The Australian share market is trading flat, as investors await key local and international data this week to determine the direction of the market. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 was mildly lower in early trade, with some retail and energy shares among the gainers, but mining and telco stocks trading lower.
Last year, we told you about the Navy's drive toward " distributed lethality ." It's a project that boils down to arming as many Navy ships as possible with as long-ranged and as potent weapons systems as possible to ensure that any single Navy warship can undertake offensive, sea-control, and power-projection missions on its own -- so you won't need to drop an aircraft carrier in the middle of an ocean to ensure the Navy can control it.
This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets around the world edged higher Thursday, May 26, 2016, as traders interpreted the rise in oil prices to $50 a barrel for the first time this year as a positive sign for the global economy.
While it may appear Buffett has backed away from his consistent history of not investing in tech companies, there is more to the story. If you're a follower of Buffett, don't take this as a reason to start changing course and playing in the tech space, as Buffett's investment fundamentals have not changed.
We've gone over many penny stocks to buy , but what about penny stocks to buy that pay dividends - do they even exist? That means their market capitalization is low, so there typically isn't enough money to give to shareholders for dividends. These companies are trying to get to a more stable, healthy place - when they are legitimate stocks to buy , that is - that they can offer investors dividends.
If you're going to pay a hefty premium for a stock, it better have exceptional growth prospects. A company that can grow its earnings at a high rate for years, or even decades, renders the initial price paid far less important.
U.S. stocks are making small gains Friday in a quiet end to a strong week on the market. Banks are rising after Fed Chair Janet Yellen confirmed that the central bank intends to keep raising interest rates provided the economy is healthy enough.