A company's financial metrics can be largely ignored in the search for good investment return. That's the counterintuitive message from Osmosis Investment Management, which instead uses three hurdles to select companies: their energy consumption, water consumption and waste management.
The outlook for coal and iron ore producers is bleak amid a backdrop of rising oversupply and concerns around Chinese growth. That's the assessment from several brokers and fund managers that have slashed their ratings on key energy stocks in the past few days.
Small caps are due for a pullback with large companies poised to take the lead. That's the assessment of many fund managers, after a record run for the Russell 2000 since the credit crisis.
Greenlight Capital said on Monday it had uncovered the identity of 'Valuable Insights' an anonymous blogger for Seeking Alpha that tipped the public to the hedge fund's investment in Micron Technologies.
Banks stocks were jumping Friday, drawing an almost palpable sense of relief from professional traders who have been bemoaning a lack of leadership from this sector.
Stellar rallies in many alternative energy stocks are drawing attention to a sector that is looking to reassert its credibility with investors and shake off a reputation as volatile and risky.
Bearish investors point to signs sentiment is beginning to deteriorate, as markets continue rising in the face of geopolitical risks, mixed economic data and lackluster earnings forecasts.
Markets are unlikely to gain strong direction until well into spring, strategists say, warning investors to brace for further daily 'churn' as geopolitical events dictate sentiment.
The FTC has opened an inquiry into Herbalife's business practices, causing shares in the controversial company to tumble.
Following January's successful webcast, DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach is holding another, this time focused on the consequences of quantitative easing.
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The average discount on the GM made Chevy Silverado jumped more than $500 to $4,218 from January to February. The move was meant to stimulate sales in the slumping but still lucrative pickup truck sector.
Don't be fooled by their stellar run, small-cap stocks still have plenty of steam. But beware speculative biotech stocks.
The opening of the Ivanpah plant in January may have been flashy, but the solar sector as a whole is bright with prospects.
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