According to research firm Apps Run the World, the top 10 ERP software vendors accounted for nearly 28% of the global ERP applications market. Overall, the global ERP applications market was estimated to be worth $82.1 billion in license, maintenance and subscription revenues in 2015. In 2015, SAP (NYSE:SAP) was the leader in the market with 6% market share and $5.3 billion in ERP product....more>>>
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Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White, who announced this week she will resign at the end of President Barack Obama’s term, warned in a speech Friday the agency must not retreat from....more>>>
The federal government and Wall Street are at it again, scratching each other’s backs at your expense…
They did it in 1999, when the government repealed Glass-Steagall – and opened the door leading to the Financial Crisis.
They did it in September 2008, when the Treasury Department loaned Wall Street banks $700 billion of U.S. taxpayer money to bail them out....more>>>
Intro and 2016 Results
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First and foremost I would like to wish a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year for the viewers who read my articles on Seeking Alpha. Within the first few weeks of 2016, I released an article with the companies I believed would beat the Dow Jones Index. The main valuation metric used was price to free cash flow and quality being cash return....more>>>
Investors that neglect to align their portfolios with their tolerance for risk end up doing irrational things that ultimately sabotage their success.
Indeed, there are many stories of investors who dumped stocks after the 2008 market crash and have been afraid to re-enter the market, costing them dearly, notes Mike McDaniel, chief investment officer at Riskalyze, a provider of quantitative....more>>>
The rally in equities had stolen much of the speculative demand from gold, and any pullback promised to send investors running back into gold. This is happening at this very moment, explains Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter.
Coincidental to all of this, we’ll soon see the end of two events — the Chinese New_Year and the currency illiquidity crisis....more>>>
Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) performed exceptionally well in 2016, rising from the low single digits to the mid-$20s. I don’t think the stock will repeat that strong performance in 2017. However, I do think the stock will outperform the S&P 500 with strong double-digit gains. Teck Resources’ recent 20% pullback has the stock at an oversold level. The stock remains undervalued as compared....more>>>
Has Gilead Sciences stock overcorrected after the disappointing outlook?
Shares of Foster City, California-basedbiotech company Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) tanked yesterday after the company came out with its Q4 earnings results. While the earnings itself were better than expected, it was the underwhelming guidance which spooked the market. GILD stock lost more than 8% and....more>>>
Teradata (TDC) shot to the top of the S&P 500 today after beating earnings forecasts.
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Teradatagained 8.6% to $32.75 today, while the S&P 500 rose.
The Associated Press has the details on Teradata’s earnings:
Teradata Corp. (TDC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $58 million, after reporting a loss....more>>>
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For senior citizens, Social Security ranks at or near the top of their primary ongoing concerns. The reason is that around 60% of the more than 41.2 million retired workers receiving Social Security benefits as of December 2016 relies on Social Security for at least half of their monthly income. An even higher number of unmarried elderly individuals (71%)....more>>>