[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniellemcloutier/4270979000/”] A mid cap company is defined as a company with a market capitalisation between $2 billion and $10 billion. A large cap company is defined as a company with a market capitalisation value of more than $10 billion. Today, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) is displaying, exactly, […]
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/1849939114/in/photostream/”] Virginia has overtaken Texas to become America’s Top State for Business in 2011 in CNBC‘s fifth annual study measuring all 50 states on 43 metrics in 10 key categories. Categories are weighted based on how frequently those states emphasise them as traits making […]
Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rose 4.6 percentage points to 29.0%. Despite the improvement, this is the ninth consecutive week that bullish sentiment is below its historical average of 39%.
This morning the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its monthly report detailing the status of the United States’ international trade balance. Today’s data was for the month of April 2011. In April total U.S. exports amounted to 175.6 billion while imports totaled $219.2 billion, creating a deficit of $43.7 billion. […]
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] The beer-making industry is generally characterised by steady and predictable growth, yet this year major brewers have had a tough time meeting expectations so far. The sector has been slow to recover in the wake of the financial crisis. In the first quarter, three of the four […]
We previously reviewed John Paulson’s public equity portfolio at year-end 2010 in three previous articles: Legendary Investor John Paulson Likes These Stocks, 10 More Top Stocks in John Paulson’s Portfolio, and A $27 Billion Fund Is Holding These 10 Stocks In Their Portfolio.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Psusennes_I_mask.jpg”] It is possible to overpay for an exchange-traded fund — ETF.Two recent examples of excessive valuations involve Egyptian and Japanese ETFs.
Now that commodities (NYSE:DBC) are in focus, I reached out to my friend Jim Rogers to get his insights into where the commodities rally is headed.
Earlier this week we have had data from both existing home sales and new home sales. Both have been abysmal…. and I’m not speaking in hyperbole.
Unlike many of its Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) brethren, General Electric (NYSE:GE) has not regained the market value it previously had prior to the financial collapse back in 2008.
The mainstream press loves to talk about emerging market demand as a cause of inflation, rising prices and the bull market in commodities.
Harvard seems to pump out an extraordinary number of accomplished individuals. So, we decided to put together a comprehensive list of the most famous Harvard students of all-time.
During a presentation last week a questioner asked me what I thought about predictions that gasoline prices would reach $5 a gallon this summer.
conducts the following interview:
What happens when a country faces forced austerity, a banking crisis, a risk of sovereign default, and pressure to abandon a currency peg it has has sworn to be eternal and unbreakable?
[credit provider=”ContrarianEdge.com” url=”http://ContrarianEdge.com”] Recently I had the chance to interview Vitaliy Katsenelson, author of the recently released The Little Book of Sideways Markets: How to Make Money in Markets that Go Nowhere. Vitaliy and I discussed his investment theory, today’s sideways markets, and some anecdotal examples of Vitaliy’s favourite stocks […]