The first picture in my first article on Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) showed the long-term returns on various poultry farming and meat processing companies. While I didn’t mention it, it showed an awkward fact: SAFM was not the best of the group – that title belonged to Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM).
Since 1997, CALM share price has appreciated at 16.5% CAGR, while the SAFM share....More>>>
Are Berkshire Hathaways best days behind it? Warren Buffett seems to think so. In an essay to mark the firms 50th anniversary, the Oracle of Omaha wrote in 2015 that Berkshire Hathaways future long-term gains will not come close to those achieved in the past 50 years. (The words in italics are reproduced exactly as they appeared.) The numbers have become too big, Buffett goes on to say about....More>>>
The uberization of senior services is all the rage. You can download an app and order up a home visit from a doctor. You can get home delivered groceries or prepared foods. And, of course, you can get a ride.
While these services were designed primarily for the young and overworked, there are real potential benefits for older adults and others with disabilities. The most....More>>>
American Vanguard Company (NYSE:AVD) is a solid company. It was hit hard by the agricultural downturn but I believe the long term case is strong. I like the company’s balance sheet. I like its earnings growth. I believe they are unknown and will make a valuable addition to one’s portfolio.
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American Vanguard develops, manufactures, and sells....More>>>
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on Tuesday posted total October U.S. sales of 258,626 vehicles, a decrease of 1.7% compared with October 2015. Retail deliveries rose 2.5 points for the year to date to 208,290 units, and fleet deliveries slipped 3.7 percentage points for the year to date.
GMs new vehicle sales for October were forecast at 246,512 by analysts at Edmunds.com. WardsAuto had estimated....More>>>
It’s a good time to buy a home. Accordingto the Mortgage Bankers Association, getting approved for a home loan is easier than it has been at any time in this past decade, with lenders recently approving 77% of loans, up from 71% in mid-2015. On top of that, interest rates are still extremely low, historically speaking.
You might want to act relatively quickly, though, as interest rates....More>>>
The Internal Revenue Service announced more tax relief today for victims of Hurricane Harvey, this time lifting hurdles to accessing retirement funds. Its usually hard to qualify for an in-service distribution from your workplace retirement plan, but the IRS is bending the rules for storm victims
Four score and seven years ago, the difference between the haves and have-nots was measured by dollars and cents. The haves lived a life of indulgence and leisure, while the have-nots toiled day and night just to make ends meet.
But all that has changed as the focus of retirement has move