Month: July 2020

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway David A. Grogan | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway this week again added to his already-enormous stake in Bank of America at a time when the coronavirus pandemic dampens the economic outlook and interest rates hold near record lows. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed Buffett’s
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) is a hot stock to watch right now.The shares of INO stock are up more than 647% from a year earlier. Source: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com In some ways, that is surprising, given that the pharmaceutical company doesn’t currently have any products on the market. The stock jumped after Inovio entered the race
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The oil and gas industry in Canada, as in other regions, is generally divided into three main segments: upstream, midstream, and downstream. Upstream companies engage in the exploration and production (E&P) of crude oil and natural gas, which entails searching for oil below the ground and drilling wells in order to access those reserves. In
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During its third quarter earnings results on Thursday Apple said that the company’s shareholders approved a four-for-one stock split. Stock splits are cosmetic, meaning they do not change anything about a company’s underlying fundamentals. They can lead to renewed interest from smaller investors by making the shares — which are now cheaper — more accessible.
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Sometimes I get asked to write an article and feel like my InvestorPlace colleagues have said everything I can think of saying. That’s the case with Hertz (NYSE:HTZ). The company is in bankruptcy proceedings, yet somehow Hertz stock has become the apple of speculators’ eyes. Source: aureliefrance / Shutterstock.com Because of this interest in Hertz
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Unlikely as it may seem, there are some beneficiaries who prefer not to receive inherited assets. The reasons vary: Often the beneficiary would like the assets—such as a traditional or Roth IRA or other inherited retirement plan—to be given to someone else. Other times the intended beneficiary does not want to be taxed on the assets.
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Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Kodak — Shares of Kodak soared about 330% after President Donald Trump tapped the photography pioneer to produce ingredients in generic drugs in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The shares skyrocketed as much as 570% at one point. Trading was halted more than 15 times Wednesday
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IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) has found itself in a tough spot. Because movie theaters are feeling the pinch from the novel coronavirus, IMAX stock is struggling to gain upside momentum.  Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com Surprisingly, the stock is doing better than I would have suspected. To be fair, most stocks are doing better than I
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