Latest Articles in Stocks

  • 10 Stocks That Could Make You Money While Helping the Environment
    on April 23, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Source Getty Images 1 of The top stocks for environmental stewardship Big things usually have small beginnings That s certainly the case with wind power in the United States At […]

  • Q1 Earnings, 10-Year Yield Heating Up
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Monday April 23 2018 After a prolonged period of 10 year bond yields relatively stagnant in the 2 8s earlier this year while equity markets were setting a wild roller coaster in motion we now see the 10 year peek its head up near 3 for the first time since the end of 2013 At 2 […]

  • P&C Insurers Q1 Earnings Roster for Apr 24: CB, TRV & More
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    The first quarter earnings season is in its first leg with 87 members of the elite S amp P 500 index having already reported financial numbers so far 160 Per the latest Earnings Preview performances of these index participants indicate 25 increase in 160 total earnings 160 on 10 […]

  • Will AT&T (T) Beat Q1 Earnings on Healthy Organic Growth?
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    AT amp T Inc T is scheduled to report first quarter 2018 results after the closing bell on Apr 25 In the last reported quarter the company s earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 13 cents Over the trailing four quarters it delivered a positive average earnings surprise of 6 […]

  • Will North America Sales Drive Coca-Cola's (KO) Q1 Earnings?
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    The Coca Cola Company s KO North America segment s revenues comprising about 30 of its top line are expected to witness growth in the first quarter of 2018 when it reports on Tuesday Apr 24 A Look at Coca Cola s North America Performance in Q4 The North America segmenta […]

  • IBM Plunges: 5 Reasons to Buy, 5 Reasons to Sell
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Shares of IBM NYSE IBM plunged nearly 8 on April 18 after the tech giant reported its first quarter earnings Big Blue s numbers initially looked solid topping analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines But upon digging deeper into the 160 report investors w […]

  • What Will Intel Corp.'s Top Gaming Processor in 2019 Look Like?
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Within the next few months chip giant Intel NASDAQ INTC is expected to unveil a new processor for the gaming enthusiast market an eight core chip based on the company s Coffee Lake architecture that debuted in late 2017 For years Intel s top gaming processors cam […]

  • 9 Home Upgrades That Are a Good Investment for You and the Planet
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Source Getty Images 1 of A few minor home upgrades can make a big difference Saving the planet doesn t have to be an all or nothing proposition and it doesn t even have to […]

  • 30 Eco-Friendly Products That Will (Eventually) Save You Money
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Source Getty Images 1 of Benefits all around It s not always easy to do the right thing Years ago for example if you wanted to improve your diet by eating whole wheat […]

  • Tech Today: An eSim Conspiracy? Defending Verizon, Cheering Okta
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Here are some things going on today in 160 the world of tech Here are some things going on today in 160 the world of techHere are some things going on today in the world of tech Google Q1 Cometh Google Q1 ComethGoogle Q1 Cometh On tap for earnings this evening Alphabet 160 […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • Money On A Mission: Are Green Bonds Right For You?
    on April 24, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    Shutterstock photo The financial services industry is constantly developing new products to serve the ever-changing wants and needs of a diverse array of investors. While Wall Street financial innovation can lead to problems ( e.g. , the exotic mortgage debt instruments that helped fuel the 2008 financia […]

  • Company News For Apr 23, 2018
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    General Electric Company s GE shares rose 3 9 after reporting first quarter fiscal 2018 adjusted earnings of 0 16 per share surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 0 11 per share Shares of Regions Financial Corporation RF increased 4 1 after reporting first quarter […]

  • Moving Average Crossover Alert: Radian Group (RDN)
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Radian Group Inc RDN could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front Recently the 50 Day Moving Average for RDN broke out below the 200 Day Simple Moving Average suggesting short term bearishness This […]

  • LHC Group (LHCG): Moving Average Crossover Alert
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    LHC Group Inc LHCG is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective as the company is seeing favorable trends on the moving average crossover front Recently the 50 Day Moving Average for LHCG broke out above the 200 Day Simple Moving Average suggesting a short term […]

  • Dow Movers: INTC, MRK
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    In early trading on Monday shares of Merck topped the list of the day s best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components trading up 2 1 Year to date Merck registers a 6 8 gain And the worst performing Dow component thus far on the day is Intel trading down 0 9 Int […]

  • S&P 500 Movers: CNP, HBI
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    In early trading on Monday shares of HanesBrands topped the list of the day s best performing components of the S amp P 500 index trading up 5 3 Year to date HanesBrands has lost about 13 4 of its value And the worst performing S amp P 500 component thus far on the day is […]

  • Nasdaq 100 Movers: SHPG, HSIC
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    In early trading on Monday shares of Henry Schein topped the list of the day s best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index trading up 4 9 Year to date Henry Schein registers a 3 7 gain And the worst performing Nasdaq 100 component thus far on the day is Shire trading down 2 […]

  • IAU, IQDG: Big ETF Inflows
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares Gold Trust which added 17 400 000 units or a 1 8 increase week over week And on a percentage change basis the ETF with the biggest increas […]

  • XLU, SMH: Big ETF Outflows
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel the biggest outflow was seen in the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund where 8 100 000 units were destroyed or a 5 8 decrease week over week Among the largest underlying components of XLU […]

  • Pinnacle Foods (PF) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 9.8%
    on April 23, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Pinnacle Foods Inc PF was a big mover last session as the company saw its shares nearly 10 on the day The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session This continues the recent uptrend for the company as the stock is now up 12 8 in t […]

Investing in Stocks

  • 10 Stocks That Could Make You Money While Helping the Environment
    on April 23, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Source Getty Images 1 of The top stocks for environmental stewardship Big things usually have small beginnings That s certainly the case with wind power in the United States At […]

  • Q1 Earnings, 10-Year Yield Heating Up
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Monday April 23 2018 After a prolonged period of 10 year bond yields relatively stagnant in the 2 8s earlier this year while equity markets were setting a wild roller coaster in motion we now see the 10 year peek its head up near 3 for the first time since the end of 2013 At 2 […]

  • P&C Insurers Q1 Earnings Roster for Apr 24: CB, TRV & More
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    The first quarter earnings season is in its first leg with 87 members of the elite S amp P 500 index having already reported financial numbers so far 160 Per the latest Earnings Preview performances of these index participants indicate 25 increase in 160 total earnings 160 on 10 […]

  • Will AT&T (T) Beat Q1 Earnings on Healthy Organic Growth?
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    AT amp T Inc T is scheduled to report first quarter 2018 results after the closing bell on Apr 25 In the last reported quarter the company s earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 13 cents Over the trailing four quarters it delivered a positive average earnings surprise of 6 […]

  • Will North America Sales Drive Coca-Cola's (KO) Q1 Earnings?
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    The Coca Cola Company s KO North America segment s revenues comprising about 30 of its top line are expected to witness growth in the first quarter of 2018 when it reports on Tuesday Apr 24 A Look at Coca Cola s North America Performance in Q4 The North America segmenta […]

  • IBM Plunges: 5 Reasons to Buy, 5 Reasons to Sell
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Shares of IBM NYSE IBM plunged nearly 8 on April 18 after the tech giant reported its first quarter earnings Big Blue s numbers initially looked solid topping analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines But upon digging deeper into the 160 report investors w […]

  • What Will Intel Corp.'s Top Gaming Processor in 2019 Look Like?
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Within the next few months chip giant Intel NASDAQ INTC is expected to unveil a new processor for the gaming enthusiast market an eight core chip based on the company s Coffee Lake architecture that debuted in late 2017 For years Intel s top gaming processors cam […]

  • 9 Home Upgrades That Are a Good Investment for You and the Planet
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Source Getty Images 1 of A few minor home upgrades can make a big difference Saving the planet doesn t have to be an all or nothing proposition and it doesn t even have to […]

  • 30 Eco-Friendly Products That Will (Eventually) Save You Money
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Source Getty Images 1 of Benefits all around It s not always easy to do the right thing Years ago for example if you wanted to improve your diet by eating whole wheat […]

  • Tech Today: An eSim Conspiracy? Defending Verizon, Cheering Okta
    on April 23, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Here are some things going on today in 160 the world of tech Here are some things going on today in 160 the world of techHere are some things going on today in the world of tech Google Q1 Cometh Google Q1 ComethGoogle Q1 Cometh On tap for earnings this evening Alphabet 160 […]

Basics of Investing

  • 3 Reasons Why Stocks Often Drop On Good Earnings
    on April 13, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    Earnings season got underway in earnest this morning, with releases from three big banks, Citigroup ( C ), JP Morgan Chase ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo ( WFC ). Reports of Q1 2018 results will come thick and fast from hereon out and, by the time things start to slow down a few weeks from now, there will inevitably be som […]

  • 7 Retirement Savings Tips for Millennials
    on April 12, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    By Daniel Ruedi Millennials  often think they are too young to get serious about investing for retirement. The truth is, with the majority of their earning and saving years ahead of them, young people actually have the most at stake when making investment decisions. Any mistakes are compounded over a long […]

  • The Unique Retirement Planning Needs of Women
    on April 12, 2018 at 8:22 pm

    By Katie Moore When it comes to planning for retirement, there is no one-size-fits-all option. While the retirement goal of being able to live comfortably may be the same, the path to reach that goal can be very different for men and women. There are some unique issues that women need to account for that don’t […]

  • What Is A Market Correction?
    on April 11, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    During the latest bout of market volatility, you may have heard at least once that the Nasdaq, S&P or Dow has slipped into “correction territory”. It is usually said with an ominous tone and is therefore often scary for investors, but many aren’t aware that it has a specific meaning and has implications for t […]

  • Hedging:Stop Loss Vs. Options Strategies
    on April 10, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    By Joseph Halpern, CEO of Exceed Investments , LLC. March was a good test run for the inevitable market downturn. After being on cruise control for approximately two years the fear of inflationary pressures combined with quickly rising rates spooked the market resulting in a quick 10% drop. Sometimes when thes […]

  • Forecasting Market Returns is Really Easy
    on April 5, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    By Ron Surz Ron@PPCA-Inc.com , Originator of Age Sage Returns on stocks and stock markets are the result of just 3 factors, 2 of which are easy to predict. The hard factor to predict is Price/Earnings ratio because it is driven by investor psychology. All you need is a P/E forecast and you’ve got a forecast […]

  • 3 Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting ETFs
    on April 3, 2018 at 2:08 pm

    The widespread adoption of exchange-traded funds has allowed everyday investors to become successful investors.  These innovative tools achieve this task by reducing costs, increasing diversification, enhancing transparency, and mitigating taxes, just to name a few.  Yet, as an investment advisor, I am st […]

  • Investing Requires a Different Way of Thinking
    on March 30, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    By Dan Danford, CFP Many people believe superior cognitive skills are transferrable to any profession. An IQ test, one measure of cognitive ability, is designed to identify how quickly you can spot patterns or solve problems, and the ability to quickly identify patterns can lead to accurate medical diagnoses, […]

  • How Investors Can Outsmart The Herd
    on March 28, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    Since the market bottom in March of 2009 following the Financial Crisis, the S&P 500 has enjoyed a rise of nearly 300%, a move on par with some of the largest in history.  From a fundamental perspective, there has been plenty to get excited about over the intervening years with respect to economic growth, job […]

  • Are We Hardwired To Derail Our Own Investments?
    on March 28, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    People don’t make rational decisions, including decisions about investing. The degree to which we make ludicrous choices depends on our DNA. (No, really; bear with me.) Decision making by both investors and advisors can be less reckless if we understand more about individual behaviors and why we make the financia […]