26.


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Key Takeaways From Verizon's Q1 Results

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:20:00 -0400

Verizon published its Q1 2018 results on Tuesday, beating market expectations on revenues and profits, driven by a better than expected performance of its wireless business.


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Microsoft Earnings Preview: Sustained Growth Expected From Non-Computing Segments

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:17:00 -0400

Microsoft is scheduled to report its Q3 fiscal 2018 earnings on April 26. The company has reported strong revenue growth from non-computing revenue streams over the last couple of years.


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Will The Weakness In The North American Beverages Segment Continue For PepsiCo?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:55:00 -0400

PepsiCo is set to report its first quarter earnings on April 26, wherein revenues are expected to increase to $12.36 billion, while the earnings are estimated to decline by 1 cent to 93 cents... While revenue growth is expected to be driven by the Frito-Lay segment in North America....


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T-Bills Waking Up Investors To The Nightmare That Is Bond Investing

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:24:00 -0400

You might be wondering what T-bills have to do with bond investing, since they mature in such a short period of time. And for those who are more familiar with investing in CDs, note that short-term CD rates and T-bill rates are often similar, so this analysis applies to you too.


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Four Fundamentally Sound Stocks For A Focused, Institutional-Like Portfolio

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:39:00 -0400

Passive investing has spread like wildfire in recent years, but that doesn't mean an active approach can no longer reap rewards.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Qualcomm Today

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:15:00 -0400

Qualcomm is expected to earn $0.70/share on $5.20 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.73.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From AT&T Today

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:04:00 -0400

AT&T Inc. is expected to report $0.87/share on $39.41 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.88.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Visa Today

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:40:00 -0400

Visa is expected to report $1.01/share on $4.78 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.04.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Facebook After The Close

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:30:00 -0400

Facebook Inc. is expected to report $1.36/share on $11.46 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.48.


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3 Funds Paying Up To 11.7% And Set To Spike In May

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:37:00 -0400

We need to talk about a rare double discount in the stock market that’s out there now—just waiting for us to jump on it.


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First Solar Q1 Preview: How Are Bookings Trending?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:45:00 -0400

First Solar is expected to publish its Q1 2018 results on Thursday, April 26. The company’s revenues are expected to decline over 2018


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Why Halliburton Remains Confident About Fracking Market Despite Oversupply Concerns

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:25:00 -0400

Halliburton, the second-largest oilfield services provider, published its Q1 2018 results on Monday, largely meeting market expectations. The company’s total revenues stood at $5.7 billion, marking a 34% increase over Q1’17 driven primarily by robust growth in the North American market.



American Express May Report Subpar Full Year Results Despite Strong Q1

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:19:00 -0400

American Express reported an earnings beat for the first quarter last week, overcoming seasonal headwinds to churn out its best ever quarterly revenue figure thanks to an upbeat interest rate environment as well as due to its acquisition of a portfolio of Hilton co-branded cards from Citigroup.


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If You Can't Afford To Lose 30% Of Your Retirement Savings Today, You Must Own Gold

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:02:00 -0400

It is not too late to invest in gold and make a profit at any age. Quite the contrary, with the market showing the early signs of a correction, it is, in my humble opinion, a perfect time to invest in precious metals.


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Gold Stocks Not All The Same: Here Are 2 In Up Trends And 2 The Other Way

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:54:00 -0400

Precious metals stocks don't all trade together: here are 4 contrasting examples.


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Norfolk Southern Q1 Preview: Expect Intermodal Freight To Drive Growth

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:53:00 -0400

Norfolk Southern is set to report its Q1 2018 earnings on April 25, and we expect the company to post steady growth, primarily led by intermodal freight, which jumped 14% (y-o-y) in the previous quarter. We expect the growth to continue in Q1 as well...


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Boston Scientific Q1 Preview: Expect MedSurg To Drive Earnings Growth

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:24:00 -0400

Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) will report its Q1 2018 earnings on April 25...we expect the company to post high single digit revenue growth, primarily led by continued high growth in the MedSurg segment. We also expect the company’s Cardiovascular, and Rhythm Management to see single digit growth...


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Interest Rates On The Move: Time To Pay Attention?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:15:00 -0400

In the past couple of days, the 10-year U.S. Treasury rate has risen. Commonwealth CIO Brad McMillan looks at whether interest rates will keep rising, plus what this could mean for the markets.


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The Hissy Fit In Tech: Right Or Wrong?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:10:00 -0400

The analysts’ consensus for Apple on my Bloomberg shows 29 buys, 16 holds, no sells. Target price comes in at $193, but a present tick of $163. This kind of a nonsensical constituency is repetitive for all of FANG and most big cap tech houses.


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How Will Dr Pepper Snapple Perform In Its First Quarter?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:07:00 -0400

Dr Pepper Snapple is scheduled to release its first quarter results on April 25, wherein a growth in both revenue and earnings is expected. This growth is expected to be driven by higher pricing and increased volumes, besides improvement at Bai Brands....


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F5 Networks Earnings Preview: Improved Margins To Offset Slowdown In Product Sales

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:48:00 -0400

F5 Networks is scheduled to report its fiscal Q2’18 earnings on April 25. In recent years, the application delivery networking provider has reported steady growth in revenues driven by robust demand for its offerings, with the company’s services segment outpacing growth in its core ADN product sales


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What To Expect From Ford Motors' Q1 Earnings

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:46:00 -0400

Ford Motors (NYSE: F) will release its first-quarter 2018 results and conduct a conference call with analysts on April 25th. The company is expected to have a moderate quarter with declining sales volume and higher costs weighing on results....


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Apple Is Not Valued Like Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, And Google

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:25:00 -0400

CNBC says Wall Street "has gone into 'full panic mode' as supply chain checks out of Asia indicate that June iPhone shipments are trending well below expectations." All that might be true, but John Archer says he is happy to be able to add to his position at a discount.


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Will Chipotle's Digital Investments Pay Off In The First Quarter?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:24:00 -0400

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will announce its first quarter earnings on April 25, wherein a rise in revenue and decline in earnings per share is expected. Revenue growth is expected to be driven by an improvement in comparable sales, increased digital sales, and new store openings....


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10-Year Bond Yield Hits 3%, Time To Sell Bond Funds?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:40:00 -0400

The yield on the 10-year treasury note just hit 3% for the first time since 2014. Remember, bond yields are inversely related to bond prices. For the past few weeks, every time yields inch higher the "risk off" crowd shows up and stock have declined.


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North Korea's Economic Crisis -- What Crisis?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:24:00 -0400

Much ink has been spilled on how economic sanctions have crushed the North Korean economy and brought its leader, Kim Jong-un, to the bargaining table. Not so fast. For starters, there wasn’t much to crush. And, contrary to many experts' conjectures, the North Korean economy appears to be stable.


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2 Things You Can Control With Your Money

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:17:00 -0400

We all know we cannot control the market. So if you focus on what is happening every minute of every day you wind up focusing your attention on something you cannot control. Instead, savvy investors know to focus on variables they can control. Here are a few for your review:


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Even Overstated Profits Cannot Justify GoDaddy's Valuation

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:16:00 -0400

This firm’s lack of resources (relative to competitors) and low profitability make the expectations baked into the stock price look overly optimistic.


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Prudent Or Folly? Brokers Are Shunning Bitcoin

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:35:25 -0400

If you’re an investor and you’d like crypto advice from your financial advisor, you’re likely out of luck.


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The One Stock You Should Not Put In Your Retirement Account

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:47:00 -0400

GE's stock has performed so poorly that some of their retirees have had to go back to work. Here are the hard decisions they can still make to improve their situation, and a few lessons we can all learn from their stories.


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Coachella 2018: How Brands Are Tapping Into The Hybrid Lifestyle Of Festival Fans

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:30:00 -0400

I spoke with Walter Frye and Janey Whiteside from American Express about activating their new global campaign at Coachella and the shifts in marketing to hybrid millennials at music festivals.


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India Goads Pakistan As Tata Consultancy Makes Rivals Look Puny

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:45:00 -0400

Tata Consultancy is bigger than Pakistan. Sort of.


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Add Chinese Bonds To Your Income Portfolio

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:01:00 -0400

Chinese bonds are gathering more attention from investors - for good reason - they are performing well and have lots of total return potential still left.


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NAFTA Has More Cracks, And They Won't Be Patched Before Elections

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:36:00 -0400

HSBC thinks NAFTA negotiations do not get end in May. A new anti-NAFTA Mexico president will have dueling populists struggling to see eye-to-eye while pleasing their voter base.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Caterpillar On Tuesday

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:33:00 -0400

Caterpillar is expected to report $2.11/share on $11.58 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $2.25.


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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Verizon On Tuesday

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:09:00 -0400

Verizon is expected to earn $1.11/share on $31.22 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.11.


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Can Refranchising Efforts Lead To A Margin Improvement For Coca-Cola In The First Quarter?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:27:00 -0400

The Coca-Cola Company is scheduled to announce its first quarter results on April 24, and even though the core performance might remain solid, the top line is expected to take a hit due to the refranchising of bottling operations across geographies....


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What To Watch For In Facebook's Q1 Earnings

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:10:00 -0400

Facebook’s is scheduled to announce its Q1 results on Wednesday, April 25. The company has been in the limelight in the last month after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica harvested data of 87 million profiles (over 70 million from the U.S.).


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Twitter Earnings Preview: Margins To Expand Despite Slowdown In ARPU Growth

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:55:00 -0400

Twitter is scheduled to announce its Q1 results on Wednesday, April 25. The company reported a slowdown in revenues through 2017, mainly due to a 13% fall in average revenue per user for its U.S. segment.


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A Closer Look At China Mobile's Q1 Results, Q2 Outlook

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:50:00 -0400

China Mobile, the largest of the three Chinese wireless carriers, published its Q1 2018 results on Friday, April 20, reporting modest growth in its earnings, driven by slightly higher operating margins and an expanding subscriber base.


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How Did Honeywell Perform In Q1?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:49:00 -0400

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) posted rather stellar results this time around. The conglomerate easily surpassed both the sales and earnings estimates expected by analysts in the quarter....


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How Moore's Law Now Favors Nvidia Over Intel

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:42:00 -0400

In 2012 the cost per transistor for the first time did not go down. This does not bode well for Intel. But, Bruce Pile says it's good news for Nvidia.


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eBay Earnings Preview: Steady Revenue Growth To Be Offset By Margin Pressure

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:41:00 -0400

eBay is scheduled to announce its first quarter results on Wednesday, April 25. The company reported a 7% increase in net revenue to $9.6 billion through 2017.


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What To Watch For In SAP's Q1 Earnings

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:22:00 -0400

European software giant SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) is scheduled to announce its first quarter earnings on April 24.We expect over 6% revenue growth in 2018, and believe that the fiscal first quarter growth will be along similar lines....


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Will Burger King Again Be The Revenue Driver For Restaurant Brands Intl In The First Quarter?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:00 -0400

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) is set to release its first quarter earnings on April 24...growth is expected to be led by continued growth in Burger King, as well as a result of the acquisition of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, which was completed in March of last year....


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Cast Adrift -- The Tide Is Coming In For MLPs

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:50:00 -0400

When the Fed tightens, asset bubbles begin to pop. If you are looking in the rearview mirror, you won’t see that big boulder sitting right in front of you.


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Key Takeaways From Schlumberger's Q1 Results

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:42:00 -0400

Schlumberger, the largest oilfield services contractor, posted a stronger than expected set of Q1 2018 results, driven primarily by higher activity in the North American market.... Although the company remains optimistic....



The S&P 500 Is Tracking A Watergate-Like Pattern

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:07:00 -0400

This is NOT a political commentary, but it is an observation about the current price pattern in the stock market, and its increasingly uncanny relationship to that which existed from late 1972 through 1974.


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Morgan Stanley Thinks Mexico Is Better Than Brazil

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:00 -0400

Amlo's okay. Mexico a better investment than Brazil, says Morgan Stanley.


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Precision Weather Forecasts Instrumental In Energy Industry's Efficiency Drive

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:22:00 -0400

In an exclusive interview, MeteoGroup CEO Donat Retif says prowess of data science and computing is revolutionizing how oil majors obtain and utilize weather data.


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Why Doesn't Britain's Stock Market Performance Stack Up Against The U.S. Or Germany?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0400

The Dow and the German DAX have outperformed the U.K.’s FTSE and France’s CAC40 by 100% in the last 20 or so years. This is a systemic divide, perhaps a function of paternalistic governance where business and industry takes a backseat to social engineering.


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Wall Street Keeps Missing The Target On Trade With China

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:42:00 -0400

Look for China to use the Trade War to try and its tech firms at the expense of ours. That is why I think we will fight to win.


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Are More Investors Considering Getting Out And Selling Short?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:22:00 -0400

Contrarians have yet to catch the break they've been waiting for. Some think the tide is turning in their favor on some asset classes.


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3 BDC Buys Yielding 9% To 10%

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:36:00 -0400

Trump recently signed a spending bill that included a provision – the Small Business Credit Availability Act – allowing business development companies (BDCs) to double their leverage. Translation: These firms now have a lot more cheap money to play with!


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9 Global Equity Averages Prove The 'Power Of The Pivots'

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:25:00 -0400

The major equity averages from around the world are not in sync technically, but it’s clear that years of a bull market for stocks have ended. The question remains, how long will this random up and down volatility will continue?


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How Well Funded Are America's Marijuana Startups? [Infographic]

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

On Friday, marijuana smokers in the U.S. lit up legally to mark "420", an unofficial holiday to celebrate the drug. With funding in the U.S. marijuana market close to the $600 million mark in 2017, they certainly have a lot to celebrate this time around.


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Centene And Humana Have A Good Prognosis Now That Amazon Is Backing Out Of Healthcare

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:30:00 -0400

The CressCap model has identified a a potential pair trade in the healthcare sector with buy recommendations on Centene (CNC-US) and Humana (HUM-US)as well as a sell opportunity in Akorn (AKRX-US). A pair trade could mitigate the risk of the healthcare sector's volatility as M&A talks ramp up.


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Trade Talks Or Inflation, What Is Really Behind The U.S. Dollar Decline?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:30:00 -0400

During the bull run on the US dollar, was it simply overvalued? Even despite the current decline in value, the US dollar remains at or above fair value. And inflation puts the dollar at risk of further decline.


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These 6 Highly Recognizable Brand Names Hit New 52-Week Lows Last Week

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:57:00 -0400

Most market indices are above levels of one year ago -- but here are 6 brands you'll know hitting 52-week lows.


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The Week Ahead: Many Economic Releases, European Rates A Factor Too

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:31:00 -0400

Traders are in for a busy week of economic releases, with key indicators coming out almost every day positive earninga so far provide the backdrop for a rally.


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Is The Global Economic Growth Story In Jeopardy?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0400

What happened to the synchronized global upswing? In just a few short (but memorable) months, the economic outlook has soured. Is this the end of the expansion, or typical late-cycle behavior?


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4 Reasons To Buy Two Greek Banks For Less Than One Dollar A Share

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:06:00 -0400

The stocks of two major Greek banks that are trading under $1 per share


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Earnings Reports Don't Support Hopes For A Bull Market Restart - Yet

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 06:00:00 -0400

Will this quarter's great earnings reports get the bull market going again? Maybe, but so far, no.


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India's Economy On Track To Beat China

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:14:00 -0400

India's economy gains momentum, as China's growth slows down.


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The 4 Most Intriguing Value Stocks On The NYSE

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:12:00 -0400

Searching for old school value on the NYSE: might these 4 issues meet the criteria?


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The Week Ahead: Are Barron's Big Money Advisors On Target?

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:03:00 -0400

Twice a year Barron’s conducts their latest survey of 157 professional investors. Where do they think stocks or rates are headed in the next year and does the technical outlook agree? Which sectors or regions look the best and should you fade the survey results?


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8%+ Dividends From My Favorite Sector Now

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:42:00 -0400

I want to show you a beaten-down sector that has a long history of crushing the market—and 4 funds that should be on your radar now.


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First-Quarter GDP Could Be Weaker Than What Republicans Are Hoping For

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:38:00 -0400

The Federal Reserve of Atlanta does a rolling estimate of GDP growth each quarter. Its current forecast for the March quarter is 2.0%, which would be disappointing for Republicans since they passed the tax cuts late last year.


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The Game Is Changing On Wall Street

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:16:00 -0400

Rising interest rates are changing the game on Wall Street.


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After Facebook's Data 'Blow-Up' Are DAOs Leveraging Blockchain's Future?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:50:00 -0400

Following the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that embroiled Facebook and brought the social media giant CEO’s Mark Zuckerberg to testify on Capitol Hill, are Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), run according to rules established through blockchain smart contracts, the future?


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Angry Tweets Will Not Trump OPEC's $100 Pipe Dream But Oil Market Fundamentals Might

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:54:00 -0400

As a tweet by the U.S. President disturbs the crude market, it's worth remembering a three-figure oil price has more meaningful obstacles ahead.


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'Blended Finance' -- Lipstick On The Public-Private Partnership Pig?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:58:00 -0400

Financial firms are pushing joint public-private financing for infrastructure around the world. Critics say it is more expensive than public funding and contrary to blended finance advocates does not improve project selection or design.


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What Drove Ericsson's Earnings Beat?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:44:00 -0400

Ericsson published its Q1 2018 results on Friday, reporting a smaller than expected loss, driven by progress in its cost-cutting program and some traction in its core Networks business. In this note we provide a brief overview of the company’s results and what lies ahead.


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Why Did Philip Morris' Shares Have Their Biggest One Day Drop?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:42:00 -0400

Philip Morris International reported its first quarter earnings on April 19, and saying investors weren’t quite pleased with the results would be an understatement. The shares of the company plunged 16% in the aftermath of the results announcement, its biggest one-day drop since 2008 ....


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Morgan Stanley's Mix Of Volatile And Stable Revenue Streams Remains Underappreciated

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:33:00 -0400

Morgan Stanley reported its results for the first quarter earlier this week, and the investment banking giant exceeded investor expectations by a big margin as it churned out the best ever quarterly income figure in its history.


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Barrick Gold Q1'18 Earnings Preview: Higher Gold Prices To Provide Relief

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:32:00 -0400

Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX) will report its first quarter 2017 results on 23rd April and conduct a conference call with analysts the following day. The company’s top line is expected to decline due to falling gold output, with higher gold prices expected to provide some respite to the top line....


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Would You Have Fired Warren Buffett?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:45:00 -0400

I've heard from a number of readers who invested with Warren Buffett in the mid-90s, but fired him too soon. Here's why so many people made the same mistake, and the lessons we can learn from them.


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