April is Financial Literacy Monththe perfect opportunity to teach kids about money as we inch towards summer. They’ll want to go to waterparks and baseball games with friends and enjoy other activities, and they should learn now how they can afford to do all those things. In teen lingo, I understand that kids are all about “swag,” and I agreekids really do need SWAG. However, the....More>>>
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Have you ever read something in the financial media and thought: is this even news?
I know. Every day, right?
I had that feeling on March 21, when I read a Bloomberg story saying that one type of stock—dividend growers—outperforms all others as interest rates rise.
To back it up, Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs (GS) looked at the performance of 50....More>>>
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Valeant CEO Joe Papa
Many moons ago, I was assigned to help an internal client analyze a $10 million acquisition; I had drawn the short straw. My advice was to structure the transaction as an asset sale because the risk attached to the stock would be multiples of the purchase price. Of course, the seller wanted a stock sale with a $10 million indemnification. My....More>>>
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AltaGas (OTCPK:ATGFF) recently announced that it’s going to acquire WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL). This article will examine the financial side of the transaction. A number of Seeking Alpha authors have written articles on the merger as well, and I suggest that you read them.
Before I begin, let me tell you my story....More>>>
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Downbeat holiday sales reports byKohl’s(NYSE:KSS) andMacy’s(NYSE:M) pushed the department store sector, and much of retail, in the red on Thursday. As of 11:38 a.m. EST, Kohl’s was down 19.5%, Macy’s was down 14.4%, and peers includingNordstrom(NYSE: JWN) andJ.C. Penney(NYSE: JCP) also tumbled, falling 9.8% and....More>>>
We initiate a BUY rating on ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATNI), and our target price is $74.9. ATNI is an expanding company investing worldwide both in telecommunications and renewable energy industries. Its international and multi-industrial investing strategies successfully overcome the decline in U.S. telecommunications business, which ensures a stable growth rate for the company. The stable....More>>>