3 Mistakes You're (Probably) Making That Are Sabotaging Your Retirement Plan

3 Mistakes You're (Probably) Making That Are Sabotaging Your Retirement Plan
So you know how important it is to save for retirement, and you feel you’re doing everything you’re supposed to. You’re contributing regularly to your 401(k), diversifying your portfolio, and saving as much as you can. But that may not be enough to retire comfortably. About 55% of retirees are at risk of running out of money during retirement, according... Read More

Why Snap, Inc. Stock Popped Today

Why Snap, Inc. Stock Popped Today
What happened Shares of Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) climbed 11.4% on Wednesday after Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju upgraded the social-media company. More specifically, Ju increased his per-share price target on Snap stock from $17 to $20, representing a staggering 39.5% premium from yesterday’s close. IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES So what To justify his bullishness, Ju argued that Snap’s recent... Read More

Markel (MKL) Issues Life Sciences Coverage in Primary Market

Markel (MKL) Issues Life Sciences Coverage in Primary Market
Markel Corporation MKL recently introduced new coverage to address the demand of biomedical and life sciences companies in the U.S. primary insurance segment. Shares of the company have gained 1.3% in the last couple of trading sessions following the announcement. This marks Markel’s foray in the market of primary offerings. The new coverage includes liabilities ranging from product, professional, general,... Read More

Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017
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. REPUBLIC BANCORP, INC. KY ( RBCAA ) is a small-cap growth stock in the Regional Banks industry. The rating according to our strategy based on Motley... Read More

Validea Benjamin Graham Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Validea Benjamin Graham Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017
The following are today’s upgrades for Validea’s Value Investor model based on the published strategy of Benjamin Graham. This deep value methodology screens for stocks that have low P/B and P/E ratios, along with low debt and solid long-term earnings growth. AMIRA NATURE FOODS LTD ( ANFI ) is a small-cap value stock in the Food Processing industry. The rating... Read More

Alibaba to Invest $15 Billion in R&D Over Next 3 Years

Alibaba to Invest $15 Billion in R&D Over Next 3 Years
Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba (BABA) has pledged to invest RMB 100 billion (US$15 billion) on research and development over the next three years through its newly established Alibaba DAMO Academy. The company said  in a statement the Academy, which stands for the “Academy for Discovery, Adventure, Momentum and Outlook,”   will cover data intelligence, the Internet of Things, fintech, quantum computing and human-machine interaction. Within... Read More

Validea Joseph Piotroski Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Validea Joseph Piotroski Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017
The following are today’s upgrades for Validea’s Book/Market Investor model based on the published strategy of Joseph Piotroski. This value-quant strategy screens for high book-to-market stocks, and then separates out financially sound firms by looking at a host of improving financial criteria. EXFO INC ( EXFO ) is a small-cap growth stock in the Communications Equipment industry. The rating according... Read More

3 Must Read Stories: Bitcoin Faces Stricter Global Regulation, North Korea Hacks War Plans, Japan's Kobe Scandal

3 Must Read Stories: Bitcoin Faces Stricter Global Regulation, North Korea Hacks War Plans, Japan's Kobe Scandal
Digital currencies such as bitcoin are likely to come under increased scrutiny from global regulators to ensure they comply with anti-money laundering processes, according to the South China Morning Post. China has led the crackdown on crypto-currencies with the ban of initial coin offerings and forcing bitcoin exchanges operating on the mainland to close down. Other countries have followed suit with... Read More