Pedro Parente, lauded for turning around Brazil’s state-oil giant Petrobras SA, agreed to become chairman of struggling food conglomerate BRF SA, a breakthrough that may end several weeks of fighting among shareholders over who will sit on its board.
The Trump administration has fired the first broadside in its insane battle against bilateral trade imbalances. And its aim was not what most people expected. Canada, not China, is the target of the Trump trade team’s wrath.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has just announced a new 20% tariff on imports of Canadian softwood lumber. The US currently imports about $5.66 billion worth of....More>>>
Goldman Sachs recently upgraded Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to buy from neutral, and raised price target to $68 from $60. Goldman Sachs believes that Microsoft’s gross profit will grow at an accelerating pace and gross profit margin will improve due to Azure’s cloud opportunities.
Since profitability is a matter of managerial accounting and difficult to predict, I’m not sure....More>>>
ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRV) is watching its shares climb on Thursday after the company reported positive interim data from its ongoing Hepatitis B (HBV) mid-stage trial. Specifically, the company announced data for CMX157, its highly potent prodrug of tenofovir.
Overall the study is the first evaluation of CMX157 in HBV patients, and directly compares CMX157 to tenofovir....More>>>
Historically, three-year rolling returns have revealed consistent outperformance from the S&P 500庐 Dividend Aristocrats庐 Index, which is composed of quality companies with at least 25 consecutive years of dividend growth.
Why look at rolling returns? Rolling returns offer a more robust way to show performance than traditional one-, three-, five- and ten-year....More>>>
Holding a transcript of her speech in the Senate Chamber, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts reacts to being rebuked by the Senate leadership and accused of impugning a fellow senator, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the attorney general nominee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
While tax reform may be in the news (more on....More>>>
Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) CMO Gill Brown Hong bought 1,525 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $22.20 per share, with a total value of $33,855.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief marke