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Image source: Seadrill Partners. If you want to make a long-term investment in a company that operates in a poorly performing industry, you have to be prepared for some short-term turbulence. Seadrill Partners (NYSE: SDLP), which contracts out rigs for deep-sea drilling, is one such company. Over the past month, the stock has fallen nearly 40%, and double-digit percentage swings on any given day are not uncommon.
Image source: Newmont Mining. Billionaires had been betting big that the price of gold would spike and take gold miner Barrick Gold's (NYSE: ABX) stock price up with it. They were right, with its stock price doubling from mid-2015 through the end of the second-quarter of this year. That massive run led the funds managed by billionaires George Soros, Kerr Neilson, James Simons, and Louis Bacon to take some money off the table by selling an estimated $400 million of Barrick Gold's stock during the second quarter.
Lockheed Martin's C-130 sales are taking off. Image source: Getty Images. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shoots, Lockheed Martin scores -- big time. Late last week, in one of the largest Pentagon contracts awarded in recent memory, the U. S. Air Force handed Lockheed Martin a contract worth $10.02 billion for the production of its popular C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft.
Image source: Six Flags. We're getting near the end of peak roller coaster-riding season, and that's naturally bittersweet for publicly traded Six Flags (NYSE: SIX) and Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN). Operating hours get shorter and turnstiles click slower in late August as folks start heading back to school. The parks may stay open on weekends through Halloween-themed events in October, but even the few operators that stay open year-round lean on meaty summertime crowds to drive their businesses. Continue reading
Image source: Netflix. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) investors want to know when the company can start selling video services in China. The sooner, the better -- China is the second-largest economy in the world today, with nearly 1.4 billion consumers and more than 360 million broadband subscribers. Getting an early foot in that enormous door could be a game-changer.
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The battle between the US Senate and Backpage.com heated up again this week. Backpage demanded Wednesday that a federal appeals court continue blocking the online classified ad portal from having to comply with a Senate investigation and subpoena into how Backpage conducts its business, including providing the government with documents about the ins and outs of its editorial business model.