Subscribe: Forbes.com Market News
http://www.forbes.com/markets/index.xml
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade B rated
Language: English
Tags:
earnings  expect  global  growth  high  january  market  new  price  set  stock  time  trade  whisper number  year  years 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Forbes.com Market News

Forbes - Markets



Forbes - Markets



Copyright: Copyright 2018 Forbes LLC
 



Ethanol Policy Puts Philadelphia Refinery Into Bankruptcy

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:22:00 -0500

Here's how America's complicated and outdated ethanol policy helped put an important independent oil refinery into bankruptcy.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/158668738/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Wayne Himelsein Sells Nvidia, Buys AMD, And Keeps Netflix

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:17:00 -0500

In 2017, Nvidia gained 74% contributing to Wayne Himelsein's 51% composite return last year. The algorithm doesn’t always sell big gainers. Netflix, which gained 53% last year is still in the portfolio. The key to Wayne’s success is to make these difficult decisions without emotion.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/691379743/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Why The WSJ Is Wrong About Long-Term Care Planning

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:20:00 -0500

A recent WSJ article on long-term care insurance pushes two important misconceptions and ultimately misses the mark. Long-term care insurance has had issues, impacting many people, but long-term care insurance still plays a valuable role in planning for incapacity and end of life care.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/596816078/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




How Sensitive Is Juniper's Stock To Changes In Its Router Market Share?

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:15:00 -0500

Networking giant Juniper is one of the largest router players in the industry, with a 15% share in the global router market.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/jnpr_scen1.jpg?width=0&height=600




Comcast's Revenue Growth Likely To Continue In Q4

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:05:00 -0500

Comcast is scheduled to report its Q4’17 earnings on January 24th. In the first three quarters of 2017, Comcast’s consolidated revenues grew by 5% and its operating profit grew by around 10%.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/Comcast-Q4-Expectation.jpg?width=0&height=600




What To Expect From Ameritrade's Fiscal Q1

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:57:00 -0500

TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ: AMTD) is scheduled to announce its fiscal first quarter earnings and host a conference call on January 23.






Bitcoin Sheds Dollar Value As Restrictions Become Tighter

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:13:00 -0500

Day by day there appears to be new moves to tighten the regulation around cryptocurrencies. One wonders if the authorities simply do not know how to manage their digital dilemma.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/905284010/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




The Fed Needs To Read This Economics Book

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:03:00 -0500

A soon-to-be-published book helps unpick exactly what GDP statistics tell us and what they don't.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/simonconstable/files/2018/01/The-Growth-Delusion-1200x1813.jpg?width=0&height=600




How Smart Tech And PBM Are Shaping The Future Of Digital Marketing

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:00:00 -0500

I spoke with Bounce Exchange Co-Founder Ryan Urban about emerging trends, changes in consumer behavior and the future of digital marketing in 2018.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/julianmitchell/files/2018/01/digital-marketing-800x450-e1516606004305.jpg?width=0&height=600




10 High-Yielding Favorites For 2018

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:25:00 -0500

Ten expert newsletter advisors who contribute to MoneyShow.com share ideas for high-yielding stocks in 2018. Are they in your portfolio?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/87875b60217048a8add90dfcd728ed92/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Tech, Health Care And 5 Other Sector ETFs Outperform The S&P 500

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:33:00 -0500

Seven of the 11 sector exchange-traded funds are outperforming the S&P 500. Here's how to trade them.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/1006714348/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




How Big Data, AI And Other Tech Trends Are Disrupting The Oil Industry

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:00:00 -0500

I spoke with Seven Lakes CEO Shiva Rajagopalan about emerging trends, adopting new technologies and how these shifts are shaping the future of big oil and gas companies in 2018.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/julianmitchell/files/2018/01/The_oil-and-gas-organization-of-the-future-1536_1536_400_Standard-1200x583.jpg?width=0&height=600




Victims Of The Government Shutdown: Military Families, Travel Industry And Contractors

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:44:00 -0500

Just as major weather systems that shut down airports have a domino effect on travel, the government shutdown will have significant collateral consequences for all industries and activities that partner with and rely on federal departments and agencies. Here are a few of those that will be hurting.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/505762848/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




2018 Starts Off With An Unusual January In The Market

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:39:00 -0500

January isn’t following its normal pattern this year in the stock market.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/795910096/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




How To Trade Five U.S. Equity Averages With Positive But Overbought Weekly Charts

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:05:00 -0500

How to trade nine global indexes, one of which is an inflating parabolic bubble.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/41834881/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rises Back Above 50%

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:16:00 -0500

Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, is back above 50%.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/796352194/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




2018 Investor Outlook: How Technological Disruption Is Reshaping The American Economy

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:16:00 -0500

This Investment Outlook serves as a broad guide for how we view the modern economy shifting not just in 2018—but in the years to come.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/902603618/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




I Hate Business, But I Love Larry Fink

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:14:00 -0500

Fink, of BlackRock Inc., writes an annual letter to CEOs, which since 2014 has pushed hard for a longer-term strategic approach. This letter is the tip of the iceberg in a formal investment stewardship program that takes governance beyond compliance.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/kevinomarah/files/2018/01/170118-January-cover.jpg?width=0&height=600




China's Growth Rate Remains On Track, But It's Aiming For The The Wrong Target

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 02:54:00 -0500

To the question, "are the figures accurate?" the simple answer is, probably not. Recent revelations notwithstanding there have always been doubts about methodologies and the reliability of inputs. Nevertheless, even if the figures aren't entirely trusted, there are few who doubt the broad direction.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/907225458/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Why Don't Free Markets Always Work?

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:04:00 -0500

Capital controls have helped several state-run Asian economies such as in China to grow successfully for the past few decades. But as China integrates itself into the global financial system, it will have to liberalize its markets! Will liberalization help China the same as it did to Southeast Asia?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/41673790/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Indians Are Worse Off Under Modi

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:47:00 -0500

As Modi heads to Davos, only 3% of Indians consider themselves thriving compared to 14% three years ago.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/905211024/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




These 5 High-Yield Funds Are Traps For 'Dumb Money'

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:37:00 -0500

The global ETF market now boasts more than $4.5 trillion in assets, and a large part of the appeal has been driven by dirt-cheap fees. But many of these fund’s fees are cheap for a reason...


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_3961/pt_3961_2033_o.jpg?t=1516541827




Africa & Haiti: Global Rankings For Human Freedom

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:30:00 -0500

To say that President Trump’s recent alleged remarks about African countries and Haiti ignited a firestorm would be an understatement. But, aside from the denials that the president ever uttered the offending remarks, one thing has been missing: an objective look at African countries and Haiti.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/stevehanke/files/2018/01/Africa-Map.jpg?width=0&height=600




What Happened To Stocks During The 2013 Shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:24:00 -0500

So what happened to the stock market during the government shutdown in 2013? Are there any technical signs now to think that something similar will occur or will the market just ignore it?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/907689584/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




3 Funds That Clobber ETFs And Yield Up To 8%

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:04:00 -0500

I’m about to show you 3 funds to buy for the raging bull market we’ll see in 2018.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_4772/pt_4772_557_o.jpg?t=1516453445




Investors Should Avoid Risk And Embrace Uncertainty

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:02:00 -0500

This piece is about a stock miss from ten years ago, and what I learned from it.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/michaelcannivet/files/2018/01/g-crescoli-364214-1200x800.jpg?width=0&height=600




Neil Hennessy Expects Bull Market To Continue In 2018

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:12:00 -0500

If you're evaluating and rebalancing your portfolio for the coming year, you might want hear the 2018 market outlook of Neil Hennessy, the head Hennessy Funds, whose midcap fund topped the Russell Midcap Index.



Don't Let The Fear Of Bubbles Burst Solid Investment Opportunities

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:57:00 -0500

The fear of bubbles is real, but avoiding all richly priced assets because of that fear can be costly.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/762121720/0x600.jpg?fit=scale







Key Trends To Watch In Texas Instruments' Q4

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:25:00 -0500

Texas Instruments is set to report its Q4 2017 earnings on January 23. The company reported strong numbers for Q3, as both revenue and EPS beat expectations driven by strong demand in the automotive and industrial segments.



The Home Heating Debate Heats Up As Temperatures Plunge In Texas

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:22:00 -0500

The Texas grid recently hit a new winter peak record of about 65,731 megawatts (MW). If Texas' residential heating were 100% electrified, as many climate change mitigation strategies call for, that peak might have been closer to 90,000 MW, about 10,000 more megawatts than we have.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/joshuarhodes/files/2018/01/NASA_heater.jpg?width=0&height=600




J&J Likely To Post Solid Q4 Led By Ramp Up In Oncology Drug Sales

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:48:00 -0500

Johnson & Johnson is set to report its Q4 2017 earnings on January 23, and we expect the company to post solid numbers, primarily led by continued growth in oncology drug sales, which saw growth of 25% in the previous quarter.



Key Trends To Watch As Verizon Reports Q4 Results

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:33:00 -0500

Verizon is scheduled to publish its Q4 2017 results on January 23, reporting on a quarter that likely saw the carrier continue its momentum in the postpaid wireless space. In this note we take a look at what to expect when Verizon reports its numbers.



What To Expect From Netflix's Q4

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:33:00 -0500

Netflix is set to announce its fourth quarter results on Monday, January 22. Despite the intensifying competition in the over-the-top streaming market, we expect Netflix to report growth in revenues and subscribers across both the domestic and international markets.



Key Takeaways From IBM's Q4

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:33:00 -0500

IBM posted its Q4 results on January 18. For the first time in several years, IBM’s revenues grew as its systems division reported excellent growth amid the shift to cloud computing services.



Trump Administration Requests $0 In Funding For Consumer Protection Agency

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:31:00 -0500

Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney requests $0 in quarterly funding.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_4804/pt_4804_1961_o.jpg?t=1516368663




How To Make Debts Disappear?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:43:00 -0500

Asian economies developed through a strategy called window guidance, where governments require central banks and commercial banks to offer cheap loans to certain industries. Although this method can drive up debt, these countries also utilize capital control to keep debt in check!


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/785213602/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Housing Looks Solid

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:03:00 -0500

Recent increases in home prices have prompted anxieties about another housing bubble. Such fears are misplaced. The market rests on solid foundations.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/71299822/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




David Einhorn Buys Twitter, Time Warner, Ensco

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:02:00 -0500

Investor gives new lineup of new stocks


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/38927162/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Microsoft's Path To A $1 Trillion Market Cap

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:52:00 -0500

Microsoft’s stock recently hit an all-time high, and its market capitalization reached over $700 billion. Some analysts on Wall Street have recently predicted that the company’s market cap could reach $1 trillion in the coming years


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/MSFT-Price-revision.jpg?width=0&height=600




How Apple Could Maintain Its Valuation If It Decided To Cut iPhone Pricing

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:44:00 -0500

The iPhone business remains the biggest driver of Apple’s valuation, accounting for over 50% of the stock price per our estimates. The iPhone’s high ASPs and margins are especially crucial to this valuation, and Apple has been raising iPhone prices over the years


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/AAPL_Price_Cut.jpg?width=0&height=600




Aalok Devkota Shows Warren Buffett's Style Can Work For Chinese Stocks

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:10:00 -0500

A lot of fast growing Chinese companies look cheap next to comparable western companies. Aalok Devkota has adapted Warren Buffett's value investing approach to select Chinese stocks. His investment in TAL Education Group has returned 279% in 2 years. Here's what he has learned.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/735750412/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




House Bill Seeks To End War On Marijuana, Spark Recovery Instead

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:23:00 -0500

A companion bill to the senate's Marijuana Justice Act would end cannabis' Controlled Substance status and foster healing in communities prohibition has hurt most.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/janetwburns/files/2018/01/Marijuana-Hemp-Cannabis-1382955.jpg?width=0&height=600







Banks Will Be Slammed In The Next Crisis, And That May Be Good News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:40:00 -0500

Will the government help banks in the next financial crisis?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/240120346/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




The Important Question Your Financial Advisor Or Robo-Advisor May Not Be Answering

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:20:00 -0500

Advisors and robo-advisors generally ask clients 5 simple questions, maybe 6 – punch in your age, your current investable assets, annual investable income, the investment horizon, your risk appetite, that’s it. There is other important information you may be missing.



Gauging Capital One's Sensitivity To The Fed's Planned Rate Hikes

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:55:00 -0500

To understand how the Fed’s rate hike process directly impacts the financial performance of Capital One, we have created an interactive model to quantify the gains or losses in the valuation, revenues and profits based on whether or not the Fed follows through on its plan


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/COF_Sen_RateHikes_1801-e1516282937522.jpg?width=0&height=600




Trump's Economic Scorecard: One Year Since Inauguration

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:00 -0500

One year after his inauguration, what's the status on making America great again?


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/chuckjones/files/2018/01/TrumpScorecard-January2018-CoverCard-v1.jpg?width=0&height=600




How Do Asian Companies Grow?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:12:00 -0500

Asian manufacturing companies have been running the show in the international market for the past few decades. No wonder why everything seems to have come from Asia! But these colossal markets are not the result of free markets, but rather from state control. Let's see how this process works.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/17416171/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Is Bitcoin A 'Busted Flush' As Price Falls 20% Below $10K Mark?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:19:00 -0500

With the price of Bitcoin, the 'Big Daddy' of cryptocurrencies, falling below $10,000, as regulators in Asia and Europe circle and call for restrictions on trading will the current rout continue and where could the digital currency tread next?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/792671857/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Schlumberger Likely To Post Strong Q4 Backed By Commodity Recovery

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:08:00 -0500

Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield services company, is set to begin the earnings season for the industry by releasing its December quarter and full year 2017 financial performance on January 19.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/SLB-4Q17-1.jpg?width=0&height=600




Why We Revised Our Price Estimate For U.S. Steel to $38

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:49:00 -0500

The Trefis price estimate for U.S. Steel was recently revised upward, primarily due to changes to the tax rate forecast.



Why E-Trade's Interest Income Is Its Largest Value Driver

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:43:00 -0500

E*Trade Financial fared well in 2017, with over 20% growth in revenue in the first 9 months of the year and a more than 40% surge in its stock price over the year. We attribute this growth primarily to revenues from interest earning assets.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/Scenarios.jpg?width=0&height=600




How Sensitive Is T-Mobile's Valuation To Changes In Its Postpaid Market Share?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:38:00 -0500

T-Mobile’s impressive growth in the postpaid phone space has helped the company more than triple its stock price over the last five years. The carrier’s postpaid phone market share, as a percentage of the overall U.S. wireless market, has grown from around 7% in 2012 to about 10% in 2017


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/TMUS_share_1.jpg?width=0&height=600




How Significant Is The Residential Business For SunPower?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:33:00 -0500

SunPower‘s residential business has faced some headwinds in recent years, amid sluggish shipments, particularly to the U.S. market where regulatory uncertainty surrounding net metering and lower electricity prices have impacted shipments growth.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/SPWR_Residential_1-e1516220831419.jpg?width=0&height=600




Analysts: Bitcoin's Sharp Decline A Temporary Pullback

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:10:00 -0500

Bitcoin plunged lately, but is this pullback only temporary?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/795250270/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Disruptive ETFs: First Stop, Commodities

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:07:00 -0500

These disruptive ETFs could fundamentally change the way people gain access to certain parts of the market.



These ETF 'Pairs' Have A Story To Tell About Market Risk (And Reward)

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:13:00 -0500

I will highlight here are some ETFs that, through their returns and return patterns last year, tell us a lot about market sentiment and possibly where some extremely overvalued and undervalued market areas lie. You see, market sectors often move from one extreme to the other over time.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/707227246/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Lousy Stocks Don't Always Underperform The Market

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:27:00 -0500

I present the Danger Zone highlights of 2017, followed by the lowlights.



7 Exchange-Traded Funds Outperforming The S&P 500

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:39:00 -0500

These sector ETFs are doing better the S&P 500 and set new highs. While three had daily key reversals.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/900578770/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




This Beaten-Down Sector Will Explode In 2018

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:19:00 -0500

There is a way to grab those steady rent checks without taking on a second job. The key isn’t owning physical real estate.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_3961/pt_3961_2031_o.jpg?t=1516198748







The New Whole Foods Reportedly Adopts One Of Old Grocery's Most Condemned Practices

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:15:00 -0500

Reports suggest Whole Foods is mandating that its vendors pay fees to assure good shelf positions, display space and sampling in its stores, a practice — known in the industry as "slotting" — that is often blamed for the "me-too" assortment seen on supermarket shelves from location to location.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/retailwire/files/2018/01/whole-foods-stocker-forbes-1200x779.jpg?width=0&height=600




China's Sports Industry Is Allegedly Growing Faster Than The National Economy

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:39:00 -0500

The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics reported growth as expected. But that's no surprise. So, what can you learn from this week's official report, even if you can't really trust it?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/848685572/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Ripple Falls Below $1, Down 75% From All-Time High

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:53:00 -0500

What caused XRP's price to plunge below $1?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/787786873/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Irrational Exuberance Turns Rational

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:33:00 -0500

On macro calls, nobody ever gets it all right for very long. Maybe, a year or 2. Neither does the naïve forecast that nothing changes much ever work. Black Swans do paddle into the picture, and economic cycles peak or bottom out.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/779719990/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




What To Expect From IBM's Q4

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:47:00 -0500

IBM is set to report its Q4 2017 earnings on January 18th. In this note we discuss what to expect from the earnings release.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/IBM-Q4.jpg?width=0&height=600




Violent Crime Has Dropped In Border States With Legal Cannabis: Study

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:45:00 -0500

A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug traffic has caused countless deaths and raised trillions for cartels.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/152861279/0x600.jpg?fit=scale







What Are The Implications Of Wal-Mart's Sam's Club Closures?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:22:00 -0500

Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) recently announced that it will be closing 63 Sam’s Club locations and potentially laying off thousands of employees. This was an unexpected move, as many workers were not given much notice.



What To Watch For In Charles Schwab's Q4 Earnings

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:11:00 -0500

Charles Schwab has had an impressive year so far. With three quarters reported, the brokerage’s revenue growth year to date has been nearly 16% and we expect this trend to continue when the company reports its fourth quarter earnings on January 17.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/SCHW-Interest.jpg?width=0&height=600




How To Trade 7 Global Averages That Set New Highs

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:01:00 -0500

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, Dow Transports and Russell 2000 set fresh all-time intraday highs on Jan. 16.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/891785692/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Key Takeaways And Trends From JPMorgan's Q4

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:50:00 -0500

JPMorgan Chase reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter of 2017 late last week – giving investors a good idea of what to expect from other banks’ earnings figures over the coming weeks.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/greatspeculations/files/2018/01/JPM-NIM-e1516131967562.jpg?width=0&height=600




2 Dividend Stocks You Should Buy In February

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:18:00 -0500

This article looks at two terrific dividend shares that could gallop higher next month.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/39776599/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Bitcoin, Along With Other Cryptocurrencies, Collapse Over Crackdown Concerns

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:18:00 -0500

The threat of new regulation has sent Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies tumbling.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/890387532/0x600.jpg?fit=scale







Robert Frazier Raises Facebook's Target Price to $215

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:55:00 -0500

Facebook's newsfeed changes have scared short-term investors out of the stock. But Robert Frazier says new revenue streams and higher cost per click justify raising his 12 month target price to $215.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/869087620/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




IBM Forges Global Joint Venture With Maersk Applying Blockchain To 'Digitize' Global Trade

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:32:00 -0500

IBM - aka ‘Big Blue’ - is to form a global joint venture with the world’s largest container ship operator, A.P. Moller-Maersk, to apply Blockchain technology in a drive to "digitize" global trade, estimated to be worth around $4 trillion a year, and slash costs associated with documentation.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/39995572/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




These 9.7%+ Dividends Are Perfect For 2018

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:41:00 -0500

What if I told you that you could reap huge dividends and quick upside from … the weather?


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_4772/pt_4772_554_o.jpg?t=1516110064




How The AgTech Investment Boom Will Create A Wave Of Agriculture Unicorns

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:34:00 -0500

One of the oldest industries in the world is about to become one of the most innovative. What kinds of changes and transformations are happening in the world of agtech investments?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/41503814/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Bipartisan REFER Act Targets Sessions' War On Cannabis In High Style

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:40:00 -0500

A cleverly named house bill would nip federal funding for cannabis interference in the bud.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/679768104/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Tony Mitchell Is Buying Facebook On Friday's Pullback

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:22:00 -0500

After the market closed last week Thursday, Facebook announced changes to their newsfeed, prioritizing social engagement over viral videos. On Friday, the stock pulled back $8.40 closing at $179.37. Tony is using this 4.5% pullback to buy more FB.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/669974134/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




The Economy Is Running Out Of Room

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:08:00 -0500

The economy is running out of ready capacity for expansion. It may not mean an immediate end to this expansion. This year looks good, in fact. But it does signal the beginning of the expansion's end.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/888554724/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Obama's Federal Debt Grew At A Slower Rate Than Reagan, H.W. Bush Or W. Bush

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:04:00 -0500

President Obama’s Federal debt actually grew at a slower annual rate than any of the Republican Presidents even though there were events that started before he became President


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/167435165/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




No Trade War With China, Barclays Predicts

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:34:00 -0500

Trade war with China? Don't bet on it.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_1383/pt_1383_53540_o.jpg?t=1516026843




3 BDCs With Shocking Yields Up To 12%

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:12:00 -0500

BDCs are one of the market’s top sources of yield. Unfortunately for income hunters, in 2017, this industry also was one of Wall Street’s greatest sources of disappointment.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_3961/pt_3961_2029_o.jpg?t=1516025528




Why 2018 Will Be A Renaissance Year For Asia Tech IPOs, Undercutting New York

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:07:00 -0500

Ever since losing the mega e-commerce Alibaba listing in 2014 to New York, Hong Kong has been atoning for the colossal face-losing moment. However, 2018 may be the game-changing year to win over mega Chinese tech companies with the help of duel-class shares with weighted-voting rights.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/871492338/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




There's A Great Future In Plastics...For Oil

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:00:00 -0500

If EVs take over the car market, how will big oil companies pivot? Saudi Aramco is making plastics, in a joint venture with Dow at the Sadara Chemical Company.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/ellenrwald/files/2018/01/Sadara-1200x748.jpg?width=0&height=600




7 REIT Payouts Getting Set To Grow In February

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:07:00 -0500

It’s essential for core dividend holdings to consistently raise their payouts over time. Without a steady uptick in the regular dole, inflation starts gnawing into investors’ returns.


Media Files:
https://blogs-images.forbes.com/thumbnails/blog_3961/pt_3961_2027_o.jpg?t=1515938825




Ether 'Most Promising' Crypto Hits Fresh, All-Time High

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 15:48:00 -0500

What pushed Ether to its latest all-time high?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/791528968/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




The Other Ugly Truth About Minimum Wage Hikes

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:48:00 -0500

Walmart is a for-profit enterprise company, not a welfare agency.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/904500130/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Goldman Sachs On Wednesday

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:27:00 -0500

Goldman Sachs is expected to earn $4.90/share on $7.61 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $4.98. The Whisper number is the Street's unofficial view on earnings


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/41739344/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Bank Of America On Wednesday

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:20:00 -0500

Bank of America is expected to report $0.44/share on $21.30 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.48. The Whisper number is the Street's unofficial view on earnings.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/34374020/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Netflix On Monday

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:12:00 -0500

Netflix is expected to report $0.41/share on $3.28 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.43. The Whisper number is the Street's unofficial view on earnings.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/8494a6739b25421692442cf69c50d99d/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




The Week Ahead: Investing Or Trading In 2018?

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:32:00 -0500

2017 was the third best year in the current bull market as the SPY was up 26.37% in 2009 and 32.31% in 2013. Of course 2017 will likely go down in history for its lack of any significant corrections. But does that mean you will be better off as a trader than investor in 2018?


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/903947224/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




U.S. Marshals To Hold Bitcoin Auction For $50 Million Worth Of Cryptocurrency

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:23:00 -0500

The U.S. Marshals are auctioning around 3,813 Bitcoins worth just over $50 million of the digital currency's present market price. The auction is in connection with a number of federal criminal, civil and administrative cases. Potential bidders have until January 19 to register their interest.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/789303070/0x600.jpg?fit=scale




Ford Beats Tesla

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:31:00 -0500

Ford's and Tesla's Fortunes are changing.


Media Files:
https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/895470570/0x600.jpg?fit=scale