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Excessive Stock-Based Compensation Might Be Behind Financial Engines’ Underperformance

Financial Engines (FNGN) was co-founded in 1996 by William F. Sharpe, a winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on the theory of financial economics. Sharpe studied how prices of financial assets are determined, and the link between risk and return. Financial Engines went public in 2010 with great fanfare, but despite investor enthusiasm the stock has not fared well for....More>>>

Berkshire Stock: A Low-Risk, High-Return Stock For Your Portfolio

In his seminal paper on portfolio management, Harry Markowitz had identified risk and return as the two most important variables in investment decision making. Any rational investor is supposed to minimize his risks, while maximising his return. However, risk and return go hand in hand. Hence, most of the times, it is extremely difficult to find investments that give superior risk-adjusted....More>>>

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A woman tests a Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone during a showcase to mark the domestic launch of Samsung Electronics’ latest flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 in Seoul on April 13, 2017. The S8 and S8+ will be available starting April 21, with a price of 935,000 won (828 USD) and 990,000 won (877 USD) in South Korea. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Last week, women’s clothing retailer The Limited announced it was closing down all of its stores. It’s yet another casualty in the war on shopping malls and highlights the further transition of clothing retail to “fast fashion” and online formatting. It has been an ominous year for brick-and-mortar stores, but another one down could be good news for the survivors.

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Railroad Industry Continues To Shine Bright As Transports Waver

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I recently provided a brief overview on the challenges facing the trucking industry. For railroads, the big news for the year has been Hunter Harrison’s new management role at CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX). Trade-related volatility, driven by political rhetoric, has impacted Canadian rails as well as Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).

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Railroad Industry Continues To Shine Bright As Transports Waver

Source: Google Images

I recently provided a brief overview on the challenges facing the trucking industry. For railroads, the big news for the year has been Hunter Harrison’s new management role at CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX). Trade-related volatility, driven by political rhetoric, has impacted Canadian rails as well as Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).

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Apple Nears $1 Trillion Valuation; Here's The Story Of The Company First To Break The $1 Billio

Related AAPL According To New Data, The Samsung S8 Is No 'iPhone Killer' Device Apple Quietly Acquired A Sleep Tracking App Stocks Drift To Mixed Finish; Apple, Wynn, Trade Desk Score (Investor’s Business Daily) ....More>>>

What Percentage of Coca-Cola Does Warren Buffett Own?”

I won’t keep you in suspense — Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) owns 400,000,000 shares of Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), worth a total of $16.7 billion as of this writing. This translates to a 9.4% stake in the beverage giant, and makes Coca-Cola Buffett’s third-largest stock investment.

The investment has served Buffett and Berkshire’s....More>>>

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Related AKS Benzinga's Top Downgrades Trump Rally Keeps Shine On Steel Stocks Donald Trump: A Man Of Steel? (Investor’s Business Daily)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) shares are trading higher by $0.14 (4.6 percent) at $4.24 in Monday's session. Investors took note....More>>>