Intel Stock Analysis: New Chip Tech Will Revitalize Earnings

An Intel stock analysis shows that the company's years of investing in new chip technologies is only now starting to pay off.

Investors are starting to realize this. INTC stock is up 8.24% in the past three months, despite unenthusiastic expectations for the Q3 Intel earnings Tuesday.

Here's why investors probably will need to look past these earnings...


Here's a Democratic Debate Preview, Candidate by Candidate

Democratic debate preview: On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the first Democratic debate in the 2016 presidential election will take place on CNN.

But who are we kidding? We might as well call it the "Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders" show, right?

Here are the essential details to look for in the first Democratic debate showdown of 2015...


How This "Loophole" Trade Delivered Twice the Money – Ahead of Schedule

FedEx Corp. delivers "the world on time" to its customers and slow, steady growth – along with a $0.25 dividend – to its shareholders.

In fact, in 1983, it became the first American company to pull in more than $1 billion in revenue without any mergers or acquisitions, and it's been outperforming ever since.

FedEx makes a good, if expensive, foundational holding, but its $44 billion market cap, low volatility, and 282.3 million shares make it close to the last stock you'd ever expect to double your money quickly, let alone in less than three weeks.

But thanks to the easy, inexpensive trade I'm about to show you, that's exactly what happened.

Here's how we were able to turn a modest move up in FedEx shares into a 100% gain...

Wall Street

List of Carl Icahn Holdings Loaded with Stocks You May Own

A look at the Carl Icahn holdings list shows that, like a lot of other top activist investors, he likes name-brand stocks. That means the odds are good that a stock you own is among the Carl Icahn holdings. So why does it matter? As an activist investor, Carl Icahn often does more than just […]

Here's what it means when an activist investor like Carl Icahn takes a position in a stock you own...

Wall Street

Is the Bill Gross Lawsuit a Publicity Stunt or Necessary Vengeance?

News of the Bill Gross lawsuit against Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) broke Thursday evening. In no time, op-eds popped up about the controversy.

What really went down between the "Bond King" and the firm he co-founded? Will we finally find out?

Here are all the sordid details behind the Bill Gross lawsuit - you decide if he has a leg to stand on...


Netflix Stock Price Climbs Today After Subscription Hike (Nasdaq: NFLX)

The Netflix stock price was up slightly today (Friday) after the company announced it will be raising the price of its basic monthly service from $8.99 to $9.99 per month. The news was announced on Thursday, and Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock climbed 12% intraday. It closed up 6.3% to $114.93. The Netflix stock price […]

Here's why the Netflix stock price continues to climb, and how to play the stock...


Directional Traders Will Love This Lucrative Options Trading Strategy

Directional traders assess the direction of the broader markets or individual securities and then trade accordingly. So what strategies do directional traders use?

Today, I'm going to show you a simple options trading strategy that allows you to target lucrative opportunities… and it relies on a tool we've talked about a lot in recent weeks: the simple moving average.

Let's get started...


Oil Prices Today Could See Biggest Weekly Rise Since 2009

Oil prices today (Friday) moved higher on yesterday's FOMC minutes and the ongoing Syrian conflict.

Today's rise puts prices on track for the biggest weekly gain in more than six years.

Here's everything you need to know about where prices are moving today...


Glencore Stock Price Soars Today After Slashing Zinc Production

The Glencore stock price jumped roughly 15% to 139.70 pence today (Friday) after the company drastically slashed its zinc production. Zinc prices have fallen 30% in the last few months, prompting the production cut. Today's announcement sent zinc prices soaring more than 11% intraday to $1,850 per metric ton. That was the sharpest gain since […]

While the Glencore stock price is climbing, the company is not out of the woods...


What OPEC's New Romance with Russia Means for Oil Prices

Low oil prices have brought OPEC and Russia to the brink of partnership, but don't expect this new closeness to radically raise oil prices. Here's what the real impact will be.

OPEC's decision to protect market share over price has even hit American producers, with their huge, expensive-to-extract new reserves of shale and tight oil.

This is an important development. It means that for the first time in nearly 11 months, geopolitics is likely to give support to higher crude - meaning oil prices get a new push.

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