Under-Priced Stocks & the Graham Formula: Benjamin Graham’s 7 Step Criteria Explained

Benjamin Graham – otherwise known by his moniker, the ‘father of value investing,’ is renowned for designing a famous formula for the purpose of identifying under-priced stocks. When it comes to value investing, one of the key skills of any investor worth their salt is knowing how to adequately value a stock. Becoming familiar with … Read more

Is This The End of the Central Bank Put?

The idea of a Central Bank Put originated as the ‘Greenspan Put’ – and came into being after the Fed (under Greenspan) typically reacted to crises by lowering the Fed Funds rate and/or providing liquidity to markets. This in turn would calm markets hence participants came to the conclusion that whenever markets are in trouble … Read more

How Will Groupon Traders React to Earnings?

Groupon Inc. (GRPN) is expected to report earnings on Tuesday, November 3rd. The whisper number is $0.01, one cent behind the analysts’ estimate and showing little confidence from the WhisperNumber community. Whispers range from a low of -$0.02 to a high of $0.02. Groupon has a 33% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper in … Read more

Big News: The Fed, Debt Ceiling, and Physical Silver Premiums

Gold and silver spot prices lost ground to a strengthening U.S. dollar last week. The dollar enjoyed its best week in 5 months, as other major world currencies weakened. European central bankers are once again hinting at more stimulus, and the Chinese government cut interest rates for the 6th time in the past year. Federal … Read more

Will Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) Earnings Confirm Continued Strength?

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) is expected to report earnings on Thursday, October 22nd. The whisper number is $7.13, seven cents behind the analysts’ estimate and showing little confidence from the WhisperNumber community. Whispers range from a low of $7.00 to a high of $7.30. Google has a 61% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper in … Read more

Schlumberger Whisper Number Lacking Confidence

Schlumberger (SLB) is expected to report earnings on Thursday, October 15th. The whisper number is $0.75, two cents behind the analysts’ estimate and showing no confidence from the WhisperNumber community. Whispers range from a low of $0.69 to a high of $0.80. Schlumberger has a 64% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper in 23 … Read more

Is JPMorgan Poised to Beat the Whisper Number?

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is expected to report earnings on Tuesday, October 13th. The whisper number is $1.39, two cents ahead of the analysts’ estimate and showing some confidence from the WhisperNumber community. Whispers range from a low of $1.39 to a high of $1.40. JPMorgan has a 71% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper … Read more

Bank of America’s Whisper Number Showing Confidence

Bank of America (BAC) is expected to report earnings on Wednesday, October 14th. The whisper number is $0.37, four cents ahead of the analysts’ estimate and showing some confidence from the WhisperNumber community. Bank of America has a 54% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper in 31 of the 57 earnings reports for which … Read more