Chesapeake Energy’s (NYSE:CHK) decision to reduce its preferred shares is another attempt at making the capital structure simpler and more efficient. The company is converting a total of 328,977 preferred shares of different issues into around 18.8 million common shares. The news does not come alone. It is paired with the decision from the board to reinstate preferred dividend which was discontinued....More>>>
The cruise industry has enjoyed significant growth in the past few years, aided by positive economic outlook in North America and Europe and increased penetration into the Asia Pacific markets. The three main industry players, Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE: RCL), Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ: NCLH), have all enjoyed substantial....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite some of the uncertainty, a handful of dividend stocks delivered clear messages with payout raises.
It’s bonus season. And that means lots of workers are amassing too much company stock, says John Voltaggio, a managing director with Northern Trust in New York. He spends much of March talking clients into diversifying.
As employees move up in rank, they start to get meaningful bonuses, usually comprised of more and more equity-linked compensation like restricted stock. Every March—in....More>>>
“How do you feel about good businesses in poor industries? Are there any industries that you just won’t even consider?”
No. In theory, I do not think there is any industry where I would not consider a good business worthy of investment just because it was part of that industry. But, this question is not that simple to answer.....More>>>
If the data is any indication, Europe’s economy has turned the corner and is accelerating. That means investors should look for stocks to buy that will enable them to exploit this clear trend. At the same time, political and currency risks make buying pure play European stocks somewhat risky.
On Feb. 21, Markit reported that its flash purchasing....More>>>
The second quarter of 2017 was a wild one for blockchain companies and investors, with nearly 60 initial coin offerings (ICOs) closed in the quarter for more than $750 million, and it looks like this is just the beginning. It s
The Athabasca Basin is a region covering around 100,000 square kilometers in the Canadian Shield of northern Saskatchewan and a small portion of Alberta in Canada that suppliesas much as20% of the world's uranium. Its also the world's leading source of high-grade uraniumas10 of the 15 highest gra
The cruise industry has enjoyed significant growth in the past few years, aided by positive economic outlook in North America and Europe and increased penetration into the Asia Pacific markets. The three main industry players, Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE: RCL), Carnival