In the past two years, there has been a battle between new and old tech. Old dogs like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) needed to learn new tricks in order to compete in this new tech era where companies like Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) are all the rage. The aforementioned two did but some
After tech stocks ended 2018 on a treacherous note, the new year has brought renewed prosperity to the sector. Software stocks in particular are rallying. Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) is no exception. From its recent low of $205 per share, the Adobe stock price is back up to $258. That puts ADBE stock within striking range
In the almost seven years that Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) CEO Alex Gorsky has been in the top job, JNJ stock has achieved a cumulative total return of 155.5% (through Feb. 12). Gorsky took charge of the large-cap healthcare company on April 26, 2012. He’s managed to deliver an annualized total return of 14.7%. Source: Shutterstock Shareholders
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Semiconductor ETF (SMH) where we have detected an approximate $61.2 million dollar inflow — that’s a 6.7% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 9,020,937 to 9,620,937). Among the largest underlying components of SMH, in trading
Since I have been thinking and writing about how investors benefit from experience, a commodity of which I have significant quantity, I decided to review some other factors that might influence our investment results. That led to consideration of whether arguing with my partners about stocks has improved or hampered results. Even if I came
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Stock market investors like to find high-growth stocks, especially when they can discover them at a low price-earnings (P/E) ratio. Many of these equities command high multiples, however, if they have earnings at all. Likewise, most stocks are rightfully valued at low P/E ratios because they exhibit low levels of growth. Most of the better-known,
Twilio (NASDAQ:TWLO) over-delivered on revenue, and earnings met estimates. Yet, the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) company fell in morning trading as Twilio contends with an elevated multiple and the expectations that go with it. The good news might bode poorly for Twilio stock as the company, priced for perfection, falls short of lofty expectations in the future.
The bulls tried their best, but when push came to shove, they just didn’t have enough fight. Spurred by just a few too many lackluster earnings reports, the S&P 500 ended yesterday’s action down to the tune of 0.27%. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) was one of those names with an alarming quarterly report. KO stock
Canopy Growth rallied Friday morning after the company reported that third-quarter sales rose 282 percent over the past 12 months. Profit was boosted by the company’s first sales of legal recreational marijuana in Canada, which accounted for more than 70 percent of gross revenue. The company missed profit expectations because operational costs remain elevated compared
Investors can trust that Nvidia’s stock has bottomed following its upbeat earnings report for a few key reasons, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday after the chipmaker’s shares gained 1.82 percent. The first is CEO Jensen Huang’s own outlook for his industry, which he put quite simply on the post-earnings conference call: “The world needs more
The Fed calmed the markets in late January when it said it could stop raising interest rates, but investors are watching the release of its meeting minutes for any sign the Fed could veer off its easy path.
A lot of super-geniuses who loved Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) at $280 per share seemed to hate Nvidia stock at its pre-earnings report price of $150 per share. That’s not the way this game is played … It is true that NVDA has had a rough time lately. The bitcoin boom became a bitcoin bust, crimping demand
Usually, when I run my detailed screens across my huge Portfolio Grader database, I have a pretty good idea of what is likely to show up. Not this time … I figured that when I ran a screen for companies that were seeing accelerated growth I would see some financial technology (fintech) stocks that were
Yesterday analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgraded the shares of global agricultural equipment giant Deere (NYSE:DE) on concerns that the market wasn’t looking at DE stock correctly. Namely, the analysts pointed out that Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) has been the poster child for the U.S.-China trade war, and that CAT stock has consequently been hit.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 1% while the Nasdaq Composite struggled to stay above breakeven on Friday, finishing 61 basis points higher, as markets head into a three-day weekend. (That’s right, don’t forget to keep your screens off on Monday, unless you just want to get in a little extra chart studying.) Speaking
The survey participants anticipate a global deficit of 1 million 60-kg bags in 2019/20Opens a New Window., according to the median forecast, compared to estimates of a 4.25 million-bag surplus for 2018/19. Tightening global supplies in the coming season are expected to lift arabica prices to $1.25 per pound by the end of 2019, 24.8 percent
It’s no secret that for most retirees, Social Security is an important part of their income. Exactly how much varies from individual to individual — and, apparently, from city to city. Among 100 U.S. cities with the largest 65-and-older populations, Social Security makes up an average 42 percent of retiree income, according to recent research
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Shares of Nike (NYSE:NKE) have been sprinting higher, giving investors a good old case of the FOMOs (fear of missing out). Hindsight is 20/20 of course, but investors had a terrific opportunity to gobble up Nike stock in late-December, right as the overall market was capitulating. “Well duh, we had a great chance to buy