CIBC: Asian Stocks Are Well Positioned For 2014

Asian stocks have not significantly outperformed other major global indices during the past three to four years. The MSCI Asia ex-Japan index has mostly went sideways during the period. Click to enlarge   According to a report by CIBC World Markets, Asian equities are well positioned to post solid returns in 2014. Some of the …

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A Look at Two Large Food and Consumer Staples Retailers

Walmart(WMT) and Costco(COST) are two of the large retailers that sell food and other consumer staples. In addition, they also sell consumer discretionary items. Both these companies offer membership-based wholesale bulk shopping stores for food and other items. Costcco operates these stores under the Costco brand while Walmart runs it under the Sam’s Club brand. …

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Auto-Parts Maker Genuine Parts Company Reaches 52-Week High

I wrote about auto parts makers back in January. Among the five big companies in this industry Genuine Parts Company(GPC) reached a 52-week high last week. From a low of about $25.00 in March 2009, the stock reached over $74 last week as shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge Source: Yahoo Finance The company …

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A Look At Three Truck Maker Stocks

Truck markers may see an upswing in sales as the economic recovery continues to strengthen. Three of the truck makers are listed below with their current dividend yields and market caps: 1.Company: Navistar International Corp (NAV) Current Dividend Yield: No dividend Paid Market Cap: $2.6 B 2.Company: Oshkosh Corp (OSK) Current Dividend Yield: No dividend …

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