Latest Articles in Stocks

  • Seagate Joins Forces With HTC Vive, Launches VR Power Drive
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Seagate Technology STX has collaborated with HTC VIVE to introduce the Seagate VR Power Drive The new product is aimed at augmenting battery life and storage capacity consequently enhancing VR virtual reality experience for the high end VIVE FOCUS VR users It was launched at the 2018 HTC […]

  • Regulator Orders Daimler (DDAIF) to Recall Mercedes Vans
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    Daimler AG DDAIF has been ordered by the road vehicle authority of Germany to recall models of its Mercedes Benz Vito delivery van According to the regulator the specific vehicle engine s diesel emission control features do not fulfill the legal requirements The affected vehicles includ […]

  • Should You Buy Tiffany & Co. Near Its All-Time High?
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Shares of Tiffany amp Co NYSE TIF surged 24 to an 160 all time high on May 23 after the jeweler s first quarter numbers crushed analysts expectations Tiffany s revenue rose 15 annually to 1 03 billion beating estimates by nearly 72 million and marking its first quarter […]

  • These 3 Stocks Should Boost Their Dividends Within a Month
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    The dividend stocks that investors like most do two things They pay ample dividends to their shareholders and they increase the amount that they pay consistently over time The truly best dividend stocks go a step further making dividend boosts a habit that investors […]

  • Walt Disney vs. Comcast: The Fox Drama Continues
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    Another round has been completed in the epic battle of our time no not the Rebels versus the Dark Side but rather Walt 160 Disney NYSE DIS versus Comcast NASDAQ CMCSA which are battling each other to acquire assets from Twenty First Century Fox NASDAQ […]

  • How 1 Illinois Democrat Wants to Reverse the Trump Tax Cuts
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been the crowning achievement of the Trump administration and the Republican controlled Congress over the past year and a half with dramatic changes to tax law including large cuts in corporate tax rates and substantial shifts in tax brackets […]

  • TSX Down Nearly 32 Points as Commodities Slide
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    The TSX is down 32 points this morning with energy and miners posting the biggest losses Energy is down 2 6 dragged lower by crude oil which is 2 83 lower to US 68 71 The TSX is down 32 points this morning with energy and miners posting the biggest losses Energy is down 2 6 dragged lower […]

  • Wall Street Sees Narrow Losses Ahead of Powell Speech
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    US stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of Friday s open as traders looked ahead to a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell US stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of Friday s open as traders looked ahead to a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell O […]

  • TSX May Continue Losing Streak As Oil Slides
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Canada s benchmark index looked set to start another day of losses with oil prices still under pressure Canada s benchmark index looked set to start another day of losses withoil prices still under pressure Stock futures for the June quarter on the S amp P TSX index were down 0 […]

  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (RBA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2018
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Incorporated RBA will begin trading ex dividend on May 29 2018 A cash dividend payment of 0 17 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20 2018 Shareholders who purchased RBA prior to the ex dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment This […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in Lam Research (LRCX) Stock
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Investors in Lam Research Corporation LRCX need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately That is because the Jun 15 2018 100 Put had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today What is Implied Volatility Implied […]

  • Implied Volatility Surging for Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) Stock Options
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Investors in Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc FMSA need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately That is because the Jun 15 2018 4 50 Put had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today What is Implied Volatility […]

  • Why Boise Cascade (BCC) Stock Might be a Great Pick
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Boise Cascade L L C BCC This is because this security in the Building Products Wood space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective This […]

  • Should You Get Rid of Dover Corporation (DOV) Now?
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Similar to wise buying decisions exiting certain underperformers at the right time helps maximize portfolio returns Selling off losers can be difficult but if both the share price and estimates are falling it could be time to get rid of the security before more losses hit your […]

  • Bilibili Inc. (BILI) Soars: Stock Adds 11.3% in Session
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Bilibili Inc BILI was a big mover last session as the company saw its shares rise more than 11 on the day The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session This stock trading within a volatile range of 9 99 14 11 in the past one mont […]

  • Amazon (AMZN): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Amazon com Inc AMZN This is because this security in the Internet Commerce space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective This is […]

  • Why Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) Could Be Positioned for a Slump
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Similar to wise buying decisions exiting certain underperformers at the right time helps maximize portfolio returns Selling off losers can be difficult but if both the share price and estimates are falling it could be time to get rid of the security before more losses hit your […]

  • Why M.D.C. Holdings (MDC) Could Be a Top Value Stock Pick
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Value investing is always a very popular strategy and for good reason After all who doesn t want to find stocks that have low PEs solid outlooks and decent dividends Fortunately for investors looking for this combination we have identified a strong candidate which may be an […]

  • VIVUS (VVUS) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.6% Higher
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:45 pm

    VIVUS Inc VVUS was a big mover last session as the company saw its shares rise nearly 6 on the day The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session This continues the recent uptrend for the company as the stock is now up 156 1 in t […]

  • Do Options Traders Know Something About Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) Stock We Don't?
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:45 pm

    Investors in Hi Crush Partners LP HCLP need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately That is because the Jun 15 2018 7 50 Put had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today What is Implied Volatility Implied […]

Investing in Stocks

  • Seagate Joins Forces With HTC Vive, Launches VR Power Drive
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Seagate Technology STX has collaborated with HTC VIVE to introduce the Seagate VR Power Drive The new product is aimed at augmenting battery life and storage capacity consequently enhancing VR virtual reality experience for the high end VIVE FOCUS VR users It was launched at the 2018 HTC […]

  • Regulator Orders Daimler (DDAIF) to Recall Mercedes Vans
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    Daimler AG DDAIF has been ordered by the road vehicle authority of Germany to recall models of its Mercedes Benz Vito delivery van According to the regulator the specific vehicle engine s diesel emission control features do not fulfill the legal requirements The affected vehicles includ […]

  • Should You Buy Tiffany & Co. Near Its All-Time High?
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Shares of Tiffany amp Co NYSE TIF surged 24 to an 160 all time high on May 23 after the jeweler s first quarter numbers crushed analysts expectations Tiffany s revenue rose 15 annually to 1 03 billion beating estimates by nearly 72 million and marking its first quarter […]

  • These 3 Stocks Should Boost Their Dividends Within a Month
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    The dividend stocks that investors like most do two things They pay ample dividends to their shareholders and they increase the amount that they pay consistently over time The truly best dividend stocks go a step further making dividend boosts a habit that investors […]

  • Walt Disney vs. Comcast: The Fox Drama Continues
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    Another round has been completed in the epic battle of our time no not the Rebels versus the Dark Side but rather Walt 160 Disney NYSE DIS versus Comcast NASDAQ CMCSA which are battling each other to acquire assets from Twenty First Century Fox NASDAQ […]

  • How 1 Illinois Democrat Wants to Reverse the Trump Tax Cuts
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been the crowning achievement of the Trump administration and the Republican controlled Congress over the past year and a half with dramatic changes to tax law including large cuts in corporate tax rates and substantial shifts in tax brackets […]

  • TSX Down Nearly 32 Points as Commodities Slide
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    The TSX is down 32 points this morning with energy and miners posting the biggest losses Energy is down 2 6 dragged lower by crude oil which is 2 83 lower to US 68 71 The TSX is down 32 points this morning with energy and miners posting the biggest losses Energy is down 2 6 dragged lower […]

  • Wall Street Sees Narrow Losses Ahead of Powell Speech
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    US stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of Friday s open as traders looked ahead to a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell US stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of Friday s open as traders looked ahead to a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell O […]

  • TSX May Continue Losing Streak As Oil Slides
    on May 25, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Canada s benchmark index looked set to start another day of losses with oil prices still under pressure Canada s benchmark index looked set to start another day of losses withoil prices still under pressure Stock futures for the June quarter on the S amp P TSX index were down 0 […]

  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (RBA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2018
    on May 25, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Incorporated RBA will begin trading ex dividend on May 29 2018 A cash dividend payment of 0 17 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20 2018 Shareholders who purchased RBA prior to the ex dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment This […]

Basics of Investing

  • How to Uncover Hidden Investment Fees
    on May 23, 2018 at 2:14 pm

    By Rick Kahler, CFP®, ChFC Before you put money into an investment, you need to know how the fees associated with the investment will affect your returns. Unfortunately, discovering what those fees are isn't always easy. Here are some suggestions for how to research and be prepared to talk to your financia […]

  • 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 […]