When 3G and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) got together to merge Kraft with Heinz to form Kraft Heinz (KHC), they argued that they could cut expenses to create a more efficient business. But if today’s earnings–which appeared, at least on the surface, to be pretty good–demonstrated anything, it’s that Kraft Heinz might be running out of synergies to juice....More>>>
The beginning of 2016 was so bad, investors fretted that the market was heading for a repeat of the financial crisis. Instead, stocks have turned positive on the year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 185.04 points, or 1.1%, to 17,510.80 at 2:38 p.m. today, putting it up 0.5% for the year. The S&P 500, meanwhile, has gained 0.8% to 2,043.01, putting....More>>>
It’s been a long decade for Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO). The search and tech company has seen its stock rise just 10% over the past 10 years.
This comes after years of battling activist investors, a carousel of CEOs, and a declining business. The saving grace has been Alibaba (Nasdaq: BABA), where Yahoo has a 15% stake in the company. The success of Alibaba has helped overshadow Yahoo’s....More>>>
By Jennifer Nelson, Next Avenue Contributor
(Editor’s Note: This story is part of a partnership between Chasing the Dream and Next Avenue.)
If you are having money problems, its quite possible they are causing you physical pain. According to research studies, people who feel their financial outlook is shaky may actually experience more physical pain than those who are financially....More>>>
Are Berkshire Hathaways best days behind it? Warren Buffett seems to think so. In an essay to mark the firms 50th anniversary, the Oracle of Omaha wrote in 2015 that Berkshire Hathaways future long-term gains will not come close to those achieved in the past 50 years. (The words in italics are reproduced exactly as they appeared.) The numbers have become too big, Buffett goes on to say about....More>>>
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Many stocks have been beaten down to very low prices due to tax selling, creating bargain basement opportunities, suggests Fred Fuld, editor of stockerblog.
In fact, looking at stocks that are selling below cash is one the way to go to make profits. Here is what it means when a stock sells below cash per share.
First, assuming the company has no debt,....More>>>
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The Manufacturing sector saw plenty of trading activity today, including the following leaders and losers.
Some of the biggest gainers among Manufacturing stocks include:
Flex Pharma Inc Cmn (FLKS): FLKS stock is up 13.55% today. Egalet Corporation (EGLT): EGLT stock is up 12.41% today. Versartis Inc Cmn (VSAR): VSAR stock is up 10.15% today. Dynavax Technologies (DVAX): DVAX stock....More>>>
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) hasn’t had much good news lately. Shares of the Israel-based drugmaker were hit hard in the second half of 2016.
However, the company had a chance to report good news with the announcement of its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial results. Here are the highlights from Teva’s update.
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