Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Fiscal Cliff’

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

JPMorgan Research Top 10 Macro Questions for 2013

At the start of every new year I like to read sell-side research from big banks, such as JPM or Credit Suisse. I have taken lots of ideas and insights......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A) sells 2 short-line railroads

Berkshire Hathaway sells 2 short-line railroads (DailyFinance) Warren Buffett‘s company has sold two short-line railroads it recently discovered......(read more)
Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ)

Bulls hungry for Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) options as shares rise to all-time high

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) – Shares in Domino’s are bucking the trend today, rising as much as 2.2% to an all-time high of $43.74 on Thursday......(read more)
SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG)

3 REIT Preferred Stocks for Yield-Hungry Investors

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) can add diversification, stability and generous yields to any portfolio. This is particularly true this year,......(read more)
Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD)

Boyd Gaming Corp. calls draw crowds as shares rally

Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) – Call options on casino operator, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), are changing hands at a clip today, with......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Buffett to Tribune owners – Call me!

Buffett Calls Allentown ‘Our Kind of Place’ tp Buy Paper (BusinessWeek) Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Setting Up For A Rally

Major equity indexes continue to drift higher despite unresolved drama in Washington D.C., which has led many to wonder just how serious the next sell......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

The $78 Billion Question Affecting Dividend Stocks Today

It’s one of the biggest questions facing income investors today: What does the “fiscal cliff” mean for dividend stocks? The term &#......(read more)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Inside A Slaughter: Why Freeport McMoRan (FCX) Lost 16%

Trading in the overall market was relatively normal yesterday; your average worry about the fiscal cliff and Europe snuck their way in, but there was......(read more)

Preparing For Economic Headwinds: Bill Gross’ Commodity Picks

In his most recent investment outlook, aptly titled “Strawberry Fields – Forever?”, legendary bond king Bill Gross warned that Americans should......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Fear Higher Taxes? Then Buy These Tax-Free High Yielders

When billionaire bond manager Bill Gross speaks, investors listen. So when the largest fund manager in the world, with assets under management approaching......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

Jim Rogers: There’s Too Much Speculation In Gold

Gold has been a major talking point in the commodity world for the last few weeks. Though it seems that the metal has been grabbing headlines for the......(read more)
iShares Gold Trust(ETF)

Gold And The Fiscal Cliff

As we roll into December, the clock is ticking on the time bomb that is the fiscal cliff. For the most part, markets seem confident that Congress will......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

What Bernanke, Marc Faber’s Bathroom And Gold All Have In Common

Marc “Dr. Doom” Faber has never been shy about his opinions concerning the global markets, especially with his Twitter account. As usual, the slight......(read more)
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)

Sleepy General Mills Delivers in Turbulent Environment

With all the talk of the fiscal cliff and elevated market volatility, perhaps it is surprising that some allegedly low-beta sectors, like telecommunications......(read more)
Bull call spread on LVS looks for Q3 earnings to impress

ETFs For The Special Dividend Craze

It appears the dreaded fiscal cliff is good for something. “Something” being the spate of special dividend news investors have been treated......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Did Buffett Smack Down the Dow This Morning?

Did Buffett Smack Down the Dow This Morning? (Fool) With so many investors nervous about the fiscal cliff, the last thing the market needed was for billionaire......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

3 Metals Outshining Gold

As is typical for the commodity world, all eyes have been fixated on gold in recent months. The precious metal has been under a microscope since the ......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Will Apple Inc. (AAPL) Pay a Special Dividend?

As we edge closer and closer to an impending fiscal cliff, the markets are doing a few peculiar things. You could have probably guessed that many investors......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Christopher Pucillo, BlackRock Inc.

The Imperfect World of George Soros (ForeignPolicy) George Soros cites Isaiah Berlin as an important intellectual influence, so it makes sense to see......(read more)
Corn ETF Holds Support: Time To Buy?

Corn ETF Holds Support: Time To Buy?

Bargain shoppers have arrived early on Wall Street ahead of Black Friday as last week’s brutal sell-off has left the marketplace scattered with ripe......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett

The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett (CNN) Fortune met Warren Buffett by accident in 1966. I was writing an investing article about another man, Alfred......(read more)
iShares Gold Trust(ETF)

Why Peter Schiff Is Embracing The Fiscal Cliff

The fiscal cliff has been the chief worry of the U.S. economy as of late, as the uncertainty looming has created a volatile marketplace. Each political......(read more)
Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TYL)

A Stock that Eliminates Big-Government Waste Could Gain 40%

Now that President Barack Obama has been reelected, many fear his vision of big-government planning, spending and taxing. But what is so bad about big......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett Would Love These Undervalued Stocks

The market has taken on a sickly tone in recent weeks, but it’s important to remember that the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average......(read more)
Natural Gas Index Fund (FCG) Holds Support: Time To Buy?

Natural Gas Index Fund (FCG) Holds Support: Time To Buy?

This week is riddled with more headwinds for equity markets as looming “fiscal cliff” woes and eurozone debt drama are colliding, prompting speculation......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Can These Inverse ETFs Cure Post-Election Blues?

More than a week removed from the presidential election and it is clear that even has become a favorite excuse of traders looking to explain the market......(read more)
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ)

More Mega-Cap ETFs Your Broker Forgot to Mention

With fears of a fiscal cliff running high and the chances of a Thanksgiving rally diminishing by the day, investors looking to stay involved in stocks......(read more)
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Chase Coleman, Apple Inc (AAPL)

Billionaire David Tepper’s Latest Stock Picks (InsiderMonkey) Appaloosa Management is a value hedge fund managed by billionaire David Tepper (whose......(read more)
First Trust Files For Unique Commodity ETF

Dodge The Fiscal Cliff With Mega-Cap ETFs

Politicians from both sides of the aisle have started to sound a more optimistic tone regarding the chances of avoiding the fiscal cliff. Investors would......(read more)
SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD)

Hedge Fund News: SandRidge, Andrew Redleaf, Paul Singer

SandRidge investor eyes sale, CEO ouster (IndianExpress) One of SandRidge Energy Inc‘s top shareholders called for the oil and gas company to consider......(read more)
Barack Obama serious

What Obama’s Win Means For Your Portfolio

As investors woke up after the day of the Presidential election, seemingly nothing had changed. The incumbent President, Barack Obama, stayed in office......(read more)
India ETFs Jump Following Moody's Comments

Despite Fiscal Cliff, Dividend Outlook Not All Bad

A possible reason is that U.S. stocks are sliding Wednesday is that investors now view the chances of the fiscal cliff arriving as heightened following......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Nelson Peltz, James Dinan

Union Hits Out at Vulture Fund Swoop on Tall Ship (MarineLink) The detention of the ship was ordered on application to a court by Elliott Capital Management......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

Faber Eyes Rally In Greenback

Marc Faber is usually known for his grim predictions, earning him the moniker “Dr. Doom”; a name he shares with Nouriel Roubini. The doctor has laid......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Thomas Steyer, Paul Singer

Obama Wins; Dollar Falls; George Soros Happy (Gather) President Obama wins his re-election bid. The dollar fell and the Euro rose upon the news, as concerns......(read more)
WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF)

Find Shelter From The Fiscal Cliff With These ETFs

It is out there looming, stalking, waiting to pounce. It being the fiscal cliff, the highly undesirable situation under which expiring tax cuts are not......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Carl Icahn, Citigroup

Greenlight’s Einhorn questions Fed “spending spree” (Reuters) Hedge fund manager David Einhorn raised concerns about the U.S. central......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Why Citigroup Inc. (C) Now Has at Least 30% Upside

Let’s tip the cap to Vikram Pandit. Though he was just shoved out the door as CEO of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), he did a commendable job of fixing......(read more)
TUDOR INVESTMENT CORP

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Richards, Paul Tudor, Blackstone

Hamptons Scene, Bruce Richards, $40,000 Colicchio Dinner (Bloomberg) Bruce Richards stood under a party tent anchored by multiple stakes in the lawn of......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund News: SkyBridge, Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio

SkyBridge Expands Into Asia (HedgeFund) Funds of hedge funds firm SkyBridge Capital plans to delve into Asia’s growing hedge fund market. According......(read more)
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