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
A quick note: With the 280+ comments I received on my piece published over the weekend about selling a portion of your Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock, I wanted to further clarify my position as the context is important in reading this piece. Unfortunately, many I fear read the title and glossed over the article before commenting, albeit insightful and informative commentary.
Blue-chip companies rightfully make up the bulk of most people’s investment portfolios. These large-cap firms possess considerable industry leverage, as well as a vast sum of financial resources. Their status and importance to the underlying economy means that they are the least likely to crumble, regardless of external pressures. Ultimately, blue chips provide the confidence and stability....More>>>
Warren Buffett’s annual shareholders’ letter came out Feb. 25. The Oracle of Omaha covered a lot of ground in his annual state of the union. Revisiting the subject of share repurchases, Buffett discussed the reasons why you don’t see Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) on his own list of stocks to buy.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday said that 33 whistleblowers have received payments exceeding $100 million since the program’s inception. The SEC also reported that it has extracted more than $500 million in financial remedies from enforcement actions initiated by whistleblowers.
The largest award, $30 million was awarded in 2014, and the second-largest,....More>>>
In a junior sector that has become quite a stock-picker’s market over the past nine months, I find some of the safest and lowest risk opportunities come when a company is undergoing a major change. Atlantic Gold (OTCPK:SPVEF) was one such idea I highlighted last year, as the company was set to transform itself into Canada’s newest junior gold producer. The stock has since moved from....More>>>
“Mors tua, vita mea” (literally “your death is my life) probably was the motto that gladiators, in the ancient Rome, recited before entering in the Coliseum and fighting for their life. Over and above its literal translation, this Latin expression means that what is a damage for one person is often an advantage for another. There can only be one winner in a competition; that is....More>>>
Health care stocks have the blues. Standard & Poors Health Care index has fallen 5.4% so far this year. The chief reason: political posturing about cutting the soaring costs of prescription medicines and of repealing Obamacare.
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Maybe something concrete will come of this cheap talk on Capitol Hill and in the....More>>>
Trivago stock is up nearly 10% to $12.07 following its IPO today (Friday). When the stock finally opened shortly before 11 a.m., shares were up a muted $0.20 at $11.20.
Trivago NV (Nasdaq: TRVG) is a German hotel-search company. It priced its initial public offering of 26.1 million American depositary shares (ADSs) at $11 apiece. That was below its projected number of shares and price....More>>>
Income investors often ask "who are the dividend kings?"They're indisputably the best and the safest dividend stocks you can buy because dividend kings are companies that have increased their dividends every year for the last 50 consecutive years or more, which means growth, stability, and relia
Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ: CTWS) and Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings an