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
Wall Street on Monday didn’t just cash in on one winner, or a daily double, or even a trifecta. It notched astock market-style superfecta, with all four major U.S. stock indexes — representing blue chip names, technology stocks, small caps and large-company stocks — all closing at record highs on the same day for the first time in 17years.
WFT CEO Krishna Shivram. Source: WFT Annual Report
Last month Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT) borrowed $540 million in senior notes to pay down its revolver and cure a potential covenant breach. It also raised about $450 million in equity to help shore up its balance sheet and fund more cash burn. The shares were sold to a passive investor who also has warrants to acquire an additional....More>>>
China’s biggest Netflix-like streaming site finally has a plan to get into the rapidly expanding arena of social and user-generated short-form videos. But iQiyi Inc. reckons it’ll take as long as three years to get there.
The Baidu Inc. spinoff had long recognized the potential but chosen to focus on its core business out of necessity, iQiyi Chief Executive Officer Gong Yu told....More>>>
In 1993, I learned two of the most powerful investing lessons of my life… I was primarily trading emerging market stocks at the time. The big story was China. I was a broker specializing in foreign stocks, and my phone was ringing nonstop. Everyone wanted to buy Hong Kong stocks. That was a thrilling time for me… I had never made so much money before in such a short....More>>>
Black Friday conjures up dreams of scoring flat-screen TVs, video games, jewelry and winter clothing for super-low prices.
But after the gobble gobble, think about some vroom vroom.
The day after Thanksgiving is the best day to buy a used car, according to iSeeCars.com, which found 33.1% more deals that day than on the average day. No. 2 on the list was Veterans Day (32.5%), followed....More>>>
CEO of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) Ajay Banga sold 239,020 shares of MA on 05/03/2018 at an average price of $185.97 a share. The total sale was $44.5 million.
Mastercard Inc is a technology company that generates revenue by charging fees to its customers based on both the dollar volume of card activity and the number of transactions processed through the network. Mastercard Inc has a market....More>>>
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>>>
In a junior sector that has become quite a stock-picker’s market over the past nine months, I find some of the safest and lowest risk opportunities come when a company is undergoing a major change. Atlantic Gold (OTCPK:SPVEF) was one such idea I highlighted last year, as the company was set to transform itself into Canada’s newest junior gold producer. The stock has since moved from....More>>>
Income investors often ask "who are the dividend kings?"They're indisputably the best and the safest dividend stocks you can buy because dividend kings are companies that have increased their dividends every year for the last 50 consecutive years or more, which means growth, stability, and relia
Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ: CTWS) and Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings an