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Pickup king Ford Motor’s (F) F-150 franchise may on its own be worth more than the entire auto company, according to Morgan Stanley. X A core business and driver of profitability, the F-150 truck line’s value may be greater than 150% of Ford’s enterprise value, analyst Adam Jonas wrote in a Wednesday note to clients. […]
Timeline: Equifax data breach A former Equifax executive is accused of unloading almost $1 million of stock options just before the company announced its huge data breach. Jun Ying, a former chief information officer at Equifax, was charged Wednesday with insider trading.
U.S. hotel stocks have been playing a game of Chutes and Ladders so far this year. While STR and Baird reported that the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index increased 6.4 percent in January, the companies announced Monday that the index dropped 6.9 percent in February. “Hotel stocks fell sharply in February and erased their early year-to-date […]
By Lyn Alden Many investors focus heavily on individual security selection, but proper asset allocation is where you get most of the bang for your buck. There’s almost always a decent value to be found somewhere in the world. And many asset classes tend to revert to their mean- if one country outperforms another country […]
Click chart for more in depth data. 1. Retail bonanza: It’s a big day for global retailers. The US Census Bureau will publish retail sales data for February at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists expect the report to show a 0.3% increase in sales over the previous month.
Trying to predict what will happen to the price of a single option or a position involving multiple options as the market changes can be a difficult undertaking. Because the option price does not always appear to move in conjunction with the price of the underlying asset, it is important to understand what factors contribute […]