The first initial public offering (IPO) of 2017 is on this week’s calendar. It may come as no big surprise that it is an offering from a firm in the energy business. A larger and more anticipated tech IPO is due the following week with tech unicorn AppDynamics set to price on January 25.
There was an IPO of sorts last week when Gores Holdings II raised $375 million with an offer of....More>>>
I will get right to it. After describing the reasons behind its meteoric rise and the discussing why this name was one of my top blue chip top picks for 2017, it comes down to performance. Just this morning Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), as well as other large banks, are out with key earnings reports. This matters for the 2017 call and it matters for the share price which has skyrocketed in the last....More>>>
Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee argues that investors need to add value and low quality stocks like Ford Motor (F), Marathon Oil (MRO), Mosaic (MOS), and First Solar (FSLR) to their portfolios to take advantage of rising oil prices, a cheaper dollar and a rebound in high yield. He explains why:
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The dilemma: hope for a catch-up in momentum and quality....More>>>
For the benefit of all newbies questioning whether or not they are really cut out for trading, John Forman of The Essentials of Trading extrapolates on a colleague’s post about a trio of warning signals to watch out for, each of which could be very telling.
I don’t know if this is really a recent post or not as every post on her sight seems to have the same date on them at....More>>>
Prattle is a text analysis company that uses proprietary algorithms to provide weekly research on central bank communications. This is a reprinted version of their Macrocast, originally published on their blog.
Prattle's models are based on the historical relationship between central bank language and market reaction, which is used as basis of evaluation for future communications.....More>>>