Some companies take a Field of Dreams approach, hoping that if they build, customers will respond. That's not the case with most energy infrastructure companies. They refuse to put shovels into the ground unless they've already received significant customer support in the form of long
Holding a stake in great businesses that regularly pay dividends and then reinvesting those payouts is one of the most dependable paths to long-term wealth creation. The challenge, then, is finding companies that are positioned to sustain a high level of performance and keep that returned income
Energy is an absolutely fascinating industry to follow right now. On one side, you have oil and gas companies selling at incredibly low valuations, despite the fact that oil prices are above $70 a barrel. On the other side, you have renewable-energy companies with a multitrillion-dollar gro
The week started off with a bang for U.S. equities after fears of geopolitical tensions caused by the Syria missile strike calmed down. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.8%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 0.9% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.7% at day’
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mplx (NYSE:MPLX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $38.00 price objective on the pipeline company’s stock.
According to Zacks, “MPLX LP is a fee-based limited partnership formed to own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil, refined product and other hydrocarbon-based product pipelines and other midstream assets. The Company’s assets consist of a network of common carrier crude oil and product pipeline systems and associated storage....More>>>
December 8, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a very solid report on non-farm payroll gains. Next week’s FOMC meeting is expected to raise the federal funds rate again. Telecom and healthcare were sector leaders today while materials and defensive stocks lagged. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $57.36 a barrel, up 1.2% for the day but down about 1.7% for the week. February gold dropped 0.4% on the day to settle at $1,248.40, down 2.6% for the week. Equities were headed for a higher close shortly before the bell as the DJIA traded up 0.37% for the day, the S&P....More>>>
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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in October rose by 2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million from a downwardly revised total of 5.37 million in August. This reflects the largest increase since the sum
Alteryx, Inc.(NYSE:AYX) reported its first-quarter results on May 9, and the company saw its sales increase 50% year over year to $42.8 million. The data analytics platform specialist had a GAAP loss of $0.09 per share, compared to a loss of $0.22 per share in the year-ago quarter.
Small-cap stocks can deliver explosive gains -- or sizable losses. Choose well, and these high-risk yet potentially high-reward stocks can deliver multibagger returns and turbocharge your portfolio's overall performance. But choose poorly, and a small-cap stock can produce painful losses, up to a