When Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) reported second-quarter fiscal 2019 results after markets closed Monday evening, the marijuana grower and distributor posted a quarterly net loss per share of C$0.25 on revenues of C$54.18 million. In the same period a year ago, the company had earnings per share of $0.02 on revenue of C$11.7 million. Analysts had forecast a net loss per share of C$0.05 and....More>>>
As early as June, the U.K. will start investigating firms that failed to report their gender pay gap, the government’s Equality and Human Rights Commission wrote in a letter to parliament.
Around 1,500 companies failed to comply with the new law, which requires employers with 250 or more staff to publicly report the difference between what they pay their male and female employees on....More>>>
Australia, one of the world’s biggest users of rooftop solar panels, likely added the most new capacity on record last year as electricity users sought to ease escalating power bills.
A preliminary estimate by Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator of 1.05 gigawatts installed last year would be a record for the country, the government body said in an emailed statement....More>>>
The number of people working or looking for work in the U.S. is near a four-decade low, and some experts believe that the opioid epidemic has played a key role in keeping a lid on participation.
According to Jeff Korzenik, chief investment adviser at Fifth Third Bank, the abuse of painkillers that has gripped the nation could be at the heart of a weaker reading of labor-force participation....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
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Large financial institutions had a good third quarter this year, with most reporting stronger earnings and revenues than last year and in the prior quarter.
Some broker-dealers that also have investment banking operations — like Morgan....More>>>
Boston, MA, based Investment company Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc buys Deere, Puma Biotechnology Inc, Abbott Laboratories, Illinois Tool Works Inc, Morgan Stanley, Facebook Inc, General Electric Co, Burlington Stores Inc, PVH Corp, American Express Co, sells St Jude Medical Inc, Wells Fargo, Johnson Controls International PLC, Humana Inc, Hanesbrands Inc during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;size-full wp-image-1343&q; src=&q;http://blogs-images.forbes.com/mikescott/files/2018/01/CSP.jpg?width=960&q; alt=&q;&q; data-height=&q;445&q; data-width=&q;1000&q;&g; The Masdar-backed Gemasolar concentrated solar power plant in Spain. A similar plant will be open in the UAE in the next few years.
Even in the Middle East, home to some of the world&a;rsquo;s largest....More>>>
Media stories about Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Conatus Pharmaceuticals earned a coverage....More>>>
The title of this article may generate strong responses from some, who will reply: “never!” And indeed, if a value trap is defined as a stock that is not a value, then clearly a value trap is never a value. (There aren’t many rich dialetheists on Wall Street.) But let’s take a more nuanced view of a value trap and follow Investopedia.com in defining a value trap, which I....More>>>