"Having the most money doesn't always make you the winner," Moneyball author Michael Lewis said to us on stage. For example, in 2002, the Oakland Athletics had the third-lowest payroll of any team in baseball. The New York Yankees paid their players nearly three times more – an extra $80 million. Yet the two teams made it the same distance in the playoffs. ....More>>>
The fourth quarter of 2016 was the first quarter since the second quarter of 2014 that Macau’s gaming market grew at all. And the signs of life have given new hope to gaming investors with exposure to the world’s biggest gaming market.
But Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) may not have had as strong a quarter as competitors like Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MPEL) and Wynn....More>>>
Here’s Why You Don’t Want a Store Credit Card, No Matter How Big a Discount it Offers
For a frequent shopper, nothing is better than a good discount—especially during a holiday spending spree. In fact, more shoppers sign up for store credit cards–which often entice customers with a percentage off their purchase at sign-up–during the holidays. Discount retailers,....More>>>
Related GPRO Teens Rank Corporations By Coolness; Do Rankings Correlate To Success? Watch These 5 Huge Put Purchases In Friday Trade The Vetr community has upgraded $GPRO to 4.5-Stars. (Vetr)
The Vetr crowd upgraded their rating for GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO) on Wednesday, from its previous rating....More>>>
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the cost associated with medication errors is estimated at $42 billion annually or almost 1% of total global health expenditure.
In keeping with the WHO’s recent global effort to halve medication-related errors in five years and Medication Safety Week this week, some companies and organizations are doing their part to educate the public....More>>>
Donald Trump’s comments yesterday about the drug industry when he stated that drug companies were “getting away with murder” tanked biotech stocks and the general indexes. Investors in this space must be worried in the event that Trump gains some traction in this sector and records some wins. At present, he is like a dog with a bone. In the automotive sector, for example, he is....More>>>
The Detroit audience for the Republican debate got noisy. Young women were dabbing behind the moderators. Protesters were hollering at Donald Trump from the cheap seats. Three people were removed from the theater by police.
The crowd for Thursday night’s GOP debate was so rowdy so loud and sometimes even disruptive that it has people asking whether debates should have audiences....More>>>
It’s coming down to the wire if you haven’t filed your federal income tax return (like me). Fortunately, there are still some easy ways to trim your tax bill.
If you do it right, some of the tax breaks offered will allow you to save more for retirement — in addition to cutting your federal taxes. That means it’s not too late to make a contribution to your 401(k) or....More>>>
After the market closed yesterday, small cap burger stock Sonic Corporation (NASDAQ: SONC) reported fiscalQ2 2017 earnings with shares falling moderately in after hours trading as the top line missed and the bottom line met expectations. However, it appears analysts are zeroing in on the system same-store sales comps down 7.4% versus expectations for a fall of 4.3%. The decline was comprised of....More>>>
Freestanding net-lease retail real estate investment trust Realty Income (NYSE:O) is a favorite stock among income investors and growth seekers alike. However, there is concern among many people about the retail sector as a long-term investment, especially with increasing online competition and several high-profile retail bankruptcies in recent years. Here’s why this logic doesn’t apply....More>>>