We know that the U.S. population is aging. 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. Maybe that’s more than you thought. Maybe that’s less. But in absolute terms, it’s a lot of people requiring specialized housing (with long-term care option on site, for example) and a statistic that grows as the years go by. This yields very attractive economics in the demand for senior housing,....More>>>
China now has one of the world’s most valuable brands.
Shenzhen-based tech firm Tencent has broken into a ranking of the top 10 most valuable brands published by BrandZ.
The annual ranking is typically dominated by American companies with global reach, making the inclusion of a Chinese firm notable.
Tencent specializes in popular online games, apps, instant messaging....More>>>
We live in an age of unicorns. More specifically, tech unicorns. And they all share a few common traits – stellar growth, astronomical valuations and most often, heavy losses. Snapchat is one such unicorn which matches at least two, if notall of the above criteria. Snapchat’s rise in a crowded space became even more interesting after the ephemeral-messaging platform audaciously declined....More>>>
When it comes to investing, you can’t do much better than Warren Buffett. He’s the financial equivalent of the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs (at least the 2016 version).
Although most of us will never come close to Buffett’s record on stockpicking — nor should we try — we can pick up on nuggets often buried in his annual reports. His latest report had....More>>>
2016 was something of a transition year for Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Its largest market, Macau, went from a steep two-year decline in gaming revenue to posting five straight months of year over year growth to end the year. Depending on how you look at it, that could be a good or bad thing. Wynn also opened its most expensive resort ever, the $4.4 billion Wynn Palace in the Cotai region....More>>>
Althoughmortgage ratesare on the rise after having been at multi-decade lows for the last few years, homeowners looking to refinance may still have an opportunity to cut their mortgage payments each month by refinancing.Motley Fool analysts Gaby Lapera and Nathan Hamilton discuss current interest rates and the surrounding historical context. Check out the Motley Fool’s mortgage site to help....More>>>