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AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCO) Short Interest Update

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCO – Get Free Report) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,600 shares, an increase of 50.9% from the June 15th total of 5,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 34,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days. AGNC …

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Investor’s Bookshelf: The veteran Japan watcher bullish on the economy’s revival | Equities

Japanese stocks have soared since early 2022, with the Nikkei 225 index reaching new highs recently, a clear indication that Japan’s economy – once perceived as stagnant after peaking in the early 1990s – is seeing a transformation that captures investors’ attention. Despite doomsday dogma concerning Japan’s aging and declining population, Jesper Koll, a resident and veteran of the country’s investment …

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Is It Worth Investing in e.l.f. Beauty (ELF) Based on Wall Street’s Bullish Views? – July 9, 2024

The recommendations of Wall Street analysts are often relied on by investors when deciding whether to buy, sell, or hold a stock. Media reports about these brokerage-firm-employed (or sell-side) analysts changing their ratings often affect a stock’s price. Do they really matter, though? Before we discuss the reliability of brokerage recommendations and how to use them to your advantage, let’s …

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Japan’s GPIF reaps record annual gain as active strategy pays off | Equities

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) posted a record yen gain of ¥45.4 trillion ($282.5 billion) on equities rally for the fiscal year ended March (FY2023), reaping the fruit from its active management strategy. Eiji Ueda GPIF The government-backed fund generated a return of 22.67% – second only to the return in FY2020’s 25.15%, with an overall alpha beating benchmarks …

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Small-Cap Stocks Look Cheap – Is It A Good Time To Buy?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images The largest companies have dominated stock market returns in recent years, led by a handful of tech giants that have come to be known as the “Magnificent Seven.” The large-cap focused Russell 1000 index is up more than 14 percent so far in 2024 through the end of June, while the small-cap Russell 2000 index has increased …

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How Much Would an Early Investment in Nvidia Be Worth Now?

If you went back 25 years and invested $10,000 in Nvidia stock when the company went public (and held on through the ups and downs), how much would your initial investment be worth now? An analysis from 31-year-old financial services company The Motley Fool has the answer: Over $30 million. That’s more than double what the investment would have been …

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How to conduct a common sense check on a stock

According to the AFR, a lot of the interest and buying of Guzman was from retail investors -specifically, Gen Z investors. This is following the Peter Lynch philosophy of buying shares in companies you know. When trying to figure out a business and the competitive forces in a particular industry it is a lot easier to explore products and services …

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International Personal Finance plc (LON:IPF) Insider Gary Thompson Buys 15,700 Shares

International Personal Finance plc (LON:IPF – Get Free Report) insider Gary Thompson bought 15,700 shares of International Personal Finance stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 28th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 127 ($1.61) per share, with a total value of £19,939 ($25,293.67). International Personal Finance Stock Up 1.6 % International Personal Finance stock opened …

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Brokers Suggest Investing in Netflix (NFLX): Read This Before Placing a Bet – June 28, 2024

The recommendations of Wall Street analysts are often relied on by investors when deciding whether to buy, sell, or hold a stock. Media reports about these brokerage-firm-employed (or sell-side) analysts changing their ratings often affect a stock’s price. Do they really matter, though? Before we discuss the reliability of brokerage recommendations and how to use them to your advantage, let’s …

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