In the old days, when something was called “Mickey Mouse,” it meant that it was trivial, petty, or worthless. By the time we’re done with this discussion, you’re going to change your mind about that label. In fact, you’re going to hold your firm out to prospective buyers as a Mickey Mouse organization. And, yes, Walt – bless his soul – would endorse the....More>>>
Taxes needn’t be tough. When you boil it down, if you’re preparing your taxes, you compile everything you can deduct and try to save as much as you can.
But thieves know that they can get into your financial life by pressing the fear and hacking buttons. Although everybody wants some money back from the IRS, almost no one wants to hear from the agency.
Swindlers also know....More>>>
The rebels of “Rogue One” helped expand Disney’s “Star Wars” empire with a big worldwide opening at the box office this weekend.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” landed a most impressive $155 million opening in North America this weekend.
The opening weekend for “Rogue One” exceeded Disney’s expectations. The studio projected....More>>>
The head of one of the worlds biggest banks said volatile and fast-moving markets are something investors should always be ready for, but warned they may be ignoring one big risk right now.
"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>>>
Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD), a company that has been around for more than 130 years, was at one time the largest mail-order retailer to rural America. In 1931 it accounted for more than 53.4% of total mail-order sales. It survived through not only one but two world wars and the Great Depression.
In its early years, Sears transformed the middle class by giving it access to products....More>>>
The hot and soaring technology sector saw its worst day since Jun 9. The S&P 500 tech sector dropped 2.6% on Nov 29 as a result of sector rotation, especially to financials.
The dual news of Republicans moving closer to passing of the tax-reform legislation and accelerating U.S. economic growth raised the appeal of financial stocks. Investors flocked to these firms seen benefitting....More>>>
Pool (NASDAQ: POOL) and Schnitzer Steel Industries (NASDAQ:SCHN) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.
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U.S. financial firms plan to expand a secretive project protecting bank accounts against crippling cyberattacks so that it will also guard trillions of dollars in investment funds.
The industry-led project,....More>>>
Amazon.com Inc. (NSDQ:AMZN)stock fell by more than 5 % over the last week. There were a series of service announcements last week by Amazons cloud-computing business, AWS, but they also didn’t do much to support the falling AMZN stock. However, AWS re:Invent 2016 has reaffirmed that AWS is one strong reason to buy AMZN stock now. AWS is expected to top $12 billion in revenue this year, compared....More>>>