Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.5% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Installed Building Products ( IBP ), up about 9.2% and......

With 2018 well under way and the FTSE 100 being in the news due to last week’s big falls, a lot of people are thinking about making their first foray into shares — perhaps with a bit of trepidation. Things are a lot easier than when......

Shutterstock photo The Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF ( VPL ) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 3.5 million shares traded versus three month average volume of about 500,000. Shares of VPL were up about 0.8% on the day. Components of......

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Flowserve Corp (Symbol: FLS) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $43.43, changing hands as high as $44.95 per share. Flowserve Corp shares are currently trading up about 3.6% on the day. The chart below shows......

Shutterstock photo NextEra Energy ( NEE ) declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of $1.11 per share, up approximately 13 percent versus the prior-year comparable quarterly dividend. This increase is consistent with the policy announced in 2015 of targeting 12 to 14 percent annual......

Shutterstock photo Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative......

Shutterstock photo Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative......

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Woodward, Inc. (Symbol: WWD) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $73.52, changing hands as high as $74.20 per share. Woodward, Inc. shares are currently trading up about 1.6% on the day. The chart below shows......

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of MiMedx Group Inc (Symbol: MDXG) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $14.00, changing hands as low as $13.88 per share. MiMedx Group Inc shares are currently trading down about 6.2% on the day. The chart......

Dips in share prices push up the yields of safe dividend stocks, such as BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE)(NYSE:BCE) and Brookfield Property Partners LP (TSX:BPY.UN)(NYSE:BPY). With a meaningful +8% dip from its recent high, BCE stock now offers a big yield of 5.3%. And Brookfield Property now......

Shutterstock photo Ecommerce, i.e. the most growth-oriented part of the retail industry, doesn’t operate exactly like its brick-and-mortar counterpart. While goods and services do change hands, there’s a completely different infrastructure involved, whether it’s the marketplace, or logistics, or payments system, or ancillary services. That’s......

While 2017 proved to be a solid year for Royal Dutch Shell’s (LSE: RDSB) share price, I stick by my long-term cautious take on the business. Thanks to a resurgent oil price, the FTSE 100 business saw its market value swell 6.4% last year. But......

Even after this past month’s wild market gyrations, many stocks still look pricey in relation to their earnings and dividends. But in an expensive market like this, you can still find attractively valued dividend stocks if you know where to look. With this in mind,......

Full-year financials from Shire (LSE: SHP) were not enough to inject a much-needed dose of jet fuel into the company’s share price this week. The FTSE 100 pharmaceuticals play has shed a third of its market value during the past 12 months and more recently,......

After a 28% fall in its share price over the past 12 months, shares in Imperial Brands (LSE: IMB) offer dividend investors an attractive yield of 6.5%. The tobacco giant is also attractively valued at present levels, with a price-to-earnings ratio of just 9.9. Multiple......

ZeroEdge.Bet, a start-up that is building a blockchain based online casino network, is expanding its reach and will be opening brand new offices in London. The move was prompted by the unprecedented growth of the business, ahead of the proposed ICO dates later this year.......

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In January I was firmly convinced that the FTSE 100 was on a bargain valuation at over 7,700 points, and I reckoned it still looked cheap compared to the world’s other top markets. And its average dividend yield was higher than it had been for years.......

It is likely that most altcoins will complete a 3-bar bull reversal pattern known as a morning star right at key support levels in the weekly chart. LTC, Lumens and EOS/USD will lead the charge and offer wonderful buy opportunities next week. My advice is......

FOMO Moments The Asian holiday weekend is upon us and markets are looking good. Most digital assets are in the green and Bitcoin is holding steady at over $10k again. Altcoins are once again being pulled up by their big brother and, as expected, one......

Shutterstock photo The best performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Utilities sector, higher by 1.5%. Within that group, FirstEnergy Corp (Symbol: FE) and CMS Energy Corp (Symbol: CMS) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.5% and 2.5%, respectively.......

Citigroup boss Michael Corbat just got a huge raise. Corbat scored $23 million in total pay last year, the bank said on Friday. That’s a cool 48% above what he made in 2016. The pay hike underlines Citi’s (C) success in bouncing back from its......