I was reading this article on CBNC about how somehow “most investors didn’t come close to beating the S&P 500 in 2016.” I guess that makes sense if most investors are investing in lower-risk assets other than stocks. And that’s fine, especially if you are older and/or nearing retirement.
With Q4 earnings season just around the quarter, a number of companies will be reporting critical holiday sales numbers that will set the tone for 2017 and beyond.
After another disappointing year in 2016 following a disastrous string of food safety incidents in 2015, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. CMG 0.13% shareholders are hoping that 2017 will finally bring the recovery they have been looking for. According to a recent presentation by Andy Swan, co-founder of social media data company LikeFolio, Chipotle investors have…
For the second consecutive year, the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF HACK 0.98% lagged the S&P 500 in 2016. However, a number of market analysts believe that the two-year consolidation period for cybersecurity stocks may have finally come to an end.
Benzinga recently had the chance to speak with ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. ZIOP 7.2% CEO Dr. Laurence James Neil Cooper about the upcoming JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, partnerships with Intrexon Corp XON 4.15% and Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 2.85% and whether shareholders should be concerned about the company’s rising expenses.
Things may be looking up for REIT investors in the long term, but it could take a while for market fundamentals to improve. According to Deutsche Bank analyst Vin Chao, the benefits of positive GDP trends and favorable policy changes in Washington likely won’t kick in for REIT investors for a while.
Leadership consultant Simon Sinek has a message for employers hiring a new generation of millennials: their workforce shortcomings aren’t necessarily their fault.
Last year was a historic one for marijuana legalization, and a boffo year for marijuana stocks. Most marijuana investors enjoyed massive gains in 2016. A number of smaller, over-the-counter marijuana companies even registered gains of more than 100% on the year.
The headwinds in the consumer finance industry may finally be subsiding in 2017, and Deutsche Bank analyst David Ho is bullish on a handful of top stocks picks. In a new research note, Ho spelled out five themes Deutsche Bank will be watching in the space in 2016:
The popular FANG stocks, Facebook Inc FB 1.21%, Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 0.12%, Netflix, Inc. NFLX 0.09% and Alphabet Inc GOOG 0.06% GOOGL 0.24%, are off to a roaring start so far in 2017. The hot start is a far cry from how the stocks started 2016.
Less than a year after British strongman Eddie Hall became the first human being in history to deadlift 500 kg (1,102.3 lbs) at the World Deadlift Championships, Hall recently broke the Commerce World’s Strongest Man (WSM) record for a slightly different style of deadlift.