On the Street

The Lure of Penny Stocks

(SOMEWHERE IN FLORIDA) — It’s hard to check your email without hearing about the next “hot” penny stock or the newest pill that’ll increase your manhood a few inches. But the latter has nothing to do with this article; I’m just saying its annoying how many of those spam emails we receive. It’s not just me, right? What this article ...

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Insurance Runs

Insurance stocks have been steady all of this year and are well-positioned for the immediate future. The SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (NYSE Arca: KIE) is up over 18% year-over-year and has recently hit a record high since its debut 12 years ago. KIE tracks the S&P Insurance Select Industry with 50 stocks from the Insurance Brokers, Life & Health, Multi-Line, ...

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The Bulk of Companies Are Beating Earnings Estimates, But Reactions are Mixed on FANG Stocks

Wall Street is now past the half-way point of this earnings season and the results have been pretty impressive thus far in terms of beating expectations. Thus far, 286 members of the S&P 500 have reported results and according to FactSet, 73 percent have topped both the earnings and revenue estimates. While that stat is impressive, Zacks expresses earnings beats ...

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