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
Our Long Idea reports aim to identify those firms that the market has overlooked and that, when analyzed beyond standard metrics, are significantly undervalued. These hidden gems provide excellent upside potential to any portfolio, with little downside risk.
In addition to individual Long Ideas, we provide Model Portfolios that provide well-screened lists of companies based on specific criteria....More>>>
Small-cap stocks can deliver explosive gains — or sizable losses. Choose well, and these high-risk yet potentially high-reward stocks can deliver multibagger returns and turbocharge your portfolio’s overall performance. But choose poorly, and a small-cap stock can produce painful losses, up to and including a complete loss of capital should the business be forced into bankruptcy.
Media coverage about PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PetroChina....More>>>
Conventional wisdom suggests that investors should find safe stocks to buy. Penny stocks and potential “triple-baggers” might be more exciting and a big win might provide a better story, but experts will tell you the smart play is to benefit from compounding returns in safe, stable stocks.
That general strategy is similar to that followed by Warren Buffett with Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
We just released a study that looks at the relationship between children and retirement security. Kids are expensive. Parents divert considerable resources to their children both time out of the labor force when the kids are young and direct expenditures on food, clothing, education, etc. as they grow.
But those child-related expenditures do not mean that parents will end up less well prepared....More>>>
Having closed out my position in KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ:KLAC) in late November and given the fact that it is trading near its 52-week highs I believe it is a great time to investigate what is going on with this stock. After having freed itself from an acquisition by Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX), the stock has steadily increased on its own merits. It has been a pretty good showing against the S&P 500....More>>>
Investment company Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. buys VanEck Vectors Gold Miners, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN, Vanguard Short-Term Government ETF, sells Comcast Corp during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc.. As of 2017-03-31, Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. owns 241 stocks with a total....More>>>
A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Meanwhile, investors have been bailing out from the company’s stock,....More>>>
Clearly with St. Patrick’s Day falling on Friday, the volume of trading dropped as Wall Street enjoyed the festivities. However, once again the market continued the inexorable climb higher this past week. For the first time this year, the insider buying volume looked to be much closer to the selling in share count, though insider sellers still seemed to dominate in the dollar amount. Either....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