GAMCO adds new position in Weatherford International
GAMCO Investors took a large new position in Weatherford International (WFT) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 1.21% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.
Eurozone Manufacturing Up in November: Will ECB Boost Stimulus?
In line with the flash estimate, the Eurozone manufacturing PMI rose to 52.8 in November 2015, up 0.5 points from the 52.3 reading in October.
FEZ’s Holdings: 65% Were above the 100-Day Moving Average
On November 4, 65% of the SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF’s (FEZ) portfolio holdings closed above the 100-day moving average—compared to 62% on November 3.
GAMCO Investors opens a new position in Sigma-Aldrich
GAMCO Investors started a new position in 3Q14 in Sigma-Aldrich Corp (SIAL). The position accounted for 0.24% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.
GAMCO Investors establishes position in Liberty Media
GAMCO Investors started a new position in Liberty Media Corporation Class C (LMCK) during 3Q14. The position accounted for 0.36% of the fund’s third-quarter portfolio.
GAMCO Investors ups position in Sony
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors added to its position in Sony Corp. ADR (SNE) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 0.52% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.
Relational continues to lower stake in SPX Corporation
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation is a global, multi-industry manufacturing leader with around $5 billion in annual revenue.
A Brief Overview of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions
Honeywell (HON) provides control solutions for various residential and industrial applications through the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions–ACS unit.
GAMCO Investors raises its position in Interpublic Group
GAMCO Investors increased its position in the Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG) during third quarter. The position accounted for 0.56% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.
GAMCO Investors adds new stake in Bally Technologies
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors began a new position in Bally Technologies Inc. (BYI) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 0.11% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.
GAMCO Investors raises its stake in Chemtura
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors upped its position in Chemtura Corporation (CHMT) during 3Q14. Recently, a 13D amended filing raised the position further.
GAMCO starts new position in TRW Automotive Holdings
GAMCO adds TRW position During the third quarter, GAMCO Investors started a new position in TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW). The position accounted for 0.63% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio. TRW Automotive Holdings overview TRW Automotive Holdings supplies vehicular systems, modules, and components to original equipment manufacturers and related aftermarkets globally. The firm mainly designs, manufactures, and […]
Must-know positions traded by GAMCO Investors in 3Q14
During 3Q14, GAMCO acquired stakes in three companies that are currently involved in merger and acquisition transactions.
Twitter Hit with Patent Lawsuit
Rainey Circuit, a Texas patent holding company, has sued Twitter (TWTR) over an alleged patent infringement.
Germany’s Increased Manufacturing Activity and What It Means
Germany’s improved price competitiveness and its innovations in the manufacturing sectors positively impacted its exports in 2016.
What’s Driving Germany’s Economic Growth?
The German Stock Index DAX 30 (DAX-INDEX) surged over its 12,000 historical mark in March and was trading at 11,941 on March 9, 2017.
This JPMorgan European Fund Reflects Consumer Spending Growth
The JPMorgan Intrepid European Fund’s assets were spread across 84 holdings in June 2016, and it was managing assets worth $866.2 million as of June’s end.
Sector Composition Changes in VEURX until 1Q16
The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund – Investor Shares’ (VEURX) assets were spread across a staggering 1,249 stocks as of March 2016. It was managing assets worth $19.0 billion.
Dover Engineered Systems: From Food Safety to Garbage
The Dover Engineered Systems’ Industrial Products unit supplies automation components such as robotic arms, grippers, and pick and place units that serve several end markets, as well as garbage trucks and equipment for waste collection and compaction.
Why October Wasn’t the Month for the Putnam Europe Equity Fund
The Putnam Europe Equity Fund rose 4.5% in October 2015 from a month ago. It fell 4.7% in the three-month period ended October 30, 2015.
Illumina Continued to Rise, Led the Large-Cap Stocks
Illumina (ILMN) rose by 2.7% on November 16, 2015. It rose for the fourth consecutive trading session. Illumina rose 10% in the trailing five-day period.
Commodities and Oil Prices Tumble as FEZ Falls 1.3%
The bottom five industries that underperformed FEZ were banks, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, real estate investment trusts, and electronics.
FEZ Traded Below Its 100-Day Moving Average on November 10
Although FEZ has been moving below its 100-day and 20-day moving averages in the last three trading sessions, it didn’t fall below its 50-day moving average.
Macro Indicators Suggest Mixed Signals for the Eurozone
As of November 10, FEZ, a Eurozone equity-tracking ETF, had fallen in the last five trading sessions. That day, it closed at $35.91, a 0.42% fall from the previous trading session.
FEZ: 93% of the Portfolio above 50-Day Moving Average
On November 2, 93% of the portfolio holdings of the SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF (FEZ) closed above their 50-day moving average.
How Stock Picks Helped the Putnam Europe Equity Fund in September
The Putnam Europe Equity Fund Class A fell by 3.0% in September from the previous month. Strong stock picks across sectors led to its strong performance.
EMD Finance’s Yankee Corporate Issue Is the Largest in 2015
Yankee bonds dominated the issuance in the week. They accounted for 43.5% of all the issues. Yankee corporates made up 31.3% of all the issues.
Which thermal power technology holds the keys to the future?
If $3.5 trillion in investments in thermal power over next two decades sounds big, consider that investments in renewables will be even bigger.
Nuclear power plants are cheaper to operate
Nuclear power plants have the lowest variable costs among the three fuel types, at $11.8 per MWh (for plants coming online in 2019).
Natural gas–fired power plants are cheaper to build
Natural gas–fired power plants are clearly the cheapest to build due to lower land requirements and faster, cheaper construction.
Major challenges facing gas turbine manufacturers like GE
While demand for natural gas turbines may see traction due to environmental issues elsewhere, coal will remain the primary fuel for fast-growing countries.