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Over Half of DJIA Stocks Outyield 30-Year Treasury Bond

2015 is becoming a very interesting year. The bull market is now six years old, we are over three years without a true correction and the Federal Reserve is expected ...
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Companies With the Largest Stock Buybacks of All Time

The debate over whether investors prefer stock buybacks or dividends will continue in the years ahead. Companies use both tools under corporate governance for returning capital to their shareholders. And ...
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5 Merrill Lynch Stock Picks That Have Been Hurt by Strong Dollar

With the U.S. dollar the strongest in years, some top stocks have taken it on the chin in 2015 as a result. The dollar is up 8% this year and ...
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Is Berkshire Hathaway Becoming More Private Equity Than Conglomerate Under Buffett?

Warren Buffett and his team may be gradually making changes to how they operate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). The changes have been subtle in recent years, but the way ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Garmin, IMAX, Micron, Kimberly-Clark, P&G and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday morning ahead of the three-day weekend. The six-year-old bull market may have stalled in the first quarter, but the one trend that has ...
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6 Big Dividend Hikes Expected Soon

Stocks are effectively at their all-time highs, and now we have the Federal Reserve promising again to not bring swift and massive interest rate hikes. This is a great climate ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Monday

March 16, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday as the dollar traded slightly weaker against the euro early. That did not help crude oil prices, hough, which tumbled to a ...
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The Top 8 Dividend Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Investors love dividends. Now that the bull market is six years old and that the Federal Reserve is closer to raising interest rates, investors might be smart to consider which ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the DJIA on Friday

March 6, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday after news that the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% in February and the economy added 295,000 non-farm jobs after a downward revision ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on Markets Wednesday

March 4, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following a somewhat disappointing ADP employment report for February even though January’s estimate was revised sharply up. Crude oil inventories grew by ...
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12 Companies Expected to Raise Their Dividends Very Soon

With stocks having hit all-time highs and with the bull market now six years old, investors have to consider carefully which stocks and sectors they want to invest in. One ...
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Merrill Lynch Dividend Yield Stocks to Buy

With a general consensus that at some point this year, maybe as soon as this summer, interest rates are poised to rise, owning dividend yield stocks is a somewhat contrarian ...
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5 Stocks That Really Benefit From Lower Oil Prices

The consensus belief among many on Wall Street, and surely in Washington, D.C., is that falling gasoline prices are almost like a pay raise to consumers, and they will in ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Tuesday

January 27, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday after pre-market earnings reports from several of the DJIA blue chips came in a little short, and we’ll give some details on ...
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