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
A money manager who invests in undervalued stocks is calling for the bull market to run another three to five years and for the Dow to reach 50,000 before the good times end on Wall Street.
The bullish call may sound like a long shot. The Dow Jones industrial average would need to double from Tuesdays close of 24,835, which equates to an annual gain of more than 14% if the Dow 50k milestone....More>>>
There are a number of great companies in the market today. By using the ModernGraham valuation model, I have selected the 10 lowest PEmg (price to normalized earnings) companies. Each company has been determined to be undervalued and suitable for the Defensive Investor according to the ModernGraham approach.
Defensive Investors are defined as investors who are not able or willing to do substantial....More>>>
For most of the 20th century, a lot of investors looked at the markets in isolation. For example, it wasn’t uncommon for someone investing in U.S. stocks to only look at U.S. stocks, and another person investing in mutual funds to stick to mutual funds.
But that’s not the case anymore. Today, investors have to account for a global market that is connected in so many ways....More>>>
Looking for high growth and a dirt-cheap valuation? Plenty of companies fit the former or the latter, many don’t fit either and a rare few can claim both descriptions. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is one of the latter. Despite this, however, MU stock hasn’t been as much of a no-brainer trade as some investors may think.
Put simply, Micron operates in a boom-bust industry....More>>>
There’s a seeming contradiction when it comes to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Apple stock now sits just off an all-time high. Last Thursday, its market capitalization hit $934 billion — the highest ever for a U.S. company. The iPhone is the most profitable product ever created — and it’s driven huge returns in AAPL stock, which has nearly tripled over the past five years and....More>>>
SA contributor, Paulo Santos, wrote a pretty good article yesterday: The Retail Panic. Within Paulo’s article, he very logically provided a nice high level facts based series of arguments explaining how the market dramatically overreacted to Macy’s (NYSE:M) June 6th investor day analyst meeting. Lo and behold, I am not surprise as the sell side almost always misses the critical inflection....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>>>
This is part of a series of stories that comprise TheStreet’s Blue Chip Studio, which will illuminate issues related to corporate board performance, activism, dealmakers and personalities revealed by analysis of data generated by BoardEx, a business unit of TheStreet.
BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, said it will be putting pressure on companies to address boardroom....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