Latest Articles in Stocks

  • Don't Fight the Gravity of Exponential Change
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Welcome back to the Mind Over Money podcast I m Kevin Cook your field guide and story teller for the fascinating arena of behavioral economics This episode is all about how fast the future is coming at us I ve talked before about the book 160 Bold 160 by Peter Diamandis and […]

  • 3 Stocks for Warren Buffett Fans
    on November 23, 2017 at 3:56 am

    Warren Buffett s knack for finding great companies at prices that leave room for substantial appreciation and holding their stocks for the long term has made him one of the most successful investors in history With such a storied track record it s no surprise that people play […]

  • Why 2017 Was a Year to Forget for Frontier Communications Corporations Corp.
    on November 23, 2017 at 3:55 am

    2017 has not been kind to investors in Frontier Communications NASDAQ FTR Share prices have plunged 85 lower triggering a couple of desperation moves along the way And the regional telecom s troubles show no signs of ending anytime soon What s wrong Frontier has […]

  • Why Qudian Inc. Stock Dropped Another 16% on Wednesday
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    What happened Things took a turn for the worse for investors in Chinese online small consumer credit provider Qudian Inc NYSE QD 160 on Wednesday with the shares closing down 16 4 Coming on the heels of Tuesday s 4 drop 160 and the six days of declines […]

  • Coca-Cola Outlines New Priorities
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    Last week The Coca Cola Company NYSE KO held its first investor day conference in seven years The forum gave CEO James Quincey an opportunity to discuss broad changes he s implemented since taking over from former CEO Muhtar Kent in May of this year In the first of […]

  • The Narrative Structure Coca-Cola Is Using to Dominate Beverage Markets
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    When you hold a global market position like The Coca Cola Company NYSE KO with products in over 200 countries it s imperative to learn to think small if you want to remain competitive In the first article in this series discussing the company s investor day conferenc […]

  • Coca-Cola Tweaks Its Financial Strategy
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    During Coca Cola s NYSE KO investor day conference last week CFO Kathy Waller used the final speaking spot to tie various strategic threads together describing changes in Coca Cola s financial model that will help the company achieve its near term goals In this final part of […]

  • Why iRobot Stock Fell Nearly 10% on Wednesday
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:55 am

    What happened Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner maker iRobot NASDAQ IRBT saw its stock sell off hard on Wednesday with the shares falling as far as 9 7 in early trading before bouncing back to close the day down only 6 3 Why It appears this was sort of a good news […]

  • Why TiVo Corporation Stock Jumped 10% on Wednesday
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:55 am

    What happened Shares of popular digital video recorder maker TiVo Corporation NASDAQ TIVO took off on Wednesday rising more than 10 in early trading before settling down to close the day up 7 1 For this you can thank the U S International Trad […]

  • STMicroelectronics Trades At A Discount To Peers Despite Strong Fundamentals
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:54 am

    By Daniel Stone ByDaniel Stone Overview of thesis Overview of thesisOverview of thesis My analysis of STMicroelectronics STM indicates that the company is currently undervalued despite the nearly 50 increase in share price over the last three months This is based on my view […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • Who Wouldn't Dig an 11% Yield? Miners Just Might Pay It
    on November 22, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Tony Ashby AFP Getty Images Tony Ashby AFP Getty Images The metals and mining secto r could be increasingly fertile ground for dividend growth While the industry struggled mightily in 2015 as the commodity boom came crashing down the stocks have partially rebounded since then reflecting […]

  • RSI Alert: Wendy's (WEN) Now Oversold
    on November 22, 2017 at 10:56 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • 5 Winners And Losers From A Key 2018 Theme
    on November 22, 2017 at 10:54 pm

    Clues are emerging to what could be one of the biggest trends in 2018 The rate on the 10 year Treasury has jumped 15 since early September and is causing an investor exodus from one segment of the market The selloff could get worse as rates rise further and a wave of debt […]

  • Cats & Dogs Living Together! How the Fed Minutes Reveal 'Mass Confusion'
    on November 22, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    On a quiet Wednesday not even the minutes from the last meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee could wake the market On a quiet Wednesday not eventhe minutes from the last meeting of the Federal Open Market CommitteeFederal Open Market Committee could wake t […]

  • Wednesday Sector Laggards: Technology & Communications, Utilities
    on November 22, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Wednesday shares of Technology amp Communications companies are underperforming other sectors showing a 0 3 loss Within that group Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co Symbol HPE and HP Inc Symbol HPQ are two large stocks that ar […]

  • PS Business Parks' Preferred Stock, Series V Shares Cross 5.5% Yield Mark
    on November 22, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    In trading on Wednesday shares of PS Business Parks Inc s 5 70 Cumulative Preferred Stock Series V Symbol PSB PRV were yielding above the 5 5 mark based on its quarterly dividend annualized to 1 425 with shares changing hands as low as 25 78 on the day This compares to an averag […]

  • BCE's Series T Preferred Shares Crosses Above 4% Yield Territory
    on November 22, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    In trading on Wednesday shares of BCE Inc s Series T Preferred Shares TSX BCE PRT TO were yielding above the 4 mark based on its quarterly dividend annualized to 0 7548 with shares changing hands as low as 18 85 on the day As of last close BCE PRT was trading at a 23 68 discount […]

  • Wednesday 11/22 Insider Buying Report: LB, ETM
    on November 22, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock presumably the only reason they would use their hard earned cash to make a purchase is that they expect to make money Today we look at […]

  • Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Enters Oversold Territory (GOL)
    on November 22, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • Wednesday Sector Leaders: Hospital & Medical Practitioners, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Stocks
    on November 22, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    In trading on Wednesday hospital amp medical practitioners shares were relative leaders up on the day by about 2 3 Leading the group were shares of Surgery Partners up about 4 8 and shares of Acadia Healthcare Company up about 4 6 on the day Also showing relative strength ar […]

Investing in Stocks

  • Don't Fight the Gravity of Exponential Change
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Welcome back to the Mind Over Money podcast I m Kevin Cook your field guide and story teller for the fascinating arena of behavioral economics This episode is all about how fast the future is coming at us I ve talked before about the book 160 Bold 160 by Peter Diamandis and […]

  • 3 Stocks for Warren Buffett Fans
    on November 23, 2017 at 3:56 am

    Warren Buffett s knack for finding great companies at prices that leave room for substantial appreciation and holding their stocks for the long term has made him one of the most successful investors in history With such a storied track record it s no surprise that people play […]

  • Why 2017 Was a Year to Forget for Frontier Communications Corporations Corp.
    on November 23, 2017 at 3:55 am

    2017 has not been kind to investors in Frontier Communications NASDAQ FTR Share prices have plunged 85 lower triggering a couple of desperation moves along the way And the regional telecom s troubles show no signs of ending anytime soon What s wrong Frontier has […]

  • Why Qudian Inc. Stock Dropped Another 16% on Wednesday
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    What happened Things took a turn for the worse for investors in Chinese online small consumer credit provider Qudian Inc NYSE QD 160 on Wednesday with the shares closing down 16 4 Coming on the heels of Tuesday s 4 drop 160 and the six days of declines […]

  • Coca-Cola Outlines New Priorities
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    Last week The Coca Cola Company NYSE KO held its first investor day conference in seven years The forum gave CEO James Quincey an opportunity to discuss broad changes he s implemented since taking over from former CEO Muhtar Kent in May of this year In the first of […]

  • The Narrative Structure Coca-Cola Is Using to Dominate Beverage Markets
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    When you hold a global market position like The Coca Cola Company NYSE KO with products in over 200 countries it s imperative to learn to think small if you want to remain competitive In the first article in this series discussing the company s investor day conferenc […]

  • Coca-Cola Tweaks Its Financial Strategy
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    During Coca Cola s NYSE KO investor day conference last week CFO Kathy Waller used the final speaking spot to tie various strategic threads together describing changes in Coca Cola s financial model that will help the company achieve its near term goals In this final part of […]

  • Why iRobot Stock Fell Nearly 10% on Wednesday
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:55 am

    What happened Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner maker iRobot NASDAQ IRBT saw its stock sell off hard on Wednesday with the shares falling as far as 9 7 in early trading before bouncing back to close the day down only 6 3 Why It appears this was sort of a good news […]

  • Why TiVo Corporation Stock Jumped 10% on Wednesday
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:55 am

    What happened Shares of popular digital video recorder maker TiVo Corporation NASDAQ TIVO took off on Wednesday rising more than 10 in early trading before settling down to close the day up 7 1 For this you can thank the U S International Trad […]

  • STMicroelectronics Trades At A Discount To Peers Despite Strong Fundamentals
    on November 23, 2017 at 2:54 am

    By Daniel Stone ByDaniel Stone Overview of thesis Overview of thesisOverview of thesis My analysis of STMicroelectronics STM indicates that the company is currently undervalued despite the nearly 50 increase in share price over the last three months This is based on my view […]

Basics of Investing

  • DNA Plc, Interview with Jukka Leinonen, CEO
    on November 22, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Watch the  CEO Signature Series interview with Jukka Leinonen, CEO of DNA Plc. Jukka Leinonen, CEO Biography: Jukka Leinonen: With DNA since 2010 CEO Education: M.Sc. (Tech) Main work experience: - DNA Ltd, CEO since 2013 - DNA Ltd, Senior Vice President, Corporate Business 2010–2013 - TeliaSonera Ltd, […]

  • 5 Money Decisions You Might Regret Later in Life
    on November 21, 2017 at 3:44 pm

    By Herbert Kyles The room for error in most money decisions can leave you feeling pressured to make all the right moves now. The good news is we can learn from other people’s experiences to help us make better choices today so we don’t end up saddled with regrets about how we used our money in the past. Her […]

  • The 3 Unbreakable Rules for Financial Success
    on November 17, 2017 at 2:54 pm

    By  Paul Sydlansky, CFP® I recently had a friend ask me what the three most important pieces of advice you could give someone about their finances. I thought this was an excellent question and one that many others likely had as well. This really made me think, “If I could only provide three pieces of advice, what […]

  • Verona Pharma (VRNA), Interview with Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO
    on November 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Watch the  CEO Signature Series interview with Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO of Verona Pharma ( VRNA ). Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO Biography: Jan-Anders Karlsson, PhD, has served as Verona Chief Executive Officer and on the Company’s board of directors since June 2012. Prior to his time at Verona, he was CEO of […]

  • How to Achieve Real Diversification in Your Portfolio
    on November 14, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    By Chris Cook Many investors make a simple, yet correctable mistake in their portfolios—they believe they hold diversified investments when in actuality they don’t, leaving them unnecessarily exposed to  market volatility . So how does this problem happen, and why do so many investors build a narrowly or poorly […]

  • TherapeuticsMD (TXMD), Interview with Robert G. Finizio, CEO
    on November 13, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    Watch the  CEO Signature Series interview with Robert G. Finizio, CEO, Founder and Director of TherapeuticsMD ( TXMD ). Robert G. Finizio, CEO Biography: Robert G. Finizio is the Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, and Director of TherapeuticsMD. Mr. Finizio has 20 years of healthcare experience and […]

  • 5 Steps to Becoming a Better Investor
    on November 13, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    By  Eric C. Jansen, ChFC® Do you feel knowledgeable about where you invest your money and how you do it? You might be a good investor right now but what could your portfolio look like if you were even better? If you want to take your financial performance and ability to grow wealth to the next level, take a look […]

  • Financial Planning Checklist for Beginners
    on November 1, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    By Jennifer E. Myers, CFP® October is Financial Planning Month, making now a great time to think about your financial preparedness and well-being. Money isn’t everything in life, but it certainly helps to achieve security and to open opportunities for you and your family.  Personal finance can be complex, […]

  • How to Make Your First Million the Warren Buffett Way
    on November 1, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    Shutterstock photo Whether you’re looking for investment advice or you’re striving for financial greatness, Warren Buffett might be the perfect role model. Known for his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett has an estimated net worth of $80.7 billion according to Forbes — but the Oracle of Omaha wasn’t […]

  • How to Use Financial Rules of Thumb
    on October 18, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    By  Scott Snider, CPF®, CRPC® Do you find it difficult to sort through all the "expert opinions" and confidently know how much to save for retirement, how much debt is appropriate or how much to set aside in savings for emergencies? You are not alone. To make life easier, I created a list of benchmarks that can […]