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
Facebook is under siege. Personally, I think it’s unfair, in part. Facebook is in the news because the company does exactly what it said it would do.
Like many of the largest companies in the world right now, Facebook is a data company. It collects information from users and packages billions of bits of random information into usable data files that customers then pay for.
Investing in stocks can make you a lot of money over time. The average annual return for the S&P 500 is around 10% before adjusting for inflation. That translates to your money doubling on average every seven years or so over the long run.
But some stocks don’t take nearly that long to double. Three stocks in particularhave doubled investors’ money — and more —....More>>>
Amazon, Apple, Ford and Goldman Sachs are among America’s largest employers and most iconic brands. They have something else in common: They’ve all been attacked by the CEO president.
President Donald Trump styles himself a business-friendly leader. But just this month his administration imposed tariffs on steel, aluminum and Chinese goods. It went to trial to block a vertical....More>>>
One of the most difficult aspects of trading is timing the market. Odds are if you have been in the market over the past nine years, most likely you made some money. This bull market began in March of 2009, and 24/7 Wall St. is looking back to see how some major blue chip stocks compared to the broad markets over this time.
Back on March 6, 2009, the S&P 500 bottomed out at 666.79, and....More>>>
&l;p&g;There are two vastly different groups of people in the retirement world: those who have a thorough plan and those who do not. The first group of investors has a well-thought-out strategy defined in writing &a;mdash; a written financial plan. The second group of investors might think they have a strategy but ultimately don&a;rsquo;t, since they lack a written plan.
Shares of Amazon approached an all-time high on Thursday after-hours after the e-commerce giant blew past earnings and revenue expectations for the first quarter. Significantly, Amazon also announced it was raising the annual price for its popular Prime membership from $99 to $119.
Earnings per share of $3.27 beat a $1.24 consensus, while revenue of $51.04 billion beat a $49.92....More>>>
Analyst Bruce Nudell and his team intitiated coverage of the stock with a Buy rating and $93 price target. Nudell writes that he likes Medtronics leadership position across major markets, and he believes it can sustain mid-single digit revenue....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>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
Since the beginning of the year, MetLife (MET) has been hit hard by a string of negative charges and a material reserve build-up. For starters, on the 2018 Outlook Call, management announced a review of practices and procedures used to estimate the company's reserves related to certain annuitants
Royal Bank of Canada lifted its holdings in LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:LTXB) by 289.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 536,333 shares of the financial services provider’s stock