NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq: NXPI) Stock Up 148% with Room to Run
NXP Semiconductors NV (Nasdaq: NXPI) stock has been on the radar of Money Morningreaders for quite some time. Executive Editor Bill Patalon first wrote about the stock in May of 2012, and Defense and Tech Specialist Michael Robinson alerted his readers to the stock's potential in June of 2013.
Since May of 2012, NXPI stock has gained an impressive 154% compared to a gain of 31% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 43% for the S&P 500.And while the stock has already brought Money Morning readers triple digit gains, it still has excellent profit potential. Here’s why…
These Signs of Market Trouble Are Looming
Editor's Note: By now you're familiar with Michael E. Lewitt of The Credit Strategist. We love his work. Today, he has a special report on current, troubling conditions at this late stage – and a dire warning for investors who may be unprepared. Here's Michael…
"Markets are priced to perfection…
Signs of late cycle behavior and thinking are abundant…
The latest example came from BMO's strategist Brian Belski, who published a report arguing that the bull market in stocks will continue for another ten years with annual gains of 10.5%.
This is the type of report that appears at market peaks. Despite the fact that it was dressed up in statistics and produced by a respectable brokerage house, this isn't a serious piece of research; it is nonsense and anyone who takes it seriously and invests based on its conclusions deserves the losses that will follow."
The above is excerpted from a recent report I produced for my Credit Strategist readers. I wanted to share with you some of my thinking on rapidly coalescing signs that point to growing cracks in the façade of a healthy market… Full Story
Silver Prices Today Ride FOMC Minutes to Slight Gains
Silver prices began to flounder this week coming off impressive gains in the previous month, but the U.S. Federal Reserve provided a quick spark in afternoon trading Wednesday.Here are the details...
Investing in Bitcoin with $18 Million: Why Tim Draper Did It
When a well-known venture capitalist like Tim Draper is investing in Bitcoin with some $18 million of his own money, there has to be a really good reason.
Draper was the sole winner of the 29,656 bitcoins auctioned off June 27 by the U.S. Marshals Service. Those bitcoins had been seized by the federal authorities that shut down the notorious Silk Road website last fall.He has a plan – and it's why he wanted all those bitcoins in the first place…
New Gold Price Chart: Fed Minutes and Middle East Solidify Gold Above $1,320
Gold prices today (Wednesday) finished back over $1,320 an ounce after the release of the latest U.S. Federal Reserve minutes, and amidst turmoil in the Middle East.Take a look at our new gold price chart that reflects the current June-July rally, and get the latest on gold futures, spot gold price per ounce, and news driving up the price of gold...
ACST, CBAK, AUMN Among Today's Penny Stocks on the Move
After two days of selling, stocks steadied Wednesday and were modestly higher by midday.
But there was nothing modest about the hefty gains a number of hot penny stocks scored in today's trading session.Get five of Wednesday's penny stocks on the move, and find out what's behind their action...
Why Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) Stock Is Down 7% This Month; How to Play TSLA Now
Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock was up slightly in early trading today (Wednesday), reaching $224.22 this morning. That was a gain of 2% from yesterday's close.
Today's initial spike was good news for TSLA stock, as it has posted a loss in the last six trading sessions. Tesla closed June 30 at $240.06, and dropped nearly 9% through yesterday's closing price. Overall, it's down 7% in July.Here’s what has been driving TSLA stock lower and the best way to play the stock now...
Today's Stock Market Crashers: Why GIMO and TCS Took a Dive
Gigamon stock (NYSE: GIMO) and Container Store stock (NYSE: TCS) both tumbled today (Wednesday) to earn "stock market crasher" status. Here's what's behind their respective drops… Stock Market Crasher: GIMO's Revenue Is Stuck in Traffic Gigamon is a tech company that helps web managers gauge and control traffic to their sites, analyze it better, and […]Here’s what’s behind their respective drops…
Don't Expect Too Much from the FOMC Meeting Minutes Today
Markets shouldn't be too surprised when the minutes of last month's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting are released this afternoon, unless there is some change in the U.S. Federal Reserve's tune on interest rates or tapering.Here are the only things to watch for that could have an effect on markets today.
Why Alibaba Stock Can Outperform IPO Giants of the Past
Alibaba stock could start trading on the New York Stock Exchange as soon as next month, and the Chinese e-commerce IPO is expected to be one of the largest U.S. IPOs ever.
But for those who buy Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE: BABA) stock following its public debut, the size of the initial public offering pales in comparison to the performance of BABA stock.To get some perspective on how trading for a newly issued stock can go, let’s look at the performance of fellow monster IPOs Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), and Facebook (Nasdaq: FB)…