Latest Articles in Stocks

  • Salesforce.com Won't Be Running Out of Steam Anytime Soon
    on May 21, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    Salesforce com s NYSE CRM hold over the customer relationship management CRM space over the years has been instrumental to the company s terrific growth What s impressive is that the company has managed to keep up its momentum despite competition from bigger players suc […]

  • The Long-Term Trend That Makes Netflix an Awesome Buy
    on May 21, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    The traditional cable and satellite business keeps shrinking Consumers have been cutting the cord in numbers that have steadily gone up since 2013 the first year the industry posted a year over year subscriber drop That s exceptionally good news for Netflix NASDAQ NFLX […]

  • Orlando's Airport Authority Just Leaked JetBlue's Growth Plan
    on May 20, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    Investors not to mention the traveling public just got a sneak peek at some of JetBlue Airways NASDAQ JBLU plans for future growth In approving an expansion to an ongoing terminal project the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority revealed that JetBlue plans to offer mor […]

  • This Cannabis-Based Drug Is On the Verge of Making History
    on May 20, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Every time we turn around the marijuana industry seems to be making history Earlier this year Cronos Group 160 became the very first over the counter listed pot stock to uplist to a more reputable exchange the Nasdaq In January Vermont became the ninth state to OK t […]

  • Guess Who's Taking on More Student Debt Than Ever Before
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    We tend to think of student debt as a mostly millennial problem But new data reveals that the number of seniors 60 and over with student debt quadrupled between 2005 and 2015 As such an estimated 2 8 million older Americans are now on the hook for outstanding loans and they […]

  • What Alibaba Can Do With Ele.me
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Alibaba NYSE BABA 160 took time during its latest earnings call to get investors excited about its recent 160 decision to fully acquire 160 online food delivery company Ele me 160 The deal gave Ele me an enterprise value of 9 5 billion The purchase however could b […]

  • 3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Stocks barely budged last week to keep both the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJINDICES DJI and the S amp P 500 SNPINDEX GSPC 160 in just modestly positive territory for the year DJI data by YCharts First quarter earnings […]

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Airline Miles
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    With all the travel credit cards and other mileage harvesting opportunities available it s not too hard to rack up a large balance of miles with one or more airlines The tricky part is getting a good value when you redeem them Travel rewards take you farther when you know how […]

  • 3 Reasons You Should View Your Online Social Security Statement Before You Retire
    on May 20, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    Nearly 39 of Americans say that they don t have any money saved for retirement according to Social Security Administration SSA data With so many retired Americans leaning heavily on Social Security it s easy to assume that most of us should know how much we ll receive in benefits […]

  • Craftsman Tools at Lowe's: Bad News for Sears Holdings
    on May 20, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    In early 2017 Sears Holdings NASDAQ SHLD sold the rights to its storied Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black amp Decker NYSE SWK Stanley Black amp Decker agreed to pay 525 million upfront plus supplemental payments with an estimated present value of at […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • Groupon (GRPN) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
    on May 21, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    In trading on Monday shares of Groupon Inc Symbol GRPN crossed below their 200 day moving average of 4 83 changing hands as low as 4 68 per share Groupon Inc shares are currently trading down about 0 8 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of GRPN shares versus […]

  • France Telecom (FNCTF) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
    on May 21, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    In trading on Monday shares of France Telecom Symbol FNCTF crossed below their 200 day moving average of 17 05 changing hands as low as 16 60 per share France Telecom shares are currently trading off about 3 8 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of FNCTF […]

  • Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ICPT
    on May 21, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    In trading on Monday shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc Symbol ICPT crossed below their 200 day moving average of 70 70 changing hands as low as 69 92 per share Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc shares are currently trading down about 3 2 on the day The chart below shows the on […]

  • Radius Health Enters Oversold Territory (RDUS)
    on May 21, 2018 at 9:44 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 […]

  • NetEase is Now Oversold (NTES)
    on May 21, 2018 at 9:44 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 […]

  • Interface Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for TILE
    on May 21, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    In trading on Monday shares of Interface Inc Symbol TILE crossed above their 200 day moving average of 23 19 changing hands as high as 23 35 per share Interface Inc shares are currently trading up about 1 8 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of TILE shares […]

  • Capital One Financial's Preferred Stock, Series F Shares Cross 6% Yield Mark
    on May 21, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    In trading on Monday shares of Capital One Financial Corp s Fixed Rate Non Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock Series F Symbol COF PRF were yielding above the 6 mark based on its quarterly dividend annualized to 1 55 with shares changing hands as low as 25 82 on the day This […]

  • Here's Why You Should Hold onto Bemis (BMS) Stock for Now
    on May 21, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    Bemis Company Inc BMS remains well poised for growth banking on its initiatives to improve cost structure through the Agility plan as well as focus on restructuring activities However raw material inflation and rising expenses remain concerns The manufacturer of flexib […]

  • Monday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, Materials
    on May 21, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    The worst performing sector as of midday Monday is the Healthcare sector up 0 3 Within the sector Celgene Corp Symbol CELG and Allergan PLC Symbol AGN are two large stocks that are lagging showing a loss of 3 9 and 2 0 respectively Among healthcare ETFs one ETF following […]

  • Monday Sector Leaders: Industrial, Financial
    on May 21, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    The best performing sector as of midday Monday is the Industrial sector higher by 1 3 Within the sector Boeing Co Symbol BA and General Electric Co Symbol GE are two large stocks leading the way showing a gain of 3 8 and 3 1 respectively Among industrial ETFs one ETF […]

Investing in Stocks

  • Salesforce.com Won't Be Running Out of Steam Anytime Soon
    on May 21, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    Salesforce com s NYSE CRM hold over the customer relationship management CRM space over the years has been instrumental to the company s terrific growth What s impressive is that the company has managed to keep up its momentum despite competition from bigger players suc […]

  • The Long-Term Trend That Makes Netflix an Awesome Buy
    on May 21, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    The traditional cable and satellite business keeps shrinking Consumers have been cutting the cord in numbers that have steadily gone up since 2013 the first year the industry posted a year over year subscriber drop That s exceptionally good news for Netflix NASDAQ NFLX […]

  • Orlando's Airport Authority Just Leaked JetBlue's Growth Plan
    on May 20, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    Investors not to mention the traveling public just got a sneak peek at some of JetBlue Airways NASDAQ JBLU plans for future growth In approving an expansion to an ongoing terminal project the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority revealed that JetBlue plans to offer mor […]

  • This Cannabis-Based Drug Is On the Verge of Making History
    on May 20, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Every time we turn around the marijuana industry seems to be making history Earlier this year Cronos Group 160 became the very first over the counter listed pot stock to uplist to a more reputable exchange the Nasdaq In January Vermont became the ninth state to OK t […]

  • Guess Who's Taking on More Student Debt Than Ever Before
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    We tend to think of student debt as a mostly millennial problem But new data reveals that the number of seniors 60 and over with student debt quadrupled between 2005 and 2015 As such an estimated 2 8 million older Americans are now on the hook for outstanding loans and they […]

  • What Alibaba Can Do With Ele.me
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Alibaba NYSE BABA 160 took time during its latest earnings call to get investors excited about its recent 160 decision to fully acquire 160 online food delivery company Ele me 160 The deal gave Ele me an enterprise value of 9 5 billion The purchase however could b […]

  • 3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Stocks barely budged last week to keep both the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJINDICES DJI and the S amp P 500 SNPINDEX GSPC 160 in just modestly positive territory for the year DJI data by YCharts First quarter earnings […]

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Airline Miles
    on May 20, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    With all the travel credit cards and other mileage harvesting opportunities available it s not too hard to rack up a large balance of miles with one or more airlines The tricky part is getting a good value when you redeem them Travel rewards take you farther when you know how […]

  • 3 Reasons You Should View Your Online Social Security Statement Before You Retire
    on May 20, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    Nearly 39 of Americans say that they don t have any money saved for retirement according to Social Security Administration SSA data With so many retired Americans leaning heavily on Social Security it s easy to assume that most of us should know how much we ll receive in benefits […]

  • Craftsman Tools at Lowe's: Bad News for Sears Holdings
    on May 20, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    In early 2017 Sears Holdings NASDAQ SHLD sold the rights to its storied Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black amp Decker NYSE SWK Stanley Black amp Decker agreed to pay 525 million upfront plus supplemental payments with an estimated present value of at […]

Basics of Investing

  • How to Raise Financially Savvy Children
    on May 18, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    By Timothy Bock Good financial decision making starts in childhood and follows you through adolescence, college and into your adult life. Parents who teach their children the fundamentals of money management, budgeting and making prudent financial choices are providing them with a sound financial foundation. […]

  • Saving Isn't Enough, You Need to Invest Too
    on May 17, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    By Herbert Kyles, AWMA® Recent surveys have demonstrated that 20- and 30-somethings are excellent at saving money. In fact,  38% of respondents  said they saved half their paychecks. Half of the respondents reported cutting back on the money they spend on nights out to make that happen, and 42% said they wer […]

  • Investing Lessons from Warren Buffett
    on May 10, 2018 at 2:25 pm

    By Levi Sanchez, CFP® Every year since 1977, Warren Buffett has  written a letter  to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that captures more than the shareholder's attention. Anyone who is interested in understanding the thought process of a genius businessman and investor has tuned in over the years, and t […]

  • Think You're a Good Investor? Not So Fast...
    on May 10, 2018 at 12:34 pm

    Shutterstock photo If you were asked to give a range of weights for a fully loaded 747 jumbo jet, such that you were 90% confident that the actual weight fell into your range, what would you say?  What if you were similarly asked to give a 90% confidence range for the length of the Nile River - how would you […]

  • 2 Not So Obvious Investment Management Lessons
    on May 3, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    By Micah Porter, CFA, CFP® Aside from controlling spending and saving, how you invest is the most important factor in meeting your financial goals. You can spend a great deal of time and effort refining your investment process and beliefs and managing your portfolio. Much of the standard advice holds […]

  • 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 […]