The stock markets have been going up so far and for so long that many analysts predict a correction is in store. The S&P 500 hit a record high today (Wednesday) to trade above its record high hit last week, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs Monday and Friday.
While the Twitter IPO dominated headlines last week, we aren't fans of the stock. There are much better places to put your money to profit from these record market highs, as we've detailed below.To continue reading, please click here...
Earnings Today: Citigroup (NYSE: C), Coca Cola (NYSE: KO), and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)
Third-quarter earnings season has picked up, with a number of companies posting earnings today before the opening bell and two tech giants set to report after the close.
When Q3 earnings kicked off a week ago, analysts estimated third-quarter earnings would come in 6.5% higher than the same quarter a year ago.To continue reading, please click here...
Buy, Sell or Hold: Is Coca-Cola Still the "Real Thing" For Investors?
Suffice it to say, Coke has been a big part of our culture for over 100 years.
When I was growing up I wasn't shy about shaking a malfunctioning vending machine whenever my craving for an icy cold Coke kicked in.
But lately, have you noticed you are more likely to grab a Starbucks coffee for your caffeine fix?
Or maybe you are more inclined to pick up a sports or energy drink when you are on the go. Better yet, as you become more health conscious, it's a juice or a fruit smoothie that does the trick.
The good news is that the Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) has "matured" right along with you and is trying to use its status as the most recognized brand in the world to deliver new products to its thirsty customers.
That's one of the reasons I'm so bullish about Coke these days. But it's not the only one...