Month: December 2020

The market’s fixation with drug manufacturers involved in treating or preventing the novel coronavirus is creating opportunities for value investors. Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), through its partnership with BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX), drew in investor interest. Between November and December, PFE stock traded no lower than $34 and topped around $43. Source: Manuel Esteban / Shutterstock.com Pfizer separated
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In today’s near-zero interest rate environment, it’s been tough for investors looking for yield. There are many high-yielding dividend stocks to buy, but with markets at all-time highs, many of them have gotten stretched when it comes to valuation. With concerns 2020’s overvalued stock market will head lower in 2021, it may not be best
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Crude oil holds a prominent position in the global commodities market because oil price changes impact the global economy. Crude oil prices are largely dependent on two factors: Geopolitical developments Economic events These two variables can lead to changes in oil demand and supply levels, which drives oil price fluctuations from one day to the next. For
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Nanotechnology is as compelling as it sounds: a field of research dedicated to building devices and materials at the molecular and atomic levels. At that dimension, materials behave differently. And in practical terms, nanotechnology could help increase manufacturing production while cutting costs. The stock market is keen to find the next biggest technology boom, with
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What Is the FDIC? The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was created at the height of the Great Depression, following the closure of 4,000 banks in the first few months of 1933 and the loss of $1.3 billion in deposits. President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Banking Act of 1933 on June 16 of that year,
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The future of healthcare will look so different that you may feel like you stepped into a new universe. From telemedicine to precision medicine to genetic therapy, the global healthcare industry is about to shake up like never before. Source: by InvestorPlace That said, one of the key pillars to getting there is genetic testing,
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Due to a combination of several factors, Pfizer’s (NYSE:PFE) vaccine for the novel coronavirus, by itself, may not ever move the needle a great deal for PFE stock. Source: Manuel Esteban / Shutterstock.com On the other hand, over the long-term, Pfizer’s collaboration with German vaccine developer BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX), which developed the mRNA-based coronavirus vaccine with
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Given the unprecedented circumstances of this year that’s thankfully coming to a close, it’s perhaps not terribly surprising that we’ve seen some whoppers in the investment market. But for me, Kaixin Auto (NASDAQ:KXIN) takes the cake. What seemed like an investment in China’s secondhand automotive retail market turned into a bizarre situation. Therefore, anybody outside
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