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Where does Brexit stand now?

26 February 2019  |  News

There is a lot of satirical content about Brexit doing the rounds on social media right now: Satire aside, you may be wondering why the term is Brexit even though we frequently refer to the nation as "The UK". Quick geography lesson. If you look at a map, you’ll see a larger island and smaller one. The larger island, sometimes called the British Isles...
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Why you should watch these stocks

26 February 2019  |  News

These days, it seems the road to success is to build a start-up and sell it off. It worked for WhatsApp, Instagram, and most recently, podcast startup Gimlet Media by Spotify. And if you’d like to cash in on those deals, you should consider. Our approach is based on deep-dive research, and Asia has been...
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Company Earnings Announcement to Watch (2/25/2019 - 3/1/2019)

25 February 2019  |  News

Here are 13 companies which are going to announce their Earning in this week (25th of February 2019 – 1st of March 2019). 1. Shake Shack Inc. (ticker: SHAK): 2/25 After market close, Consensus EPS: 3¢, Consensus Revenue: $ 119 million...
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Bulls Keep Running as Market’s Fears Melt Away

20 February 2019  |  News

Stocks kept rallying last week as one fear after another seemed to evaporate. Government shutdown? Nope. Trade war with China? Probably not if talks continue. Recession? Just when it looked like things were slowing down, the data turned positive. The pessimists just couldn’t win...
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Dexcom (NASDAQ: DXCM) – A Medical Device Company Tackling Diabetes and Rewarding Shareholders Along the Way

19 February 2019  |  News

Dexcom is a medical device company, which provides continuous glucose monitoring (GCM) technology for diabetes patients. The company was founded in 1999 and went public on NASDAQ in...
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Who Were the Winners and Losers in Tech This Earnings Season?

18 February 2019  |  News

Earnings season has mostly finished for major technology firms. Let’s take a look at the big winners and losers. The first major theme was a rebound in beaten down social-media stocks Facebook (FB) and Snap (FB). Both showed signs of repairing different kinds of problems plaguing their businesses...
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Forgotten Stocks Rip Higher: Earnings This Week

15 February 2019  |  News

Several forgotten companies have rallied in the last week as investors continue to pore over quarterly results. Covergirl maker Coty (COTY) is up more than 50 percent in the last week after earnings and revenue beat estimates. That suggested the heavily shorted company, loaded with debt from major...
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13 February 2019  |  News (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its earnings for the fourth quarter of calendar 2018. Annual sales grew by 30.9% to $232.9 billion compared to $177.9 billion in 2017 and operating income increased to $12.4 billion (operating margin ratio: 5.3%) 4Q18 quarterly sales increased by 19.7% to $72.4 billion year-over-year...
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Stock Bulls Rest Amid Political, Economic Worries

12 February 2019  |  News

Stocks drifted last week as investors started worrying about politics and the global economy. The S&P 500 rose less than 0.1 percent between Friday, February 1, and Friday, February 8. It was only the sixth and smallest advance in the last seven weeks, following the index’s sharp rebound in January...
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Semiconductors Strong as Other Techs Teeter: Earnings This Week

8 February 2019  |  News

The last week of earnings has brought more optimism toward semiconductors but skepticism about other major technology stocks. Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Microchip Technology (MCHP), On Semiconductor (ON) and Cypress Semiconductor (CY) all pushed higher after releasing their quarterly results...
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Introduction of our top 5 popular ETFs on the ASX

7 February 2019  |  Education

An ETF is an open-ended investment fund that is traded on the ASX – just like any share. ETFs aim to closely track the performance of a given index or asset class, so ETF investors can gain exposure to a range of investment strategies, geographic regions and asset classes, often at lower...
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Starbucks Earnings Analysis: Our projections and insights on a new Chinese competitor, looking to take over

6 February 2019  |  News

Starbucks reported $6,633 million revenue and $1,016 million operating income in 1Q19. Starbucks has expanded to 3,684 stores in China (163 net new stores opened in Q1) while native competitor, Luckin Coffee...
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Stocks Keep Climbing as Negativity Lifts

5 February 2019  |  News

Stocks keep rising as the fourth quarter’s gloom continues to lift.The S&P 500 rose 1.6 percent between Friday, January 25, and Friday, February 1. It was the fifth gain in the last six weeks, with every major sector and index moving higher. Stocks keep rising as the fourth quarter’s gloom continues to lift...
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Netflix Earnings: International revenues exceed U.S. with over 139 million paid memberships worldwide

30 January 2019  |  News

Netflix increased annual revenue 35% to $16 billion in 2018 and nearly doubled operating income to $1.6 billion with an operating profit margin of 10%. Looking into the revenue structure, international streaming gained...
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Chinese Tech Stocks Come to Life

29 January 2019  |  News

China may still be in trade talks with President Trump, but that’s not keeping money away from the country’s technology sector. The PowerShares GoldenDragon Halter Index ($HXC) is up more than 3 percent today and on pace for its highest close since early October. The gains follow two weeks of consolidation above the 50-day moving average...
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Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: QTWO) – A Digital Banking Solution for Regional and Community Financial Institutions

22 January 2019  |  News

Q2 Holdings is an American Fin Tech company focused on offering Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for regional and community financial institutions (RCFIs). Hank Seale is the Founder and Chairman of Q2 Holdings...
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Biotechs Rising as Buyouts Sweep the Market

17 January 2019  |  News

Biotechnology stocks are ripping in 2019, fueled by some high-profile takeovers.It was only the second trading session of the year that Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) gobbled up Celgene (CELG) in a record $74 billion deal. Loxo Oncology (LOXO) accepted an $8 billion bid from Eli Lilly (LLY) a few days later....
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Validea's Top Five Consumer Cyclical Stocks Based On Warren Buffett

17 January 2019  |  Trading Ideas

Smart investing takes patience and time. You begin with the right broker for international trading, then you base your trading plan on research and a solid strategy. One of the world’s most successful investors is Warren Buffet. He recommends...
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Big Growth Stocks Roar Back as Earnings Approach

16 January 2019  |  News

Companies like Netflix (NFLX), Incyte (INCY), Broadcom (AVGO), Facebook (FB) and Alphabet (GOOGL) are leading the S&P 500 higher today as investors return to the most important part of the market. Several things seem to be happening all at once. First, NFLX lit a fire of...
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US-China Trade War: Impacts and Implications

15 January 2019  |  News

Back in April 2016, while US President Trump was still on the campaign trail, he hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Florida resort to discuss a 100-Day Action Plan on trade disagreements. Then in February 2018, the US imposed 30% tariffs on imported solar panels and 20% on imported...
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7 Companies that Google Acquired in 2018

11 January 2019  |  News

Google, the search giant, is famous for acquiring rapidly growing technology companies and, it has acquired and invested into nearly 200 companies in the past 10 years. In 2018, Google acquired 7 companies. Now let’s take a look at these companies to see what areas Google has...
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Arco Platform - Education Technology Company in Brazil

9 January 2019  |  News

Arco Platform Limited (NASDAQ: ARCE) is an education technology company established in Brazil in 2004. It provides high-quality educational contents and develops educational software for private schools from Kindergarten to grade 12. The number of students using Arco’s platform...
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Do You Own Losing Stocks?

9 January 2019  |  Education

It’s been said that fear and greed are the two key emotions that come into play when dealing with money. This is the case no matter whether we are investing for the long-term or trading with a shorter-term goal to grow our wealth. In this article, we will look at a number of psychological traps behind some of the emotions that affect...
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Adobe Earnings: Operating Margin Ratio surged over 30% and Revenue increased by 24% after acquiring Marketo

2 January 2019  |  News

The graphic service provider, Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) announced 2018 fiscal year earnings in December 2018. Adobe achieved record annual revenue of $9.03 billion, which represents 23.7% year-over-year...
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