There are no IPOs scheduled to price in the shortened holiday week. Although August has been particularly slow with just five deals this month, filings have accelerated with eleven deals joining the pipeline this week.
The Dow, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 closed out Black Friday at record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average inched up higher from Wednesdays close, up 0.36% at 19152.14. The S&P also posted another record finish, up 0.39% at 2,213.35.
More noteworthy: the Nasdaq Composite hit new highs as the index gained 0.34% on the day at 5,398.92. The Trump effect put the hurt on FANG stocksFacebook....More>>>
In his seminal paper on portfolio management, Harry Markowitz had identified risk and return as the two most important variables in investment decision making. Any rational investor is supposed to minimize his risks, while maximising his return. However, risk and return go hand in hand. Hence, most of the times, it is extremely difficult to find investments that give superior risk-adjusted....More>>>
Up 0.5% today, up 1.6% for the week, and up 11.4% since mid-December, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD) is on fire… one of the hottest tickets in town, as lingering economic uncertainty and a weak dollar both make gold something of a must-have.
And yet, for an investor that’s willing to look past the obvious trade like the SPDR Gold Trust ETF, there’s an even more....More>>>
A "stealth" bull market is now underway in Europe – and your potential upside is far greater than you can imagine. Since the end of 2008, U.S. stocks are up roughly 150%… But European stocks have been completely left behind. You might ask, "If that's the case, then why should we care about owning European stocks today? Why shouldn't we just buy U.S.....More>>>
At its annual September event Tuesday, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) unveiled the highly anticipated iPhone X, and there's no denying how pivotal the device will be to the company's success in the next year.
In fact, the debut of the iPhone X is part of the reason Money Morning ha
University book store operatorBarnes & Noble Education Inc (NYSE: BNED), a spinoff fromBarnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS), reported Q1 2018 earnings before the market opened Wednesday with shares now down more than 18%. Consolidated sales increased $116.5 million or 48.7%to $355.7 milli
It's a crazy claim... Could Wal-Mart (WMT) – a boring retailer – really soar 41% over the next year? History says, "Yes!" You see, the world's largest retailer has been on a hot streak... Wal-Mart recently moved higher for 11 consecutive days
Today, we're showing you 10 marijuana penny stocks to watch this month, including the biggest gainers from August. Then, we'll show you how to profit from Canada's upcoming cannabis legalization set for July 1, 2018 – which could grow the country's cannabis sales by 400% in fou