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
Last week, I had the pleasure to attend Consensus 2018 in New York, the premier gathering for the who’s who in blockchain, Bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies.
Attendance doubled from last year to an estimated 8,500 people, all of them packed in a Hilton built for only 3,000. Ticket sales alone pulled in a whopping $17 million, while event booths – the largest of which belonged....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>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
Are you ready to get slammed with even more advertising? You need to be, according to new research released Monday from eMarketer. The firm forecasts global advertising spending will total $628.63 billion this year, with nearly 71% of that spend targeting Asia-Pacific and North American consumers.
Year over year, spending is expected to rise by 7.4%, partly due to the 2018 World Cup tournament....More>>>
On Tuesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested small cap medical technology stock LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN):
From a fundamental perspective, LIVN currently offers investors with a potentially nice opportunity on both a short and long-term basis. With a $2.37B market cap, this pure mid-cap play currently trades at a forward P/E of just over 14 and a five year PEG of just 1.15.....More>>>
Texas Yale Capital Corp. raised its holdings in Schwab US Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHA) by 31.9% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,599 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,706 shares during the period. Texas Yale Capital Corp.’s holdings in Schwab....More>>>
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) is a modern-day case study of how to survive overwhelming odds of bankruptcy. Not just that, but the company, throughout 2016, became far more financially stable than any of us could have thought at the beginning of the year. With a fresh year now on the table, there’s 252 trading days ahead of us and a lot of speculation as to how CHK will perform. The focus must....More>>>
As many SA readers are aware, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has a storied history. Once the leader in mobile devices, BlackBerry looked as if it was headed for bankruptcy as recently as 2015. The sentiment has begun to shift, with BlackBerry stock rallying almost two thirds year to date. BlackBerry still makes an attractive purchase, even with this recent run. What has begun to happen is a shift in the....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