US Bancorp Gets Better

There’s also less exposure to the mortgage market which is still on some very shaky ground. U.S. Bancorp controlled around 2.8% of the mortgage in first quarter 2017, compared to the 16.3% that Wells Fargo owned, Forbes Great Speculations pointed out.

The volume of mortgage originations is falling dramatically dropping from $561 billion in 3rd Quarter 2016 to $361 billion in Quarter One 2017. That’s a decline of more than $35% or $200 billion in just six months.

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Surprise American Express is Growing Again

There is a reason why simple reason why American Express is still growing again. Basic credit card services are still a great product for which there is tremendous demand.

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Lowes, is Home Improvement Amazon Proof?

A strong case can also be made that it is Amazon which is driving Lowe’s and Home Depot’s growth by driving competitors like Sears out of business. These companies’ revenue growth obviously parallels Sears’ revenue shrinkage.

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Do Railroads Make Money at CSX Corporation?

CSX is the largest rail operator in the Eastern United States; it is also the successor to some historic rail operators including; the Pennsylvania Railroad, the Seaboard Airline, the Baltimore and Ohio, and the New York Central. This puts CSX in a great position because it serves many of America’s largest cities including’ New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Tampa, Detroit, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Richmond, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Columbus, Boston, and Miami, and 70 ports.

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Is Alphabet (Google) Finally Stumbling?

Sports fans know that even the greatest winning streaks end sooner or later. The same can be said of stocks,

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Chase Proves Banking is Back!!

Chase Pay will be integrated with both PayPal’s digital wallet and the Braintree merchant platform, TechCrunch reported. That means Chase Pay users might be able to use the app to pay at merchants will Braintree accounts.

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Is Disney Making Money?

My advice is to hold Disney shares if you have them; because I think this company is a long-term moneymaker, but hold off on buying. I expect Disney’s share value to fall soon, but the company to remain a moneymaker.

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Is Barrick Gold the Best Value in Mining Socks?

If you must invest in a gold company buy Barrick, it is cheap and fairly safe. You may not make a lot of money; ABX is scheduled is to pay a dividend of 3¢ on May 30, 2017, but at least your investment will grow. Barrick Gold shareholders with a return on equity of 18.38% which is more than you can say for most gold miners.

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PayPal’s Extraordinary Growth Continues

PayPal sees a bright future for P2P and is betting big on the technology. The company acquired the Canadian cloud-based payment processor TIO Networks for $233 million in February, a press release indicates.

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PACCAR Proves Musk is Smart to Build a Tesla Semi-Truck

PACCAR’s success shows that building heavy trucks would be a smart and profitable move for Tesla. PACCAR is also a good investment for average people while Tesla is not. Buying PACCAR might be a good way to invest in electric vehicles and avoid Tesla’s overpriced stock.

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