When we compare the long-term performance of Apple’s (AAPL) stock price with the performance of the S&P 500 Index (SPY) and the NASDAQ Index (QQQ), we can see Apple has strongly outperformed the market index in the last 12 years, delivering over 3,400% return.
Since the beginning of this year, AAPL has continued....More>>>
Ebony Horton graduated in August 2009 with her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. She went to Webster University for graduate school, initially with the goal of pursuing a career in HR. She also had a larger goal: to make enough to retire by age 35. It was a serious goal for Horton, but one that seemed out of reach when she started working a job after graduate....More>>>
Following past boom/bust cycles, the oil business appears to have bottomed in February 2016 at $27 a barrel. The bruising multi-year bust in crude oil prices was the biggest reason for the world stock market sell-off from late 2015 to early 2016 of roughly 15% overall. The cruel irony of ultra-low prices is its disruptive effect on regular exploration activity. A short-term oil market depression....More>>>
When it comes to their retirement plans, what investors don’t know definitely can hurt thema lot.
That’s why the U.S. Department of Labor thought it was necessary to step in recently with new rules that will require all financial professionals to adhere to the fiduciary standard when they’re doling out recommendations to their clients about how to handle their qualified....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) extolled many of his portfolio holdings for repurchasing their shares, “some quite aggressively,” in his 2016 annual letter. Buffett, who is price-conscious and won’t repurchase his own companies’ shares at more than 1.2 times book value, a statement he last made good on in 2012, approved of his investees’....More>>>
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It’s always a bit tricky to determine for sure if a short squeeze is happening, where short-sellers frantically buy back shares as prices rise, pushing shares even higher in the process. There are some possible signs that OLED specialist Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) may be enjoying one as we speak, though.
The stock skyrocketed 20% on Friday after the company reported strong fourth-quarter....More>>>
On Feb. 17, 2017, the U.S. total market cap / gross domestic product ratio reached 130%, a critical milestone as valuations remain significantly overvalued. Most of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s portfolio holdings as of Dec. 31, 2016, have price-sales valuations greater than the 80th percentile of the industry. Such companies include The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:KO), International Business....More>>>
Beating Alzheimers is going to be a team sport. We now have our new quarterback. Referencing billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announcement today to join the fight to cure Alzheimers, George Vradenburg, chairman, president and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimers - a movement bent on stop
Sales Trends A Bit Soft, But Nothing To Worry About
I have been a bit disappointed by Nordstroms (NYSE:JWN) recent results. Not because it was a bad quarter per se, but because it broke the sequence of constant overperformance compared to other peers in the
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
I have previously written some articles where I have tracked Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) construction and purchases of property, plant, and equipment (P,P & E), as well as Tesla's payments for them. The reason Tesla does not have to pay for all its equipment up front was explained in