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
Falling prices and a drop in Chinese investment are on track to reduce year-over-year spending on new solar energy projects, according to Bloomberg NEF (BNEF). In the first six months of 2018, solar investment has dropped by 19% compared to the first half of 2017, and BNEF expects the downward trend to gather momentum in the second half of the year.
In the first half of this year, investment....More>>>
Cryptocurrencies burst onto center stage in 2017, delivering what might very well be historic gains. For the year, the aggregate value of all digital currencies soared from a starting value of $17.7 billion to an ending value of roughly $613 billion. That works out to an increase of more than 3,300%! By comparison, the stock market has historically gained 7% a year, inclusive of dividend reinvestment....More>>>
This week’s monster IPO, that of financial services companyAXA Equitable Holdings,stands to not only be the largest in terms of capital raised this year, but it’s also likely to notch the record for the largest in this half of the decade so far. It tips the scales at around $3.5 billion, at the midpoint of its per-share IPO price. It’ll be the biggest initial offering since the....More>>>
The Dow Jones today projected a 61-point decline as investors prepared for the president’s announcement on Iran. According to European diplomats, U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the deal, despite the fact that rejecting the pact is likely to foster an international crisis.
As global upheaval continues to rock market, gold has staged a....More>>>
(Bloomberg) — Prices for individual major medical plans are stabilizing in Pennsylvania and will continue to unless the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress take action that would hurt the program, the state’s insurance regulator....More>>>
Jobs growth seems to be leveling off a little after many months of feverish gains. Employment rose 164,000 in April, the U.S. government said in its Non-farm payrolls report Friday, below Wall Street analysts’ expectations for the second month in a row.
The new figure comes after a March jobs report that showed surprisingly tepid growth of just 103,000. That number got revised up to....More>>>
The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it has been a major part of the recovery and raging bull market since then. Generally speaking, the major financial institutions in the United States are a good barometer of the current state of U.S. markets.
So when short sellers make a play against these major banks, they are effectively betting for a downturn. Conversely,....More>>>
A few weeks ago, NIBC Holding (NIBC, Euronext Amsterdam) completed its IPO as Private Equity firm JC Flowers was finally able to place a substantial part of its shares on the equity markets. Unfortunately, NIBCs first trading day was overshadowed by a turmoil on the financial markets as the fears for a worldwide trade war increased.
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen