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
Investors looking for profits in the healthcare sector had a difficult time in 2017 if they weren’t in biotech. The Health Care SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLV) only gained 13.15% last year, while the S&P 500 climbed 22.5% over the same time period.
But the biotech sector crushed the market, with the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE: XBI) returning a market-beating 43.36% in 2017, nearly....More>>>
Zinc may not immediately come to mind as an important metal for the global economy, but its actually the fourth most common metal in use -trailing only iron, aluminium and copper. Thats because zinc wouldmost commonly be used as an anti-corrosion agent and for galvanization (coating of iron or steel) plus for otherindustrial purposes (e.g. used as pigments,preservatives, propellants etc). Zincwasalso....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
I came across NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES) in early 2013, when it was starting to become a major player in the Chinese mobile game industry. At first, I was a bit skeptical about their future growth and valuation. Video game companies are sometimes “one-hit wonders”, and decline after their top sellers lose popularity. But NetEase is an exception. After watching it for a few months, I decided....More>>>
(Editors Note: There is much greater liquidity on the Xetra exchange under the ticker RIB).
RIB Software AG (OTCPK:RSTAY) provides software that is used in the construction industry to link the computer aided design (CAD) software that is used to design buildings to the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is used to purchase building materials, account for these purchases, etc.....More>>>
Shareholders in Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) don’t seem to be able to catch a break from bad news and the stock’s underperformance, but we believe recent events have finally put enough pressure on management to make an acquisition and to redeploy the cash on its balance sheet on a strategic acquisition. Though there are many possible targets, we believe the answer to Gilead’s....More>>>
A team of currency strategists at HSBC says French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macrons first-place finish in Sundays first-round election will have a lasting impact on the euro as investors look past Europes unruly politics toward signs of a nascent economic turnaround.
Perhaps another nail in the coffin of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) CEO John Stumpf. Bernie Sanders, former presidential candidate and United States Senator from Vermont wants to know if the federal agencies involved in the bank’s scandal have made referrals of material to the Justice Department.
Comments from the Sen Sanders website about a letter to Richard Cordray the director....More>>>
Media conglomerate Vivendi SA ADR (NASDAQOTH:VIVHY) announced its second-quarter/first-half results on July 30, and reported strong adjusted net income growth, while also seeing its balance sheet grow steadily on the back of solid cash flows and the proceeds of selling its stake in Ubisoft earli
Laboratory Corp. of America (NYSE: LH) and OpGen (NASDAQ:OPGN) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends. <