Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
Beta is a measure of the volatility or risk of a security in comparison to the market as a whole. A beta of less than one means that the security is less volatile than the market. Typically, stocks with less volatility are non-cyclical. They move in the same direction as the market at large and are less susceptible to day-to-day fluctuations.
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When an analyst makes a call on a stock it typically creates sizable gains or losses. Wednesday was no different, as analysts played a crucial role in the performance of several high-profile stocks. Therefore, I am looking at several of these stocks, the calls, and what it might mean.
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With the so-called "fiscal cliff" finally averted, politicians and talking heads will now turn their attention to the debt ceiling crisis, Europe's probable recession, France's renewed socialism, Ben Bernanke's money printing policies, or any number of worrisome things.
In light of these concerns, how should you (the investor) respond in the new year? Like this: Look for great, shareholder-friendly companies selling at good prices and consider alternative more »
By George S. Mack, The Life Sciences Report
Before spending the last decade as a sellside analyst, James Terwilliger now with The Benchmark Company worked at Johnson & Johnson and other medtech companies where he learned quickly that the way to a surgeon's heart is to bring shiny new technology into the office. Physicians who spend their working lives in interventional cath labs or hospital operating suites have a natural more »
“Fed Warns of Risk to Economy.”
The Wall Street Journal’s June 21st headline may be giving investors a ‘heads up’ that it’s time to batten down the hatches and prepare for the upcoming storm. The U.S. economy continues to sputter, the summer job and GDP slowdown is just around the corner, and the EU put what amounts to a band aid on Greece to try and more »