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biotech investing

Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin Plan to Cure Aging with Biotech Venture

Google Inc.'s (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) Larry Page and Sergey Brin have taken anti-aging to a whole new level.

In 2013, Google founded the biotech company Calico along with Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) Chairman Arthur Levinson.

Rather than focusing on diseases, Calico was founded to cure aging. According to Page, expanding the human life span by as much as 100 years is the company's goal.

Thanks to new breakthroughs, they may be closer than you think...

penny stocks

Our Top Penny Stocks Have Crushed the Market in 2015

Our top penny stocks have all outpaced the markets in 2015 by a significant margin.

So far this year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up just 0.9%. Our top penny stock picks have climbed 120%, 105%, and 43% in the same time frame.

And even after those huge gains, they still have plenty of room for more profits...

penny stocks

Penny Stock Scams: CYNK Technology (CYNK) Manipulation Triggers Arrest

Penny stock scams, while widely publicized, still persist.

One of the most high-profile penny stock scams of 2014 has come to a fitting end.

Here's the penny stock, the person behind the ruse, and the outcome.

stock market today

Greek Drama Headlines Dow Jones News Today

Find out what's cooking in Dow Jones news today.

Greece must find a way to unfreeze $8.06 billion, Apple stock is on the move from Icahn comments, and more.

Get stock futures, stocks to watch, the biggest stock market news, and today's best profit plays here...

oil

Why Our Oil Price Forecast Just Moved Higher

Oil prices are up 14.5% year to date.

Concerns that have plagued the oil patch over the last several months, including supply/demand, are subsiding.

So where's oil headed? Keep reading for our latest oil price forecast...

JPMorgan

Pass on JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM) Stock and Buy This Big Bank Play Instead

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) stock seemingly continues to establish all-time highs with each new trading session.

It's one of the largest investment banks in the world, sitting on $2.6 trillion in assets. It navigated the financial crisis better than any other firm on Wall Street.

But here's why if you buy it now, you may miss this more profitable opportunity in banking...

oil

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Today Rose to $61.37

The WTI crude oil price today surged above $61 in morning trading on declining inventory data.

The rise in oil prices came after the American Petroleum Institute (API) released a bullish weekly supply report.

Here's what that means for oil price forecasts for the rest of the year...

IPOs

The Two Biggest Threats to the Airbnb IPO

No Airbnb IPO date has been set, but when it comes to market, the company may be worth as much as $24 billion.

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal last week, the home-rental company is in the midst of a $1 billion funding round. The investors funding the company value it near $24 billion.

But even with that huge valuation, the company still faces two major threats...

oil stocks

The Best Oil ETF to Invest in Today

With oil prices ready to continue their rebound, investors are on the hunt for the best oil ETF to invest in now.

WTI oil prices are up 23.2% since they bottomed at $49.65 on March 17. They are still down 37% since June 23, 2014.

That's why we're recommending this oil ETF today...

oil

Why I'm Revising My Oil Outlook… Upward

I just left a closed-door meeting in Paris. Assembled here were some high-powered oil practitioners, the traders selling their productions, and the bankers financing all of it.

As often happens, the pundits and talking heads have been discussing matters quite similar to what was on our agenda. And as usual, their perspectives are very different from those of us "behind the scenes."

As a matter of fact, what I heard at this meeting has led me to believe that I may even have made a misjudgment.

For some time I have been talking in Oil & Energy Investor about a confluence of factors leading to a rise in oil prices. It was heartening to see I was right according to those assembled in my meeting - except for in the case of one interesting factor.