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
Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in BIO-TECHNE Corp (NASDAQ:TECH) in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 3,790 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $572,000.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also....More>>>
In 2016, hacking on a large scale made the headlines more than ever. Whether it is political parties, government databases in the United States and Saudi Arabia, or large corporations such as Anthem and Target, cyberattacks seem to be on the rise.
Forecasters at Forrester Research recently predicted that the next U.S. president can expect a major cybercrisis as companies grapple with how....More>>>
Go back a year, and offshore drillers like Noble (NE), Rowan (RDC), Transocean (RIG) and Atwood Oceanics (ATW) had been all but written off–until they weren’t anymore. Since then, investors have been rewarded for picking winners in the group from the losers, as Atwood Oceanics has more than doubled, Transocean has gained 34%, and Rowan has risen 42%, while Noble and Diamond Offshore....More>>>
Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) (+98%, +4.21%, +14%, +0.44%), the U.S. and Macau gaming company, was the largest contributor to the Fund’s 2017 performance with strong earnings growth in Macau and Las Vegas. Industry gross gaming revenues (GGR) in Macau accelerated in the second half of 2017 well beyond full year GGR growth expectations. With major infrastructure projects moving closer to completion,....More>>>
Toward the end of the calendar year, artificial selling can cause mispricings in stocks. Some non-economic sellers are individuals who are locking in losses for personal tax purposes. Others are institutional investors who aren’t eager to explain to paying clients why they were invested in losers. In certain stocks, this non-economic selling....More>>>
Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) and TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earni