Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:MS’

4 Cheap Growth Stocks On The Rise

March 27th, 2014

manufacturing growthMarshall Hargrave: Most investors think of the technology sector when considering growth stocks. The tech sector is full of growth stocks such as Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter (NASDAQ: TWTR). But the most attractively priced growth stocks are off the beaten path. Read more…


World Markets Are Mixed As We Enter Our First Full Trading Week Of 2014

January 6th, 2014

foreign world marketsScott Redler: World markets are mixed as we enter our first full trading week of 2014. It seems like a lot of people are all worried that this is the first time in multiple years that we’ve had  such a soggy start. This week should give us Read more…


Financial ETFs To Watch On Volcker Rule Implementation

December 13th, 2013

bankIn the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008, the government sought to put in a variety of rules in order to prevent such a collapse from ever happening again. At the center of this process was the Dodd-Frank regulations which came into being in 2010. Read more…


Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over

December 3rd, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have a larger share of the U.S. banking industry than they have ever had before.  So if having banks that were too big to fail was a “problem” back in 2008, what is it today?  As you will read about below, the total number of banks Read more…


Biogen Idec Inc(BIIB): Biotech, Banks Look Best on Market Dip

December 3rd, 2013

biotechnologyWorld markets are mixed this morning as Europe is down for its third straight day but some of Asian markets diverge to the upside. The Nikkei is at a six-year closing high and the Shanghai Composite is also up about a Read more…


Reasons To Be Bullish On Financial ETFs

October 21st, 2013

financial banksThe financial sector is one of the best performers this year thanks to a reviving banking sector in the U.S. In fact, the recent rally in the equity market was mostly supported by financial stocks. Read more…


Should Investors Wait On The Sidelines?

October 15th, 2013

Wall streetSasha Cekerevac: The last Federal Reserve meeting on September 17 and 18 was one of the most shocking in recent memory. It wasn’t shocking what the Fed did; rather, it was what the Fed didn’t do that was shocking. Read more…


Three Sectors That Will Blow Your Mind This Earnings Season

October 14th, 2013

stresstestIt’s been said of magic that the hand is quicker than the eye. If you’re looking in the wrong place you will be fooled. Such is the situation for third-quarter earnings season where, according to senior earnings analyst John Butters of Read more…


The Banking Sector: Better, With Room For Improvement

October 4th, 2013

bankFive years after the 2008 financial crisis, the US financial system – the proximate cause of the crisis – is in much better shape. Leverage levels are considerably lower and a regulatory overhaul has left US financial institutions better capitalized Read more…


Should Income-Starved Investors Consider ETNs?

October 1st, 2013

investing: While quantitative easing (QE) may have been put in place to kick-start the economy, it also had the added benefit of kicking income investors to the curb. Since implementing QE1 in November 2008, the Federal Reserve Read more…


The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

September 23rd, 2013

dollar etfThere is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.  At some point, those issuing fiat currencies always find themselves giving in to the temptation to wildly print more money.  Sometimes, the motivation Read more…


Too Big To Fail Banks Are Now Bigger Than Ever Before

September 20th, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) are now much, much larger than they were the last time they caused so much trouble.  The six largest banks in the United States have gotten 37 percent larger over the past five years.  Meanwhile, 1,400 smaller banks Read more…


Markets Expect a “Token Taper” from Fed

September 17th, 2013

stockmarket crowdScott Redler: World markets and US futures were pretty quiet overnight as we head into the two-day Fed meeting. The Shanghai Index was a stand out to the downside, dropping 2%.
Bears have been coming out all year at Read more…


World Markets Again On The Move As Diplomatic Solution Emerges In Syria

September 10th, 2013

syriaScott Redler: World markets are charging ahead again this morning as talk of a diplomatic solution in Syria grows louder. Asia started its impressive bounce even well before that news. Shanghai put in a double-bottom during the Summer Read more…


Breaking Up The Big Banks For Profit

August 28th, 2013

banksJeff Nielson: Four hundred years of economic theory (and economic History) tell us that oligopolies (in any form) are totally parasitic behemoths, which should never be allowed to exist in any legitimate economy. Thus as the (only) Messenger broadcasting Read more…


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