Today’s Big Stock: Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS)

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Goldman Sachs) is a bank holding and a financial holding company. Goldman Sachs is a global investment banking, securities and investment Management Company providing a range of financial services to a client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Its United States depository institution subsidiary, Goldman Sachs Bank USA (GS Bank USA), is a New York State-chartered bank. Goldman Sachs operates in three segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending […]

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What Comes After Peak Oil?

Yesterday I told you how it’s getting harder and harder to find new sources of oil — and why that essentially means “peak oil” hasalready arrived. No, the day where we bid a total “goodbye” to oil isn’t here yet, but it IS fast approaching. Remember, as we discussed yesterday, “peak oil” doesn’t mean that there isn’t any more oil in the world. It means we’re at the point where global oil production tops out, and starts to decline. However, to make matters […]

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Warren Buffett Just Bought These 9 Stocks

Warren Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, has just released its latest portfolio changes for the quarter ended December 31, 2011.

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Obama’s Defense Cuts Mean More Mergers for Tech Investors

BY MICHAEL ROBINSON, Defense and Technology Specialist, Money Morning   I can explain the impact of President Obama’s new defense budget to investors in one word – mergers. Indeed, the M&A field will remain a driving force in the defense sector for at least the next two years. The good news for tech investors is that Obama’s focus fits with the Pentagon’s push for more high-tech breakthroughs. We’re talking about more drones instead of fighter jets and robots to replace troops for some tough jobs. But don’t gloss over […]

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There are lot of nice setups below the surface

The market spent some time going sideways in last 8 days There has been selling in some in extended stocks and some breakdowns in stocks post earnings. But at the same time new sectors have had breakouts. Major stock indexes have run into resistance around their 2012 highs. Breaking the year long range is proving a challenge for the market. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average has failed in recent days to take out the high. However the […]

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What’s in the budget proposal Obama sent to Congress yesterday?

President Barack Obama sent a $3.8 trillion budget proposal to Congress yesterday for 2013. Though it is doubtful that Congress will pass this budget, it illustrates many of the elements that will frame the coming political contests between Democrats and Republicans in this election year. Below are many of the highlights from the proposal. Obama’s budget forecasts a deficit for fiscal year 2012 that will top $1.3 trillion, before falling in 2013 to $901 billion, or 5.5% of gross domestic […]

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Today’s Big Stock: Fluor Corporation Common Stock (NYSE: FLR)

With the stock market having moved significantly higher over the past several months, most stocks have moved higher with the overall market. Although there aren’t too many stocks that haven’t rallied to some extent, there are some stocks that have maintained an overall trend lower. It never hurts to keep an eye on those stocks to see signs of a break from the downtrend. One such stock that fits that description would be that of Fluor Corporation. Fluor Corporation is […]

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Two New IPOs You Can Make Money On

We’ve been talking a lot about IPOs lately — more often than not telling you not to throw your money on the garbage that Wall Street has been stumbling over themselves to push onto the market.

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The First Signs Of A Correction

The stock market is playing “whack-a-mole” with the Volatility Index (the “VIX”).

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20 Things Detroit Can Teach Us About Our Future

Do you want to know what the future of America is going to look like? Just check out what is happening to Detroit. The city of Detroit was once one of the greatest industrial cities in the history of the world, but today it is a rotting, decaying, post-apocalyptic hellhole. The following are 20 things we can learn about the future of America from the death of Detroit….

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