Newmont beat expectations in 2014 – will focus on development

Newmont Mining’s (NEM) results beat market expectations—primarily due to higher production and lower costs. Revenue totaled $2 billion in the fourth quarter.

Denbury Resources primarily extracts oil and gas via carbon dioxide–based enhanced oil recovery (or EOR). This is also called tertiary oil recovery.

Sector ETF Analysis

Energy and Power

Cabot Oil and Gas: 4Q14 earnings and big changes for 2015
cog earnings

The fact that COG managed to beat its 4Q14 earnings estimate amid falling commodity prices is a positive.


Navios Maritime Acquisition charts a course for market upside

The operations of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NNA) are managed by Navios Tankers Management, a subsidiary of Navios Maritime Holdings (NM).

Consumer and Retail

Domino's 4Q14 Earnings: Income Rises But Profit Margins Fall

We’ll take a look at Domino’s earnings, key valuation metrics, costs, and strategic initiatives, the market reaction to the earnings, and Domino’s stock.

Basic Materials

Barrick Gold: Simple model, new strategies for a positive future

Barrick Gold (ABX) has reported in-line results for 4Q14 and full year 2014. Operating EPS was $0.15, which is above the consensus estimate of $0.13.

Real Estate

Home, sweet home: Your guide to the homebuilding industry

A home is usually the single largest purchase that an individual or couple makes. So the homebuilding industry plays a key role in shaping the economy.


MetLife - Everything investors need to know

MetLife is a market leader in the US and the largest life insurer in Mexico and Chile. It is among the leading players in Japan, Korea, and Poland.


Humana’s valuations exceed Anthem, Aetna, and Cigna in 4Q14

Humana reported its fourth quarter 2014 financial results. The company reported revenue of $12.3 billion—an increase of 21% year-over-year.

Macro ETF Analysis

Global Equity ETFs

What Shinzo Abe’s Win Could Mean For Japanese Stocks

Heidi Richardson takes a closer look at Abenomics in light of the election. Shinzo Abe won Japan’s snap election.

Fixed Income ETFs

High yield bond and leveraged loan issuance on strong footing

US stocks are not looking back. US stock indexes have been on a record-setting spree that continued in the week ended February 20, 2015.

Commodity ETFs

Natural gas and crude oil prices get slammed by inventory data

April futures contracts for natural gas prices settled at $2.697 per MMBtu (million British thermal units) on Thursday, February 26.

US Equity ETFs

Why Mature Tech Stocks Have Earned Respect

The US stock market had a phenomenal six-year bull run. The S&P 500 almost tripled since March 2009. It achieved another record high of 2,115.5 on February 24, 2015.

Income ETF Analysis

Master Limited Partnerships

Energy Transfer Equity’s 4Q 2014 earnings: A merger dominates

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) reported its 4Q 2014 financial results on February 18. Limited partner interest in the net income was reported as $111 million.