Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?
From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we want to change careers when the problem is our work environment instead. If you find yourself stuck, unsure what to do next, or t
&l;!–donotpaginate–&g;&l;p&g;Between the corporate tax cut and the tight labor market, more companies are moving to increase pay and benefits, including their contributions to retirement plans.&a;nbsp; In a January survey, one out of four employers told Willis Towers Watson that they have increased their 401(k) match this year or plan to do so next year.
Investment company Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP buys Altaba Inc, Vistra Energy Corp, HRG Group Inc, Allied World Assurance Co Holdings AG, Panera Bread Co, Expedia Inc, Yum Brands Inc, Kate Spade, TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp, Six Flags Entertainment Corp, sells Reynolds American Inc, PrivateBancorp Inc, The Valspar Corp, The WhiteWave Foods Co, B/E Aerospace Inc during the 3-months ended....More>>>
Over the years, we have witnessed many investment trends come in and out of fashion. But investments in private equity funds have been the financial equivalent of first-growth French Bordeaux reds, which means they are consistently strong and reliable. According to The Cambridge Associates LLC US Private Equity Index® (publicly available here), private equity investments....More>>>
On Tuesday, stocks closed mixed with a preference for small-caps as they took gains in some blue chips and big-cap stocks.
Profit-taking started immediately, with a divergence of better-quality stocks being sold. Banks and other financials fell 1.4% at the close, while technology gained 0.9% and consumer discretionary rose 0.5%. Eight of the eleven sectors of the 500 lost ground. From the....More>>>
After five years of strong growth in apparel and footwear, Nike’s (NYSE: NKE) shareholders were rewarded with returns in excess of 100%. These returns greatly outpaced the 80% return delivered by the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:VOO) over the same time frame. Unfortunately, 2016 was a tough year for Nike’s shareholders. Holders of Nike’s stock witnessed the stock price tumble over 15%....More>>>
Fellow contributor Giovanni DiMauro published a bearish take on Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) with which I strongly disagree. I’ll start by going over DiMauro’s points (between quotes) where I hold a variant view and summarize my bullish take at the end.
CEO Joseph Papa mislead investors in August when he reaffirmed guidance for the year. The company missed miserably on earnings....More>>>
Investment company Wintergreen Fund buys Lotte Confectionery Co, LiLAC Group, sells Altria Group, The Swatch Group AG, JC Decaux SA during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Wintergreen Fund. As of 2016-12-31, Wintergreen Fund owns 25 stocks with a total value of $407 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The networking giant said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.58 in EPS and $11.9 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.57 in EPS and $12.0 billion....More>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen