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
Wearable devices are quickly becoming mainstream technology, with smartwatches and fitness trackers leading the way. You’d never know that based on the performance of traditional watchmaker Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL) as the company is struggling to adapt to the changing times.
A quarter worth forgetting
In the first quarter of the year, Fossil reported a 12% drop in revenue,....More>>>
With a surprising last-minute surge, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 finished at record highs on Friday, extending the 11th straight session-ending record for the Dow. The Dow ended up 0.96% for the week with the S&P 500 not far behind with its own 0.69% gain. However, some companies made news this past week, so without further ado, here are some of the markets’ biggest....More>>>
Are you ready to get slammed with even more advertising? You need to be, according to new research released Monday from eMarketer. The firm forecasts global advertising spending will total $628.63 billion this year, with nearly 71% of that spend targeting Asia-Pacific and North American consumers.
Year over year, spending is expected to rise by 7.4%, partly due to the 2018 World Cup tournament....More>>>
Rethink Technology business briefs for April 27, 2018.
Seasonally negative coverage
Source: Yahoo Finance
Over the past few years, I’ve become accustomed to a seasonal downturn in Apple’s (AAPL) share price that roughly correlates with the seasonal downturn in iPhone sales. The weakest period for iPhone sales typically is in the April-September time frame. As....More>>>
Google — owned by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL) — announced that it would be selling its restaurant review company Zagat.
The tech giant said it will be selling the restaurant review juggernaut to The Infatuation, a review site that was founded in 2009 by former music executives. It is unclear how much Google is selling Zagat for,....More>>>
U.S. equities mostly moved higher on Monday despite a harrowing mid-day decline in big-cap tech stocks, which although it was culled into the close, pushed the Nasdaq 100 into the red.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3%, the S&P 500 gained 0.2%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.1% and the Russell 2000 gained 0.7%. No major catalysts were in play as investors await the....More>>>
No one likes paying any kind of taxes, so you might think that in any ranking of the most hated tax Americans have to pay, every tax you have to pay would all tie for first. That said, we’re in the middle of income tax season, and there’s been plenty of political and tax policy discussion about the negative impacts of the estate tax, which many call the death tax. Yet neither the income....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