The news hit the wire that business software company Deltek is being acquired by Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP). Taken private by Thoma Bravo in a deal that closed in 2012, Deltek managed to continue its growth, acquire several new products for its portfolio of software focused on project-based businesses, and set an aggressive path to reinvent itself as a modern cloud services provider. According....More>>>
February28, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday but neither the Nasdaq Composite nor the S&P 500 index could climb out of the slough of despond. The blue chips did rise into positive territory briefly, but couldn’t hold onto the gains. Among the 11 S&P sectors, only utilities and consumer staples traded above the breakeven line while the losers were consumer discretionary sotcks....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>>>
Stocks suffered another volatile session on Wednesday as Janet Yellen wrapped up her final policy meeting as Federal Reserve chairman.
While the policy rate was left unchanged, as expected, the contents of the post-meeting statement were surprisingly hawkish — all but confirming an aggressive pace of rate hikes this year as inflation threatens to rise on a combination of a tight job....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockJanuary 10, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.1% at 2,748.18. The DJIA closed down less than 0.1% at 25,370.55. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.1% at 7,153.57.
Wednesday was a down day for the U.S. markets. The markets initially opened down, but over the course of the day they slowly moved back towards even. Earnings season is just around the corner, and starting Friday....More>>>
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) suffer from one key myth: When rates rises, REITs lose.
Part of that logic — and short-term self-fulfilling prophecy — is that cash is the lifeblood of REITs and when rates rise the cost of borrowing for REITs is higher, so their margins are squeezed.Best High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Investment Technology....More>>>
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The American alcohol market has shown impressive growth rates, especially over other countries where drinking beer and spirits is engraved in its culture, Berenberg’s....More>>>
When Abby Schneidermans brother was killed in a car accident, her family was crushed by grief. They were also overwhelmed by trying to get his affairs in order posthumously. In an instant, everything changed for my family, she says. We had no idea what to do, we were in a daze as so many people are. They couldnt locate certain documents or and didnt know where to turn.
The idea of getting....More>>>
This article discusses three Canadian Dividend All-Stars that are attractively valued at present levels. For US investors, these stocks are each conveniently listed on one of the major US exchanges. Take note thereof that all values are referenced in Canadian dollars unless the contrary is indicated or reference is made to the US ticker symbol. The Canadian Dividend All-Star list can be found here.
Randgold Resources (GOLD, LSE:RRS) is an LSE/NASDAQ-listed gold producer. The company’s corporate strategy is to grow by developing its production and expanding its exploration footprint across Africa. Randgold has four operating mines in Mali (Loulo, Gounkoto and Morila), one in Ivory Coast (Tongon) and one in the DRC (Kibali). It also has one advanced key developments project: Massawa in....More>>>