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
With almost daily political drama in the U.S. and the prospect of easy-money policies soon coming to an end, traders could be forgiven for struggling to figure out where to invest next.
But BlackRock, which manages $6 trillion in investor money, says there is still a sweet spot left in the market that tunes out the noise of both U.S. politics and central bank tightening: Emerging-markets....More>>>
During the third quarter, we exited China Vanke (SZSE:000002), one of our portfolio’s long-standing property holdings as we believed its boardroom battle for ownership created potential for risk. We also added a new position in an Indian software business that we have researched for many years. Its stock price had come down significantly due to certain challenges that we believe can be corrected.....More>>>
Mid capSouthern chicken restaurant stock Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc (NASDAQ: CBRL) reportedearnings for fiscal Q1 2018 (ended October 27, 2017) before the market opened with results topping Wall Street expectations. Total revenue rose 0.1%to $710.4 million as comparable store restaurant sales increased 0.2%, including a 2.0% increase in average check partially offset by a 1.8% decrease....More>>>
When an industry enjoys significant growth, individual stock valuations often rise with the tide. This firm’s inability to grow profits amidst record industry revenues raises a red flag. Add in significant competition, lagging margins, and an overvalued stock price, and it’s hard to justify any bull case. Nevertheless, this stock is up 48% over the past year. For these reasons and more,....More>>>
As American consumers flock to big vehicles, Toyota is suddenly flat-footed with its lineup full of historically stalwart compact cars, mid-size sedans and hybrids.
After years of resilience, the Japanese automaker lost U.S. market share in 2016 for the second-straight year, as low gasoline prices led buyers to snap up crossovers, pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles.
One of my favourite movies is “The Shawshank Redemption”. This 1994 classic literally grows on you every time you watch it. There is a pithy line that is used more than once in the movie – “Salvation lies within”.
It may or may not have been true for the characters in the movie, but it is certainly true for an investor. I remember this line....More>>>
I made an invidious buy recommendation for Adobe (ADBE) last June 2016. Unlike the go-short recommendation of Investor Wand last month, I am again endorsing going long on ADBE. Adobe's phenomenal performance in the stock market is largely thanks to its continuing monopoly on commercial design/cre
As earnings season starts to taper off, there are some stragglers in tech still reporting earnings. Design software company Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) was one notable company to report quarterly results last week.
But another must-see story this week came from outside of earnings-season newsw
The average stock in the Nasdaq 100 is up just over 3% year to date. Using snapshots from our popular Trend Analyzer tool, below is a look at the best and worst performing stocks in the Nasdaq 100 so far in 2018.
At the top of the list is Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) with a year-to-date gain of
There aren't a lot of tech companies that one can imagine Warren Buffett and the rest of Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) investment team taking a close look at, given their investment philosophy. But exceptions do exist.
The reasons behind Buffett's historical aversion to investing in tech a