Category Archive: Finance

Your Market Update Ahead Of The CPI And Financial Stock Earnings

Your Market Update Ahead Of The CPI And Financial Stock Earnings

Image Source: Pexels This week may not have started with high volatility, but it could ended that way. That’s because we’ll have key inflation data – the Consumer Price Index (CPI) – Thursday morning and once the dust settles there, we’ll have major financial stocks report earnings on Friday morning. Here’s your plan of action as […]
Will Magic Software Cut Its 6.7% Dividend Yield?

Will Magic Software Cut Its 6.7% Dividend Yield?

Magic Software Enterprises (Nasdaq: MGIC) is a rare software company that has a big yield. Most tech companies don’t pay dividends at all – and of the ones that do, very few have yields above 3%. Magic Software’s current $0.327 per share semiannual dividend comes out to a yield of 6.7%.But can the Israeli company keep […]
Markets: Week 1 Week 2 – What’s Next Week 3?

Markets: Week 1 Week 2 – What’s Next Week 3?

Looking at the Economic Modern Family (weekly charts), to date, they all peaked in December.The Russell 2000, Regional Banks, Transportation and Retail, as far as index and sectors go, backed off the most from their peaks.Semiconductors are more sideways since the peak as well as Biotech (which remains the strongest sector right now).This sets the […]
Immunome – Oncology Is Hot

Immunome – Oncology Is Hot

MicroMarvel is a series of articles highlighting undercovered stock with less than a billion dollars in Market Capitalization. These articles are not intended to be buy recommendations. They highlight stocks that may have limited trading volume and may be highly volatile so if you do decide to add them to your portfolio I highly recommend […]
S&P Approaches Highs As Russell 2000 Treads Water

S&P Approaches Highs As Russell 2000 Treads Water

A bit of a mixed bag for indices. Large caps had the best of the action as the S&P and Dow Jones Industrial approached all-time highs. Buying volume for Large Caps indices didn’t count as accumulation, but these indices are outperforming its peers. The Dow Jones Index is running a tight consolidation after its extensive […]
The Relative Value Of Insights

The Relative Value Of Insights

Many investors use the start of the year to make predictions for the upcoming year and to think about ways to express views on these themes. This undertaking is not guaranteed to add value: predicting the future is incredibly difficult and success requires correctly predicting both the drivers of future performance and the upcoming impact […]
The Top Performing Energy Stocks Of 2023

The Top Performing Energy Stocks Of 2023

Image Source: Pixabay The year ended on a solid note, with most sectors notching double-digit gains in the fourth quarter. However, the energy sector, which was the top-performing sector in the third quarter, pulled back in the fourth quarter. Energy was the only negative performer in Q4 and one of only three negative performers for all […]
Market Talk – Wednesday, Jan. 10

Market Talk – Wednesday, Jan. 10

ASIA:The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 increased 678.54 points or 2.01% to 34,441.72 Shanghai decreased 15.55 points or -0.54% to 2,877.70 Hang Seng decreased 92.74 points or -0.57% to 16,097.28 ASX 200 decreased 52.00 points or -0.69% to 7,468.50 Kospi decreased 19.26 points or -0.75% to 2,541.98 SENSEX increased […]
SEC Approves Spot Bitcoin ETF (For Real This Time), Will Begin Trading Tomorrow

SEC Approves Spot Bitcoin ETF (For Real This Time), Will Begin Trading Tomorrow

Following yesterday’s false start, it appears the SEC has now officially approved a spot Bitcoin ETF… and screwed-up the release AGAIN! The SEC dropped the following at this link… “Order Granting Accelerated Approval”Then pulled the link.So another false start, but…As Bloomberg’s James Seyffart noted: “It certainly looks like the #Bitcoin ETF Approval order had hit the SEC website.” […]
Dow Adds Triple Digits; Nasdaq Nabs 4-Straight

Dow Adds Triple Digits; Nasdaq Nabs 4-Straight

Wall Street turned in a win Wednesday, building on modest midday gains as investors eyed inflation data that will round out the week. The Dow and Nasdaq both added triple digits, with the latter extending its daily winning streak to four. The S&P 500 nabbed a healthy win as well, and is the sole index of the […]