As technology has made stock trading easier in recent years, more traders have become comfortable calling their own trading shots rather than relying on a financial advisor. Unfortunately, few traders that manage their own investment portfolio have a background in finance, and many get lured into trading complicated financial products after hearing stories of other…
Indian stocks have been under significant pressure in recent months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi implemented a controversial demonetization program. On Nov. 8, Modi announced that the country would be scrapping its two highest-denomination bills. The effort is reportedly intended to reduce the impact of corruption, tax evasion and counterfeiting in India.
Silicon Valley has a long history of providing some of the most exciting new stocks in the market. The class of 2016 tech IPOs was led by cloud services company Twilio Inc (NYSE:TWLO) and Japanese mobile app company Line Corp (ADR) (NYSE:LN). As these two stocks demonstrated in 2016, huge tech IPOs can be some…
Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 0.83% announced Thursday it plans to create 100,000 new jobs in the next 18 months. Despite no indication from Amazon that the decision had anything to do with his proposed policies, President-elect Donald Trump has taken credit for the announcement.
A favorable settlement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has shares of Straight Path Communications Inc STRP 5.54% soaring more than 34 percent on Thursday. Straight Path had been under investigation by the FCC for fraud after an anonymous short-seller reported that the company was not using its wireless spectrum like it claimed it was.
The S&P 500 is up more than 5 percent since Election Day, as investors have cheered President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to reduce corporate taxes and regulations. However, not everyone is convinced of the benefits the Trump era will provide for investors.
Experienced traders know there are no sure things in the stock market. Sometimes, the exact time when it seems like things couldn’t get any worse for a stock is the time it has the most explosive short squeeze potential. That may very well be the case for Insys Therapeutics Inc INSY 2.3%.
Canadian businessman and “Shark Tank” investor Kevin O’Leary took to Facebook Live to reveal the results of his exploratory committee report on whether or not he would have a high probability of victory if he decides to for Prime Minister of Canada.
Traditional TV is feeling the heat, and Netflix, Inc. NFLX 0.36% remains in perfect position to capitalize. According to Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible, Netflix shareholders will also likely benefit from a flood of M&A activity in the TV space.
The U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act established the standard 40-hour work week with which most Americans are intimately familiar. However, technology has slowly been encroached on many American workers’ off hours in recent years. While many employees are only asked to be in-office during the typical 9 a.m.–5 p.m. work hours, smartphones make employees available…