BCS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Standard Chartered to Layoff Senior Bankers

    October 12, 2015
    On Friday, Standard Chartered Bank PLC Chief Executive Officer, Bill Winters, revealed its plan to layoff many senior bankers, ...
  2. Top Investment Banks In The Energy Industry

    October 7, 2015
    Many global Investment banks are highly involved in the energy industry, but there are also some smaller banks and boutiques ...
  3. WhiteWave Looks Beyond Almond Milk for Growth

    September 15, 2015
    Plant-based dairy products represent billions of dollars worth of opportunity, according to leading organic food and beverage ...
  4. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    July 24, 2015
    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  5. Top Reasons Stock Indices Could Be Biased

    June 18, 2015
    Do the owners of the large stock indices (McGraw Hill Financial, CME Group, and News Corp) have incentive to pick stocks ...
  6. World's Top 10 Trading Companies

    January 7, 2015
    Which are the top trading firms of the world? Here is the list of the ones with highest trading revenue.
  7. How A Bank Stress Test Works

    October 30, 2014
  8. How To Earn The Most From CDs When Interest Rates Are Low

    May 22, 2014
    Certificates of deposit might not seem like a good place to keep your money when interest rates are low, but they do offer ...
  9. Giving Your Portfolio A Jolt With Coffee

    February 26, 2014
    The world continues to drink more coffee. Yet, supplies continue to drop. The recent weather issues are exacerbating those ...
  10. Japanese Stocks Continue To Outperform

    December 3, 2013
    While Japan has been called dead money for years, the past year has removed that moniker perhaps for good. With supportive ...
  11. The Marcellus Keeps On Paying Dividends

    November 12, 2013
    For investors, the Marcellus Shale continues to pay benefits. The region’s production continues to rise, leading to plenty ...
  12. Seven Dividend-Paying Financial Stocks Analysts Are Bullish On

    August 4, 2013
    Markets have been hitting new highs and the unemployment rate has ticked down. Despite the uncertainty about when the Fed&# ...
  13. Stick With “Bond-Like Stocks”

    April 19, 2013
    By betting on large-cap stocks that pay healthy growing dividends, portfolios should be able to navigate whatever the market ...
  14. 4 Stocks With Recent Significant Gaps Higher In Price

    February 13, 2013
    These four stocks recently gapped higher. Will the price jump result in further buying pressure, or was this the last hurrah ...
  15. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  16. Just How Messy Will The Standard Chartered Affair Get?

    August 9, 2012
    Allegations against Standard Chartered are liable to lead to a messy and noisy couple of months.
  17. Investors Continue To Bank On Wells Fargo

    July 17, 2012
    Wells Fargo's valuation remains reasonable and there could be further upside as earnings and dividend payments continue to ...
  18. Bid Rigging Costs Barclays Its Diamond

    July 4, 2012
    Diamond has been forced to resign for Barclays' role in manipulating LIBOR rates.
  19. Surging Volume Sends Early Warning

    March 29, 2012
    High-volume selling seen in these stocks can serve as a potential early warning signal that it’s time to take profits, sell ...
  20. Use Aluminum To Play Rising Industrial Growth

    March 21, 2012
    As both industrial production and economic growth returns, aluminum could be the best way to play that surge.
  21. Goldman Says To Stick With Oil And Gold

    February 29, 2012
    With many of the deep values in natural resources now gone, Goldman Sachs has dropped its overall forecast for commodity ...
  22. Central Banks Take Another Kick At The Can

    September 21, 2011
    Central banks take another kick at the can.
  23. The Best Time to Sell Options

    August 19, 2011
    Selling options in the current environment promotes flexibility, allows the trader to better withstand volatility in the ...
  24. Higher CAPEX Spending Makes Oil Service Stocks A Buy

    August 9, 2011
    In response to rising oil and gas prices, many E&P firms have doubled their capital spending programs to meet demand.
  25. HSBC On A Faster Track To Recovery

    August 8, 2011
    HSBC is in better shape than its valuation suggests.
  26. 6 Bank Stocks With Big Dividends

    March 17, 2011
    Several international banks are delivering a nice yield, but Australia's oldest bank is a dividend super star.
  27. Hot Stocks To Start 2011

    March 2, 2011
    We'll look at the hottest sectors so far this year.
  28. HSBC Faces A Longer Road Back To Normal

    March 1, 2011
    HSBC lowered its growth expectations, but there is still value in this global banking giant.
  29. Stocks With Increasing Short Interest

    December 17, 2010
    When a stock has increasing short interest, investors should watch for news that might explain the surge.
  30. Russia May Be The Best BRIC

    December 10, 2010
    While investing in Russia does contain risks, there is a lot opportunity as well for bold investors.
  31. Preferred Stock ETFs with High Dividend Yields

    November 9, 2010
    We examine a group of preferred stock ETFs that have market beating dividend yields.
  32. Global Payments Riding Industry Growth Wave

    October 13, 2010
    At a forward P/E of under 15 and trailing price-to-free-cash flow multiple of eight, Global Payments' stock deserves a good, ...
  33. Bye Bye NBTY

    July 19, 2010
    This volatile supplements company goes away, and private equity is back.
  34. Muni-phobia

    June 23, 2010
    There is a growing drumbeat that municipal bonds may be the next domino to fall in this recession.
  35. Profiting From The Carry Trade

    December 4, 2009
    With interest rates still at low levels, ETFs make it easy to participate in carry trade strategies.
  36. Buy-Write ETFs That Provide Protection

    October 5, 2009
    We look at some buy-write ETFs that provide downside protection.
  37. A Sugar High For Your Portfolio

    August 24, 2009
    Weather conditions have dampened sugar production, but the world's raging sweet tooth make this a great opportunity for investors.
  38. Top Base Metal Plays

    July 21, 2009
    Most of the attention is placed on gold and silver, but it is in the base metals that we can find long-term economic growth.
  39. The 5 Best Financial Stocks Of 2009

    June 19, 2009
    Financial stocks tanked in 2008, but 2009 has seen them rebound. We look at the five most promising.
  40. Trust In Jim Rogers

    May 11, 2009
    Commodities are becoming a more important part of an individual investor’s portfolio. However, given the troubles a prominent ...
  41. Is It Time To Short Financials?

    April 23, 2009
    The recent rally in financials raises the question of whether investors should once again be thinking about shorting the ...
  42. Assessing The Risks Of Mortgage REITs

    October 29, 2008
    It's hard to imagine a less attractive investment than a mortgage REIT right now, but these pariah investments still pay ...
  43. Avoiding British Banks On The Dole

    October 16, 2008
    Barclays and HSBC said no to government bailout funds, and kept their freedom. These are banks to watch.
  44. Big Banks Move Into Microfinance-For-Profit

    August 1, 2008
    Several corporate giants have begun partnering with NGOs to hand out $50-$100 loans to the world's poor. Is this altruism ...
  45. How To Spot A Home Run Stock

    June 23, 2008
    Every investor dreams of a hitting one out of the park. We pitch five potential homers your way.
  46. The Value Effect - With International Flavor (EFV, EFG)

    June 29, 2007
    The notion that there is a value-investing premium isn't new, but to what extent has it existed over recent history?
  47. Beyond Barclays ETFs (BCS)

    April 3, 2007
    British Bank Barclays is the reigning King of ETFs in the U.S. but it's reach doesn't stop there.
  48. Move Your Money into Off-Shore Banks (AIB)

    March 9, 2007
    A look at the relatively unique advantages of an investment in off-shore financial services firm AIB.
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