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
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) recently held its annual meeting, which included hours of shareholder Q&A with CEO Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger. While Buffett is obviously the star of the show, Munger is known for his matter-of-fact quotes on issues that are important to the company’s investors.
With that in mind, here are three things Charlie....More>>>
This is part three in my series outlining the importance of implementing a retirement income framework.
Last year, my colleague Alex Murguia and I spent considerable time developing and testing a framework we call the Retirement Income Optimization (RIO) Map™ for commercial use at McLean Asset Management, where I serve as the Director of Retirement Research.....More>>>
Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) posted excellent results for FQ4 to cap off a strong year. Revenues increased 21.7%, beating estimates by a wide margin, and EPS of $1.57 came in ahead of estimates at $1.57. Net income from continuing operations increased 20.1% y/y. I have to admit I was surprised by the results. I expected that a weakening US economy would take its toll on the RV sector. In hindsight,....More>>>
After a long stretch of calm and a relentless rally, the stock market appears to be taking a breather. No one should be surprised — unless youre surprised it took so long for this bull market to take some downtime. Stock market corrections, typically defined as a loss between 10% and 20% from the peak, occur about every two years, on average. The last one began in May 2015, so were due, especially....More>>>
Big-name sponsors are yanking their support from New York’s 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade after organizers decided to honor a man labeled by U.S. officials as a terrorist.
Coca-Cola (CCE), AT&T (T, Tech30), JetBlue (JBLU), Univision (UVN), The Daily News, the New York Yankees and Goya Foods are among the companies that have decided not to sponsor the event, which is scheduled....More>>>
It’s been a long time since Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) stock was in a legitimate uptrend. Despite the hiring of a new CEO last year to right the ship, Valeant’s share price has continued to fall.
The question that investors must ask now isn’t when Valeant will turn things around. Instead, the key question is whether it will happen at all. Can Valeant Pharmaceuticals....More>>>
Microsoft Corporation can scale new highs if it’s latest initiatives pay off in the booming AR/VR market.
Of late, shares ofMicrosoft (NSDQ:MSFT) have been making new highs, with solid double-digit returns YTD, in contrastwith its past years. Microsoft’s cloud business, along with Office 365 and LinkedIn synergies are seen as major growth drivers. However,Microsoft which is....More>>>
When I made a bit of money on the sale of a regional magazine I started publishing in 1969, I looked for a reliable investment where I could put to good use the proceeds from the sale. That was a chore. I ended up buying some Treasuries (in 1980 they were yielding unprecedented amounts), I bought a vacation home, and I set aside some money to start another business.
With an increase in the amount of merchants and customers, both above 45% y/y, and the revenue growth at more than 22% y/y in the last two years, GreenSky (GSKY) is very interesting. Its positive earnings per share in the last three years makes this stock a must follow.
When discussing investments in energy stocks, most analysts and investors tend to focus their attention on the outlook for energy prices. This is understandable, since energy prices have a huge impact on all stocks in the sector. Unfortunately, this much important variable is notoriously hard to
An issue of Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) bonds rose 1.8% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Thursday after an insider sold shares in the company. The high-yield debt issue has a 4.625% coupon and will mature on July 15, 2023. The debt is now trading at $77.75 and was trading
Sometimes the market gets fairly excited about a perceived significant event causing a lot of would-be investors to jump into an investment without properly weighing all the potential risks and outcomes. Cobas Asset Management invested in Teekay Corporation (TK) to the tune of about 4 million sha