The allure of the largest U.S. technology companies is understandable given significant returns last year, but their sheer size is the reason for their eventual downfall and long-term stock underperformance, according to Rob Arnott, founder of Research Affiliates.
As investors search for stocks that have great growth potential, the health care sector is definitely a very appealing place to start one’s search. In Canada, the health care sector is beginning to grow tremendously as the country enters into an era where a larger portion of their population is in the elder senior demographic. For investors, this means that the health....More>>>
Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google is best-known for its search engine, but is also home to some big moves in artificial intelligence (AI). Nearly a year ago, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stepped in as the guest writer of Alphabet’s annual founders’ letter and noted:
“… the next big step will be for the very concept of the ‘device’ to fade....More>>>
Self-inflicted wounds are the worst. Kneejerk, emotion-driven views of our finances does more to mess up our portfolios than almost anything short of another 2008-09 crisis. Marty Martin, a partner in the Chicago office of The Planning Center, shows us how to not do stupid stuff with our financial lives:
Thinking clearly about money is challenging. Acting in alignment with your....More>>>
New York has some of the strictest medical marijuana laws in the country, but a major tweak to current laws could increase patient access and help those in need.
According to NBC New York, 750 physicians have signed up to participate in medical marijuana programs, and 10,730 patients have been certified for medical marijuana use. But because of the restrictions, access to medical marijuana....More>>>
It’s been an interesting few years for T-shirt manufacturer Delta Apparel (NYSEMKT:DLA). A huge spike in cotton prices in 2011 helped turn a near-$2 EPS in FY11 into a loss in FY12. (DLA fiscal years then ended in June; the company moved to September in 2013.) Delta managed to recover in FY13, getting EPS back over $1 – and then the company’s Soffe brand started falling apart,....More>>>
For small cap marijuana and cannabinoid stocks or players, NASDAQ listedGW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH)and Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ZYNE) along with OTC listed Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS: CBIS) and Medical Marijuana Inc (OTCMKTS: MJNA) are probably the first stocks that come to mind. However, small cap Lexaria Bioscience Corp (OTCQB: LXRP) is focused on a unique niche that combines....More>>>
When buying a home, the most important numbers for mortgage lenders are the buyer’s credit score and the buyer’s debt-to-income ratio. The first is a summary of how the buyer has been managing debt and the second indicates whether the lender can reasonably expect the borrower to be