I love a hated investment... I want to buy when everyone else has given up... when no one else can stomach the idea of buying. That's where we are in the commodity markets today. Prices have been falling for years. And investors aren't interested. Today, a certain commo
You may not know him, but the latest Nobel Prize winner knows a lot about your relationship with money. Professor Richard Thaler, author of the best-selling book Nudge, wasawarded the prizein October for his contributions to the field of behavioral economicsessentially, the study of how and why
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In his seminal paper on portfolio management, Harry Markowitz had identified risk and return as the two most important variables in investment decision making. Any rational investor is supposed to minimize his risks, while maximising his return. However, risk and return go hand in hand. Hence, most of the times, it is extremely difficult to find investments that give superior risk-adjusted....More>>>
When casino gambling is legalized in Japan, we’re going to see an all-out spending war among resort operators because it could become the world’s most lucrative market. And because of the potential Japan offers casino operators, the feeding frenzy they promise could also make it the most expensive gambling market in the world.
We believe Dr Pepper’s (NYSE:DPS) investment in the Bai initiatives will generate long-term value that is not yet included in the share price. The company has doubled down on this focus with the continued soda tax pressure. In the short term, shareholders will benefit from the company’s solid dividend and sales growth from its core portfolio of brands.
The stock market gains fueled by the “Trump Rally”are adding up to a lot more than chump change.
Returns are piling upfor financial stocks and other sectors that benefit most directly from Donald Trump’s domestic-focused, growth-friendly agenda. Wall Street is betting on a stronger economy and bigger profits for many U.S. companies if the president-elect’s economic....More>>>
Welcome to the latest issue of the PRO Weekly Digest. Every Saturday for Seeking Alpha PRO subscribers and Sunday for all other Seeking Alpha users, we publish highlights from our PRO coverage as well as feature interviews and other notable goings-on with SA PRO. Comment below or email us at pro
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has threatened retailers for years now with lower priced goods at the click of a mouse, but while some retailers have fought back and built out their e-commerce platforms, others have struggled to keep up. From this past week, the earnings reports of Wal-Mart Store
U.S. stocks edged lower on Monday, retreating slightly from record levels hit earlier in the session, as traders returned to work in the first full trading session after the Thanksgiving holiday. Retailer stocks were in focus amid Cyber Monday and the recent start of the holiday shopping season.
Shares of Ross Stores (ROST) spiked last week following a solid earnings report, which marked its 6th consecutive quarterly revenue and earnings beat. Shares declined a little over 1% on Friday, and I think shares look like a bargain. Like its peer TJX Companies (TJX), I believe the company is o