This Week in Barron's: a good number of money managers that participated in the Big Money poll have a bullish outlook for stocks going into 2015; CBS is leading the way the way for broadcasters by being the first to offer its content for a stand-alone fee; Sony Electronics is struggling with electronics but with a few changes, which seem forthcoming, it could see marked improvement; Affordable luxuries coffee, cocoa, and cattle have been standout performers in the commodities market and due to issues surrounding their supply their prices may stay elevated for the foreseeable future.
This Week in Barron's, Oct. 10, 2014
Oct 10, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's, Monday October 13, Electronic manufacturer, Samsung, is currently in the dog house with investors, after its foray into the mobile phone market sputtered, but those looking forward think it could be a mega-cap bargain; As more and more consumers buy smartphones and connect online, technology based on internet connectivity looks to be the wave of the future; Turning around popular brands that hit rough patches, like Timberland, has become the calling card of VF Corporation, and some think it still has room for growth moving forward; Products like the Pumpkin spice latte have popularized pumpkin flavored edibles to the tune of 350 million dollars, unfortunately sales of ...
This Week in Barron's, Oct. 6, 2014
Oct 4, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: despite the shortcomings in the retail sector, Supermarket giant, Kroger has shown that it stands out from its competitors and its price makes it pretty appetizing for investors; Ann Inc., a longtime survivor in women's retail apparel turns itself around under the helm of CEO Katherine Krill, by returning the retailer to its foundation; There is feeling of cautiousness in the market due to geo-political events but some think an opportunity is available with a midterm election on the horizon; At this point in the game some advisors think that US stocks are kind of pricey right now and it's a good time to allocate a portion of your portfolio to emerging markets.
This Week in Barron's, Sept. 29th, 2014
Sep 27, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Jetblue has kept its promise to bring humanity back to travel but can it bring value back to its shares; Molson-Coors sits at a great vantage point as its industry goes through a consolidation trend giving the brewer many options; This hurricane season may be a return to the severity of the past which could be a boon for the country's 2nd largest roofer, Beacon Roofing Supply; The farming industry is going through a slow down as supply has caught up with demand on some its biggest cash crops.
This Week In Barron's, September 22, 2014
Sep 20, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: Appealing to millennials can be a challenge for bankers and brokers, Women looking to earn more may want to move to the Northeast or Washington DC, Demand for vitamins and supplements is rising, Something big may be brewing among the world's leading beer makers.
This Week In Barron's, September 15, 2014
Sep 13, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: American Express has been lowering the velvet rope to appeal to a younger and less-wealthy clientele, Alibaba could be the hottest deal of the year when the company starts trading publicly, A veteran investor says it's still a decent time to be an owner of US stocks, The retail segment that could perform the best over the next twelve months.
This Week In Barron's, September 8, 2014
Sep 6, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: It's full steam ahead for US stocks, We're seeing a turnaround in the gender balance of luxury shopping, Plenty of once unthinkable devices are on the way, The Smart Body Analyzer does things a normal scale doesn't.
This Week In Barron's, September 1, 2014
Aug 30, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: The percentage of adult American workers in the labor force is at its lowest level in 36 years, An uptick in construction could have a big impact on the company that invented Sheetrock, Synaptics' deal to buy Validity Sensors could be more meaningful in the long run than some headline-grabbing deals, Despite a blistering rally for stocks this summer, many investors remain fearful.
This Week In Barron's, August 25, 2014
Aug 23, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: Pepsi has a new challenge, Money from the sale of some unwanted luxury items is going to help the needy, Some top independent financial advisers are telling clients not to be too fearful, What to look for when selecting a financial adviser.
This Week In Barron's, August 18, 2014
Aug 16, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: ABM industries is benefiting from an improving labor market that's increasing demand for office space, Panasonic is doubling down on businesses where entry barriers are high and competition is low, Exchange-traded funds are not foolproof, The CIO of Federated Investors is still very bullish about stocks.
This Week in Barron's, August 11, 2014
Aug 9, 2014 |
This week in Barron's: concerns for the combined Trulia and Zillow; prepare for more losses on Wall Street; the benefits of an ETF can cost you and the rally in China has legs.
This Week in Barron's, August 4, 2014
Aug 2, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: D.R. Horton may have one of the rosiest outlooks among major home builders, Crocs is on the comeback trail, United Stationers isn't taking the changing times sitting down, Hollywood is in desperate need of a superhero.
This Week In Barron's, July 28, 2014
Jul 26, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Wearable devices need to get smarter and cheaper to really take off, Business and finance types are showing up in acting workshops, Exchange-traded funds are performing better than pricier stock-picking mutual funds, Makers of scotch whisky have reason to be anxious about the idea of an independent Scotland.
This Week in Barron's, July 21, 2014
Jul 19, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: There are signs the market is turning in favor of more economically-sensitive stocks, Shares of a leading player in the auto salvage business could be poised for a boost, Cocoa prices are up and could soar even higher, It's not too late to plan that summer vacation.
This Week in Barron's, July 14, 2014
Jul 12, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: The biggest sale of the summer may be in the retailers themselves, Many mutual fund managers don't invest in their own funds, Back-to-school sales could be in for poor marks this year, Investors are anxious for good earnings.
This Week in Barron's, July 7, 2014
Jul 5, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: More of us are putting our retirement savings on autopilot with help from target-date mutual funds, Despite a rocky start, the second quarter turned out to be pretty good for stock funds, Realogy Holdings stock could rebound along with the housing market, Packaged food companies have become hot takeover targets, but buyers should move with caution.
This Week in Barron's, June 30, 2014
Jun 28, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Apple once again tops Barron's list of most respected companies; Adobe's shift to cloud computing could mean more gains for the stock; Covanta's dividend could double by 2018 and more Americans plan on traveling this summer.
This Week in Barron's, June 23, 2014
Jun 21, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: Those who sold shares of Pier 1 Imports may have headed to the exits too soon, Florida's citrus farmers are getting a boost from South Korea, It may be time to revisit emerging markets, What mutual fund managers use to supplement traditional data.
This Week in Barron's, June 16, 2014
Jun 13, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: with auto production making a comeback, Goodyear Tire Last week's E3Videogame conference showed a glimpse of the near future for gaming: virtual reality; Looking forward, Cisco Systems thinks there will be over a trillion gigabytes of data will move through the world wide web; Tribune hasn't gotten a whole lot of positive press since its bankruptcy but the media company is on the largest independent broadcasters with some promising TV assets.
This Week In Barron's, June 9, 2014
Jun 7, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Boise Cascade could benefit as more homes are built, Better days could lie ahead for Office Depot, UniKey Technologies is putting a futuristic spin on the deadbolt, A quiet market may not be a sign of tough times to come.
This Week In Barron's, June 2, 2014
May 31, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Cedar Fair's business is improving along with the economy, The website MagnifyMoney could help you avoid getting nickel-and-dimed by your bank, Gannett hasn't lost its innovative roots, Zoetis could benefit from farmers trying to make sure their remaining animals stay healthy.
This Week In Barron's, May 26, 2014
May 24, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: While the decline in print media has spread to the magazine industry, you may not want to write off Time Inc. just yet, Global Brass & Copper's sell-off may be overdone, Barnes & Noble shares have become more attractive at their current levels, When it comes to driving customers insane, customer service departments at cable and internet providers may take the cake.
This Week in Barron's, May 12, 2014
May 10, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Some companies may benefit from a protein shortage that has nearly doubled beef prices in a year, Beware the spillage at Whole Foods, Another El Niño could impact numerous commodities, Nike will dominate in this year's World Cup.
This Week in Barron's, Apr. 11, 2014
Apr 12, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: retail spinoff, Land's End, isn't looking so golden after its first full week of trading since departing the troubled Sears holdings; discarded fire hoses are finding new life as repurposed material for home goods and even clothing by designers; Investors looking for deals may consider one of the top breakfast cereal makers as they continue to bolster their business with breakfast alternative products; Procter & Gamble has paid out dividends for the 58th consecutive year and they are not alone as the dividend makes a comeback.
This Week in Barron's, Apr. 7, 2014
Apr 5, 2014 |
This Week In Barron's: Baseball season is back in full swing and the sport's favorite snack, the hot dog, has experienced major league inflation; With earnings season almost here, most analysts expect short falls, but due to inclement weather; After such a harsh winter, many restaurants are looking forward to Spring and the possible influx of diners that could come with the break in the weather; It's a midterm election year which historically means we could see pullbacks from stocks during the 2nd and 3rd quarters.
This Week in Barron's, Mar. 31, 2014
Mar 29, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's; domestic oil production should boost the U.S. economy; a new colon cancer test could help exact sciences; why shares of DDR are a bargain and many dot-com companies may struggle to keep up with expectations.
This Week in Barron's, Mar. 17, 2014
Mar 15, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: As the current bull market continues, investors are on the hunt for undervalued stocks and the financial and energy sectors are good places to start the search; Electric-vehicle technology hits the roadway as the first exclusively electric racing series, Formula E, starts this fall; Chiquita merges with rival Fyffes to dominate the banana market; General Mills increases dividend due to optimism for its long term growth and consumer spending.
This Week in Barron's, Mar. 10, 2014
Mar 8, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: The 3-D printer is the newest technology trend, but for investors looking to capitalize on this trend, they need to find the true players in the market; Luggage maker, Samsonite, is set for growth with a strong foothold in Asia, where experts predict an increase in travel originating in Asia; Investors of mutual-funds tend to get in their own way, like most holders who pulled out during the crisis in 2009; Great Britain is assembling a digital memorial for World War I veterans and citizen historians can participate.
This Week in Barron's, Mar. 3, 2014
Mar 1, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: The Yum Brand, which operates KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, is very popular in China and has been wooing new diners by adding a Chinese touch to the westernized menus, some think this could lead to robust earnings growth; FTD's stock, the flower-delivery company, flying under the radar despite its solid competitive position in a fragmented industry; A recent survey of millionaires shows a difference in attitude between men and women when it comes to acquiring wealth and retaining it. Athletes returning from the Olympic Games that won medals will return home to a tax bill for their winnings.
This Week in Barron's, Feb. 24, 2014
Feb 22, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: As the middle class in emerging markets continues to grow ... so does their taste for luxury items, such as chocolate, and chocolate's demand is soaring as production of cocoa has been stagnant; This harsh winter could be an opportunity for patient investors, when the weather breaks certain sectors will benefit; Internet gaming has taken hold of many a consumer, with games like 'Candy Crush Saga' generating revenue in the billions; Investors in pursuit of higher income from dividend-paying stocks may want to chase the companies that grow their dividend, versus chasing the bigger yield.
This Week in Barron's, Feb. 17, 2014
Feb 15, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Most of the country is recovering from this winter's heavy snowfalls, meanwhile ski resorts are having their best year since the recession with snowfall totals more than double the average and a nice bump from the Winter Olympics; The airline industry has seen lots of consolidation, which could be good for investors, as American and US Airways make up the largest airline in the world, the stock could see a good amount of growth; Analysts see 2014 as a choppy year but one that could provide growth for equities despite anticipated volatility; CVS Caremark decided to stop carrying tobacco products, yet experts feel there is plenty of room for them to grow as they continue...
This Week in Barron's, Feb. 10, 2014
Feb 8, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Valentine's day is nearing and consumers will load up on flowers and candy but chances are your sweetheart will prefer artisanal chocolates to the Whitman's sampler; With a couple of trend lines broken this year already some think 2014 could be a bumpy ride for investors; The Nielsen TV-ratings system is used to gauge television audiences but with more people tuning out and logging on Nielsen is adapting by linking with online companies like Google; As calm returns to Asian markets some experts are still keen on exposure to these markets over developed markets, even with more possible volatility on the horizon.
This Week in Barron's, Feb. 3, 2014
Feb 1, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: Successful U.S. dieting company Weight Watchers will probably report anemic earnings in a few weeks but they have launched new efforts that are aimed at boosting recruitment and increasing male membership; As emerging markets continue to give investors jitters, frontier markets like Vietnam have done well, but investors should be well aware of the risks that they also carry; Investors that are sweet on the automotive industry would be smart to look at GM and Ford who have rebounded and are doing quite well; Stanley Black & Decker took a generous hit to their stock price which experts say is a silver-lining for investors looking to buy growth at a discount.
This Week in Barron's, Jan. 27, 2014
Jan 25, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: With a good number of the big auto makers rolling out new models, the 5th largest, Hyundai, is facing all sort of head winds but analysts think its priced right and could see a change over the next year; Urban Outfitters reporter stronger sales for the holiday season, but that was due to the popularity of their auxiliary brands; The Super Bowl is right around the corner and the availability of tickets is the greatest it's been in the past 6 years; Despite the monster hold that Amazon and Barnes & Noble have on the retail book market, the indie bookstore is making an resurgence.
This Week in Barron's, Jan. 20, 2014
Jan 18, 2014 |
This Week in Barron's: restaurant stocks have been popular lately with investors betting that consumers will start dining out more as the economy strengthens, but some market experts are on the opposite side of that speculation; The winter Olympics has spawned competition between official sponsors and companies using 'ambush marketing'; Best Buy struggles as holiday sales don't match up to last year's numbers; Find out which retailer is considered a bargain at its current price and has potential for growth.