The U.S. stock market still remains under the looming shadow of market volatility which commenced in February. Notably, President Trump’s tariff policies raised fears of a global trade war and spurred inflationary concerns and geopolitical conflicts, resulting in stock market volatility. Further, Trump’s decision to terminate Iran nuclear deal only accentuated the issue.
Markets remain highly unstable with rapid ascent being witnessed in one week, followed by a sharp decline the very next week. Investors remain skeptical about the imposition of tariffs despite the fact that....More>>>
Shares of United (UAL) surged nearly 5% on Wednesday, one day after the airline giant posted strong first quarter earnings results. Meanwhile, fellow U.S. airline companies also saw their stock prices climb, which might signal that investors are confident about the whole industry as first quarter earnings season really starts to take off.
United posted adjusted first quarter earnings of $0.50 per share, topping our Zacks Consensus Estimates of $0.49 per share. This bottom line beat helped lift United stock, which had sunk more than 13% over the last 12 weeks.
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If anybody ever wants to interview me about these five-stock samplers [you might be a journalist wondering whether people could pick stocks that do beat the market that consistently], I’ll be the first to say, by the way, 100% is not a hit rate I will ever be able to maintain, but thinking back, now, over three years, that is a pretty remarkable record of consistency. But whether or not we’re right 100% of the time or 75% or 50% of the time, what I really look at are the percentage points of alpha that would generate over and above the market, and that is a remarkable story. So,....More>>>
Sell right now and go away? That old adage would have been horrible advice for investors who owned three biotech stocks that soared over the last week.
Following stocks chalked up huge gains over the last five days. What sent these biotech stocks into orbit? And are they still smart picks for investors? Here’s what you need to know about the fantastic week for them along with what could be next for each stock.
Top Low Price Stocks To Buy Right Now: Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.(MMP)
Apache has been manhandled by the market over the past several years, like many energy....More>>>
High-yield stocks can give income portfolios a nice boost, but not every high-yield stock deserves a spot in your income portfolio. Sometimes, a high yield can indicate business problems that cause share prices to fall, and when that happens, the losses can far exceed any benefit associated with pocketing dividend checks.
You won’t always be able to avoid that risk, but taking the time to consider the business behind the high yield before buying may reduce your risk. For instance, following stocks are high-yielding stocks that are backed by strong businesses, which could make....More>>>