The Biden-McCarthy debt ceiling deal passed the Senate late last night and will move onto the President's desk, preventing what might have been a U.S. debt default. After a brief slowdown in the unstoppable, artificial intelligence-fueled advance of big tech, the sector is back in full force. Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) climbed roughly 5% on the […]
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Finding companies that trade for less than their book value – the value of everything they own minus everything they owe – and have fantastic fundamentals is one way to uncover value stock with the potential for huge gains.
We can limit our search for just those stocks trading below book value that high Piotroski F-scores.
The higher the F-score, the more fundamentally sound the company is right now.
A score of 9 is perfect, and a score below 5 indicates deteriorating, potentially dangerous fundamental conditions in the financial statements.
So, the first thing we are going to do is only look at companies with an F-score of 7 or higher.
Then, we will take a look at stocks with large insider or institutional buying of the stock in recent months.
And last, we need to see that smart people who are either running the company or know it inside and out as large investors are buying more of the stock.
Government finances are in a perpetually sorry state. That's not news; everywhere you turn, you'll hear all about it.
But what doesn't grab many headlines is the crisis in Americans' personal finances – problems that make the Treasury seem tightly squared away in comparison.
There's the retirement crisis, where one in five American adults have nothing socked away for retirement. You've got the cash crisis, in which nearly 40% of American adults can't meet a surprise $400 expense, like a mid-range hot water heater repair or doctor bill.
And then there's the "un-banking crisis." A stunning 7 million homes in the United States don't use a bank for anything at all; 18% have "minimal interaction" with the banking system.
It's grim, no doubt, but it's a fairly easy problem to solve; however, it won't be a traditional banker type that does the solving.
With all the recent volatility in the markets, many investors want to shut their eyes and wait till it's all over.
But doing that will run you the real risk of missing out, because those big swings we've seen lately are huge moneymaking opportunities.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 60 points this morning as global markets monitored a sudden decline in emerging market currencies.
The Argentine peso slumped to a new record low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday.
The Dow Jones today struggled to gain momentum in premarket hours as investors awaited an announcement from the White House concerning the imposition of European tariffs.
The Dollar General stock price is surging today as the company moves forward with bold plans.
It's hiking its dividend and will increase its share buyback program by $1 billion.
The Dow Jones today projected a higher open on Thursday morning as investors weighed the Trump administration's shifting economic message amid rapid executive personnel changes. Markets today are likely to move on news that first-quarter economic growth may come in lower than many analysts are expecting. In January, the Atlanta Federal Reserve had projected the […]
If the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls today it would mark its fourth consecutive down trading session.
Dow futures are down 31 points this morning as investors speculate on the effect of Trump's tax cut on the economy. President Donald Trump predicts it will lead to 6% annual GDP growth.
That would be two times the 30-year average, and triple the pace forecasted by the Congressional Budget Office over the next decade.
Amazon is lowering third-party vendor product prices to compete more fiercely with other low-cost rivals like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Dollar General Corp.