With some Canadian pot stocks posting triple-digit return rates this year, many retail investors have looked north to pour cash into cannabis. U.S. cannabis companies are worth a lot more than their current valuations suggest since federal illegality has put undue pressure on the industry, said David Wenger, a New York attorney and senior editor of the Cannabis Law Digest.
Shares of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. fell more than 6% Friday after Chief Executive Lourenco Goncalves slammed analysts during the mining company’s earnings call earlier in the day, accusing them of failing to understand numbers and targeting a Goldman Sachs analyst for most of his angry remarks. Cleveland Cliffs (CLF) stock hovered at its lowest since Sept. 11 and was on pace for its largest percentage loss since late June. Goncalves fired his first salvo soon after the conference call’s first remarks wrapped up.
Once upon a time, Sears helped America become a healthy economy again in the post-War years. Back then, no one would’ve guessed that Sears would file for bankruptcy before 2020. Are my retail stocks really all that safe?
Despite the many perks of early retirement — waking up whenever you want, for example — it wasn’t the easiest decision. Earnings tend to peak around 48 for men and about 39 for women, according to an analysis by PayScale.
Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (amd) tumbled 7.3% in afternoon trade, enough to pace the decliners in the semiconductor sector, after bearish note on the company from New Street Research and recent downbeat reports on the sector. On Friday, New Street analyst Pierre Ferragu initiated coverage of AMD with a sell rating and stock price target of $18, which was 27% below current levels, saying he sees a "hard stop" in momentum around the corner. Morgan Stanley said in a note Thursday that it expects broad-based lowered fourth-quarter guidance when chip makers report third-quarter results, driven by "pronounced weakness" in autos and a slowing in industrial.
The impairment charge reflects weaker markets for farm products since last year’s merger with Dow Chemical Co., DuPont said in a regulatory filing. Reduced planting areas and delays in product registrations mean that sales will grow more slowly, while an unfavorable shift to soybeans from corn in Latin America will dent profits. Farmers in Brazil are planting more soybeans and less corn, for example, to capitalize on China’s retaliatory tariffs against U.S. soybeans.
Marijuana presents a tremendous opportunity for investors over the next few years. Naïve investors are excited. The reality is that professionals will pick their pockets, and many naïve investors who are excited now will end up losing 90% of their investment.
The fourth quarter began with a big stock market selloff, and many investors may be taking a close look at once-loved stocks in their portfolios that have disappointed with significant price declines this year. "Tax loss selling becomes a possible source
As such, the full range of recreational products offered by Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY), Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) and their peers can now be sold throughout Canada. One question for American investors is how that affects U.S. marijuana stocks? What happened in Canada changes little in the U.S. The federal ban on marijuana remains in place.
Harley-Davidson sales continue to falter after a rough first half in which it lost share to Indian, its main U.S.-based competitor, according to BMO Capital Markets. Harley engaged in a public spat with Trump a few months ago when it said it was shifting some production overseas in response to retaliatory tariffs from abroad. "It should be disconcerting to HOG investors that most Indian dealers we speak with are seeing an uptick in Harley trade-ins for whatever the reason may be," BMO says.
The recent weakness in shares of semiconductor manufacturer Nvidia Corp. ( NVDA) presents an opportunity for tech investors to buy the chip stock at a discount price, according to one team of bulls on the Street. Shares of Nvidia have lagged the chip sector since the start of the month, down roughly 17.8% compared to the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF's (SOXX) 9.6% loss over the same period.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc AMD is set to report third-quarter 2018 results on Oct 24.Notably, AMD has a positive record of earnings surprises in the trailing four quarters, the average surprise being 30.97%. In the last reported quarter, earnings of 14
With Ford Motor Co's stock at nearly a nine-year low and the company squeezed by tariffs and trade tensions, Chief Executive Jim Hackett sought to restore confidence among dealers gathered in Las Vegas this week, days ahead of announcing the automaker's third-quarter results. In closed-door meetings with members of Ford's national dealer network, Hackett and other top Ford executives showed off future versions of the popular Explorer and Escape SUVs, as well as new the Ranger mid-sized pickup truck and an unnamed smaller off-road utility vehicle, attendees said. Ford has said it will refresh 75 percent of its North American lineup over the next two years.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says Canopy shares are "done going down" after last week's high, making the stock an attractive investment. In the investor frenzy ahead of Canada's legalization, Canopy shares gain more than 400 percent in the past 12 months. CNBC's Jim Cramer said on Friday that Canadian pot stock Canopy Growth CGC is now a buy.
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The struggles continue for International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM). Down 10% since reporting earnings on Tuesday after the close, IBM stock is now down 15% on the year. As a result, these companies (and many smaller ones) have enjoyed massive gains over the last few years while IBM stock has struggled mightily.
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Amid the broader market selloff in October, NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), has also come under pressure. Despite NVDA price falling from the $290’s to the $240’s level, investors would be better off waiting a few more weeks before they invest in NVDA stock. A darling among investors over the past few years, Nvidia stock gets a lot of attention among the chip stocks.
Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) seem to have finally found their footing after a sharp selloff. Netflix stock shed nearly 25% after reaching all time highs at the $420 area in late June. Certainly, some of the drop was warranted given the runaway rally in NFLX stock in the first half of the year.
(PG) (PG) stock lifted the consumer staples sector on Friday thanks to strong earnings. Where we were: Staples have been sluggish all year, and the sector is trailing the market, even as the group has picked up some steam lately. Where we’re headed: Procter & Gamble rallied on its earnings report, and could keep climbing.
General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra has transformed the No. 1 U.S. automaker in her almost five years in charge, but that is still not enough to satisfy investors. Ahead of third-quarter results due on Oct. 31, GM shares are trading about 6 percent below the $33 per share price at which they launched in 2010 in a post-bankruptcy initial public offering. The Detroit carmaker's stock is down 22 percent since Barra took over in January 2014.
Where we were: Auto stocks in general have been battered this year, but Ford has had a rougher time than most. Where we’re headed: Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares on Friday, given numerous challenges, with little in the way of catalysts on the horizon. Auto stocks haven’t been a great place to park your money in 2018.
Investors are still struggling to find a footing in the wake of last week's dramatic selling, but it is clear that strong earnings reports will battle with other headwinds for control of market sentiment over the next few weeks. Earnings season did get off to a solid start this week, with consumer bellwethers such as Johnson & Johnson JNJ and Netflix NFLX tallying impressive numbers. Wall Street will hope the latter of those two reports sets the tone for the tech sector, which has been particularly volatile recently as investors reconsider risk.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. ( AMD) stock already has fallen into a bear market, down 22% from its intraday high last month. The stock faces massive volatility in the coming weeks as options traders anticipate 20% gains - or declines - in the stock by the middle of November. Options trades indicate huge uncertainty about which way the stock will go. The long straddle options strategy for expiration on November 16 suggests that the stock could rise or fall by 20% from the $26 strike price.