April 9, 2014 (Chinavestor) We continue to monitor volatile, hot NASDAQ listed technology stocks. As a result, today's little change from Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) started us to wonder what's happening.
April 7, 2014 (Chinavestor) The news is out. BP Prudhoe Bay Royal Trust (NYSE:BPT) is paying $3.009/share, ex dividend day is April 11. Given current price of $87.27, dividend yield is 12% plus.
When the market is losing momentum dividend stocks come to play. One of the highest dividend payer is BP Prudhoe Bay Royal Trust (NYSE:BPT). The trust is going to issue quarterly dividend within two weeks. Little wonder, investors want to be on the $3 or so dividend per share. Current price of $87.27 is up .77% from last Friday. Volume is all right but again, one just can't not notice the steady increase in price before dividend. See chart for yourself.
April 2, 2014 (Chinavestor) The private sector added 191,000 jobs in March, a number just below the psychologically important 200,000/month figure. The best approach to see how much 191K really is, we created the following chart. This chart follows nonfarm employee numbers for each month starting January 2007.
March 25, 2014 (Chinavestor) There is an increasingly nervous market now that QI is winding down with effects still to be seen. One thing mainstream investors agree: the quantitative easing has played a vital part in the recovery of equity markets. But the question of "what's next" is more timely than ever.
February 7, 2014 (Chinavestor) The market is on fire despite meager jobs gains. What's the real story behind the rally? The answer is simple: a technical correction after the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) hit an extreme oversold position.