The S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) did well in 2016, producing another winning year and extending the bull market in stocks. Even though the index had some troubled times, strength in the U.S. economy and in fundamental business prospects for the index’s constituent stocks helped the market overcome challenges and continue its generally upward path. Technically, the S&P 500’s best....More>>>
The traditional February lull in initial public offerings (IPOs) enters its second and final week, but a much anticipated offering is on tap for the following week. Last week also saw several new filings that we’ll take a quick look at here.
First, of course, is the scheduled March 2 IPO of Snap, parent of Snapchat, a camera app that wipes the photo or video after the receiver of the....More>>>
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to serve as a financial expert witness in a variety of divorce cases. I’m usually hired for a couple of reasons. To either investigate a claim that a former spouse may have moved or hidden assets before or during the divorce, or they misrepresented the value of their retirement account to avoid splitting the assets.
The Coca-Cola Co (KO) manufactures, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. This dividend king has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1893 and increased payments to common shareholders every for 55 years in a row. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.‘s (BRK.A,BRK.B) is the largest shareholder of the world’s largest....More>>>
It would be far too easy (and highly inappropriate) to enter the holiday season full of sourness. Yes, there is plenty to be worried about -- North Korea, Brexit going wrong and a new tax law that will increase the U.S. deficit, to name a few -- but that would be neith
Chemistry Nobel Prize winner Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman gives a press conference in the Technion Institute of Technology in the northern port city of Haifa on October 05, 2011. JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Nearly 70 days after Uber's CEO resigned, the startup has finally chosen a replacement: Dara Khosrowshahi, currently CEO of Expedia (EXPE). He hasn't officially accepted yet, but is expected to, according to Expedia chairman Barry Diller.
Small cap Internet radio stockPandora Media Inc (NYSE: P) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the Monday market close with revenue better than expected, but the Company trimmed its revenue forecast which sent shares down in after hours trading. Total consolidated revenuegrew 10% to$376.8 million