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Market Commentary—7/12/18

December 7, 2018 / Georgios Bitsonis

Stocks: Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. U.S. equities recovered from the lows of the day after a retrieval in high weighted technology stocks helped to force the Nasdaq 100 higher by 0.64 percent at 6,838.85. The S&P 500 Index closed in a negative territory -0.15 percent at 2,695.95. With the fear that […]

Market Commentary—6/12/18

December 6, 2018 / Dora Cordero

Stocks: Only days after an apparent breakthrough on trade talks between the United States and China, Huawei’s CFO, Wanzhou Meng, is arrested in Canada in a probe by the U.S. into an alleged violation of sanctions against Iran. “This move […] has just added another spanner in the works,” Eleanor Creagh, strategist at Saxo Capital […]

The Kosmos Energy Opportunity with LNG in West Africa

December 5, 2018 / Gregory Laurent Josi

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) is an oil and gas exploration (O&G) company headquartered in Dallas, Texas and holds operations in Ghana, Senegal, Mauritania, and Suriname. There are several driving factors/catalysts that could propel this stock upwards after an incredibly disappointing October-November where it plunged just under 45% to $5.38/share. However, the main drivers are without […]

Market Commentary—5/12/18

December 5, 2018 / Claudio Cirillo

Stocks: The US stock markets experienced great losses, signaling a fear of an economic deceleration. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than three percent erasing the recovery of the last week of November. As many analysts pointed out, given the composition of the index and the small number of firms involved, it does not […]

The Threshold Margin: When Incremental Sales Generate Value

December 4, 2018 / Stefan Larsen

With a bit of intuition and some real-world experience, it isn’t difficult to identify companies with great sales prospects. In 2016, before Fortnite and Overwatch were on the news, understanding that young people liked video games would have been enough for you to earn astronomical returns by investing in brands such as Activision Blizzard, Take-Two […]