Month: March 2020

A Jeep Renegade rolls down an assembly line at Fiat Chrysler’s Melfi assembly plant in Italy in 2015. Michael Wayland / CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Verint Systems — Shares of the analytics company tumbled 12% in extended trading after Verint Systems missed analysts’ estimates on both earnings and revenue in
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Identifying companies that can withstand market volatility is essential to prospering as the novel coronavirus roils the markets. The 5G network should remain essential to global communication regardless of the course of the virus. And Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) stock is among one of the best large-cap 5G investments available. Source: jejim / Shutterstock.com There’s no point
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Investors are finally getting some relief. After one of the quickest crashes in stock market history, the indices are starting to recover some lost ground. And a gigantic stimulus package has restored confidence in the economy. As a result, stocks have surged this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average in particular has risen more than
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Carnival (NYSE:CCL), which owns nine cruise lines — including Princess, Costa, and Holland America — opens for trade March 31 with a market cap of about $9.1 billion, and a dividend fetching a yield of 15.6%. Don’t go near it. Source: Ruth Peterkin / Shutterstock.com Cruise lines aren’t going to be bailed out by the U.S.
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Big daily moves are still the trend in big stock charts, it seems. The coronavirus from China remained in focus on Monday but with a strong sense of optimism. Major market indexes pushed higher. Source: Shutterstock Perhaps the trading community felt hopeful that the U.S. government would be successful in extending its efforts to contain
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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said Monday that the practice of short selling — effectively betting that a stock will drop — is needed to “facilitate ordinary market trading.” “We shouldn’t be banning short selling,” Clayton told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” However, he said the Securities and Exchange Commission did replace the old uptick rule with a
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People make face shields at the Brooklyn Navy Yard where local industrial firms have begun manufacturing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on March 26, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez | Getty Images In a new survey, 87% of chief financial officers are concerned the coronavirus could have a significant impact on their businesses,
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[Editor’s note: “7 Super Stable Dividend Stocks to Buy Now” was previously published in February 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] It’s been a long few weeks for the market as COVID-19 worries have taken the main stage. Before things tanked, the stock market, as measured by the
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The Virgin Orbit ventilator device. Virgin Orbit Richard Branson’s California-based rocket company Virgin Orbit partnered with medical researchers and developed a ventilator device that the company plans to mass produce and send to hospitals around the United States to fight coronavirus. “[It is] a very, very simple and robust design that we can get out to
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Interior Design area of the Restoration Hardware store in the Meatpacking District of New York.  Source: RH Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. RH — The home furnishings retailer’s stock fell 11% in extended trading after the company missed analysts’ estimates on revenue during the fourth quarter. RH reported revenue of $665
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Editor’s note: This column is part of InvestorPlace.com’s Best Stocks for 2020 contest. Louis Navellier’s pick for the contest is PennyMac Financial Services (NYSE:PFSI).  PennyMac Financial Services (NYSE:PFSI) is the fourth-largest originator and sixth-largest loan servicer in the U.S. And it’s only been around 12 years. What’s more, the company is still outperforming the broader stock market.
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