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
Three minutes of frantic trading in Treasuries futures just offered a stark reminder of the danger of betting against the world’s safest asset.
What was shaping up as a second straight day of losses in Treasuries on Thursday, with 10-year yields threatening to hit the key psychological level of 3 percent, turned around in a hurry as turmoil in emerging markets spooked global investors.
For Micron Technology Inc. investors, it paid to hold in May.
The largest U.S. maker of memory chips has added about $20 billion in market value this month fueled in part by a forecast for better-than-expected financial performance and a $10 billion share buyback plan. Micron’s 37 percent gain in May puts it on track for its best monthly performance since 2009. The stock is now trading....More>>>
When I was first getting into the business of selling educational programs, a famous zero-down real estate guru asked me, "Do you know the thing people who take my courses want most?" I had a sneaking suspicion I was about to get it wrong, but I gamely answered: "To be successful real estate investors?" "They want to avoid taking action." I told....More>>>
If you’re looking for tips on how to make money withpenny stocks today, we have one tip that can help you find the safest companies to invest in.
Investing in penny stocks is popular for one big reason: The shares are inexpensive, usually below $5, so you can quickly make triple-digit profits. Biotech penny stock Oncobiologics Inc. (Nasdaq: ONS) soared from $0.87 to $1.89 between....More>>>
The S&P 500 is up nearly 7% year-to-date, but the average stock in the index is up just 5.70%. This means the largest stocks in the cap-weighted index are outperforming the smallest names. Even still, two-thirds of the stocks in the S&P are up year-to-date, while 35% of stocks are up more than 10%. Seventy stocks are up more than 20%, while just 25 are up more than 30%.
Following past boom/bust cycles, the oil business appears to have bottomed in February 2016 at $27 a barrel. The bruising multi-year bust in crude oil prices was the biggest reason for the world stock market sell-off from late 2015 to early 2016 of roughly 15% overall. The cruel irony of ultra-low prices is its disruptive effect on regular exploration activity. A short-term oil market depression....More>>>
After 36 hectic years as a primary care physician, Michael Mandel was looking forward to a laid-back retirement crammed with lots of golf and volunteering.
Then the phone rang.
The CEO of Richmond, Va.-based St. Marys Hospital, a sister division and next-door neighbor to Mandels practice, askedif hed be interested in a job as the facilitys medical director for care management. He would....More>>>
Monday was a mixed day on Wall Street, as gains for major benchmarks contrasted with a decline in indexes tracking smaller companies. Many market participants focused on the White House’s support of Chinese mobile device maker ZTE, which lifted several of the biggest stocks of Chinese technology giants that trade on U.S. exchanges. In general, investors seem to be pleased with the health of....More>>>
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>
The number of active U.S. oil rigs have now risen for five straight weeks, and according to experts in the industry, there are no signs the ramp-up in production will abate anytime soon.
When asked what change they expect in the number of U.S rigs drilling for oil in the coming year, a majority of delegates at the S&P Global Platts Oil & Energy Forum on Monday said they expect the....More>>>
MorphoSys AG (MOR) is a recent addition to the Nasdaq, having raked in close to $208 million in their April IPO when 2,075,000 new ordinary shares in the form of 8,300,000 American Depositary Shares were priced at $25.04 per ADS.
The fact that they were able to raise more than the origina
One popular investing strategy is to buy shares of companies that are positioned to rapidly increase their profits. This strategy works because most companies' stocks are valued at a multiple of their earnings, therefore if a company's net income grows, then its stock price should follow suit.