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The Home Depot’s Chief Sustainability Officer Ron Jarvis To Host An ESG Webcast On Sep 9

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is scheduled to host a webcast and Q&A session to discuss the company’s environmental efforts. The event will be hosted by Ron Jarvis, chief sustainability officer, and the webcast will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 9, 2021. The event can be reached li...

3M To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Sep 12

As per reports, the board of 3M (MMM) declared a third-quarter dividend of $1.48 per share on the company’s common stock, payable Sept 12, 2021. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 23, 2021.    3M (MMM) is a global science comp...

Caterpillar Announces Q2 Earnings Beat

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) released second-quarter earnings, beating estimates with earnings shooting up 152% to $2.60 a share. Revenue climbed 29% to $12.9 billion. Analysts were expecting revenue to grow 25% to $12.51 billion.  "We're encouraged by higher sales and revenues across a...

Boeing Reports Encouraging Quarterly Profit

Boeing ( BA) released its quarterly earnings this week, initiating its first quarterly profit since 2019 as production and orders for its 737 Max aircraft rise. Revenue of $17 billion was reported and earnings per share of 40 cents. Operating cash outflow increased to $483 million from $5.28 billion...

3M Reports Strong Quarterly Earnings – Raises Full-Year Forecasts

3M (MMM) released quarter earnings and raised its full-year forecasts as demand increased across major segments as economies prepare to bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company caters to industries like automotive, aerospace, and oral care has witnessed a sharp rise in deman...

Honeywell Q2 Beat Estimates – Aerospace & Energy Recovers

Honeywell International Inc.’s (HON) reported Q2 earnings recently exceeding analyst estimates, as aerospace and energy businesses started to recover from the pandemic-driven slump, boosting growth from factory automation and building safety products. Adjusted second-quarter earnings increased to...

Caterpillar Inc. Schedules Q2/2021 Financial Results On July 30

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) to release Q2/2021 financial results on Friday, July 30 at 5:30 a.m. CDT, followed by a real-time, listen-only teleconference and webcast at 7:30 a.m. CDT with securities analysts and institutional investors. Web & Dial-in details: The call can be reached at...

Honeywell To Announce Q2 Financial Results On Friday, July 23

As per reports, Honeywell (HON) is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results on Friday, July 23 before the market opens, followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Other Details:  Dial (866) 548-4713 (domestic) or (323) 794-2093 (international) with conference ID "HON2Q21"...

Board Of Caterpillar Inc. Announces Dividend Increase

Reportedly, the board of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend by eight cents, an 8% raise, to $1.11 per share of common stock, payable to shareholders as of July 20, 2021. The dividend is payable on August 20, 2021.   "Through the execution of our enterp...

U.S. and EU Agreed To Suspend Tariffs Related To Boeing-Airbus Subsidies

Reportedly, the U.S. and EU agreed to suspend tariffs for another five years related to Boeing (BA) and Airbus subsidies, as the Biden administration looks to target China's practices in the aviation industry. The agreement was reached at a U.S.-EU summit meeting in Brussels following the G7 meeting...

Boeing’s MQ-25 Successfully Refuels A U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet

Reportedly, Boeing’s (BA) MQ-25 Stingray drone successfully has refueled a U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, marking it the first time an unmanned aircraft has refueled another plane pushing Boeing Stock higher. The F/A-18 pilot flew as close as 20 feet from the drone at operational speeds and...

Boeing Sees Promise Of Air Freighter Sales In China

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA), which is struggling in China with sales of passenger planes due to the grounding of its 737 MAX and trade tensions, is hopeful about the outlook for freighter plane sales as e-commerce demand surges. Last May China Cargo Airlines, owned by China Eastern Airlines ...

World’s Largest Copper Producer Codelco Fast-Tracking Digitization With Microsoft

As per reports, the world's largest copper producer, Chile's Codelco has struck a deal with tech giant Microsoft (MSFT) to fast-track the digitization of its sprawling mining operations, improving automation and analytics. The collaboration with Microsoft will improve the company's capacity to make ...

Berkshire Hathaway’s NetJets Places Hold On Boeing-Backed Aerion’s AS2 Orders

Reportedly, Berkshire Hathaway's private aircraft firm NetJets has halted plans to add supersonic jets to its fleet as Boeing Co (BA)-backed Aerion failed to raise funds for production. The world's largest private jet company, NetJets informed in March that it had obtained purchase rights for 20 of ...

Home Depot Announces Q1 Cash Dividend + $20B Stock Buyback Program!

Reportedly, the board of Home Depot, Inc. (HD) declared a first-quarter cash dividend of $1.65 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2021.  The dividend is payable on June 17, 2021, and is the 137th consecutive quarter the company has paid a cash dividend. The boa...

Home Depot Rides High On Q1 Earnings, Crushes Estimates

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) reported strong quarterly earnings, reporting a 31% jump in quarterly same-store sales, as revenue and profit surged as Americans continued to invest more to upgrade their living spaces. Home Depot also benefited from a years-long focus on e-commerce, particularly in servic...

Boeing Receives 737 MAX Jets Orders From Alaska Air

As per reports, Alaska Air Group has placed orders for 13 Boeing Co (BA) 737-9 MAX airplanes and 17 Embraer 175 jets, as the U.S. carrier is expecting bookings to come back after Covid-19 vaccinations and travel to resume. "Alaska expects domestic travel to return to pre-COVID levels by the summe...

Boeing 737 MAX Deliveries Decline Drastically In April Amid Electrical Issue

Boeing (BA) recently reported a major decline in the sale of 737 MAX jet deliveries for the month of April. Deliveries dropped to 4 in April from 19 in the previous month, as the aircraft struggles with an electrical problem that has re-grounded the aircraft. Boeing started delivering the 737 MAX ai...

Hecla Q1 Results Register Record Cash Margin, Adjusted EBITDA, & 2nd Highest Revenue In 130-Year History

VP Watchlist company, North American Silver and Gold producer Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) announced Q1 2021 financial and operating results on Thursday. Shares closed at $7.29, +16.64% on Thursday. The 52-wk range is $2.47-$8.47. Hecla's Board of Directors also increased their silver-linked divi...

Caterpillar Reports Improved Quarter Earnings- Raises Supply Chain Issues

 Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) reported strong quarterly earnings last week and raised concerns over the global shortage of semiconductor chips, which could affect its ability to keep up with increasing customer orders. Chief Financial Officer Andrew Bonfield informed that the company is witnessing reco...

Honeywell BOD Declares Quarterly Dividend

As per reports, the board of Honeywell (HON) has announced a regular quarterly dividend payment of $0.93 per share to all shareholders of the common stock as of May 14, 2021. The dividend is payable on June 4, 2021. Vista Partners LLC (”Vista”) is a California Registered Investment Advisor base...

Honeywell Reports Q1- Battles Amid Slow Recovery In Its Aerospace Business

Honeywell International In. (HON) released first-quarter earnings recently, reporting an EPS of $1.92 per share, beating market estimates of $1.80 per share. Net income dropped nearly 10% to $1.43 billion in the quarter. The company now expects full-year sales to be between $34 billion and $34.8 bil...

Chevron & Honeywell Collaborate On World’s First Commercial ISOALKY™ Ionic Liquids Alkylation Unit

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) and Honeywell have announced the commissioning and start-up of the world's first commercial-scale ISOALKY process unit that uses ionic liquids to produce alkylate. The ISOALKY technology marks a major innovation in alkylation technology and offers wider and impr...

Honeywell Makes Major Climate Pledge To Go Carbon Neutral By 2035

Reportedly, Honeywell (HON) is making a major climate pledge of becoming carbon neutral in its operations and facilities by 2035. To achieve the target, Honeywell plans to further invest in energy-saving projects, use more renewable energy sources, complete capital improvement projects, and utilize ...

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) Announced Prelims For Silver & Gold Q1 Production

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) today announced its preliminary silver and gold production for the first quarter of 2021. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED: Silver production of 3.5 million ounces, an increase of 7%, due to growing Lucky Friday production. Gold production of 52,004, a decrease of 12%, becau...

Boeing Loses Out On Missile Defense Deal

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) lost on a Pentagon contract to develop a new interceptor to protect the U.S. against intercontinental ballistic missile threats. "Boeing is disappointed the U.S. Missile Defense Agency did not advance our team to the next phase of competition in the development of the Next...

Home Depot Releases Q4 & Fiscal 2020 Results – Increases Quarterly Dividend Payable March 25

Home improvement giant, Home Depot, Inc. (HD) announced Q4 and fiscal 2020 results this week. Here's how the company performed. Fourth-Quarter Earnings Highlights: Fourth-Quarter sales stood at $32.3 billion, an increase of $6.5 billion, or 25.1 percent from the fourth quarter of the previous y...

Leading North American Low-Cost Silver Producer Hecla Mining Company (HL) Reports Q4 & Full-year 2020 Results

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a leading, low-cost silver producer with operating silver mines in Alaska (Greens Creek), Idaho (Lucky Friday), and Mexico (San Sebastian) and is a growing gold producer with operating mines in Quebec, Canada (Casa Berardi) and Nevada (Fire Creek). In addition to i...

3M Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend For 63rd Consecutive Year

Reportedly, the board of 3M announced its common stock dividend of $1.48 per share for the first quarter of 2021, to be paid on March 12, 2021, to shareholders at the close of business on February 12, 2021. The dividend is an increase of 1 percent over the quarterly dividend paid in 2020 marking it ...

Hecla Reports Preliminary Results & Second Highest Silver Production in Hecla’s History

Founded in 1891, Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in eight world-class silver and gold mi...

3M Releases November 2020 Sales Report- 8% Y/Y to $2.9B

Dow 30 component, 3M (MMM) released its sales figures for the month of November 2020. Key highlights: Total sales for November increased 8 percent year-on-year to $2.9 billion. Totals sales in Safety and Industrial increased 16 percent in both, and Consumer, while Health Care unit grew 5 perc...

Dow 30 Component Caterpillar Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Reportedly, the board of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has announced to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of 1.03 per share of common stock to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 20, 2021. The dividend is to be payable on February 19, 2021. Caterpillar has paid a cash dividend ev...

3M Announces Q4 Dividend Payable On December 12

As per reports, the board of 3M (MMM) has declared a Q4 dividend of $1.47 per share, payable on December 12, 2020, to common stock shareholders, as of the close of business on November 20, 2020. The company has been paying dividends to its shareholders without fail for more than 100 years. 3M (MMM)...

Home Depot Sets Q3 2020 Earnings Date For Tuesday, November 17, at 9 a.m. ET

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) to hold its Q3 2020 earnings call on Tuesday, November 17, at 9 a.m. ET. The call webcast will be available by noon on November 17, at http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations under the Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon. The Home Depot, Inc. (...

Leading Low-Cost U.S. Silver Producer Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) Reported Record Adjusted EBITDA In Q3 2020

Founded in 1891, Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska, Idaho, and Mexico and is a gold producer with operating mines in Quebec, Canada and Nevada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in seven world-class ...

Boeing Reports Q4 Loss As Sales Continue To Drop During Pandemic

As per reports, Boeing (BA) reported a Q4 loss this week, as the coronavirus pandemic and extended 737 MAX grounding hurt figures. Boeing reported a loss of $1.39 per share, lower than Wall Street's average expectation of a loss of $2.52 per share. Revenue dropped 29% to $14.14 billion but performed...

Chevron’s Nigeria Unit To Cut Its Workforce By 25%

As per reports, the Nigerian unit of oil major Chevron Corporation (CVX), to cut its local workforce by 25% to reduce costs driven by the weak demand for oil amid the coronavirus pandemic. Layoffs to affect workers across its operations unit. The unit which operates in a joint venture with Nigeria'...

Your Invited To Today’s Tribe Public’s FREE Webinar Event “A Uniquely Scarce Investment” Presented by Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL) CEO

Today, Wednesday, September 30th Tribe Public, website www.tribepublic.com, will host a FREE Webinar Presentation and Q&A Event with Mining Industry Expert Phillips S. Baker, Jr., President, and CEO of Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) titled "Hecla- A Uniquely Scare Investment."   ...

Chevron Sues Australia’s Ampol Over Alleged Trademark Licence Issues

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) had sued the Australian fuel supplier Ampol Ltd over alleged 'Caltex' branding breaches under which Ampol previously used the U.S. company’s “Caltex” brand. The breaches occurred due to Ampol's usage of "non-compliant" signage at 177 of its about 800 c...

Your Invited To Today’s Tribe Public’s FREE Webinar Event “A Uniquely Scarce Investment” Presented by Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL) CEO

This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 30th at 8:30 am PT / 11:30 am ET. Please visit the Tribe Public website to join at www.tribepublic.com Today, Wednesday, September 9th Tribe Public, website www.tribepublic.com, will host a FREE Webinar Presentation and Q&A Event with...

Caterpillar Q2 Earnings Were Better Than Wall Street’s Expectations

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) reported Q2 earnings last month, beating expectations. Earnings per share dropped 70% to 84 cents, beating analyst expectations at 66 cents. Revenue dropped 31% to $10.0 billion. On March 26, Caterpillar had pulled guidance and didn't offer any further forecasts. The company ...

Caterpillar To Publish Fiscal Q2 Earnings on July 31

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) will announce announces its fiscal Q2 2020 earnings on Friday, July 31 at 5.30 am CDT. The results will be published on the company's website at investors.caterpillar.com/financials/quarterly-results. Listen-only, real-time teleconference, and webcast of the resul...

Boeing Resumes 737 Max Production But Prepares For Job Cuts Hitting Nearly 13000 Workers

As per reports, Boeing workers in the U.S  are set to lose jobs in the coming weeks, as it is the company's plan to slash its global workforce by 10%. More layoffs are expected to take place including layoffs in the U.K too. "I wish there were some other way," wrote chief executive Dave Calhoun ...

Caterpillar Q1 Sales Drop to $10.6B Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) reported a 21% decline in Q1 sales caused due to falling demand in the construction and mining sectors caused by the pandemic. The company reported revenues of $10.6 billion in the first quarter, compared with $13.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019. The company reported a...

Exxon Mobil Reports $610M Losses, Amid Plunging Oil Prices Caused By Global Pandemic

Major U.S oil giant Exxon Mobil (XOM) Corporation reported sobering news and its first loss in decades as oil prices plunged to historic lows due to drop-off in demand amid the coronavirus outbreak. The company lost $610M in the first quarter due to $2.9B in write-downs tied to falling oil prices. ...

Home Depot Reports Better-Than-Expected Q4

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with retail stores all across North America. The Home Depot sells building materials and home improvement products, as well as lawn and garden supplies, and provides installation, home maintenance, and professional service ...

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) Prices $475M of 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2028

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) today announced that it has priced its previously announced public offering of senior notes (the "Offering"). The Company has agreed to sell $475.0 million aggregate principal amount of 7.250% Senior Notes due 2028 (the "Notes"). The Offering is expected to close on F...

Caterpillar Releases Q4 Earnings, Forecasted Weaker-Than-Expected Guidance

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) reported a revenue miss in the fourth-quarter earnings last week indicating “global economic uncertainty.” The company reported an Adjusted EPS of  $2.63 per share in comparison to an estimate of $2.37 by analysts’. Revenue declined 8% year over year to $13.144 billion...

3M Hits 62nd Consecutive Year Milestone For Increasing Its Dividend

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

Exxon Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Corporation is a global oil and natural gas company.  Founded in 1870 and headquartered in Irving Texas, Exxon Mobil explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas, manufacture and markets commodity petrochemicals, and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleu...

3M Reports Narrowly Misses Quarterly Expectations As It Stumbled in China

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

Exxon Trades March-April Russian Sokol Crude Cargoes

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Corporation is a global oil and natural gas company.  Founded in 1870 and headquartered in Irving Texas, Exxon Mobil explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas, manufacture and markets commodity petrochemicals, and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleu...

Chevron To Withdraw Its Stake In Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) Project

Dow 30 component Chevron Corporation (CVX), through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated energy, chemicals, and petroleum operations worldwide. As per reports, U.S oil giant Chevron is planning to sell its participating interest in the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) gas project to cut co...

ExxonMobil Kicks Off Liza Phase 1 Oil Production in Guyana

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Corporation is a global oil and natural gas company.  Founded in 1870 and headquartered in Irving Texas, Exxon Mobil explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas, manufacture and markets commodity petrochemicals, and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleu...

3M Open & Minnesota Vikings’ Kyle Rudolph Teaming Up To Design Custom Cleats For NFL’s Charity Campaign

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

ExxonMobil’s Singapore Plant Is Flaring

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. It also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene, and polypropylene plastics...

Caterpillar Lays Off Workers At Its Texas Plant

Dow 30 Component Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. also works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving p...

“Pause” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 11/6/19

Wednesday, November 6th seemed to produce a time that most were pausing as the markets were basically flat.  The markets' recent runup into record territory called for this to happen and of course, we had to deal with yet another turn of understanding with regard to the trade wars too as stor...

Profits Decline For Chemical Maker Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical, and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems, ...

“Holy Biotech Batman! (NXTC +248.92%, $2.09B Mkt Cap)” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 11/5/19

Tuesday, November 5th brought forth a reminder of why I continue to invest in the biotech space as NextCure, Inc. (NXTC) jumped an amazing +248.92% closing at $92.22/share after reaching $109/share. NXTC traded 7.88 million shares and now enjoys a 2.09B market cap. NXTC opened trading at $25.5...

“Phase 1 Today” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 11/4/19

Monday, November 4th brought our attention again towards stories regarding the US-China trade wars. Specifically that we should have confidence that a phase 1 agreement is still on track for this year between these two super economic powers. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shared that he be...

“Smashing” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 11/1/19

We welcomed our first day of November with the October jobs report surfacing and smashing expectations. The unemployment is now at a 5-decade low while wages were confirmed to have increased a bit. This was indeed enough to give the markets the much-needed fuel to move higher. As a result, th...

“Happy Halloween” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/31/19

Happy Halloween! Well, as the lead picture in this story might indicate it was not so happy of a day for market participants today as the markets sold off for the most part as concerns around the US-China trade wars surfaced its scary head again.  Reports that officials in China having doubts...

“Third Time Is A Charm?” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/30/19

It would seem that the Fed's move today to cut interest rates by another quarter-point for the third time this year was indeed a charm as the markets continued moving upward for the most part. The benchmark interest rate is now in a target range of 1.5% to 1.75%. The fed stated that the move w...

“Waiting…” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/29/19

As we await the Fed's Wednesday decision to lower interest rates again for the third time this year,  the S&P 500 hit an all-time new high prior to ending today's session down by 2.53 points or -.08% as it closed at 3,036.89. Firms making up just over 50% of the S&P 500’s market ...

3M Trims Earnings Outlook For 2019 During Q3 Report

3M reported third-quarter earnings recently,  reporting earnings of $1.58 billion, or $2.72 a share in comparison to $1.54 billion, or $2.58 a share for the same period a year ago and exceeding expectations at $2.49 per share. CEO Mike Roman stated  “While the macroeconomic environment remain...

“Looking Probably Ahead” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/28/19

The markets today seemed to be reacting to a number of actions at the macro level that once again buoyed the markets into positive and record territory. Today, according to a Reuters article,  one of those factors played a hand we heard from President Trump regarding the US_-China trade wars ...

“Positive Sentiment” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/25/19

At the end of the day, the results of the market rose strongly on the sentiment that the US-China trades were heading towards a positive outcome as we head into next week's likely interest rate cut as the Fed makes its decision on Wednesday.  The S&P 500 ended today's session up by 12.26 ...

“Microsoft, Dow, Paypal, INVO Bioscience, & Tesla Jump Today” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/24/19

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT), Dow (DOW), Paypal (PYPL), INVO Bioscience (IVOB) & Tesla (TSLA) all jumped today.  Microsoft released Q3 earnings after the close yesterday beating expectations as cloud services boosted revenue and ended today's trading at $139.94/share up 1.97%. Dow (DOW) ...

Dow 30 Component Caterpillar Misses Earning Expectations

Dow 30 Component Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. also works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving p...

“Moderately Green Session” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/23/19

A number of companies from the S&P 500 & Dow 30 continued to report their Q3 earnings again today with varying degrees of success or failures to meet Wall Street's expectations, but at the end of the day, the markets ended in moderately green territory. Of note, Boeing (BA) reported ea...

“Earnings & Brexit” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/22/19

A number of companies from the S&P 500 & Dow 30 continued to report their Q3 earnings today while the Brexit reared its ugly head towards the end of the day to put a damper on any excitement that was bubbling early in the markets. Procter & Gamble (PG) beat expectations, United Tec...

“Apple Leads Market” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/21/19

Apple (AAPL) hit a new high as Raymond James updated its AAPL price target from $225 to $280 today which in turn led the market forward. AAPL shares closed at $240.51/share after hitting a new all-time high of $240.99 a touch higher. At the end of the day, the S&P 500 ended today's sessio...

“Heavy Friday” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/18/19

The market traded in the red today as a few issues were feeling a bit heavy. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) with the headlines swirling about their baby powder which was apparently found to have traces of asbestos, Boeing (BA) with a report that surfaced suggesting that they may have misled the F...

Exxon Mobil To Lend Expertise To India’s ONGC

Reportedly, Global energy giant Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is set to offer its expertise and technology to India’s state-owned explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC) and help establish its resources in the offshore block, as per sources. Both the parties are looking forward to jointly loc...

“Splash Of Green” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/17/19

It was a splash of green for all across the board in the markets today as it pointed to a number of better than expected earnings reports and news from across the pond that a Brexit deal may be in the works. The S&P 500 ended today's session up by 8.26 points or .28% as it closed at 2,99...

“Mixed At Best” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/16/19

 The S&P 500 ended today's session down by 5.99 points or .2% as it closed at 2,989.69 just shy of the 3k level. The Dow lost 22.82 points closing over the 27k level at 27,001.98 down by .08%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed above the 8k mark closing at 8,124.18 down .30% or 24.5...

“A Fresh Wave Of Earnings” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/15/19

Today, a wave of earnings kicked into high gear today which seemed to block out the ongoing trials and tribulations of the US-China trade war and we managed to have a very positive day in the markets. From the Dow 30, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings of $2.12, beating estimates of...

“Simply Red Columbus” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/14/19

Today felt like a day where many were hiding or trying to hide in the US as schools, banks, and a few other companies celebrated the Columbus Day holiday but there is no rest for the wicked as the markets were open. It was lighter than normal volume day as many did play a bit of hookey and mad...

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited to Acquire North American Palladium Ltd

As per reports, North American Palladium Ltd. has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Impala Platinum Holdings Limited, where the latter will acquire 100% of issued and outstanding common shares of NAP for a total cash consideration of C$1.0 billion approximately. As per the deal, N...

“Optimistic Market Music” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/11/19

The optimism and sweet tune or news that the US-China 'partial' trade deal was in play, imminent and apparently agreed to today fueled the market throughout as it reached mid-session highs. The Dow was up over 500 points at one point before tailing off into the close.  We should also mention ...

“Partial To Green” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/10/19

The US-China trade wars were squarely in the markets' line of view again today.  An optimistic understanding flew around the "www" today that at least a partial agreement with China may be in the cards.  A meeting with President Trump and China's Vice Premier, Liu He, also had wings and that...

“Open…?” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/9/19

All the markets apparently needed today was one word from the Chinese regarding the trade wars, "open", and the game was back on. Mind you that the Chinese only suggested that they were open to a partial deal but again the markets these days seem to hold on to what they want to here and today...

“Expanding” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/8/19

"Expanding" seemed to be the word of the day today. First, it was widely reported that the U.S. Commerce Department expanded its Entity List" with 28 additional Chinese firms as they had played some role in "fostering violations of human rights" against a Muslim minority in China. A Beijing f...

“Trade, Cut, Confusion” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/7/19

With Warner Brothers' new supervillain movie Joker experiencing an opening weekend with $247M in global ticket sales you might think all is well as headlines flew around the world today preaching its success. However, a Bloomberg article did its best to counter these good feelings with another...

“Fragile Wings!” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/4/19

We received a good ending to a volatile week that certainly left many of our heads still spinning. As has been the custom this week the markets seem to be riding up and down on the fragile wings of each piece of economic data more than normal. Today, the economic schedule confirmed that the Se...

“Rate Cut…!” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/3/19

On Thursday, more economic data was released and hit the markets at 7 am pacific. The markets took an initial nosedive prior to recovering into the close after we received the ISM Non-Manufacturing Index report for September which dropped to 52.6% from the 56.4% mark in August. Layering this p...

“Double Down?” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/2/19

No sir!... I am not suggesting you double down on the stock market or anything at this point,  however, we did double our consecutive down days today as the markets got stung again & proceeded fall significantly across the board once again. The downward move came in reaction to additional...

“Manufacturing Woes” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 10/1/19

Today, the markets suffered through a bit of negative economic news that came out of the manufacturing sector that seemed to surprise and bring forth woes for many on this first day of October. The Institute for Supply Management’s factory index was reported to have slipped to 47.8 in Septem...

“Q3 Positively Ends” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/30/19

Today, the markets ended Q3 on a positive swing after a US Treasury representative on Saturday followed up by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro essentially refuted Friday's Bloomberg story that stated that the Trump administration is considering limits to US investors' flows into China ...

Chevron May Face Penalty Charges For Australian LNG Emissions

Dow 30 component Chevron Corporation (CVX), through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated energy, chemicals, and petroleum operations worldwide. Reportedly, major oil giant Chevron may face penalty charges for carbon emissions from its Gorgon LNG plant-based in Western Australia licensed since Ju...

“China Limits” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/27/19

The markets ended the week on a downward slope as we continued to get less than positive news from many fronts spearheaded by the trade wars that continue to bring uncertainty and weigh on the markets this week. Bloomberg ran a story today stating that the Trump administration is considering l...

“Adrift” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/26/19

The markets seemed to be without a great deal of conviction and/or just adrift but lower today in a sea of headlines related to trade wars (Huawei again), tariffs, impeachment, whistleblower action more positive economic reports, and historically low jobless claims. The S&P 500 ended today...

3M Sides With Clean Air Asia Initiative

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

“New Homes Push” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/25/19

After yesterday's somewhat somber "impeachment inquiry' news we started out a bit sluggish in the markets & understandably so. Then the market was given some notes from President Trump's call with Ukrainian President Zelensky and the trade wars to a bit of back seat to the new home sales r...

“7-3 Vote” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/18/19

Well, we got it, folks. Yes, the Fed met again today and voted 7-3 to raise interest rates for the second time this year by another .25 basis points to 1.75-2%. This move was as the market had widely expected. President Trump also continued to tell the Fed tht they have it all wrong stating "Jay Pow...

“Fed Up Next” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/17/19

The broad markets finished higher again today, except for the Russell 2000, the small-cap stock market index representing the bottom 2,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index which moved lower by .40% or 6.31 points closing at 1,578.29. the overall positive move came about with the impending interest...

Will Gas Prices Drop Significantly This Fall?

Reportedly, many U.S states may be set to experience significantly lower gasoline prices. Many may see prices fall below $2 per gallon this year due to the onset of the colder months ahead, as per experts at GasBuddy. “There’s more price sensitivity in the summer when people have the means,...

Chevron In Talks Regarding License Renewal For Venezuela Operations

Dow 30 component Chevron Corporation (CVX), through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated energy, chemicals, and petroleum operations worldwide. Recently, as per reports, the Trump Administration is discussing the renewal of Chevron Corp.’s license due to expire on July 27, to continue oper...

Linde’s Singapore Investment Set To Support Exxon’s New Integrated Refining Complex

Exxon Mobil Corp's new integrated refining complex is reportedly due to start in 2023. This complex will convert fuel oil and other residual crude products into higher-value lube base stocks and meet stringent emissions rules by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Recently, IMO had in...

Exxon To Sell All Stakes Off Norwegian Fields

Reportedly, Exxon Mobil will be selling all of the stakes that it holds in oil and gas fields located off the Norwegian coast. Exxon had sold its operated assets in the area two years back and was currently in possession of more than 20 fields, including the Equinor-operated Snorre and Shell-op...

Indonesia’s State Energy In Talks To Purchase Exxon, Chevron Indonesian Crude

Pertamina, Indonesia's state energy company reportedly wishes to reduce imports by buying more of its domestic crude. The decision has urged the state energy company to strike a deal with U.S. oil majors Chevron Corp (CVX) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) and purchase their share of Indonesian ...

Exxon Partnering With Saudi Basic Industries To Develop Texas Petrochemical Plant

This week, Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) and Saudi Basic Industries Corp announced their 50-50 Joint Venture to construct a petrochemical plant in Texas worth $9 billion. The new venture named as Gulf Coast Growth Ventures to be equipped to produce 1.8 million metric tons a year and store mono-e...

Chevron To Introduce Shipping Fuel In Compliance With New IMO Restrictions

In an initiative to reduce air pollution, International Maritime Organization (IMO)  restricts ships to use fuel with not more than 0.5% of sulfur from 2020 in comparison to the current  3.5 percent of sulfur usage in fuel. Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) plans to introduce shipping fuel...

Russia Restricts Shipments Of Coal and Gas To Ukraine From Its Territory

Reportedly via Reuters article, Russia has banned shipments via railway from passing through its territory forcing Kazakhstan's state railway company to suspend shipments of LPG and coal to Ukraine. Apart from Kazakh Railway Company, Russia has also restricted its own companies from exporting oil ...

Dow Shines At The 2019 Ringier Plastics Technology Innovation Awards

Dow shined in the Plastics Raw Materials & Additives category at the 2019 Ringier Plastics Technology Innovation Awards as it won two esteemed innovation awards. The launch of new solvent-less adhesive, PACACEL™ 968/C-108 and TUNABLE hand-wrap products were reported to be the most talked abo...

DowDuPont Branches Off Dow Shares

The Dow Chemical Company is a part of the DowDupont Holding Company (DWDP), a business that is focused on agriculture, materials science and specialty product sectors that seek to lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help ...

First Majestic (NYSE: AG) Announces 2018 Exploration Results at Eemitano & Financial Results for Q4 and Year End 2018

First Majestic (NYSE: AG) announced the results from its 2018 exploration program at the Ermitaño Silver/Gold project located four kilometres south of the producing Santa Elena Silver/Gold Mine in Sonora, Mexico. The initial discovery hole (EW16-04) was previously announced on January 17, 2017, w...

Newmont Acquiring Goldcorp Definitively Making the World’s Biggest Gold Miner

Earlier this week Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) was reported to be acquiring Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG). The Deal is valued at $10 billion & will definitively result in the world's biggest gold miner. This is also the largest acquisition in the history of the mining industry. Shares of Goldc...

First Majestic Announces Higher 2019 Production Outlook & Feb. 25th Conference Call Details

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE AG) is a mining company focused on silver production in Mexico and is aggressively pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets. The Company presently owns and operates the San Dimas Silver/Gold Mine, the Santa Elena Silver/Gold Mine, the La En...

First Majestic Silver Corp. Recently Announced An “ATM” Offering Equity Program

First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) (FR.TO) is a mining company focused on silver production in Mexico and is aggressively pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets. The Company presently owns and operates the San Dimas Silver/Gold Mine, the Santa Elena Silver/Gold Mine, the La...

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