I came across NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES) in early 2013, when it was starting to become a major player in the Chinese mobile game industry. At first, I was a bit skeptical about their future growth and valuation. Video game companies are sometimes “one-hit wonders”, and decline after their top sellers lose popularity. But NetEase is an exception. After watching it for a few months, I decided....More>>>
Last week Renewable Energy & Power, Inc. (OTC PINK : RBNW ), a diversified corporation with markets in energy-saving technologies of LED lighting, solar and wind energy, announced a large San Francisco Bay Area electronic assembly corporation has approved the installation of 1,275 LED lights for their entire main campus.
This is the third such announcement in as many....More>>>
By Sherri Snelling, Next Avenue Contributor
It all started with a fifth-grade class project. Scott Tarde, CEO of George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, which has operated dementia day care facilities in California’s San Diego county for 35 years, was amazed at his 12-year-old daughter’s enthusiasm over her Junior Achievement “BizTown” field trip.
Globalstar (NYSEMKT:GSAT) has been growing its total sales, but still struggles with its bottom line. 2016 revenue increased 7%,but another round of financing could be needed to keep things afloat, as operating margin is still deep in the red. The company is making some headway, but time could be running out for the satellite communications provider.
A hole that keeps getting deeper
Following the Brexit referendum, pro-European Union political forces have meaningfully strengthened their positions. According to the Eurobarometer survey, trust in the European Union has increased to 36%, up from 33% seen in the spring 2016 survey. That being said, Brussels’ immigration policy is still one of the top issues for the European electorate. In fact, as per the Eurobarometer survey,....More>>>
As tax season gets into full swing, consumers get bombarded by companies looking to get a piece of their tax refund.
Retailers, car dealers, and pretty much anyone who has something to sell recognizes that a little extra money can burn a hole in some people’s pockets. And since the average American got a refund of $3,120 in 2015, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), there....More>>>
With the exception of BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE:BFR), Argentine banking ADRs have brought a great performance over the past year. Grupo Supervielle (NYSE:SUPV) in particular is up more than 30% since its IPO on May 20th last year, but Banco Macro (NYSE:BMA) and Grupo Financiero Galicia (NASDAQ:GGAL) are not that far behind, with a 20% and 24% 1y-return each.
Many reasons are behind this....More>>>
In 2017, I want to stay with small cap companies but also go global, asserts fund expert Jim Lowell, editor of Fidelity Investor.
Recently, crossing the waters has been a recipe for higher volatility and lower returns.
But a sea change is affecting U.S. small caps for the better — a growing economy, a strengthening consumer, and trading with their neighbors rather than....More>>>
Some of the best long-term investments are in companies that don’t catch a ton of headlines because their business just isn’t that interesting. Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) is a perfect example of this. Following their acquisition of Valspar they will be the largest paint & coating company in the world, surpassing PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG). If I had to make a list of boring industries,....More>>>
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