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Rising Rates and Stock Returns

Rising Rates and Stock Returns

Ben Carlson recently wrote about the trouble with single-variable analysis in predicting stock market returns, specifically as it relates to the importance of profit growth.  He dispelled the myth that high profit growth is necessary for stocks to do well. […]

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Ford Fusion Passes The Night Vision Test

Ford engineers are working on the company’s autonomous car technology quite determinedly, as is evident from its recent success in making a self-driving Ford Fusion lap its Arizona Proving Grounds in complete darkness using Lidar, or laser radar, as its […]

An Introduction To Preferred Shares

An Introduction To Preferred Shares

An Introduction To Preferred Shares by Eli Inkrot, Sure Dividend Lately I’ve been demonstrating different ways to supplement your dividend income. For instance, this can be done on the ownership side by selling covered calls or on the buying side […]

Luxury Goods Sales Could Accelerate Slightly In 2016: HSBC

Luxury Goods Sales Could Accelerate Slightly In 2016: HSBC

Despite posting a lower 3% constant FX growth last year, luxury goods sales should see a slight acceleration in sales growth of 4.5% in 2016, believe analysts at HSBC. Erwan Rambourg and colleagues said in their April 4 report titled “Luxury: cash […]

Outlook For Commercial MBS Issuance Looks Bleaker

Outlook For Commercial MBS Issuance Looks Bleaker

On the back of a 30% drop in first-quarter volume, the outlook for commercial MBS issuance is even bleaker for the next couple of months, though there are signs that the lending market’s deep freeze is starting to thaw. Commercial Mortgage […]