As is the case with many midstream companies in North America, the continent’s growing production of both oil and natural gas has inspired Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to embark on several new projects meant to stimulate its growth over the coming years as well as better meet the growing needs of its customers in the energy production business. While I briefly discussed a few of these projects....More>>>
Famed investor Warren Buffett has continued his buying spree of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock recently. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) (NYSE:BRK-A) loaded up an astounding 75 million shares of the tech giant during the first calendar quarter of 2018, bringing the conglomerate’s total stake in Apple to more than 240 million shares.Buffett’s bullishness on Apple has been particularly....More>>>
All three drugmakers included in the Dow Jones industrial index wereon a list of drug companies published Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alleged to have withheld samples of brand-name drugs from companies wanting to develop generic versions of the drugs. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) each dropped more than 1% while Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:....More>>>
February 27, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday but picked up steam shortly after the bell and rose fairly steadily throughout the day. Energy and real estate were the leading gainers while telecom and consumer staples were the laggards. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $54.05 a barrel, up 6 cents on the day. April gold added 50 cents on the day to settle at $1,258.80. Equities were headed....More>>>
Many conservative investors gravitate toward blue-chip dividend stocks with healthy yields well above what the overall market pays. Right now, the market average of about 2% isn’t all that much for income-hungry investors, especially as bond rates start to rise more sharply.
Fortunately, you can find a number of solid investment choices within the Dow Jones Industrials (DJINDICES:^DJI)....More>>>