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Ridin’ solarQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Just as punching the gas pedal to climb a steep hill is tough on a car, dramatic shifts in energy supply or demand are challenging for the grid.” [/quote] That’s Jessica Wells of Duke Energy, explaining why the solar eclipse is going to cause headaches for grid operators...
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Footlocker Plummets 28% On Q2 EarningsOn Friday, Footlocker's stock (NYSE:FL) dropped nearly 28% following its Q2 reports. You can read a summary about their reports [here](http://nypost.com/2017/08/18/foot-lockers-struggles-may-stem-from-lack-of-innovative-new-products/) FL missed analyst estimates on revenue, profit, and margins, lead...
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What's the Next Hot Financial Sector/Product?There is always a hot, desirable field in finance. Asset Management providing ETFs, or passive investing is hot right now. Mortgage backed securities were popular in the '00s before the recession. VCs and tech stocks were the thing in the '90s, before the dot-com bubble bursted. Junk bonds grew a lo...
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Political Bias Affecting Investing BehaviorThe episode of Bloomberg’s Odd Lots Podcast form August 11th was titled "The Biggest Lesson Investors Should Have Learned From the Crisis”, and there was a post about that a few weeks ago. The guest was Mark Dow, a global macro trader and financial blogger and it ended with something Joe Weisent...
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Canadian banks and cross-listed stocksHey guys. I am new on this forum. First i want to apology if my english isn't perfect. My mean language is french (I also see this forum as a good opportunity to increase my writing skills in english). Anyway long story short, i recently bet on the Canadians banks because of the enhanching economic...
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Aggressive Growth Strategies Monkeys, What are good aggressive growth index funds, ETFs, of other strategies to put principal into and sit on for at least 5 years? Minimum investment of $1,000 or less....
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We like esports and we don’t care who knowsQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]There’s a high demand for reliable, independent measurement of value in esports.” [/quote] The president of Nielsen Entertainment, Howard Appelbaum. His company announced an initiative to start getting into the weeds of the growing esports industry. Market Snapshot...
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United Rentals to Acquire Neff Corporation[$URI entered in to an agreement to acquire $NEFF](http://alph.st/b27a5054 ) for $25 per share in cash, representing a total of $1.3Bil. The transaction is expected to close in 4Q17. $NEFF, who terminated it merger agreement with $HEES, is expected to generate $207MM of adjusted EBITDA for FY17 on $...
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Everything’s bigger in ChinaQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Many participants ... saw some likelihood that inflation might remain below 2 percent for longer than they currently expected, and several indicated that the risks to the inflation outlook could be tilted to the downside." [/quote] From the Fed Minutes. As you can see, infl...
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A Bezos always repays his debtsQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]There’s a lot of people right now…in panic mode.” [/quote] That’s the CEO of Dicks Sporting Goods, Edward Stack, discussing the chaotic retail industry. It was a bad day for Dicks, but other retailers picked up the slack. Find out which ones below Market Snaps...
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Really trapped... How to get an econ degree or equivalent skills/knowledge after law school?!Here is a tragic story to amuse you monkeys: I am an international student who have studied law during undergraduates (we have law school for undergraduates), and is now a second year JD at T10 law school here. My parents are successful law professor and lawyer in my home country, and I found myse...
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Coach Inc. Earnings highlights- Q4 2017$COH reported 86% growth in its 4Q17 earnings to $591MM, or $2.09 per share, compared to prior year of $461MM,or $1.65 per share. However, revenue during the quarter fell 2% to $1.13Bil compared to $1.15Bil. Excluding items, $COH earned $0.50 per share. $COH Coach Inc. Earnings AlphaGraph: Q4 2017...
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Fire, fury and profitsQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy." [/quote] CEO of Merck, Kenneth Frazier, as he stepped down from Trump’s manufacturing council. Under Armour CEO, Kevin Plank, and Intel chief, Bria...
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Anyone own Bitcoin?I currently have two small positions in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Anyone else own any digital currencies? Any thoughts in general about them?...
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modelling M&A impact on acquirerHi Guys I am looking at a company that completed an acquisition a year ago and am trying to work out what to look at and in how much detail insofar as the acquired company is concerned. The acquired company accounts for only 10% to 15% of the balance sheet of the new company post acquisition. Shou...
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You've been servedQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]I’m working on the SoundCloud thing." [/quote] In July, Chance the Rapper tweeted his support for the struggling music streaming service. And thanks to a last-second investment round, SoundCloud lives to see another day. Market Snapshot Major U.S. indexes finish...
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Facebook Secretly Releases App In ChinaWith Facebook being banned in China, Facebook has created a new app titled "Colorful Balloons". The app is similar to the Facebook Moments app. This app connects those using WeChat, China biggest social network. The app collects your photos and allows you to share them using a QR code, however Face...
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Investing in Medical/Dental PracticesWould appreciate insight from anyone with knowledge or experience: I have a few friends graduating from top medical and dental schools who hope to one day partner with me in buying existing practices or opening up new ones and hiring dentists to work for us. They claim that their expertise and my l...
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Investing my summer intern salary I made around $8000 as a Finance Intern. I want to invest this money, I don't trade what should I do?...
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It's time to legoQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]We have to stay with our heritage and our heritage is around the brick." [/quote] Lego’s former-CEO Bali Padda. Be the brick. See the brick. YOU ARE the brick. Market Snapshot Major U.S. indexes finished lower for the third straight day. The Dow experienced ...
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Yield to Maturity - Reinvestment AssumptionHi all, I'm slightly confused about the reinvestment assumption involved in calculating the YTM. I've always thought of the YTM as being the annualised yield earned by an investor who holds their bond to maturity, taking into account the initial price they paid for it, and assuming that all coupon...
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Cryptocurrencies - how to trade them?Hello - sorry if this is a duplicate post in some aspects, but I searched the website for Ether or Ethereum and could not find anything so I'm creating a new post. I've been advised to start buying some Ether / Ethereum, which is the newest hot cryptocurrency (after bitcoin). I have done some rese...
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Studying cryptocurrency: great idea or waste of time?Hi everyone, I am currently studying in a Business School and I wanted to know if you think it is worth to spend time learning cryptocurrencies and everything around (blockchain, bitcoin...). This is something we won’t study at school and I thought it could maybe be interesting to precisely figur...
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Do you watch Mad Money?Hey Monkeys,  I haven't watched Mad Money in a while, but yesterday I watched Mad Money. I thought the show was fairly interesting. I did some research on Cramer and he was a former HF manager, but he had some serious hiccups like telling people to hold Bear Stearns during the early parts of the f...
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Blue Apron stock tanks 15% after first earnings reportBlue Apron (NYSE:APRN) plunges on the open after execs warn on the earnings conference call about unexpected costs related to setting up a new manufacturing facility. The company's management also said that labor wage pressure is a factor for its bottom line. Shares are down 16.35% to $5.19 and tr...
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Working hard or hardly working?QUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff you are not moving fast enough." [/quote] Mark Zuckerberg. Good advice in business, bad advice behind the wheel of a car. Market Snapshot U.S. indexes finished lower on continued tension between the U.S. an...
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What's the biggest news in M&A world ?I've got an interview coming up for a position in the M&A department of company and wanted to familiarize myself with what's happening in the industry as a whole. I've read up on recent deals with companies like Netflix, but would appreciate additional insight from someone who keeps up with the indu...
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TripAdvisor, Inc. Earnings InfoGraphicsOnline travel portal $TRIP reported 8% rise in its 2Q17 revenue to $424MM. However, net income during the quarter fell 21% to $27MM, or $0.19 per share, compared to $34MM, or $0.23 per share during 2Q16. Excluding items, the company earned $0.38 per share. Average monthly unique visitors reached nea...
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Milk was a bad choiceQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen." [/quote] With these comforting words directed at North Korea, President Donald Trump sent all three major U.S. indexes falling. Turns out the markets fear nuclear annihilation just as much as we do. Ma...
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Tesla Enters The Debt MarketTesla is planning to issue its first sale of non convertible debt. Musk plans to sell $1.5B worth of 8 year bonds to finance the mass production and affordability of the Model 3. Tesla will begin meeting investors across the US to start driving demand. Tesla will offer around 5% for the bonds, in li...
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Valeant cuts revenue forecast - 2Q 2017 Earnings[Valeant](http://alph.st/b74b2413) cut its full-year revenue forecast to $8.70 - $8.90 billion from $8.90 - $9.10 billion. Revenue during the quarter fell 8 percent to $2.23-billion in the second quarter ended June 30. This was due to declines in volume and pricing of its generic and neurology prod...
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The mutant streaming serviceQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Well y'all – it's been a great run, but the time has come. @Kingsford #Sponsored" [/quote] Apparently, NFL player Vince Wilfork likes ribs more than we do...enough for Kingsford Charcoal to sponsor his retirement Twitter post. Big man’s gotta eat. Market Snapshot ...
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Jul 31-Aug 4, 2017 - Stock & Bond Market AnalysesStock Market Analysis Stocks were a mixed bag this week. The large-cap S&P 500 managed to advance nearly 0.25 % while smaller stocks such as those in the Russell 2000 fell over 1.1%. Leading the charge were Financial and Utility stocks (both of which gained 1.5% or more). Energy stocks were among t...
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This isn't what we orderedQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]The anonymous, uncorroborated claims are untrue and terribly unfair." [/quote] There’s an alleged scandal brewin’ at Fox News. It involves a camera and certain body parts. We’ll let you do the math. Market Snapshot The Dow posted its eighth straight record o...
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Can we reverse our deflationary environment?So what you're wondering is even if Trump does what his agenda says, can we reverse our deflationary environment? also, what does it all mean for the future? I enjoy thinking about these sorts of things and am blessed to have a clientele and a firm with very smart people whose brains I can pick. Her...
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Bold move, ColtonQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Hello and welcome to this year’s Las Vegas International Dodgeball Open brought to you exclusively on ESPN8 ‘the ocho.’ If it’s almost a sport, we’ve got it here." [/quote] Cotton McKnight. ESPN is bringing back Dodgeball’s very own ESPN8 "the ocho" on August 8th...
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Thoughts On Maui Land & Pineapple CompanyDoes anyone understand the business model of NYSE:MLP? Their company develops, sells, and manages residential, resort, commercial, agricultural, and industrial real estate properties in Hawaii. Seems pretty normal however, the stock has been very volatile on a daily and yearly basis. There hasn't re...
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Jaden Smith vs mayonnaiseQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]I have to thank my executive team from stopping me from being a fool." [/quote] Elon Musk on the decision to build the Model Y with significant inspiration from the Model 3. That Elon. What a fool. Market Snapshot The Dow closed above 22k for the first time, pushe...
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The World's Greatest Pairs Trade (Short Amazon, Long Walmart)Long Walmart, Short Amazon These two companies have some similarities, they are both major retailers and have market caps around $200 Billion. After that the vast differences between the companies emerge. One trades at a P/E of 14 and the other around 900. One is forecast to make an operating pro...
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5 Things You Need to Know: Bitcoin Cash 3rd Largest CryptocurrencyTwo days ago, on the 1st of August, Bitcoin Cash (BCC) was created from Bitcoin (BTC) - in the appropriate jargon: it forked from BTC. This means that it shares the same blockchain history as BTC, but will be independent in the future. Now it is the 3rd largest cryptocurrency after BTC and Etherium ...
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Groupon Inc. Earnings InfoGraphic$GRPN, which partnered with $GRUB for a food delivery deal, reported 8% decline in 2Q17 revenues to $662.6MM. Net loss stood at $9.3MM, or $0.02 per share, compared to $54.9MM, or $0.10 per share during 2Q16. This improvement was due to non-operating foreign currency gains of $10.8MM. Excluding item...
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Cookin' with gasQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]We’ve got some momentum." [/quote] Tim Cook. Apple Earnings. You gotta check it out. Market Snapshot The Dow finished at another record, just shy of 22k. The S&P and Nasdaq ended up after a strong earnings day. Treasury prices edged up following poor eco...
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Foxconn Builds $10 B Factory in USAccording to the WSJ Chinese manufacturing company Foxconn is planning to build a $10 B factory in Wisconsin, potentially employing up to 13,000 factory workers directly and 22,000 indirect jobs and further 10,000 construction jobs. The yearly wage for the factory workers will be $53,000 + benefits,...
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Xylem Earnings Inforgraphics Xylem reported 41% rise in its 2Q17 earnings, helped by increased revenue. Net earnings rose to $100MM, or $0.55 per share, compared to $71MM, or $.39 per share during 2Q16. Revenues rose 25% YoY to $1.2Bil. This rise was mainly due to contribution by Sensus business, that was acquired in 2016. [ht...
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The great firewall of ChinaQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote][I’m] Steve Jobs-ing it." [/quote] Travis Kalanick’s rumored statement on a potential return to Uber. Even we can’t keep track of this stuff anymore. Market Snapshot The Dow closed at a record high, boosted by strong earnings. The S&P and Nasdaq fell, dr...
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$AMG Affiliated Managers Group Inc. EarningsAMG reported 17% rise in its 2Q17 earnings. Revenue rose 3% YoY to $570.9MM from $554.1MM during 2Q16. Net income during the quarter rose to $126.3MM, $2.22 per share, compared to $108.3MM, or $1.98 during 2Q16. Assets under management rose 19% to $772Bil. Affiliated Managers Group Inc. Earnings A...
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This feels...familiarQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]It’s amazing that we can put a man on the moon, but movies like this still somehow get made." [/quote] A Vox film critic. Turns out The Emoji Movie was a steaming pile of Market Snapshot The Dow closed at an all-time high, while the S&P and Nasdaq both finished l...
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Let's Talk About AmazonWith the news of Jeff Bezos passing Bill Gates for richest person, I wanted to start a discussion about Amazon. Amazon is a stock I've always struggled with. I'm an older millenial, so my finance career didn't start in earnest until the financial crisis, so while I've had chances to invest in AMZ...
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Breaking: Healthcare Reform Collapsed, 3 Effects on EconomyAfter GOP Sens. Mike Lee and Jerry Moran defected 13 hours ago, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was forced to acknowledge defeat. The repeal and replace of Obamacare will not go through. For the markets, this is latest development indicates that the Trump administration is ineffective and has theref...
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Facebook's Q2 2017 revenue growthFB had long warned investors that the revenue growth in 2017 is going to slow, yet the company posted 45% revenue growth in 2Q17 to $9.32Bil. [ http://alph.st/b8c6729c](http://alph.st/b8c6729c)...
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Howard Marks latest Memo on markets[Here is the link](https://www.oaktreecapital.com/docs/default-source/memos/there-they-go-again-again.pdf) I think this sums up pretty well what's most likely going on in asset prices today. Seems extra relevant with some of the FANGs reporting and blasting off even further. Also important to note...
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#SOSQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Excessive costs and bureaucracy." [/quote] Activist investor Nelson Peltz in a report tied to his ongoing fight with Procter and Gamble. Market Snapshot The S&P and Nasdaq fell as tech stocks retreated from their early-week gains. Saudi Aramco advisers are poi...
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Exxon Mobil Corporation Earnings InfoGraphicsXOM's 2Q17 profit doubled to $3.35Bil, or $0.78 per share, up 97% from $1.70Bil, or $0.41 per share during 2Q16. This increase was mainly due to the improvements in commodity prices. Revenue rose 9% YoY to $62.9Bil during the quarter. [http://alph.st/b6563a2f](http://alph.st/b6563a2f)...
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For the McWinQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]His understanding of the subject is limited." [/quote] Elon Musk referring to Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of AI. Shots fired. Market Snapshot The S&P and Nasdaq closed at record highs on a strong earnings day. Oil jumped on reports that Saudi Arabia and Nig...
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Wynn Drops 6% Despite Earnings BeatToday, casino resort developer Wynn fell 6% after releasing Q2 earnings. Wynn beat estimates for revenue and earnings however the stock still dropped significantly. The price drop is explained as "mass market softness", does anyone know what this means and how it impacted the price so heavy. Wynn h...
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Give me some sugarQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]As Meg has said several times before, she is fully committed to HPE. [/quote] Hewlett Packard Enterprise in response to Uber considering Meg Whitman as a CEO candidate. With Uber on the lurk, HPE better sleep with one eye open. Market Snapshot U.S. indexes closed ...
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Market Discussion - What are your thoughts?I recently read a report which highlighted how the American market space has changed over the last two decades. The two main points which were brought up were: 1.) The decreasing number of publicly traded firms. In 1996, there were ~11,000 firms which traded on NYSE as compared to 5600 today -a de...
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The party is over for Initial Offering Coin (ICO)It has been a wild run for ico. We see new coin listings every week: Ascendancy, Golem, Tao, etc. Here is a full list of current ICOs: https://www.ico-list.com/ However, the SEC has jumped in and put things into perspective. From dealbreaker.com: [quote] The Securities and Exchange Commission is...
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Investing in BitcoinAs an analyst at a BB, do I need to pre-clear a trade to purchase bitcoin (or any other crypto currency for that matter)?...
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Get that checked outQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]We are aiming to bring those who are slacking to full conformity." [/quote] Fingers are being pointed during OPEC production talks. You’ll see what we mean... Market Snapshot The Dow and S&P closed lower, dragged down by Johnson & Johnson. Nasdaq hit a reco...
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Establish a track record with personal investing during college years?Hello, so I have been running a portfolio now at ~200K during my college years (and gap years). I don't use the profits to pay for my daily expenses; I am just doing it for educational purposes (trying out different theses/strategies) and honing my understanding of the market. Fortunately, I have c...
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Greece to re-enter marketsIt seems like Greece is testing the markets(again) https://www.ft.com/content/93fbcd88-6ada-11e7-bfeb-33fe0c5b7eaa I think its smart money considering that it will be 5year bond and no haircut is going to be done at least until that date. Plus the situation seems to be going better. No bad for 4.5 ...
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Need a lift? QUOTE OF THE DAY [quote][the allegations] take the emissions scandal into a new dimension." [/quote] The German car-tel has some explaining to do. For now, just keep on reading... Market Snapshot U.S. stocks closed lower, driven by a shaky GE earnings outlook. The Nasdaq ended its streak o...
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3 reasons why I liquidated all my automotive stocks Does anyone here own automotive stocks? I used to own some but I liquidated all my positions a few months ago. I am concerned with the prospect of the industry for several reasons: 1. **Recall risk** We hear about auto recalls at least a few times per year from pretty much every major brand: Toyota...
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Adidas Agrees To Sell CCM for $100MAdidas has agreed to sell CCM (their hockey equipment brand) to Canadian PE Firm, Birch Hill Equity Partners for $100M. Adidas attempted to sell CCM for $150M about 4 years ago and failed. Adidas is trying to concentrate on its core business, selling Taylormade golfing equipment a few months ago for...
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Premium markets/economics content? What are your favorite sources for quality markets/economic content? I'm personally a huge fan of FT as well as Macro Voices (podcast). I also tried a one-month free trial for Hedgeye and it was awesome, but not even remotely in my price range. ...
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Goldman Sachs Raises Rate on Savings Accounts to 1.2%Goldman Sachs announced they will be raising their interest rate on savings accounts to 1.2% from 1.05%, with hopes of increasing deposits by customers. The national average rate is only 0.06%. With $128 billion in overall deposits, Goldman Sachs also significantly trails other large consumer bank...
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Not to bore youQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Cleanliness and hygiene are a top priority for the Burger King brand." [/quote] That might be true, but it’s always a tough blow to morale when you find fecal bacteria in the ice (don’t worry, it was just in the U.K.). Market Snapshot The Nasdaq finished up, m...
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1stWorldNewsTrump Brings Prestige to the Mail Order Bride Industry. For years, International Marriage Services had to live with the stigma of being referred to as Mail Order Bride services. However, many consider the term "mail-order bride" derogatory and feel it demeans foreign women by comparing them to com...
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'Tis the seasonQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote][It’s just] a fancy four letter word." [/quote] Twitter’s Senior Director of Biz Dev on the rise of message bots. Yesterday, Twitter was spammed by over 90,000 sex bots. Market Snapshot The S&P and Nasdaq closed at records from strong tech gains. The Dow w...
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Investing in Union PacificUnion Pacific reported earnings today topping estimates. But market is not happy. [Here is everything](http://alph.st/b0a144c2) about its earnings. Share your thoughts. ...
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News team, assemble!QUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Everybody’s suing everybody." [/quote] CNBC’s Jon Fortt comments on Apple and Qualcomm’s seemingly endless legal dispute over royalties. More on this in just a bit... Market Snapshot U.S. indexes rose with strong earnings from Morgan Stanley. Tech stocks ...
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Amazon Antitrust Challenge Inevitable?By definition, U.S. antitrust law exists to promote competition under the thought that competition benefits consumers. As much as lower prices do benefit consumers, at what point does it start to have a negative effect on the economy? First off, right now no one can raise prices with Bezos committ...
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Retirement: Tick, Tock?Monkeys, Another week passes, and with it comes the penning of another concerning article regarding the future of this aging nation. Witness Illinois: as of this post, [they have $14.6 **billion** in unpaid bills](https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-bad-is-the-crisis-in-illinois-it-has-14-6-billion-...
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Should you invest in Bank of America and Goldman?The recent quarterly earnings reports for banks have been a nightmare for their stocks. [JPM](https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/quote/jpm?ltr=1) fell 2.6% since end of day Thursday, and [BAC](https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/quote/bac?ltr=1) fell 1.5 % from its close yesterday. But the bank that got it the w...
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Morning Brews: Houston, we have a problemQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote][We’re] not able to secure a business environment" [/quote] Uber on suspending operations in Macau (southern China). CEO-less and Macau-less. Keep on keeping on, Uber. Market Snapshot U.S. indexes finished largely unchanged as investors wait on earnings reports....
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Money in the bankQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]It’s almost an embarrassment to be an American citizen traveling around the world and listening to the stupid shit we have to deal with in this country." [/quote] JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon on an earnings call with analysts. Tell us how you really feel, Jamie. (We’ll actu...
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What's Your Go-to Website for Financial News?I'm starting to be more interested in stocks and markets, and i was just wondering what you guys use when you want to find potential stocks to invest in, or look at updates for whats happening. I mainly use Yahoo Finance, which is pretty good, but i'm hoping there's a better website you can recomm...
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Bitcoin Reaches $1900. Bubble? Today Bitcoin reached an [all-time high of $1961.70. ](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-19/bitcoin-tops-1-900-for-first-time-as-bubble-debate-grows-chart)However, skeptics believe that it is a "bubble in the making." I'm not too familiar with Bitcoin, other than the fact that it is ...
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What's your Top Stock Pick for 2017What is everyone's top stock pick to start off the new year? Explanation preferred if you throw up some no name or controversial stock. Once the year is coming to a close we could look back and see whose pick is doing the best and whose is absolute shit. As there has been a lot of haters on face...
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Uranium Down 89%: Green Light, or Investors Kryptonite?The highly cyclical commodity uranium has been in a bear market ever since a tsunami caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster on the 11th of March 2011. Essentially, due to negative sentiment and the decommissioning of nuclear power reactors, the demand for uranium has gone down. This has lead to the G...
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Tea and crumpetsQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]My goal has always been to leave the woodpile higher than where I found it." [/quote] Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb after stepping down. Investment chief Tim Buckley will take his place. Market Snapshot Major U.S. indexes rose on financial sector strength. The euro...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Drops 20%Abercrombie and Fitch (ANF) shares dropped over 20% today following the news that the company ended chats with potential acquirers. Shares have rose as high as $14 over the past months as investors suspected an acquisition. April 29, it was leaked that American Eagle and ANF were having talks regard...
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It's in the gameQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote] The idea that the internet should be free and open for everyone."[/quote] Mark Zuckerberg protesting for net neutrality on Day of Action. Over 100,000 websites and organizations participated. Market Snapshot The Nasdaq rose for a fourth straight day. The Dow ...
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Brand with a planQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]@nedsegal! Welcome to the flock. [/quote] @jack introduces a new CFO to the Twitter family. Will the $20+ million hire successfully nurse the bluebird back to health? Market Snapshot The Nasdaq rallied for its third straight session. Blue Apron dropped 12.29% ...
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Saudi Aramco: Which exchange will capture this behemoth?Good day monkeys, By now, we have probably all known about the planned IPO of Saudi Aramco, the potentially biggest IPO ever in the history of global stock markets. Although the IPO is planned to take place in October 2018, I think it's interesting to think about which stock exchange will win this ...
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Help Needed: Big 4 Intern Seeking To Switch DivisionsHey monkeys, Title is pretty self explanatory. I'm currently an audit intern and recruiters within the firm are already talking about filling out paper work for fulltime. In my opinion audit sucks so far and it doesn't interest me. I'd rather get in on the advisory side. Does anyone have any advice...
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Prelude to the Next RecessionHey Monkeys, Almost ten years ago, the Fed, followed by the other central banks of the world, embarked on an unprecedented mission to save the global economy from spectacular implosion with QE. Shortly afterwards, new regulations were instated to improve the health and security of the financial sec...
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QVC to Acquire Rival HSN for More Than $2 BillionTwo longtime rivals, QVC and the Home Shopping Network have agreed to merge as two businesses built around selling over television seek to combat the rise of online shopping. The companies said Thursday that they have agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at about $2.1 billion. QVC, ...
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World's worst merry-go-roundQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Alexa, what are your deals [/quote] Everyone, today. Happy Prime Day. MARKET CORNER Market Snapshot The Nasdaq rose on strong performances from Amazon (+1.81%) and Tesla (+0.91%). Snap (-1.11%) shares fell below their IPO price for the first time. Gold ...
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Investment Idea (Yay or Nay)Long Ethereum and Short Bitcoin. Do you guys agree or disagree? And why? What's your take on Segwit 2.0 this August? ...
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A for EffortQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]I do believe this market cap is higher than we have any right to deserve. [/quote] Elon Musk commenting in May on Tesla becoming the most valuable automaker by market cap. Looks like he was onto something. MARKET CORNER Market Snapshot U.S. indexes finished higher on...
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Best Finance Accounts On TwitterWhat is your favorite twitter account to follow for getting daily financial news and staying up to date with the markets? I tried Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) but they posted way too often covering every issue imaginable and clogging up my feed. * What account is your favorite and why?...
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What is your experience with Yahoo Finance?I am looking for an above intermediate level investor who has good experience with investing sites like Yahoo Finance, Google Finance, MarketWatch, etc. for suggestions on what platform to use. I recently saved up some spare money and wanted to invest in something (stocks, mutual funds, ETF's).  ...
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We fly highQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Here's a little economics lesson: supply and demand [...] You put the supply out there, and demand will follow." — Energy Secretary Rick Perry on the coal industry. We are 100% sure that we have zero idea what he is talking about. [/quote] MARKET CORNER Market Snaps...
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North Korean Aggression = Defense Company Growth?North Korea successfully launched an ICBM, and the US responded with a show of force through a joint missile launch with South Korea. The Trump administration is showing signs of an ever increasing escalation with North Korea. Safety concerns aside, how much growth could be expected from the defense...
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Is This Trading Website a Scam? Hey fellow wso’ers I stumbled across this trading website and I wanted to hear your input on it. It’s called [Questrade](http://www.questrade.com/why-questrade/home) and it costs 1 cent a stock. I’m not looking into buying options, just basic trades like etf’s and stocks. If I wanted to tra...
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Fashion faux pasQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]Search giant Baidu has the Xiaoyu Zaijia and JD.com has the LingLong DingDong." — CNBC, referring to rivals of Alibaba’s new home speaker. That’s right. There is currently a device named LingLong DingDong. [/quote] MARKET CORNER Market Snapshot The S&P an...

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