Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) are among the top energy stocks to invest in because they enjoy particular tax benefits that are not available to other corporations. MLPs are publicly traded on a securities exchange and, under federal law, can only be formed for certain businesses, mostly for those involved with natural resources. To qualify for […]
Gold prices touched the $2,000 mark in the year 2011. However, since then, there has been a drastic consolidation of the yellow metal. In 2013, gold bugs saw the gold price dropping 24% against the U.S. dollar. Even the top gold stocks suffered last year, and it marked the third-worst decline in the history of […]
Crude oil futures hit near a six-week high in mid-April, and these higher oil prices are pushing investors to look for oil stocks to buy now. A great area to search for promising oil stocks to buy is among oil companies in the United States. That's because U.S. crude oil production is booming. The U.S. […]
Facebook's (Nasdaq: FB) initial public offering (IPO) failed to garner any real momentum for the first several months, and even dipped below $20 per share in late 2012. At that time, many market watchers declared the social media bubble had burst, and investors of future social media IPOs were doomed to go bust. However, FB […]
When it comes to energy investing, it's tough to beat the returns of a Master Limited Partnership (MLP). MLPs are publicly traded on a securities exchange and, under federal law, can only be formed for certain businesses, mostly for those involved with natural resources. To qualify for MLP status, a partnership has to generate at […]
U.S. stocks jumped Tuesday as traders celebrated big news and deals across the pharmaceutical sector and better than expected economic data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended today up 0.4% to 1,879.55. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained for a sixth straight session – its longest streak since September – rising 0.41% to 1,871.89. And the Nasdaq Composite gained 1% to 4,161.56.
Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) has watched sales of its signature beverage slip for a decade and now sales of Diet Coke were down 6.8% in 2013.
Instead of focusing on other brands or expanding its product portfolio, Coke plans to throw billions of dollars behind these slipping beverages. Investors have to be worried by this approach as Coke throws money at a decade-long trend.
According to a Reuters report this week, Alibaba could file for an initial public offering as soon as Monday, April 21, meaning an IPO date for the Chinese e-commerce company is just months away.
Analysts estimate that the IPO could raise $15 billion and possibly as much as $16 billion for Alibaba. That would be the biggest U.S. IPO since Facebook Inc.'s (Nasdaq: FB) highly publicized 2012 debut. Facebook's public offering raised $16 billion and was the largest tech IPO in U.S. history.
It's a great time to ask what energy stocks to buy now. After facing a terrible 2012, the energy sector has been on the rebound largely due to a rise in oil production in the U.S. The current boom in oil production shows little signs of waning, which should strengthen energy stocks looking forward. As […]
The top performing social media IPOs have been volatile but sometimes very rewarding for investors over last few years. The following is a roundup of some of the top performing social media IPOs of all time. Check out how well the early investors in these IPOs fared… Top Performing Social Media IPOs: Twitter Inc. (NYSE: […]