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Alibaba Stock Price Climbs After This Shareholder Letter Delivery (NYSE: BABA)

The Alibaba stock price has climbed 15.3% in October and is up another 2.9% today (Thursday) after the company released a letter to shareholders reassuring them of the company's growth prospects. Alibaba stock investors are worried about slowing revenue growth from the Chinese e-commerce firm, plus trouble with China's economy. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: […]

Today, Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma's letter addressed those bearish concerns.

Wall Street

For the Likes of Nelson Peltz and Carl Icahn, the Targets Are Getting Bigger

No company is immune from activist investors. That point was hammered home anew when Nelson Peltz announced Monday he'd bought $2.5 billion of General Electric (NYSE: GE) stock, making him a top 10 shareholder.

Every year, more household names are targeted, including many widely held stocks.

Here's what to do when a stock you own lands in the crosshairs of a Nelson Peltz...


Will the DraftKings IPO Date Be Impacted by Insider Trading Scandal?

Daily fantasy sports company DraftKings Inc. has exploded in popularity since 2011, and investors are now waiting for the DraftKings IPO date.

While no official DraftKings IPO date has been set, a 2016 IPO is a possibility now that the company has been valued over $1.2 billion.

Here's what you need to know...

Stock Market

The Most Expensive Stocks on U.S. Markets Today

Finding great companies is just part of the formula for savvy investing. The best stocks to buy are ones that aren't so pricey that there's still upside left…

And until August, U.S. stocks were the most expensive they've been since World War II.

Here's what that means for investors - plus get a list of the 20 most expensive stocks on U.S. markets right now.

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Moving on Fed Minutes Release

For Oct. 8, 2015, here are your stock market futures, earnings reports, top stock market news, and stocks to watch… Stock Futures Today Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015) slipped 55 points in pre-market hours as the earnings season unofficially kicks off and traders await the release of the minutes from the Fed […]

Here's what else investors should be watching for in the Dow Jones Industrial Average today...


VW Stock: Don’t Go Bottom Fishing Yet

Millions of investors have picked up shares of VW stock with the hope of making a killing on the rebound. But that's a mistake.

We're going to talk about why today and, while we're at it, take a quick look at the trade recommendation I gave you last week to play the situation.

It's returned 15% in just eight trading sessions and is primed for a whole lot more in the months ahead.

Here's what you need to know...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains 122 Points with Fed Minutes in Focus

Why did the Dow Jones Industrial Average gain 122 points today?

Here's how the stock market did today, earnings reports, the top stock market news, and stocks to watch based on today's market moves…

Continue reading...


Should I Buy GoPro Stock (Nasdaq: GPRO)?

The GoPro stock price has fallen more than 51% since mid-June. For some stocks, such a plunge is actually a flashing "Buy" signal – shares trade at a bargain, and whatever drove the stock price down stops being a bearish factor.

So this means now many investors are asking us "should I buy GoPro stock?"

For the answer, we turned to Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald. He's a 34-year seasoned market analyst and professional trader with a specialty in global markets.

Here's his recommendation...


[CHART] VW Dieselgate Will Cost More Than Deepwater and Enron Scandals Combined

VW's "Dieselgate" could end up being one of the most expensive, avoidable disasters in the world…

VW set aside $7.2 billion to deal with the scandal, but according to Credit Suisse's most conservative estimates, that's not nearly enough.

Here's how the actual cost of Dieselgate measures up to other major expensive (and avoidable) disasters...


Brent Crude Oil Prices Today Rise After EIA Report

Brent crude oil prices today increased for the fourth consecutive session despite the EIA's bearish supply report.

The agency reported oil supplies increased by 3.1 million barrels last week. The news could worry traders who think supply will keep building up.

But there are three ways to play oil prices no matter where they move...

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