Outrage over execution compensation is easy and often feels good. There are numerous examples of outrageous compensation packages (see “Top 10 golden parachutes”), particularly when they involve underperforming stocks. However, the truth is a little more complicated. And often efforts to rein in executive compensation have been the catalyst for CEO pay spinning further out of control. Here we take an in-depth look at executive compensation, what drives it and potential changes to an irrational market.
Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL), the global apparel and lifestyle retailer focusing on three segments; wholesale, retail and licensing, is suffering from severe performance declines from 2015, making it a ripe candidate for shorting.
Most armchair strategists started May by saying that 2016 was the year the old “sell in May and go away” adage would hold true, thanks to a laundry list of issues: Weak global economic growth, at least two Fed rate hikes, Brexit and Clinton vs. Trump, which were all supposed to knock equities down and send investors running for cover.
TipRanks started its service on the basic premise that investors should be able to pull up the track record of a market analyst the same way a sports fan can find a box score for where their favorite team is rated.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the retail price of regular-grade gasoline will average $2.04 per gallon during this 2016 summer driving season, down from $2.63 last summer. That would mark the lowest summer average since 2004.
Traders have several options for getting exposure to stock market volatility, including futures, options and exchange traded funds. With mini contracts also in our arsenal, there are many ways to trade.
Both Kelcy Voth and Bryan Vaverek, co-founders and Principals of Evergreen Commodity Advisors, clerked on the Chicago futures trading floors when they were in college. The experienced cemented a desire to trade and learn more about the markets.