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
Raiffeisen Bank International (OTCPK:RAIFY) is currently undervalued compared to its closest peers, which doesn’t seem to be warranted given its improving fundamentals. The bank has high exposure to Central and Eastern Europe, of which Russia and Ukraine are two important markets.
This was quite bad during 2014-15, but since then, Raiffeisen has implemented a restructuring program,....More>>>
U.S. small-caps have rebounded nicely off their February lows, but the benchmark Russell 2000 Index is still saddled with a modest year-to-date loss. Exchange-traded funds investors have the benefit of choosing from myriad small-cap funds, some of which have been solid performers this year.
One of the residents of the solid small-cap ETF group is the unheralded WisdomTree Global SmallCap....More>>>
Let me share a couple of news items that offer up two very different views of the burgeoning drones business.
In the first item, France’s Parrot SA (EPA: PARRO), the second-largest maker of civilian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), said it’s slashing a third of its staff because profit margins on the cheap consumer drone category it pioneered were....More>>>
White House strategist Steve Bannon’s hostility toward the press was on full display at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, repeatedly referring to the news media as “the opposition party.”
“They’re corporatist, globalist media that are adamantly opposed to an economic nationalist agenda,” Bannon said on stage at the Gaylord National....More>>>
Investment company Narus Financial Partners, LLC buys iShares Floating Rate Bond, iShares National Muni Bond, Qualcomm, Vanguard Div Appreciation ETF – DNQ, Apple, Oracle, Charles Schwab, AMN Healthcare Services, Target, Valero Energy, sells iShares MBS, Vanguard Intermediate-Termorate Bond ETF, Lannett Co, NVIDIA, Whirlpool during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent....More>>>
Wells Fargo is having a hard time getting Americans to sign up for credit cards these days. Credit card applications at Wells Fargo plunged by 55% in February, the sharpest decline since the bank’s fake account scandal erupted last September. In addition, consumers opened 43% fewer checking accounts than a year ago and interactions with....More>>>
The San Andreas fault runs along the coast of California from Humboldt County in the north to near the Mexican border in the south, and it could simultaneously rupture along its full length, causing nearly $300 billion in property damage.
Based on the most recent data from the Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, Version 3 (UCERF3), a magnitude 8.3 quake is between 32% and 126%....More>>>
A number of U.S. companies have benefited from China, but there’s also been some major companies that haven’t participated in China’s growth over the years too. Companies that first come to mind include Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), among others, (although it should be mentioned Netflix is....More>>>
Since bottoming in April, General Electric (GE) rose 20 percent and continued that uptrend when it announced it will merge GE Transportation with Wabtec (WAB). The deal gives GE a $2.9 billion cash infusion and voting majority ownership in the combined company. Even though asset sales are a natu
The Dow Jones today projected a 223-point gain during pre-market trading on news that China and the United States are making progress on their trade relationship. Over the weekend, the Trump administration announced that it was postponing the imposition of tariffs on China in an eff
Donostia is an analyst at an event-driven hedge fund who focuses on long/short ideas across the capital structure. We emailed with Donostia about how regulators have changed their definition of competition as part of antitrust review, how merger arb returns should be measured, and whether the t