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
Doug Hughes focuses on lesser-known, small cap regional banks; the editor of Bank Newsletter looks for banks that operate in attractive regional markets, often ones that would be attractive acquisition targets.
AvidBank Holdings (AVBH) has the fastest growth of any bank out there and yet is still one of the safest with almost no bad loans, and a great, great market area in Palo Alto,....More>>>
March 23, 2018: Markets opened slightly higher Friday but the major indexes couldn’t hold onto their gains in the face of China’s first retaliatory shot in a trade war kicked off by Trump yesterday. China’s opening salvo did not hit soybeans or Boeing, two big and easy targets. The president signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill that will keep the government funded through September....More>>>
Biotricity (OTCBB: BTCY) is a comer in the rapidly growing medical device market and is a small cap to take notice of. Driving this lucrative market are; IoT-driven device connectivity, governmental pressure to cut healthcare costs, escalating hospital costs, a need to reduce hospital readmission rates, an aging population, and a high rate of people with chronic disease. The largest factor driving....More>>>
Leon Black, chairman and chief executive officer of Apollo Global Management LLC. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Why did one of the smartest hedge fund investors on the planet spend the early parts of 2017 buying shares in private equity giant Apollo Global Management hand over fist? To understand the reason billionaire Chase Coleman’s hedge fund Tiger Global spotted....More>>>
A couple of weeks ago, the latest round of "13F" forms came in… Folks who manage at least $100 million need to file these forms each quarter with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission… They reveal all of the filers' stock holdings. So if you know where to go and whose 13Fs to look at, they can be a great source for trading and investment ideas. ....More>>>
Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VTV) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 3,421 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $353,000.
Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Acropolis Investment....More>>>
We know that the U.S. population is aging. 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. Maybe that’s more than you thought. Maybe that’s less. But in absolute terms, it’s a lot of people requiring specialized housing (with long-term care option on site, for example) and a statistic that grows as the years go by. This yields very attractive economics in the demand for senior housing,....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>>>
Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio): Fairholme’s latest internal figures have Sear (NASDAQ:SHLD) at a net asset value (NAV) of over $90 per share. This figure has been dramatically reduced over time due to the retail cash burn. We come up with the $90+ per share based upon the remaining real estate of the company – including long-term leases, which we have significantly discounted to....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