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I was listening to the conference call at Bank of America . The quarter was positively influenced by expense controls as capital markets activity was weaker than expected and, more importantly, net interest margins and income guidance was disappoint...
When Netflix reports earnings tonight, what will likely matter above all else for now will be subscriber growth.
Bank of America's EPS results were mixed -- not strong enough (in the aggregate) to continue to spur a higher stock price. Yet, the small "blemishes" were not likely enough to hurt the stock much over the near term. More after the conference call.
Wells Fargo's conference call was poor. The bank indicated (summed up well below) that margins would continue under pressure - as the relationship between costs and revenues are out of whack, placing the bank in a less competitive position. While I ...
Citigroup investors may need more information before calling the earnings beat a buying opportunity.
It is going to be fast, it is going to be furious during a shortened week of trading.
With the price of crude higher (+$0.70), the yield on the 10-year U.S. note up by five basis points (to yield 2.56%) and conspicuous strength in industrials ( and +$3) and financials ( , and ), the tape has a growthy tone to it today.
The first thing you need to think about when analyzing earnings has nothing to do with earnings. It has to do with where the stocks are.
We have to hope they are given a better chance to tell their story than they were Wednesday.
The tech-based drinks outlet keeps a tight lid on wage pressures.
A cheat sheet of expected questions for investors and political theater enthusiasts.
It is likely time to build a long position in GS, but only on my terms.
Goldman's consumer-focused fin-tech effort is a key theme to watch in 2019.
Here are today's key observations: * Bonds continued to rise in price and sell off in yield. The 10-year U.S. note yield dropped by another five basis points and is now slightly below 2.40%. My long standing and contrarian target of 2.25% is close a...
Does Berkshire Hathaway still offer value for investors?
The Fed is now caught in its own policy - hooked by the drug of cheap money. The yield on the 10 year U.S. note is under 2.54%. The dovish Fed policy announcement will likely help, over the near term, growth names ( , and ) and hurt rate sensitive ...
I think sometimes the best way to parse the temperament is to go over the most obviously 'wrong' moves and address why they might not be wrong at all.
Hong Kong's securities regulator has fined Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, UBS and Standard Chartered for lack of fact checking and due diligence in preparing stock offerings for now-liquidated China Forestry and still-suspended Tianhe Chemicals.
Here are some of my individual buy levels of stocks that I want to add to or reestablish on weakness: * $157.50 * $1625 * $1150 * $42 * $55 * $46 * $46.50 * $182.50 * $31 * $40 * $23 * $65 * $16.75 * $35 * $27.75 * $60 * $95 * $48 * $87.50 Note: Lon...
A number of Canadian bank stocks have lower valuations and higher dividend yields than their U.S.-based peers.
Buffett 'knows' Kraft Heinz well (he'd been on the Board for several years) and is capable of making a quick decision.
*It's a non trivial possibility! Overnight I reflected upon the abysmal news at Kraft Heinz : * SEC accounting probe * EPS miss (based principally on rising costs as top line growth was, more or less, in line) * Lower profit guidance (see above, cou...
Why does it always make me feel uncomfortable when my plan diverges from Warren Buffett's?
Analysts need to recognize this shift in the banking markets.
* The bank merger of BB&T and SunTrust is a one-off and is a very modest negative for the existing and large money-center banks BB&T and SunTrust Banks have announced a $66 billion merger of equals intended to create the country's sixth-largest bank...
So far nine are in positive territory, and are up an average of just over 11%.
Dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) are compound interest to the extreme. Here are an expert's top-10 DRIP stocks for 2019.