You may be hearing that rising interest rates will hurt the value of real estate investment trusts. While the news bites make it sound simple, the real story has a lot more detail, explains Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) and Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuatio
Until recently, I have been totally focused on how congressional tax proposals might affect retirement saving. I have been particularly concerned that forcing everyone to save through a Roth rather than a traditional 401(k) plan would seriously disrupt savings patterns and cause many workers especially the lower paid and those who are liquidity constrained to reduce their saving.
Ninetowns Internet Technlgy Grp (NASDAQ:NINE) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.19, Fidelity Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $173.81 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.01 million.
Media headlines about Avinger (NASDAQ:AVGR) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of ne
While Deleks refineries represent less than two percent of U.S. capacity, its good access to ever-increasing, transport-limited Permian basin crude and its small-refiner renewable fuel waivers add to the operational efficiency it is achieving. In its purchase of the remaining Alon assets it didn'