This is part of a series of stories that comprise TheStreet’s Blue Chip Studio, which will illuminate issues related to corporate board performance, activism, dealmakers and personalities revealed by analysis of data generated by BoardEx, a business unit of TheStreet.
BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, said it will be putting pressure on companies to address boardroom....More>>>
Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is bubbling, and one important lesson is that bubbles burst. A counter point is bubbles persist and you do not necessarily want to short the stock because you may be caught up in a short squeeze. I believe it is a great time to take profits in NFLX. My recommendation is to sell some of your stock holdings to preserve capital and/or take some profits. Strike while the iron....More>>>
Diane M. Ramirez, CEO and Chairman of Halstead Property
Tech enabled real estate brokerages like Redfin and Compass may be very hot these days, however, back in 1984, Diane M. Ramirez and Clark Halstead had already pitched and raised VC funding to The Halstead Property Company from investors like Bessemer Venture Partners. Together, they co-founded the firm with....More>>>
Many have mulled this question; few have been lucky enough to answer it: Take lottery winnings as a lump sum or annuity?
As with any financial decision, there are pros and cons to both sides. But the pro to a lump sum is often the same as the con: You get to take that money and run. For some that means investing it; for others, it means wallpapering their house with $100....More>>>
I was concerned that the U.S. Labor Department’s new fiduciary rule wouldn’t go far enough. Yet the rule unveiled on April 6 to address conflicts of interest inherent in the advisory business is the first one with teeth.
See Also: What the Government’s New Financial-Adviser Rule Means to You
What’s the root of the problem the DOL is addressing? Consider the....More>>>
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after a successful drug trial.
Vertex Pharmaceuticalsgained 20% to $108.01 today, while the S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% to 2,361.13.
Morgan Stanley’s Matthew Harrison and team write that the data on Vertex’s cystic fibrosis treatment was “as good as we could have hoped.”....More>>>
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent chief financial officer (CFO) buys were: Orion Energy Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:OESX), Foundation Building Materials Inc. (NYSE:FBM) and ChannelAdvisor Corp. (NYSE:ECOM).
Orion Energy Systems CFO bought 44,851 shares
Orion Energy Systems CFO William T. Hull bought 44,851 shares for $1.8 per share on Feb. 21. The stock price....More>>>
U.S. equities moves lower in rare fashion on Thursday, pushing large-cap stocks down to test levels not seen since late December amid a bid in safe haven assets and weakness in the U.S. dollar following a contentious press conference from president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.3%, the S&P 500 lost 0.2%, the Nasdaq Composite lost....More>>>
American companies are trying to stop employees from raiding their 401(k)s, in an attempt to ensure that older workers can afford to retire and make room for younger, less-expensive hires.
Employers of all typesfrom Home Depot Inc. ....More>>>
Retirement investing is not what it used to be. In the old days, one could just invest in the safe stocks to buy, in blue chips, in a nice ladder of bonds, and do just fine.
Alas, the market has significantly changed. Much of this is due to the historically low interest rates weve had.
The problem with the Federal Reserves attempt to goose the economy is that it killed bond yields,....More>>>