The IoT Business Lurking Beneath Verizon's Wireless Bread-and-Butter

The IoT Business Lurking Beneath Verizon's Wireless Bread-and-Butter
Shares of Verizon (NYSE: VZ) are rallying after reporting a strong showing in the third quarter of 2017. While all the focus is rightly directed at the company’s wireless subscriber base, there is more going on behind the scenes that make this stock an exciting long-term investment. Data by YCharts. The skinny on wireless plans Verizon’s stock has underperformed the... Read More

Can International Revenues Drive Interpublic's Q3 Earnings?

Can International Revenues Drive Interpublic's Q3 Earnings?
The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. IPG is scheduled to report third-quarter 2017 results on Oct 24. Last quarter, the company reported earnings of 27 cents, reflecting a miss of 20.6%. However, the company anticipates strong revenues in the quarter to be reportedin Integrated Agency Networks (IAN), which constitutes the major portion of total revenues. Interpublic has a decent earnings... Read More

Validea Peter Lynch Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/20/2017

Validea Peter Lynch Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/20/2017
The following are today’s upgrades for Validea’s P/E/Growth Investor model based on the published strategy of Peter Lynch. This strategy looks for stocks trading at a reasonable price relative to earnings growth that also possess strong balance sheets. INSTEEL INDUSTRIES INC ( IIIN ) is a small-cap growth stock in the Constr. – Supplies & Fixtures industry. The rating according... Read More

The Latest Shot in the ETF Price Wars

The Latest Shot in the ETF Price Wars
High investing costs are the biggest enemy that investors face. Whether it’s a commission you have to pay to buy shares, or an expense ratio that gets taken automatically from your assets, every dollar that goes toward exchange-traded fund fees is one less dollar for you to spend in retirement. Fortunately for investors, ETF providers have been fighting each other... Read More

Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/20/2017

Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/20/2017
The following are today’s upgrades for Validea’s Small-Cap Growth Investor model based on the published strategy of Motley Fool. This strategy looks for small cap growth stocks with solid fundamentals and strong price performance. CNO FINANCIAL GROUP INC ( CNO ) is a mid-cap value stock in the Insurance (Life) industry. The rating according to our strategy based on Motley... Read More

European Stocks Slightly Higher Amid Optimism Over Trump Tax Cut Proposals

European Stocks Slightly Higher Amid Optimism Over Trump Tax Cut Proposals
European equity benchmarks were slightly higher on Friday morning, rebounding from a drop in the previous session after the US Senate approved US President Donald Trump’s budget paving the way to passing the president’s tax cut proposals. The Senate voted 51-to-49 to pass the budget, allowing the Republicans to use a procedural maneuver to pass tax legislation through the Senate... Read More

Better Buy: Raytheon vs General Dynamics

Better Buy: Raytheon vs General Dynamics
It’s been a banner year for defense stocks, as a favorable political climate coupled with an increase in geopolitical risk has caused shares of defense giants to outpace the S&P 500’s 13% year-to-date gain. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) have both enjoyed strong stock performances, up 33% and 24%, respectively. Defense spending shows no signs of tapering.... Read More