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Pegasystems: Diving Into The Cloud Transition

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.

Still, though, shares are up a good amount this year (see the YTD chart below), reflecting....More>>>

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Today I want to take you back in time – back to 2000 – to share a tale about frustration, calculated risk-taking and innovation.

And gold mining.

The leaders of Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) knew their way of doing business wasn’t working and understood that, without a change, the long-struggling miner might well run out of cash and go belly....More>>>

Pegasystems Goes Whale Hunting

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) is an online CRM (customer relationship manager) that must be doing something right because is up against a much bigger and formidable competitor like Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), as well as other much bigger companies like SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

It can be instructive to look at the relative performance. First, the stock price development over....More>>>

Cornerstone OnDemand: Priced For A Rebound

Expectations are low for HCM software vendor Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD). After having missed two earnings in the past twelve months (3Q16 and 2Q17), investors aren’t expecting great things from a company whose growth has decelerated to 10% in the most recent quarter.

At some point in every cloud company’s life, the growth engine will begin to slow down –....More>>>

Pegasystems Goes Whale Hunting

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) is an online CRM (customer relationship manager) that must be doing something right because is up against a much bigger and formidable competitor like Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), as well as other much bigger companies like SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

It can be instructive to look at the relative performance. First, the stock price development over....More>>>

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Today, we continue our discussion of the core points of our retirement planning philosophy. If you missed part one, you can go back and read it here.

4. Avoid plans that require high returns

Higher assumed future market returns imply higher sustainable spending rates, which basically means if you expect to make more money in the future, you will spend more money....More>>>

Pegasystems Goes Whale Hunting

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) is an online CRM (customer relationship manager) that must be doing something right because is up against a much bigger and formidable competitor like Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), as well as other much bigger companies like SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

It can be instructive to look at the relative performance. First, the stock price development over....More>>>

Oracle Needs One Critical Segment To Keep Growing

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) has forced its way to revenue growth with its newfound momentum in the Software as a Service (NASDAQ:SAAS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) segments of cloud computing. The growth in cloud has been able to offset revenue declines in other parts of Oracles business. But with the leaders of the as-a-Service game – Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM)....More>>>

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Industrial stocks, materials stocks and stocks of companies that work on major infrastructure projects have also been on a tear since the U.S. election, observes Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.

Donald Trump has cleared the way for two major oil pipelines, promised to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and reiterated his pledge to reduce environmental regulation....More>>>

5 Top Stocks to Buy in June

We’re headed into the summer doldrums — a slow time of year for stocks to buy. It’s understandable, as long-term investors have other things floating around their minds, such as ball games, vacations, fishing and spending time with family.

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Still, all things considered, the average June gain for the S&P 500 Index of just....More>>>