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Stocks edge higher in choppy trading Wednesday as the energy and basic materials lead markets despite declining oil prices.
T. Rowe Price's (TROW) U.S. mutual funds have a habit of outperforming their benchmarks, and this stock has paid a consistent dividend for more than a quarter of a century.
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There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on August 21, THL Credit Incorporated's Co-CEO & Co-CIO, Christopher J.
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF where we have detected an approximate $79.6 million dollar inflow -- that's a 0.6% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 101,766,778 to 102,426,546). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of VO, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, VO's low point in its 52 week range is $107.89 per share, with $132.70 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $121.26.
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF where we have detected an approximate $58.4 million dollar inflow -- that's a 3.5% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 42,400,000 to 43,900,000). Among the largest underlying components of XOP, in trading today Clean Energy Fuels Corp is up about 2.8%, Synergy Resources Corp is up about 0.1%, and Tesoro Corporation is lower by about 2.4%.
Stocks move off session highs by mid-morning Wednesday after a rise in crude inventories dampens a rally in oil.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/9/15, KCAP Financial will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 10/27/15. As a percentage of KCAP's recent stock price of $5.17, this dividend works out to approximately 4.06%, so look for shares of KCAP Financial to trade 4.06% lower — all else being equal — when KCAP shares open for trading on 10/9/15.
The outlook on the U.S. economy is unclear, with recent data demonstrating too many contradictions: job growth remains weak, though consumer spending is strong.