There are, literally, a billion reasons to avoid the energy sector right now.
Hedge funds now own a billion barrels worth of bets that crude oil prices are heading higher. Problem is, these guys ar
Things are tough for contrarian investors these days.
Back in August, for example, I recommended buying financial stocks. It was an easy call to make.
Shoptagr Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Friedman discusses the vision behind his company, transforming the e-commerce industry, and his plans for designing the future of how people shop.
Healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs) are at the crossroads of some very powerful investing themes that make them a one-two punch of potential growth and extremely generous yield. Today, I
Most investors still don’t understand dividend stocks.
Because they spend way too much time obsessing over one figure—the dividend yield—and ignore stocks with payouts below some arbitrary
Spiffy CEO Scott Wingo discusses the vision behind his company, disrupting the on-demand economy, and his plans for redefining how people takes care of their cars.
Avenue Supermarts, which operates the D-Mart retail chain, paid Rs 9.43 crore-just 0.5 per cent of the issue size- to the eight investment banks that managed the Initial Public Offer (IPO), informatio
In an industry where it is tough to trim business verticals, L&T Finance Holdings is as an example of having taken the bold decisions. Until a year or so back, the company was reckoned as an 'all-in-o
A recent research paper published by professors at the University of Southern California and Indiana University have established that 9-15% of all Twitter user accounts exhibit bot-like behavior or ar
Recently, Costco partnered with grocery delivery company Shipt to expand the test of its grocery delivery service. Costco already offers home delivery in some locations via Instacart, and its partners
Zerodha, a discount brokerage firm, has recorded a growth of 166 per cent in client base during the current financial year, according to Karthik Rangappa, vice-president (education services) of Zerod
Despite having a slow start to the year, Russia remains one of HSBC's favorite buys in global equities and bond markets. A look at their favorite nations.
Let’s face it: people make a lot of stupid mistakes.You see it every day: they turn on to the freeway without signaling.They fall for obvious scams.They throw money away on useless things. But here’s
I think the ship has sailed on this business, but the stock is still pricing in huge improvements in profitability and market share. Pandora Media (P) is in the Danger Zone this week.
The nickel futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is under pressure. After consolidating in a sideways range of ?660-?680 per kg, the contract has broken this range on the downside b.
Declining arrival and improved buying support have lifted prices of all pulse seeds and pulses in Indore mandis with tur (Maharashtra) rising to ?4,500 , while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ?4,000-..
The initial public offer of CL Educate, which offers test preparation material and educational content, was oversubscribed 1.88 times at 6 pm on Wednesday, the third and last day of the offer. The of
Spot rubber declined in tune with domestic futures and global trendsetters on Wednesday. RSS 4 weakened to ?149 (150) a kg according to traders and the Rubber Board. The grade slid to ?146 (147) ac..
Edible oils market ruled steady on the back of firm overseas and domestic futures. Liberty’s rates for palmolein ex-STC/Shapur were ?578/ 579 for 10 April. Super palmolein was at ?599 for 10 April. .
Despite the recent agreement among major producers including Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut crude oil production and support prices, the momentum seems to be slowly but surely turning against any sh.
Investors with a short-term perspective can consider selling the stock of Just Dial at current levels. Following an intermediate-term downtrend, the stock fell to an all-time low of ?318 in late Dec.
• Nifty 50 Futures (9050)
COMMENT: Breached a key support level of 9,100. Go short if the contract fails to move beyond 9100 levels
• HDFC Bank (?1431)
COMMENT: Fresh short positions can...
Motilal OswalDelta Corp (Buy)CMP: ?177.00Target: ?229Delta Corp is India’s only listed gaming company, with a dominant presence in Goa’s offshore casino market. It owns three of the six offshore (fiv
The generous dividend payouts of Hindustan Zinc (HZL) will benefit its promoter Vedanta too. HZL on Wednesday announced a special dividend of ?27.50 on shares of face value ?2 each, taking the outgo
Som Distilleries has informed the exchanges that it has launced Black Fort Beer in the Karnataka market.
“The response from consumers and the trade is very encouraging. We expect to get a consider...
Shares of Poly Medicure will remain in focus at the bourses on Thursday, as they will turn ex-bonus on Friday (March 24). The medical equipment company is rewarding its shareholders with one bonus...
Puerto Rico’s federally appointed Financial Oversight and Management Board has proposed drastic austerity measures to resolve Puerto Rico’s deep-rooted economic crisis — but done little to nothing in
The rupee on Wednesday came under renewed selling pressure and retreated from a nearly 17-month high to end at 65.44, falling by 14 paise against the American unit on fresh dollar demand from importe
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will go through a third-party assessment of its regulatory framework by the World Bank and the IMF this year, an exercise which will help the former a
Indian markets on Wednesday posted their biggest fall of 2017 amid weak global cues and continued selling in the banking stocks. Falling for a third straight session, the benchmark Sensex ended at 29,
Utilities are a particularly enjoyable sector for income investors because they offer sustainable and growing dividends—if you choose the right companies.
One question I field all the time is, “Should I own preferred stocks?” and my answer is always the same: “Yes, yes and yes.”
But after that, things get tricky.
Iron ore is the second most traded commodity in the world after crude oil. However, despite an extensive seaborne iron ore trade totaling around 1.5 billion metric tons annually, it is dominated by a
Revlon recently branded 10 million of Amazon.com’s shipping boxes as part of a campaign dubbed “the Love Project,” becoming the first-ever beauty company to do an Amazon “shipping-box takeover.”