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Hertz Global Holdings Inc, Avis Budget Group Inc.: Rental Car Companies and The Uber Factor

investLawrence Meyers:  Times have been extremely hard on rental car companies like Avis Budget Group (NYSE:CAR) and Hertz Holdings (NYSE:HTZ). Shares of both companies are down 60% from their 52-week highs.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 20, 2016 3:14pm

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc., Kimco Realty Corp, Wells Fargo & Co: Best Preferred Stocks To Buy Now

money and investingLawrence Meyers:   Let me explain my love affair with preferred stocks. They are the safest high-yield investments I can name. They are basically bonds. They sit right below bonds in the capital stack. So if the company goes bankrupt, bondholders get paid first, then preferred stock holders get paid before common stock holders.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock: The Bull and Bear Cases

apple buzzLawrence Meyers:  For a very long time, I have been bullish on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The theory is that, well, it’s Apple. It sells tons of great devices, has the best computers, the iPhone is amazing and is constantly being improved, and it makes a whole lot of money.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 8, 2016 10:10am

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA): A March Toward World Domination

money and investingLawrence Meyers:  Walgreens Boots Alliance (NYSE: WBA) is poised to become a global drugstore and prescription powerhouse, reflected in its fiscal second-quarter earnings reported Tuesday.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 7, 2016 11:58am

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): What To Do With This Stock?

buyers and sellersLawrence Meyers:  Do you own Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX)? Did you buy it at a much higher price? You may be wondering what to do, or how to avoid the same thing happening again.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 4, 2016 11:25am

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG): How To Value This Stock?

investLawrence Meyers:  There are many public relations crises from which companies can recover. Some crises take longer than others, and it often depends on the skills of the crisis PR firm that is hired to tackle the issue.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 31, 2016 12:03pm

FedEx Corporation (FDX) Earnings Stumble, But Shipper Is Still In Good Shape

fedexLawrence Meyers:  FedEx (NYSE:FDX) is truly a bellwether of the global economy. Having stolen massive market share from the USPS, FedEx and its competitor United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) now control about 81% of the shipping market.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 21, 2016 11:30am

Where Do Silver Prices Go From Here?

silver pricesLawrence Meyers:  There’s been a strange disconnect among the prices of gold, platinum, palladium and silver recently. Let’s run through some price history among the precious metals, and see if we can figure out what’s going on with silver prices. It’s been lagging gold on this latest run.
NYSE:GLD March 17, 2016 12:27pm

How To Approach Gold Right Now

gold timeLawrence Meyers:  When gold roared to life during the financial crisis, it was both a blessing and a curse. At the time, gold bugs were thrilled that years of sitting on a non-appreciating asset finally paid off in spades.
NYSE:GDX March 14, 2016 2:15pm

Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD): Short It Into Bankruptcy

wall-street-etfLawrence Meyers:   Remember the days when department stores ruled the world? For anyone located near a Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD), you could find just about anything you needed. Then one day, retail changed and it would never be the same again.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 10, 2016 1:38pm

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX): Why You Need To Sell These Stocks Now

bearbullLawrence Meyers:  Don’t be fooled by the rallies off the recent lows. We are in a bear market, and rallies are more apt to die out and take the market back down than they are to lift it to new highs.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 9, 2016 3:57pm

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Earnings Reflect A Struggling Business

investLawrence Meyers:  I used to be a huge fan of Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR). It would always win dollar-store smackdowns because it ran the most efficient operation year after year, with revenue per employee, margins, gross income and net income always wiping out the competition.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 7, 2016 4:25pm

Macy’s, Inc. (M) Earnings: Scary News For A Spooked Retail Market

retail etfLawrence Meyers:  Things have been pretty darn scary in the retail sector lately. As more and more people rush to Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) to fulfill their retail needs, the brick-and-mortar stores have been struggling to keep people inside their outlets.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 1, 2016 12:35pm

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Behind The Stock Buyback

amazonLawrence Meyers:   Last month, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) got clobbered after it reported earnings. The stock was down as much as 25% following the earnings report. Now it’s bouncing higher on news of an increased repurchase authorization.

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