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U.S. Poverty Rate Declined In 2016
Article By: Jennifer Coombs
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:06 AM EDT
While you may not have noticed it in your home state or city, the official poverty rate in the United States has actually managed to recover back to pre-recession levels back in 2016.
Fed Trying To Cripple Trump Economy
Video By: Greg Hunter
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:08 PM EDT
Financial expert and former top Federal Reserve insider, Danielle DiMartino Booth, says the latest Fed rate hike is nothing less than an attempt to make life worse for President Trump. Video length 00:22:18.
Here's Why Apple Stock Has Been Crushing The S&P 500 This Year
Article By: Zacks Investment Research
Thursday, June 1, 2017 6:45 AM EDT
For much of 2016, the stock barely kept pace with the S&P 500, but so far this year, AAPL has soared more than 33%, while the S&P 500 has gained just less than 9%.
In this article: AAPL Also: SPY
Best And Worst Performing Alternative ETFs
Article By: Brad Zigler
Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:45 PM EDT
Alternative investments are supposed to diversify overall portfolio risk by providing uncorrelated returns. Ideally, adding an alternative allocation to more traditional investment exposures enhances returns and reduces volatility.
In this article: GLD, SPY, TILT, DBV, CHEP, HYLS, QEH
E Bakken Production Per Well Continues To Improve
Article By: Michael Filloon
Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:43 AM EDT
Enhanced completions continue to improve production per foot in all US plays. These improvements have been seen in the Bakken as well. The driving season may be an opportunity to add several Bakken core players.
E Is Your Broker Ready For Another Forex Flash Crash?
Article By: Maithya Kitonyi
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:27 PM EDT
After the forex flash crashes of 2015 and 2016, EUR/CHF and the GBP, respectively some brokers are yet to readjust their policies to protect themselves and their customers from sharp spikes in volatility. And is there another crash in 2017?.
In this article: FXCM
Biotech Sector Leads Market Early In 2017 Despite Uncertainties
Article By: Rod Raynovich
Sunday, April 16, 2017 2:14 AM EDT
Despite recent weakness over the past month the biotech sector has continued to outperform the market. Healthcare is up 7.3% and biotech stocks lead or match performance of the strong technology sector up 11% YTD.
In this article: XBI Also: FBIOX, IBB, FBT, INCY, SGEN, VRTX, ALKS, EXEL
Wells Just Reported The Worst Mortgage Number Since The Financial Crisis
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, April 13, 2017 8:57 AM EDT
In Q1 the amount of all-important Mortgage Applications has tumbled by a whopping 23% to just $59 billion, below the lows hit in early 2014, and at fresh lows since the financial crisis.
In this article: WFC
Chemical Industry Back On Track: Stocks Worth A Look
Article By: Zacks Investment Research
Monday, April 3, 2017 7:00 AM EDT
The U.S. chemical industry is expected to be one of the key beneficiaries of Trump's presidency. Chemical stocks got a boost following Trump’s election win in November on expectations of significant infrastructure spending in a Trump administration.
In this article: KMG, ALB, DD, DOW, KRO, MON, SYT, UNVR, CC
Best And Worst Performing EM ETFs Of This Year
Article By: Zacks Investment Research
Sunday, April 2, 2017 8:28 AM EDT
The Emerging Market ETFs corner has been a revelation in 2017. Despite concerns over the “Trump Effect” on emerging market economies, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is up more than 12% on a year-to-date basis.
In this article: ERUS, EMQQ, NGE, PAK, SCIN, GHE
Will Healthcare And Biotech Resume Market Leadership?
Article By: Justin Smyth
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 5:37 AM EDT
Biotech ETFs XBI and IBB are outperforming so far this year. It’s not too surprising if you use Stage Analysis since we know that bear markets are authors of bull markets, and biotech was one of the worst performing sectors of 2016.
In this article: IBB, XBI, XLV Also: IHI
A Most Wonderful Year For Small-Caps
Article By: ValueWalk
Sunday, March 12, 2017 2:48 PM EDT
By any measure, 2016 was a terrific year for small-cap stocks, one that featured a double-digit positive return for the Russell 2000 Index, which advanced 21.3%, and a solid advantage over their large-cap counterparts.
In this article: IWM
Buffett Stocks In Focus: U.S. Bancorp
Article By: SureDividend
Sunday, March 5, 2017 3:23 PM EDT
Bancorp ended 2016 with $446 billion in assets, making it the-fifth largest commercial bank in the country. It has more than 3,100 banking offices and more than 4,000 ATMs.
In this article: USB, BRK-A
Berkshire Letter Highlights: Buffett Slams Hedge Funds, Likes Immigrants And The US Outlook
Article By: Tyler Durden
Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:14 AM EDT
Berkshire Hathaway's Q4 profit rose 15% as net income increased to $6.29 billion, while operating earnings, which exclude some investment results, were $2,665 a share, a slight miss to the $2,717 consensus estimate.
In this article: BRK-A, BRK-B Also: DOW, VRX, AAPL, SPY
E Biotechnology: Poised To Head Higher
Article By: Tarun Chandra, CFA
Sunday, February 19, 2017 3:23 AM EDT
Biotechnology sector has struggled to overcome regulatory uncertainty. We believe now there is sufficient momentum for Biotechs to breakout and record new 52-week highs compared to a -21% decline in 2016.
Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals: Update On Financial Metrics
Article By: Rod Raynovich
Sunday, February 12, 2017 4:12 AM EDT
We have updated the comparison of eight large cap biopharma stocks post 2016 earnings for the period ending 2/10/17. Keep in mind that in January 2016 there was a severe correction with stocks dropping 25-30% with lows being hit in February 2016.
In this article: BMY, ALXN, AMGN, CELG, GILD, ABBV, IBB, REGN Also: XBI
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