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IBM

Muted Movements in IBM Stock Price Today Prove Wall Street Is Clueless

The International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) stock price today is hardly budging after it fell 1.8% yesterday (Thursday).

IBM is always putting out some statement about how IBM is going to invest billions of dollars into some initiative with little added details. But a recent announcement of a Facebook partnership was not just a typical PR gambit. It highlighted just where the real promise was in IBM.

Here's what the IBM stock price today says about the market's misreading of the company...

Earnings

Tesla Stock Price Today Dips After Earnings – Here's How to Play TSLA Now

The Tesla stock price today opened down 4% after the company reported an earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.36 and revenue of $1.1 billion last night. Both of those numbers comfortably beat Wall Street expectations.

Analysts had predicted an EPS loss of $0.50 and revenue of $1.02 billion.

While those bullish numbers are important, the biggest news from the report was an update on Tesla Energy...

Keystone Pipeline

How to Pick the Winners in the Keystone Debate

You might think the entire oil and gas industry is behind the Keystone XL Pipeline. And at the surface level that may be true.

After all, the big oil industry lobby, the American Petroleum Institute (API), has spent millions promoting it through advertising and outreach to members of Congress. API are the folks who brought us all of those pro-Keystone commercials a few months ago.

Since API represents the industry, with over 600 members, the project must be good for everyone in the energy space, right?

Not so fast. There will be some big winners if the pipeline proceeds - but a lot more will be either unaffected or potentially hurt by more oil sloshing into the U.S. market...

Tech Investing

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Is Not a Sell – Goldman and Citi Are Wrong

Now that two of Wall Street's biggest names have put an unusual "sell" rating on Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) stock, investors might be tempted to dump shares of the tech giant.

That would be a mistake.

Both Goldman Sachs and Citigroup have utterly misunderstood what's going on with Microsoft. Both have lowball price targets on Microsoft stock. Both ignored a string earnings beat last month.

They just don't get it.

China

How the Chinese Yuan Will Dethrone the U.S. Dollar

The "Red Dragon" is awakening and the Chinese yuan is continuing to threaten U.S. dollar hegemony.

Its modernizing its financial system at a rapid pace despite China's skeptics continuing to criticize the country's potential. But they aren't just ignoring China's promising investment potential.

There is a much more worrying shift taking place - one that threatens to dethrone King Dollar and reassign the U.S.'s role from a global economic powerhouse to a second-tier currency issuer...

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