DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Short-sellers hate being caught short a stock that reports a blowout quarter. When this happens, we often see a tradable short squeeze develop as the bears rush to cover their positions to avoid big losses. Even the best short-sellers know that it’s never a great idea to stay short once a bullish earnings report sparks a big short-covering rally.
Retirement investing is not what it used to be. In the old days, one could just invest in the safe stocks to buy, in blue chips, in a nice ladder of bonds, and do just fine.
Alas, the market has significantly changed. Much of this is due to the historically low interest rates weve had.
The problem with the Federal Reserves attempt to goose the economy is that it killed bond yields,....more>>>
Bank hacks on a Vietnamese and Bangladesh Central Bank through the financial messaging system Swift are a cause of concern for banks around the world.
New details emerged on last year's Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank hack, according to a Bloomberg report. Swift codes were identified to be embedded into the string used by the hacker and they identified "at least seven....more>>>
There are a lot of changes coming when December becomes January: A new year, a new president … and a new edition of InvestorPlace’s annual Best Stocks contest.
The markets have a lot to digest at the start of the year, with December’s Federal Reserve interest rate increase, a lengthy bull market and, of course, whatever changes are in store once President-elect Donald Trump....more>>>
SEBASTIAN, Fla. A Salvation Army bell ringer received a coin with ties to a fleet of Spanish galleons sunk in 1715 off the coast of Vero Beach.
Longtime volunteer Jim Bessy received the gold Spanish escudoworth several thousand dollars from a donor who wished to remain anonymous.He said the donor handed him the coin for safekeeping Thursday so it wouldnt get mixed up with the other coins....more>>>