Brexit Aftermath: How Can Gold Investors Position Themselves?

Yesterday, on June 23, 2016, the world was caught by surprise when British citizens voted to leave the European Union (HEDJ). The Brexit received 51.9% of the votes, and Prime Minister David Cameron resigned.

Market Recap: Crude Oil and Precious Metals React to the Brexit Vote

After a brief recovery in crude oil prices this week, crude oil fell to lower price levels right after the official release of the unexpected EU referendum results.

Brexit and Other Global Concerns Add to State Street's Woes

State Street manages $2.2 trillion in assets for governments, sovereign wealth funds, institutions, and retail clientele.

Brexit Is Here: Crude Oil Prices Feel the Heat

Prior to the Brexit referendum, WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures contracts for August delivery rose by 2% and settled at $50.11 per barrel on Thursday, June 23, 2016.


Run, JACK, Run! But How Long Can the Stock Keep up the Rally?

Since the announcement of its 1Q16 results on May 11, 2016, the share price of Jack in the Box (JACK) has risen by over 30%.

Hewlett-Packard's Ambitious Supplies and 3D-Printing Strategies

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) announced the sale of its remaining “marketing optimization assets” to the Canada-based (EWC) OpenText Corporation (OTEX).

Inside the Plight of Major US Truckload Carriers in 2016

Initially, 2016 looked to be a tough year for US truckload carriers. But when promising data on manufacturing came in, companies’ stocks swung into action.

How Recent Developments Could Affect Becton Dickinson

Becton Dickinson has returned ~20% over the last one year. It outperformed the S&P 500 Index, which returned around -1.2% during the same period.

How Coca-Cola Is Expanding Its Still Beverage Portfolio

Coca-Cola’s Venturing & Emerging Brands unit has acquired a minority stake in the certified organic, non-GMO, and gluten-free drink Aloe Gloe.

Cheniere Energy in 2016: What's Driving the Bullish Sentiment?

In this series, we’ll take a look at Cheniere Energy’s (LNG) balance sheet position and cash flow measures. We’ll also look at its valuations, key performance indicators, and more.

Where Will Calumet Specialty Products Partners Go from Here?

So far, Calumet Specialty Products Partners (CLMT) has fallen 75% in 2016. It has underperformed its peers in 2016.

Why Is Mylan’s Valuation so Low? Our Diagnosis

Mylan (MYL) recently completed its acquisition of Renaissance Acquisition Holdings’ “topicals-focused” business, including both generic and specialty products, on June 15.

Is FirstEnergy a Worthy Addition to Your Utility Portfolio?

FirstEnergy (FE), like many other unregulated utilities, has been struggling with its competitive energy business segment for the last few quarters.

Diving Deeper into US Steel Import Data in May

The US steel industry has been plagued by cheap imports from foreign countries for quite some time. The decline in steel prices wasn’t exactly without reason.

With Natural Gas Prices Up 37% since May, What’s Next?

July natural gas futures contracts rose 0.8% and settled at $2.698 per MMBtu (million British thermal units) yesterday.

The Crude Oil Rally and Energy ETF Performances from June 16–23

The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) outperformed other energy ETFs from June 16–23, 2016. The rise in ETFs started after the rise in oil prices on June 16.

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Housing Market Update: New Home Sales Increased in May

New home sales increased to an annualized pace of 551,000—up 8.7% from the same month last year. They were also down about 6% sequentially from April.

A Deeper Look into Denbury Resources' Financial Performance

In 1Q16, Denbury Resources reported adjusted revenue of ~$266 million, ~3% lower than Wall Street analysts’ consensus of ~$273 million.

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Why Did Existing Home Sales Rise in May?

At the end of May, there were 2.15 million existing homes for sale. This represents a 4.7-month supply. A level of six to 6.5 months means a balanced market.

What to Expect from General Mills in Fiscal 4Q16

General Mills (GIS) is slated to report its fiscal 4Q16 and full-year 2016 results on June 29. The stock has risen 9% since the company reported its fiscal 3Q16 results on March 23.

Kroger's Dividend Increase and Buyback Program: Must-Knows

On June 23, the Cincinnati-based Kroger (KR) announced a dividend of 12 cents per share, raising its quarterly dividend payments by 14%.

Snapshot of ConAgra Foods before Its Fiscal 4Q16 Results

ConAgra Foods (CAG) will report its fiscal 4Q16 and fiscal 2016 earnings before markets open on June 30, 2016. It has recent divestiture and expansion news.

Yesterday’s Consumer Pops and Drops: TSLA, FCAU, POST, and MKC

On June 23, 2016, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples Index and the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index. The indexes had respective returns of 1.3%, 0.66%, and 0.95%.

Waiting for the Brexit Vote: Why Precious Metals Were Mixed

Gold kept swinging between gains and losses on June 23, due to cautiousness in the Market regarding the United Kingdom’s vote on exiting the EU.

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