In our last article, we noted that the middle market for privately held businesses in the United States has about 350,000 firms. Of those, only about 20% are “ready for sale.” And, we mentioned that there are consultants who assist business owners prepare their companies for sale. Just to be clear, these are value enhancement consultants as opposed to investment....More>>>
This is the inaugural article within a series on German Dividend Champions. These are great dividend investments in German stocks which are currently undervalued and offer significant upside potential. Compared to US stocks like PG or JNJ even the German heavyweights have less impressive and long-reaching dividend track records. That’s why I regularly will only refer to historic data beginning....More>>>
Make way for some waves. CVS Health (CVS) and Express Scripts (ESRX) have released their formulary exclusion list for 2017, which details which prescription drugs will not be covered by health plans.
Why do we care? Commercial payors have been showing signs of pushing back against high drugs costs, which is a huge concern for drug companies and their investors. The coverage list determines....More>>>
Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s annual letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) was released last weekend, and as usual, Wall Street has spent the last few days dissecting the letter for any guidance and tips from the Oracle of Omaha on investing and strategy.
Buffett’s letter to investors has become somewhat of a yearly investment bible for value....More>>>
MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC (NILSY) is our first stock pick based on the Trump administration; it is a metal company run mostly by Russians in Londongrad, notes international investing expert Vivian Lewis, editor of Global Investing.
NILSY was cobbled together by a bunch of oligarchs who share the spoils through their shareholdings: 30.3% by Vladimir Potanin Roman, CEO via Interros; 27.l8%....More>>>
Stocks finished in the red today, as the market apparently decided it need to take a breather.
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The S&P 500 fell 0.4% to 2,165.17 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 77.80 points, or 0.4%, to 18,517.23. The Nasdaq Composite declined 0.3% to 5,073.90. The Dow’s drop ended its nine-day streak of new highs.
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins