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
The global diamond trade is slowing, and the world’s top supplier is blaming India’s crackdown on illicit cash.
De Beers’ sales of rough diamonds dropped to $418 million from $476 million over the past month, according to data from parent company Anglo American (AAUKF). That decline, the company said, is mainly because India decided to ban 500 and 1,000 rupee notes its....More>>>
Timing the market is easily one of the most difficult parts of trading. In particular, calling the market bottom and knowing when to get in is usually something investors only know way after the fact. 24/7 Wall St. is looking back to when the S&P 500 bottomed back in March 2009 to see how some of the major blue chips have fared since then.
Back on March 6, 2009, the S&P 500 bottomed....More>>>
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The networking giant said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.58 in EPS and $11.9 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.57 in EPS and $12.0 billion....More>>>
ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (CTRV) is a clinical-stage biotech company focused on the development of small-molecule antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis B. ContraVir has developed a strong Hepatitis B pipeline consisting of two small-molecule antiviral agents. With a novel cyclophilin inhibitor and a next-generation reverse transcriptase inhibitor, ContraVir hopes to become the first....More>>>
On Monday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap secure technologies stock Document Security Systems (NYSEMKT: DSS):
This one’s been on our watchlist for a while, but finally gave us the clues we’ve been waiting on. One of them is the upside-down hammer-shaped bar from Wednesday, and the follow-through — to the downside — since then. Today’s....More>>>
Fellow contributor Giovanni DiMauro published a bearish take on Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) with which I strongly disagree. I’ll start by going over DiMauro’s points (between quotes) where I hold a variant view and summarize my bullish take at the end.
CEO Joseph Papa mislead investors in August when he reaffirmed guidance for the year. The company missed miserably on earnings....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) extolled many of his portfolio holdings for repurchasing their shares, “some quite aggressively,” in his 2016 annual letter. Buffett, who is price-conscious and won’t repurchase his own companies’ shares at more than 1.2 times book value, a statement he last made good on in 2012, approved of his investees’....More>>>
One popular investing strategy is to buy shares of companies that are positioned to rapidly increase their profits. This strategy works because most companies' stocks are valued at a multiple of their earnings, therefore if a company's net income grows, then its stock price should follow suit.
First Japan, and now China, is getting markets notably the bond world stirred up.
Bonds are the topic du jour, especially after the Bank of Japan got everyone a bit worked up yesterday by trimming its government bond purchases. Then this morning, Bloomberg reported China is considering c
The best investments are those where, opposite to popular opinion, one does not have to be the smartest person in the room. The best investments are ones where the odds of success are so far tilted to ones favor that even if so much can be wrong in one thesis, you still end up d
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch a trio of new iPhones in September. These new phones are expected to incorporate significant internal enhancements compared to the models that launched last fall, including support for super-fast gigabit LTE download speeds.