Monthly Archives: July 2016
The Dow Jones U.S. Coal Mining Sector Index has more than doubled so far this year, up 117.6% through July 15, obviously much better than the broader DJ US Total Market Index’s gain of 5.7%. Much of coal’s gains reflect “dead … Continue reading
The S&P 500 gained 1.49% for the week ended July 15, its third consecutive week of gains following the modest post-Brexit sell-off. In total, the index has gained 6.1%, its best three-week showing since October 2015. Gainers last week were … Continue reading
Recently, at the Three Part Advisors East Coast IDEAS Conference, I had the opportunity to sit in on the presentations given by two water utility companies, Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) and American States Water (AWR).
PayPal’s stock has underperformed the broader market since reaching a new high of $41.75 on March 22. The stock bottomed at $34.00 on June 27 and has since bounced back to close at $38.15 today. Year-to-date, the stock is up … Continue reading