Monthly Archives: July 2016

Coal Sector Update

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

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Market Update – July 17, 2016

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

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A Quick Look at Connecticut Water (CTWS) and American States Water (AWR)

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).

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PayPal’s Business is On Target, But Its Stock is Ahead of Plan.

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

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