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
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The U.S. stock market is up ever so slightly this month. And if the benchmark S&P 500 is able to eke out a gain for December, it will make history. This would be the first time ever that the blue-chip index had a gain for all 12 months of a calendar year.
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Fortescue Metals (OTCQX:FSUMF) is an iron-ore producer based in the rich soils of the Pilbara in Western Australia. While it is a relatively new company, making its first shipment in 2008, it has rapidly made a name for itself with its low costs and tantalizing dividend yield. Although iron ore price projections are currently up for debate and the general consensus seems to be that it’s only....More>>>
The “dog” moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting three traits: (1) paying reliable, repeating dividends, (2) their prices fell to where (3) yield (dividend/price) grew higher than their peers. Thus, the highest yielding stocks in any collection became known as “dogs.”
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Patriot National Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PNBK) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Patriot National Bancorp Inc, through its bank holding provides banking services to commercial and consumer customers. The Company operates in five segments including Commercial Real Estate, Residential Real Estate, Construction, Commercial, and Consumer. Patriot National Bancorp....More>>>
Gold doesn't trade in a vacuum. Markets are connected. What happens in one often affects others. So if you want to understand what's happening with gold, you need to know what's going on in the markets that affect gold. And while lots of traders focus only on the short term, it's important to have a big-picture view, too. The big picture shows you the long-term....More>>>
Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) has a fat yield of around 6.7%. But its long-term debt load has increased by more than 50% in the past year and by nearly 120% since the end of 2014. The oil and natural gas giant is now selling assets to get its stressed balance sheet under control. Although I’m fairly confident it will be able to save its dividend, investors should always question their....More>>>
Seeing value in Urban Outfitters (URBN) was not difficult considering the multiples the stock was trading at vis vis the many attractive characteristics of the company – good free cash flows, no net debt, a good level of diversification among brands and a rich and relatively safe dividend, to name a few.
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Back in February, in my inaugural article here on Seeking Alpha, I suggested a buy/write of Fly Leasing (FLY) as a possible strategy for the Irish company. A few days back, I listened to the earnings conference call released last week, and my analysis remains the same.
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News coverage about Strategic Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:BEE) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companie
MorphoSys AG (MOR) is a recent addition to the Nasdaq, having raked in close to $208 million in their April IPO when 2,075,000 new ordinary shares in the form of 8,300,000 American Depositary Shares were priced at $25.04 per ADS.
The fact that they were able to raise more than the origina
Many of you are familiar with my “worst-to-first” strategy of investing in Dow stocks. The investment concept was the subject of my book, Winning With the Dow’s Losers, explains Chuck Carlson, dividend expert and editor of DRIP Investor.