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Bear Market Coming: Analyst This $240-billion investment officer is predicting that technology stocks are poised to enter a bear market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index set to plummet further in 2016. Scott Minerd, chief investment officer for Guggenheim Partners LLC, says the NASDAQ Composite Index could crash this…

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday after data showed that employment gains in the world’s largest economy slowed more than expected in January. As of 10:37 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.7% to 16,295, the S&P 500 declined one percent to 1,896, and…

U.S. stocks swung between gains and losses in afternoon trading on Thursday, as investors tracked oil prices while weighing poor corporate earnings and weak economic data ahead of a key employment report due on Friday. At 2:43 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up…

Tesla Motors, Inc. Could Have a Head-On Collision with Reality The Model S from Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) turns many heads. Potential car buyers would be more than willing to pull out over $100,000 for a fully loaded model. For that price, the customer gets the “small” battery…

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is getting ready to take up yet another challenge, as the U.S. tech giant begins trying to market a new product. The company will have to overcome serious issues in trying to promote its larger and faster iPad Pro. Among the major complaints coming out…

Keep an eye on the $105.00 level for mighty Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). It’s an important “line in the sand” for AAPL stock. Over the past few years, the Cupertino-based company has become one of the world’s most popular companies. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has been able to fill…

On the surface, investing in penny stocks seems pretty easy. After all, how hard can it be for a stock trading at $1.00 to double to $2.00? Math is math. And for a company to legitimately double in price, it has to do something pretty spectacular. It doesn’t…

Congress and the Federal Reserve have created a massive stock market bubble that risks plunging the world into a complete economic collapse in 2016. At least, that’s the opinion of former Congressman Ron Paul. “Socialism fails always because you have wage and price controls,” the three-time presidential candidate…

According to Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Tesla Motors, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock price has serious upside potential. Adam Jonas, analyst at Morgan Stanley, raised his price target for Tesla from $280.00 to $465.00, which is 91.2% higher than Friday’s closing price of $243.15. (Source:Bloomberg, August 17, 2015.) Tesla’s shares opened…

Despite a few years of weak gold prices, China’s currency depreciation could be the tipping point that drives gold above $5,000. The yellow metal skyrocketed between 2001 and 2011, and another decade of similar growth is not unfeasible. Let me explain. A series of events in China have…

Despite stagnating prices in recent years, gold is set to explode as pessimism sets into the market. Excessive printing by the Federal Reserve has embedded fragility into financial markets, building a house of cards that will buckle under the pressure of an interest rate hike. The resulting stock…

Global Blood Therapeutics is going public on Wednesday August 12th. Here’s what investors need to know about its initial public offering (IPO). (Source: The Securities and Exchange Commission, July 31, 2015.) Who is Global Blood Therapeutics? Global Blood Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing treatments for…

In preparation for its initial public offering (IPO), the Australian-based Benitec Biopharma Ltd (NASDAQ:BNTC) revealed a price target and expected launch date of the week of August 3, 2015. Here’s what investors need to know about the upcoming Benitec Biopharma IPO. Who is Benitec? Benitec is a clinical-stage biotechnology firm…

GC Aesthetics plc (NASDAQ:GCAA) has submitted an F-1 filling to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 24, 2015, for its initial public offering (IPO). The shares are expected to hit the market this week. Here’s what investors need to know about the upcoming GC Aesthetics IPO.…

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) shares are ready to hit the public trading market this week. The pharmaceutical company submitted S-1 filling to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on July 6, 2015 for its initial public offering (IPO). Here’s what investors need to know about the upcoming Aimmune…

On Wednesday morning, the NASDAQ Composite Index climbed higher under weak ADP employment data and disappointing trade balance. ADP reported this morning that the U.S. private sector added 185,000 jobs in July—a significant drop from last month’s 229,000 addition, also missing the 216,000 expected. Trade balance worsened in…

The U.S. stock market indices remain largely unchanged despite a number of corporations updating their earnings. The Dow, NASDAQ, and S&P 500 all gained around a tenth of a percentage point. A number of corporations, including Aetna, Coach, and CVS Health, reported their earnings. Economy-wise, the market awaits…

Greece and China added quite a bit of uncertainty to the U.S. stock market. By around 10:30 a.m. E.T. on the first trading day of August, the Dow slipped more than half a percent, NASDAQ lost 0.2%, and the S&P 500 dropped 0.3%. In Greece, the stock market…