It's that time again! "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed.
We often see insiders buying up shares in companies that perform well over the long term. On the other hand, we'd be remiss not to mention that insider sales have been known to precede tough periods for a business. What Is Insider Buying?
An intensifying Middle East conflict is threatening to throw the world's energy market into disarray after weekend drone attacks destroyed parts of Saudi Aramco's Abqaiq plant — one of the world's largest processors of oil — and a separate nearby oil field. On Saturday, the drone attacks, directed at Saudi Arabian oil facilities that account for nearly 10 million barrels of crude-oil production, resulted in massive plumes of black smoke emanating from the oil field, and a shutdown that could lead to about 50% of its production being at least temporarily thrown offline. Prominent crude-oil strategist Phil Flynn at Price Futures Group told MarketWatch on Sunday that the drone strike was a “big deal” that could result in a major spike in crude-oil prices, because of the potential disruption to global supplies.
On September 14, drones attacked Saudi Arabia Aramco's oil-infrastructure in the eastern part of the kingdom. Saudi Arabia's oil production has fallen by 50%. Oil prices are set to rise after these attacks.
UBS analyst John Roy downgraded HP Inc. shares (hpq) to neutral from buy on Monday, writing that he expects fiscal 2020 to be a "transition year" for printer supplies and personal computers. "The industry is in a secular decline and the long-term growth depends on the ability to gain market share," Roy wrote. "We expect print supplies to remain under pressure due to secular trends, lack of consolidation, and competition from third party suppliers." He also expects mix and cost headwinds to contribute to a weaker PC market in fiscal 2020.
On Friday evening, Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs told his viewers, “Have a great weekend. The President makes such a thing possible for us all.
So shareholders might well want to know whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC). Do Insider Transactions Matter? It is perfectly legal for company insiders, including board members, to buy and sell stock in a company.
Millennials are famous for their skinny jeans and avocado toast. But they've had pretty good luck picking some top stocks this year, too. Eight of the most widely held stocks by millennial-aged investors (born early 80s to early 2000s) are up 50% or more this year.
A threat of reprisals by an angry Kingdom of Saudi Arabia means the value of oil will rise. The latter factor may pump up the valuation of a promised IPO of Saudi Aramco. But elevated investment risk more than offsets that, ensuring Aramco is worth far less than the mooted $2tn.
President Donald Trump said he's authorized releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve following the attacks on Saudi Arabia on Saturday, which sent Brent crude oil prices skyrocketing as much as 19%. In tweets, the president said the amount of oil released would be determined “sufficient to keep the markets well-supplied. Trump's comment follows one from the Department of Energy on Saturday, that the U.S. Is ready to “offset any disruptions to oil markets” after the Saudi facilities were attacked.
Saudi Aramco officials are growing less optimistic that there will be a rapid recovery in oil production after the attack on the giant Abqaiq processing plant, a person with knowledge of the matter said. All eyes are on how fast the kingdom can recover from the weekend's devastating strike, which knocked out roughly 5% of global supply and triggered a record surge in oil prices. Initially, it was said that significant volumes of crude could being to flow again within days, but it may now take longer than previously thought to resume operations at the plant, the person said, asking not be named before an official announcement.
After getting engaged I found out about her debt, bad FICO score excess parking tickets, etc. I educated and worked with her, and she eventually climbed out of it. Life is good, except she has new debt.
As developers across the U.S. buy up mobile home parks to tear them down, and investors buy parks and raise rent, the state of Colorado recently passed a law to help protect mobile home residents. Sept.
Latest price update What do analysts say about Aurora Cannabis? Peers' earnings Tracking the trend Analysts' ratings Comparing Aurora Cannabis with its peers represents an upside potential of 67% from the closing price on September 13. Aphria closed with a gain of 1.0%.
While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE) and why it is important. Enphase Energy has a ROE of 9.1%, based on the last twelve months. How Do I Calculate Return On Equity?
Using the most recent financial data, we'll take a look at whether the stock is fairly priced by taking the foreast future cash flows of the company and discounting them back to today's value. This is done using the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model. Don't get put off by the jargon, the math behind it is actually quite straightforward.
Today, after two and a half years of tax cutting, tariff boosting and assaults on globalization, foreign direct investment has fallen the most in almost two decades amid dwindling confidence by business leaders about continued U.S. prosperity. The 45th president roiled so many symbiotic relationships between the U.S. and its major trading partners in Canada, China, Europe, Japan and Mexico that chief executive officers here and abroad have grown skittish about long-term commitments during the No. 1 economy's record-long expansion. Trump inherited the only developed economy to rebound to a record gross domestic product and which produced the largest increase in jobs after the 2008 recession.
Here are three stocks with a very bearish outlook from Goldman Sachs right now. According to the firm, these 3 stocks all deserve the most worrying 'underperform' rating based on their outlook for the coming months. Here we take a closer look at why Goldman Sachs is advising against these three stocks, and whether or not the rest of the Street agrees.
The majority of stocks have fallen in the wake of Saturday's drone attacks on two Saudi Arabian oil facilities but brave investors could still benefit from surging crude prices. The attacks, which the U.S. has blamed on Iran, hit key Saudi facilities, disrupting 5% of the global daily oil production. European stocks fell as the drone strikes presented another headwind for the global economy and raised geopolitical tensions.
The Patriots and the NFL didn't know that Antonio Brown would be sued for sexual assault and rape before he signed with New England. Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports that Brown and his accuser, Britney Taylor, “engaged in settlement talks for months” before the lawsuit was filed.
For long term investors, improvement in profitability and outperformance against the industry can be important characteristics in a stock. In this article, I will take a look at The Progressive Corporation's (NYSE:PGR) track record on a high level, to give you some insight into how the company has been performing against its historical trend and its industry peers. How PGR fared against its long-term earnings performance and its industry PGR's trailing twelve-month earnings (from 30 June 2019) of US$3.2b has jumped 46% compared to the previous year.
An attack on Saudi Arabia that shut 5% of global crude output caused the biggest surge in oil prices since 1991, after U.S. officials blamed Iran and President Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to retaliate. The Iran-aligned Houthi movement that controls Yemen's capital claimed responsibility for the attack, which damaged the world's biggest crude oil processing plant. Iran denied blame and said it was ready for "full-fledged war".
Oil price makes biggest intraday jump since 1988 after Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil plants Disruption could send prices soaring 'as high as $100 a barrel' Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' to go after aggressor European indices open lower as mood sours Robin Pagnamenta: A tit-for-tat oil fight between Saudi Arabia and Iran will be bad news for consumers and the global economy Meanwhile, in China... The Hong Kong stock exchange's shock bid for its London counterpart was the big story of last week. The controversy rumbles on.
Two current and one former precious metals traders at JPMorgan Chase & Co. were charged with manipulating the markets for precious metals futures contracts. The U.S. Department of Justice said that the three men were engaged in a “massive multiyear scheme to manipulate the market for precious metals futures contracts and defraud market participants. One of those indicted is Michael Nowak, who ran JPMorgan's global precious metals desk.
On Friday, Azer initiated coverage on five U.S. cannabis companies that she deemed noteworthy as she reiterated her call for total U.S. cannabis sales to hit $80 billion by 2030. Relative to their Canadian cannabis peers, Azer notes that the operating paradigm for U.S. multi-state cannabis companies is more nuanced given tax differences and restrictions in scientific research. However, “brand development in the U.S. is much easier, given regulatory nuances, which favors the U.S. operators who emphasize a traditional CPG model that relies more on high-margin finished goods, as opposed to specialty retail,” she wrote in a note published Friday.
Over the past 10 years Carnival Corporation & Plc (NYSE:CCL) has grown its dividend payouts from $0.40 to $2. With a market cap of US$36b, Carnival Corporation & pays out 47% of its earnings, leading to a 4.0% yield. Let me elaborate on you why the stock stands out for income investors like myself.