Suze Orman is one of those singular personalities in the financial business who seems to be right on the pulse of everyone she meets. She’s written books, starred in her own television show and made innumerable appearances in person. Like Oprah
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.
Growing Permian drilling and production started lifting last year the revenues and profits of the world’s top oilfield service providers who were badly bruised by the 2014 oil price crash. Schlumberger, Halliburton, and Baker Hughes saw their earnings in the past few quarters lifted by the return of frenzied drilling in North America, led by the Permian basin, while international operations lagged amid slower recovery in global investments in exploration and production. In July this year, the mood at Schlumberger and Baker Hughes in Q2 earnings was an upbeat outlook for the immediate future, with signs that the international market outside the U.S. was also on the road to recovery.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter on Thursday that a lower-cost Model 3 was immediately available for order on the company's website. The electric car will have a base price of $45,000 and is eligible for federal and state tax rebates. Tesla shares were down more than 3% Friday after — they gained as much as 2.2% earlier in the session.
Last week, global markets were hit with a widespread shock that weighed on nearly all asset classes, encompassing even the cryptocurrency space, once viewed as a type of "safe haven" bet unrelated to the broader market. In a note to clients on Thursday, JPMorgan equity strategist Dubravko Lakos-Bujas and team forecasted for U.S. equities to make a comeback as fundamentals come back into play, highlighting stock buybacks as a key driver of the nine-year-bull market, as reported by CNBC.
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?
Cleveland-Cliffs CEO Lourenco Goncalves took time out of his company's third-quarter earnings call to attack a Goldman Sachs analyst and short sellers. It's not the first time Goncalves had a contentious moment with an analyst on an earnings call.
Investor worries include increasing competition, potential regulation, tensions with the U.S., and China’s economic slowdown, which accelerated in the third quarter. Alibaba was the consensus favorite at Barron’s emerging markets roundtable, which featured panelists Laura Geritz, Justin Leverenz, Ruchir Sharma, and Richard Sneller. Barron’s: Investors have fallen out of love with Alibaba [ticker: BABA], Tencent [TCEHY], and Baidu [BIDU].
Apple (AAPL) will surge 40% in the next 12 months, according to Dan Ives of Wedbush. The firm initiated coverage of Apple with an Outperform rating and added the tech giant to its Best Ideas List. Ives also slapped a $310 price target on the stock, making him the biggest Apple bull on Wall Street.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a major pot producer, but if its bets on other cannabis companies continue to pay off, it may be able to stop actually growing weed on its own. Aurora (ACBFF)(CA:ACB) said recently its investments were worth more than C$700 million ($540 million) as of Sept. 21, bolstered in part by demand for pot stocks ahead of full legalization of marijuana in Canada on Wednesday. As the entire sector has benefited, so has Aurora’s portfolio, boosting the company’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit to C$79.9 million, after a loss of $20.8 million the year earlier.
AMD shares will drop more than 30% to $18 due to comparative disadvantages in its competition with Intel, New Street Research analyst Pierre Ferragu says. Last month analysts expected Intel to undersupply its 10-nanometer chip, but later a report said Intel may cure its production problem sooner than expected. The 7 nm chip won't help AMD win over Intel, Ferragu says.
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
Inversion is a mental model that involves flipping your outlook to prevent the opposite of what you want to happen from happening. Warren Buffett and his business partner Charlie Munger employed inversion as a business strategy to build Berkshire Hathaway into a powerhouse. In a recent podcast with Brandon of the Mad Fientist, who retired early at 34, productivity expert James Clear said the same strategy Buffett used can help set someone on the path for early retirement.
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.
“Bulls & Bears” panel discusses how Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is proposing a new tax credit, which would provide families making less than $100,000 a year with an extra $500 a month.
Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) needs no real introduction at this point. If Amazon hasn’t touched your life in one way or another by now, then you live in a very special place in the world. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world.
The following article is part of a package of stories that MarketWatch is publishing to mark the start of full legalization of cannabis for adult use in Canada on Wednesday. Smith Falls, Ontario–based Canopy Growth Corp. made headlines and drove cannabis stocks to new heights over the summer when it announced that Corona brewer Constellation Brands Inc. was going to invest an additional $4 billion in the company. Billed by both companies as a strategic partnership, the additional $4 billion investment adds to the 9.9% stake that Constellation bought in October of last year and sets the company up to either be bought outright by Constellation — via warrants that could increase its stake to more than 50% — or continue to work with the beverage company to create a range of consumer-focused cannabis products that may one day appear in markets in dozens of countries.
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.
In fact, building wealth may boil down to simply eliminating your morning latte. Next, cut back on that expense and direct those savings towards an investment account, where your money will compound over time.
Many cannabis stocks will see more upside in the fourth quarter while others remain undervalued by investors who are wary of the burgeoning industry. The trading season for so-called pot stocks is cyclical and typically kicks off in the fall, but got a jump-start this year when Constellation Brands (ticker: STZ) purchased a 38 percent stake in Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth ( CGC) in August for $4 billion. Here are nine marijuana stocks and an exchange-traded fund that be good to add to a portfolio.
OUTSIDE THE BOX We’re faced with a host of thorny retirement issues: Keep Social Security solvent. Make Medicare affordable. Many Americans aren’t saving enough. They want to retire earlier than they can reasonably afford. They’re
The inevitable has happened to the once-storied Sears. On October 15, Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after being crippled from years of losses, market share loss to Amazon (AMZN), Macy’s (M) and others, and mounting debt. Sears (SHLD
Elevated valuations and crowded positioning have been blamed for the waning leadership of the market’s biggest industry, along with everything from rising bond yields to corporate earnings. The truth is, computer and software makers are cheaper than they’ve been historically, and fund managers currently hold fewer tech stocks than their representation in benchmark indexes, according to Goldman strategists led by David Kostin. “Popularity has turned into concerns of overcrowding and outperformance has turned into concerns of overvaluation, ” Kostin wrote in a note earlier this week.
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.