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
FTS International (FTSI) has attracted my interest in early February in this premium article as the provider of hydraulic fracturing services went public, in an IPO which has seen solid demand.
Given the great earnings power, I was attracted to the IPO and allocated a small position as the release of the fourth quarter results warrants a quick update, little over a month after the IPO. While....More>>>
Calgary-based energy infrastructure company Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) on Thursday made a nonbinding offer to acquire the approximately 17% of Spectra Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: SEP) it does not already own in a deal that would pay unitholders of Spectra 1.0123 shares of Enbridge common stock for every common unit of Spectra they currently hold.
At last night’s closing price, that represents....More>>>
Stocks finished the week lower as oil prices fell and the Federal Reserve looks set to raise interest rates next week.
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The S&P 500 fell 0.4% this week after rising 0.3% to2,372.60 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.5% this week after advancing44.79 points, or 0.2%, to20,902.98 today. The Nasdaq Composite dipped 0.2% this week....More>>>
Many U.S. lawmakers don’t like Chinese telecom giant Huawei very much. They believe that its products are a way for China’s government to spy on American business interests and smartphone users. Huawei presents itself in a very different light. There is no way to tell for certain which perspective is correct.Huawei’s sales in the United States are at stake.
March 7, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.4% at 2,738.94. The DJIA closed up 0.4% at 24,894.24. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% at 7,427.95.
Thursday ended up a net positive day for the broad U.S. markets. The markets shifted from positive to negative a couple times throughout the day, but ultimately finished on a positive note. Most of the gain for the markets came at the end of the....More>>>
InvestorPlace’s Tom Taulli covered Intel before its second-quarter earnings report July 27. On the top- and bottom-line, analysts were expecting $14.4 billion in revenue and $0.68 in earnings; they came in at $14.8 billion in revenue and $0.72 in earnings — a double beat. INTC stock has been on the rise ever since.
Taulli’s most significant concerns heading into that report....More>>>
"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal. Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation? El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts....More>>>
U.S. company-debt investors fear the Fed more than they fear defaults.
That’s what U.S. bond and loan markets are signaling now. Safer types of debt, like Treasuries and investment-grade corporate bonds, have dropped this year. But the riskiest high-yield bonds — rated in the CCC range– gained 0.9 percent through Wednesday. And loans to junk-rated companies have risen even....More>>>
Wells Fargo may pay a $1 billion penalty for forcing customers into car insurance and charging mortgage borrowers unfair fees.
The beleaguered bank warned on Friday that it may revise its first quarter earnings results because of the fine. The bank says that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have offered to resolve their investigations....More>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen