3 Facts About GM You Did Not Know
Dec16

3 Facts About GM You Did Not Know

General Motors ($GM) , the famed automaker that almost went out of business in 2008, has had a less than stellar 2014, with its stock currently down 20% on the year and the company having disappointed on almost all of its expectations. Some expect the company to rebound but others are reticent after such a brutal year. That being said, GM is an iconic American company with a lot of history. Let's check it out some interesting facts...

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Market Watch – Week In Review (12/15)
Dec15

Market Watch – Week In Review (12/15)

Market Recap It was a hard close for the market, noting the close on friday to be the biggest single week loss since September 2011.  The Dow lost 315 points, ending with a -1.79% decline. Nasdaq closed with a -1.16% loss and the S&P 50o suffered a similar fate with a -1.62%.  Continuing supply outpacing demand drove a 10% drop in crude oil futures, which heavily weighed down the energy sector.  While consumer spending in the past...

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Insider Trading Round-Up (12/8)
Dec08

Insider Trading Round-Up (12/8)

Every time corporate insiders (meaning a company’s directors and officers) and any owners of more than 10% of a class of a company’s shares buy or sell shares, they must report it within 2 days to the SEC. These transactions let you know what those close to the company in question think about its future. As such, insider trading can reveal a lot about the state of the market. As such, here’s a look at the top 5...

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Market Watch – Week In Review (12/8)
Dec08

Market Watch – Week In Review (12/8)

Market Recap The market ended on a high, with record levels on friday, concluding the 7th straight week of gains.  Impressive reports of 321,000 jobs being added versus the predicted 235,o00 in the month of November spurred on the market, causing the Dow to be up by 0.33%, the Nasdaq up by 0.24%, and the S&P up by 0.17%.  Unemployment rates stayed steady at 5.8%.  With stronger than expected economic conditions, the looming...

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Insider Trading Round-Up (12/1)
Dec01

Insider Trading Round-Up (12/1)

Every time corporate insiders (meaning a company’s directors and officers) and any owners of more than 10% of a class of a company’s shares buy or sell shares, they must report it within 2 days to the SEC. These transactions let you know what those close to the company in question think about its future. As such, insider trading can reveal a lot about the state of the market. As such, here’s a look at the top 5...

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Market Watch – Week In Review (12/1)
Dec01

Market Watch – Week In Review (12/1)

Market Recap The market closed with a mixed reaction to OPEC decisions, with S&P down -0.25%, Dow at a flat gain of 0.00% and NASDAQ 0.09%.  Decisions to keep output of oil on track despite painful prices for major members of the cartel has hit the energy sector negatively.  Crude oil prices dropped more than 10% closing at $66.15 per barrel, and registers to a 40% drop, the lowest since the peak in June of this year.  The OPEC...

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