Palo Alto Networks Just Added More Customers Than Ever Before

Palo Alto Networks Just Added More Customers Than Ever Before
Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW)  announced stronger-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 results on Thursday after the market closed, demonstrating accelerated revenue growth and adding a record number of customers for its next-generation security platform. Palo Alto Networks also introduced strong financial guidance for the coming year. Shares are up more than 5% in after-hours trading as of this writing. Let’s take... Read More

Better Buy: Philip Morris International Inc. vs. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV

Better Buy: Philip Morris International Inc. vs. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV
There’s no question they’re bad for your health. But given their addictive nature, both beer and cigarettes have proven to be investments with enviable returns. That’s why so many investors flock to Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) . But which of these dividend-paying stalwarts is a better bet for your portfolio today? While that’s not a... Read More

Investors Are Still Overlooking Macy's Real Estate Potential

Investors Are Still Overlooking Macy's Real Estate Potential
After an extremely weak first quarter, Macy’s (NYSE: M) began to steady its sales and earnings performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2017. Adjusted comparable store sales fell 2.5% in the period. While that’s hardly cause for celebration, it was a big improvement relative to the 4.6% decline that Macy’s logged in Q1. Nevertheless, Mr. Market wasn’t impressed. Macy’s... Read More

XIV: It's Happening Again

XIV: It's Happening Again
By Mike Golembesky, ElliottWaveTrader.net After falling 26% from the July 8th high the XIV has seen a retrace and is now trading 15% up off the August 8th low. The smaller degree wave structure of the move up off that low has been very sloppy and has already provided quite a few twists and turns. This type of action was... Read More

Dueling Technicals on Amazon (AMZN)

Dueling Technicals on Amazon (AMZN)
By Mike Paulenoff, MPTrader.com An analysis of Amazon (AMZN)’s charts on Monday identified a near-term potentially bullish formation juxtaposed against a tricky, potentially dangerous intermediate-term set up. From a near-term perspective, AMZN on its hourly chart appeared to be putting in a “falling wedge”-type pattern (the opposite of a rising wedge), which usually represents a trend-ending formation. In this case, it... Read More

3 High-Yield Stocks Everyone Should Consider Buying

3 High-Yield Stocks Everyone Should Consider Buying
A single high-yield stock that fits every investor’s needs isn’t likely to be found. However, stocks that pay handsome dividends and offer conservative if not spectacular growth have a place in many a portfolio. Three that fit that criteria are tech giant  Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) , global infrastructure king Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE: BIP) , and real estate investment trust leader... Read More