On Feb. 17, 2017, the U.S. total market cap / gross domestic product ratio reached 130%, a critical milestone as valuations remain significantly overvalued. Most of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s portfolio holdings as of Dec. 31, 2016, have price-sales valuations greater than the 80th percentile of the industry. Such companies include The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:KO), International Business....More>>>
The Silevo Acquisition
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) subsidiary SolarCity closed on the acquisition of Silevo in September 2014. The main logic for the deal was described this way in SolarCity’s 2015 10-K:
“The acquisition was expected to enable the Company to manage its supply chain and control the design and manufacturing of solar cells and photovoltaic panels that are a key component....More>>>
Ever since the reinstatement of the debt ceiling on March 15, 2017, five misconceptions have been circulating about how the debt limit will affect people and policies.
You see, the debt ceiling could potentially trigger a catastrophe for U.S. markets. This catastrophe will be an economic meltdown that could far exceed the Great Recession. And it’s crucial investors separate fact....More>>>
Boring industries and small-capitalization stocks are two things that are very rarely found together. If you search the ranks of the hottest or most promising small-cap stocks, you will find mostly technology and biotech.
So, when I stumbled upon Fuling Global (NASDAQ:FORK), a Chinese manufacturer of plastic cutlery, plates, cups, straws, and similar products, the valuation....More>>>
The midstream industry has seen a tough last couple of weeks in trading, but Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD) has held its ground and continues to trade in a narrow range. The question remains whether or not now is the time to take on a position in this name, if not long already. This stock will see strength when commodity prices pick up enough to allow volumes to begin growing at a higher....More>>>