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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
Monday November 20: Five things the markets are talking about
The collapse of the German coalition talks over the weekend would suggest that Germany is no longer the role model of ‘political' stability. Europe's strongest economy has the possibility of three options ahead, a minority government, a continuation of the current grand coalition or new elections.
After four weeks without a single IPO, the US IPO market is back from its annual August pause. Four deals are on the IPO calendar to raise $690 million in the week ahead, including:
The first energy IPO in over a year, an MLP with a 7.5% annualized yield A VC-backed tech company (2016’s tech IPO class is up over +100% on average) A large Bermuda bank and wealth manager with....More>>>
Warren Buffett and his business partner Charles Munger are still on the hunt for a large deal after a quiet 2017.
“Berkshire’s goal is to substantially increase the earnings of its non-insurance group. For that to happen, we will need to make one or more huge acquisitions,” Buffett, the chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Saturday in....More>>>
Non-bank ATM operator Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) slumped on Friday despite reporting fourth-quarter results that beat analyst estimates on all fronts. The culprit driving the decline may be the company’s 2017 guidance, which calls for a decline in adjusted EPS. At 2:30 p.m. EST, the stock was down about 10%.
It’s not an understatement to say that Spotify (SPOT) is the most anticipated IPO of the year. The Swedish music streaming company, over the past several years, has risen to nearly one hundred million paying subscribers and has become one of the world’s largest unicorns. In December of last year, Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent (OTCPK:TCEHY) bought shares of Spotify at a reported....More>>>
The red hot solar jobs market cooled off last year.
The solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs in 2017, a 4% drop from 2016, according to a report by the Solar Foundation, a nonprofit group that promotes solar energy. It’s the first time jobs have fallen since the group began tracking them in 2010.
More than 250,000 Americans worked in solar installation, manufacturing, sales....More>>>
This article began by searching for stocks hitting their 52-week low. DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) reached its 52-week low on Monday, April 3, 2017. At $3.90 it offered investors value. Then the stock moved up over the next few days as I prepared this article. DHX closed Friday, April 7, 2017, at $4.50.<
Indians increase purchases of refrigerators and TV sets around election time as the government puts more money in the hands of voters, which stands to benefit some of the world’s most profitable consumer finance companies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is following his predecessor in
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