.A very insightful article in this weekend's Barron's financial magazine presents some interesting statistics related to U.S. K-12 education and the economy. Specifically, these data points are interesting:
Four stocks, briefly presented in the article, are listed below along with additional data points.
This week's Barron's financial magazine and it's related TV show present a range of interesting topics related to finance & economics.
The Nasdaq closed today above 11,000 for the first time in history.
It now trades at 21% above it's 200 DMA.
For some historic comparison, it traded 50% more than its 200 DMA just before the 2000 eCommerce bust.
(Chart via: Yahoo Finance)
As part of a my investment process, I always read Barron's weekly Saturday morning magazine. I catalog each article and its author. After reading each of interest, I summarize the bull and bear case. I also re-evaluate portfolios to see how this information impacts future returns.
For recently, I've also been watching Barron's weekly 30 minute recap of its magazine on the Fox Business Network. It's entertaining and sometimes includes a hidden egg such as the "+Infinity%" percentage in this week's episode.
Image Source: Fox Business News
In tonight's episode of Mad Money, 10 stocks were discussed which, paradoxically, have risen in price despite their seemingly consumer discretionary nature.
Show notes from Mad Money's CNBC Monday night broadcast of The Game Plan are enriched with price, yield, market capitalization, P/E ratio for the trailing twelve months & 52 week high via Yahoo Finance.
I've always enjoyed watching Mad Money Friday Game Plan segments.
Last Friday's tickers extended with prices, dividends, P/E ratio, EPS (TTM) & notes via Yahoo! Finance.
$AZN shares & call options ($65 strike, August 21, 2020) rose this morning on an "anonymously sourced report from a prominent British journalist claiming the medical journal the Lancet will publish positive news soon on the Covid-19 vaccine the company is developing with Oxford University."
Options rose from 0.70 to as high as $1.40 this afternoon (Wednesday, July 15, 2020) per Yahoo Finance!
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Interesting article in today's WSJ about the global natural gas industry.
Natural Gas (NG)
Price Forecasts (Goldman Sachs)
Price Forecast (BofA):
U.S. Natural Gas Prices
U.S. Natural Gas Production