Day: December 29, 2021

COVID-19 Variant
MRNA Vaccines
Vaccine Policy

Omicron is upping booster jab demand. So why are COVID vaccine makers’ shares tanking?

The surging Omicron variant has helped underline the need for booster shots, including perhaps even a fourth jab, as Israel is currently trialing. So why are the stocks of leading COVID-19 vaccine makers tanking? Shares of Moderna have fallen almost 35% in the past month. BioNTech, whose mRNA technology is behind the Pfizer vaccine, has […]

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Home Accessories
Home Builders
Home Mortgage
Home Ownership
Home Prices
Housing Market

Yes, Housing Prices Are Up. But Americans Can Afford More.

An “Available” sign outside a home in the CBH Homes Calvary Springs Community in Nampa, Idaho, on Oct. 19, 2021. No city exemplifies the mania of the Covid-era U.S. housing market better than Boise, Idaho, where prices have surged by more than 30% in the past year. Kyle Green/Bloomberg As an investor in mortgage-backed securities, […]

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Consumer Debt
Consumer Discretionary
Consumer Finance
Consumer Lending
Credit Score
Mortgage Refinance

5 money moves to make before the Fed starts raising interest rates to fight inflation

5 money moves to make before the Fed starts raising interest rates to fight inflation Chairman Jerome Powell (pictured) and the other policymakers at the Federal Reserve just said again, after their recent December meeting, that they’ll keep holding a key interest rate near zero. But only for now. The officials also indicated that they […]

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American Workers
Income Raise
Labor Shortage
Worker Exodus

Which American Workers Have Gotten the Biggest Raises?

Workers in restaurants, bars, hotels, or what is also called the “accommodation and food services” sector, saw the sharpest rise in average weekly wages in the April to June quarter of 2021, compared to any other sector of the U.S. economy. Those numbers, however, might be a tad misleading as they’re a year-over-year comparison and many of […]

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Crude Oil
Gas Prices
Gasoline Prices

This state may see nearly $6 gas in 2022: study

Start saving those pennies as driving your car may cost way more in 2022, predicts gas price tracking firm GasBuddy. In a new study released on Wednesday, GasBuddy forecasts the nationwide average price for gas will be $3.41 in 2022. The current price nationwide averages about $3.29. GasBuddy thinks prices could near $4 a gallon […]

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Athletic Apparel
Consumer Discretionary
Consumer Retail
COVID-19 Variant
Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Fibonacci Retracement
Free Cash Flow
Fundamental Analysis
Technical Analysis
US Economy
Value Investing
Value Stocks

GIL is consolidating near its 52-week high. Is it too late to buy the stock?

One of the sources of a lot of conversation among talking heads and market analysts in general lies around the “reopening” concept. This theme has been pretty constant for most of the year, even as COVID variants – omicron is just the latest – have extended the health crisis well into 2022, with some experts […]

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Building Construction Applications
Building Materials
Commercial Building
Institutional building
Trade Of The Day

Why GMS Inc. (GMS) Is About To Breakout

GMS Inc. distributes wallboards, suspended ceilings systems, and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. The company offers ceilings products, including suspended mineral fibers, soft fibers, and metal ceiling systems primarily used in offices, hotels, hospitals, retail facilities, schools, and various other commercial and institutional buildings. GMS $60.0800 0.9600 % 1.6200 Gms Inc […]

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Building Materials
Daily Rundown
Electrical Products
Natural Gas

Natural Gas, Coal, Electrical, Pharmaceutical, Building Products

Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2019, the company had approximately 451,000 net acres in the southwestern core of the Marcellus Shale; and 91,000 net […]

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China Unveils Sweeping Rules for Foreign IPOs in Didi’s Wake

(Bloomberg) — China has unveiled sweeping regulations governing overseas share sales by the country’s firms, taking one of its biggest steps to tighten scrutiny on international debuts in the wake of Didi Global Inc.’s controversial listing. The regulations, issued by the country’s securities watchdog, commerce ministry and top economic planning agency over the past week, […]

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One Hot Stock

Mr. Cooper Group Inc. (COOP) – Buy Price: $42.50 or better

Buy Price: $42.50 or better Sell Price: TradersPro Sell Signal Mr. Cooper Group Inc. provides servicing, origination, and transaction-based services related to single-family residences in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Servicing, Originations, and Xome. The Servicing segment performs activities for underlying mortgages, including collecting and disbursing borrower payments, investor reporting, customer […]

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Exchange Traded Funds
Hedge Funds
Mutual Funds

A 91% Asset Plunge Hits a BlackRock Fund of Sustainable EM Stocks

(Bloomberg) — What was once the second biggest exchange-traded fund investing in sustainable emerging-market companies just became a shadow of its former shelf. In the two days leading up to Christmas Eve, the iShares ESG MSCI EM Leaders ETF (LDEM) lost 91% of its investments, leaving its total assets depleted at about $69 million, compared […]

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Asset Allocation
Asset Management
Rebalance Portfolio

Understanding How All-Weather Portfolios Work

Pie chart on paper charts If you prefer a laid-back approach to investing, building an all-weather portfolio may be right for you. All-weather portfolios are designed to perform well during all seasons of the market, whether that means an economic boom or a bust is underway. This type of portfolio could be suited to an […]

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