Month: September 2020

Some 60 years have passed since the first televised debate between the two main candidates for the White House. Some of the sequels have been quotable, others soporific, but none quite as dismaying as the one held in Ohio on Tuesday. Whether President Donald Trump’s interruptions were impulsive or calculated to throw Joe Biden, his
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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist The Eaton Vance Enhanced Equity Income Fund II (EOS) has been on fire this year. This is thanks to its heavy weighting in tech. Led by a significant position in Amazon (AMZN). Eaton Vance runs a solid line-up of option-based funds. In this case, EOS is not
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An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million
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Overall, it is much easier to invest in a publicly traded firm than a privately-held company. Public companies, especially larger ones, can easily be bought and sold on the stock market and, therefore, have superior liquidity and a quote market value. Conversely, it can be years before a private firm can again be sold and prices
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Sanjay Mehrota, CEO, Micron Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after-hours Tuesday: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals — The pharmaceutical company said trial data for its coronavirus antibody cocktail showed it reduced “viral levels and improved symptoms in non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients.” Regeneron shares were halted in after-hours trading. Micron Technology — Micron shares rose
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When most people challenge deeply ingrained wisdom about finances, they’re greeted with eye rolls. When one of the world’s most successful financial gurus is the contrarian, people listen. Such was the case with Warren Buffett’s 2013 letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors, which seemed to challenge one of the longstanding axioms about retirement planning. Buffett noted
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The world’s largest oil traders are rushing to plough billions of dollars into renewable energy projects in the next five years, as they speed up preparations for a dramatic shift in the world’s energy mix. Marco Dunand, chief executive of Swiss commodity trader Mercuria, said the company was investing $1.5bn into projects in North America
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Investment Thesis I am finding myself continuing to spend a great deal of my time and energy looking at ETFs, as opposed to individual stocks, in my pursuit of income generation. During my first pass through the most popular dividend paying ETFs, I landed on the Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD) as my top
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People can own real estate for their primary residence or to hold as an investment rental property, and their ownership is determined through what’s known as a title. There are different kinds of real estate title as well as less common methods of holding title to a real estate property. It’s important to know about
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Two recent orders from the California Supreme Court indicate the court isn’t finished reviewing cases challenging the state’s 2013 pension reform law and the California Rule. The high court issued orders Wednesday in each of the four cases it had accepted for review, but had deferred, pending its ruling in Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Association
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A “catastrophic” performance since the outbreak of coronavirus has left Tiffany with “dismal” prospects for the future, according to the company that until recently wanted to buy the luxury US jeweller for $16.6bn. LVMH, the conglomerate led by the French tycoon Bernard Arnault, made the stinging attack on Tiffany and its management in a lawsuit
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The marijuana industry’s exponential growth in the last several years created numerous opportunities in the mainstream economy. But kinks in the industry, including regulatory ones, are still being worked out. To that extent, it is still nascent and needs a professionally-trained workforce to firm up its contours. Currently, there are relatively few colleges or universities
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You can invest in the growing space economy with these ETFs. Procure Space ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/UFO/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID SPDR S&P Kensho Final Frontiers ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/ROKT/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Virgin Galatic: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/SPCE?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Maxar Technologies: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/SPCE?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Dish Network: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/SPCE?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Intelsat: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/I?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Northrup Grumann: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/NOC?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Lockheed Martin: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/LMT?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID
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Sears Holdings (SHLD) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Oct. 15, 2018. A wave of store closures and deals in desperate attempts to stay afloat failed to save the struggling retailer, which listed $6.9 billion in assets and $11.3 billion in liabilities in the filing. The company announced in a statement that CEO, Edward Lampert, would step down, with day-to-day operations managed by
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Costco (COST) – Costco reported quarterly earnings of $3.04 per share, 20 cents a share above estimates. The warehouse retailer’s revenue also beat Wall Street forecasts. Comparable-store sales rose 11.4% compared to the 7.8% consensus estimate of analysts polled by Refinitiv. Costco also
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