How Much Gold Should You Own?

The U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders heading into 2018, but investors are still less than a decade removed from one of the most horrific market crashes in history. Buying gold is a popular way for investors to attempt to protect their portfolio from large stock market declines, but many investors don’t understand what it…


CSX Stock Plummets On CEO’s Health Concerns

CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) stock fell nearly 7 percent Friday after investors were caught off guard by an announcement that CEO Hunter Harrison will be take a medical leave of absence. Harrison was named CEO in March, and investors had high hopes that his turnaround plan would get the company back on the right track.

Net Neutrality Isn’t a Big Deal for Netflix

As expected, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal the net neutrality rules implemented under the Obama administration to prevent internet service providers from limiting customer access to websites and manipulating service speeds. Without the net neutrality regulations in place, companies like Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) could be forced to pay premium fees to ISPs for…

Is Tesla On the Brink of Disaster?

Famed Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) short-seller and founder of Kynikos Associates Jim Chanos is doubling down on his prediction that Tesla stock is a ticking time bomb. In a new interview this week with Bloomberg, Chanos said Tesla will be the “poster child” of the next bear market for U.S. stocks.

Nike Is a Solid Bet Ahead of Earnings

After a bumpy road for most of 2017, Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE) stock has come on strong with a 20 percent gain the past three months. As Nike prepares to report its fiscal second-quarter earnings Dec. 21, Argus analyst John Staszak says the company is well-positioned to continue its bullish momentum.