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
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF), formerly Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, has had some trouble in its recent past but has a very promising future. By 2020, Cliffs will be rid of all its non-performing assets and will have three solid EBITDA generating streams, its Core U.S. Iron Ore business, its hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant in Toledo, Ohio, and its DR-grade pellets produced at its Northshore plant.....More>>>
It was an unusual research project… Not one in 1,000 investment advisors or newsletter writers would ever consider it. My research partner and I read every shareholder letter issued by companies in the S&P 500 Index. I got the idea from billionaire superinvestor Warren Buffett. Several years ago, Buffett talked about a one-page fax he got from the CEO of a potential....More>>>
Investing in your 20s is not only smart, it’s exciting. The best part about creating a long-term portfolio — whether while going back to school or taking time off — is having the time to invest in undervalued companies. When looking at stocks to buy, it’s all about opportunity cost, which is spent in spades throughout your late-teens and as an aimless 20-something.
With the holiday season around the corner,consumers are busy searching for the products to buy while investors are busy searching for the companies whose products consumers are buying. Just a couple of week back GoPro (NSDQ:GPRO) was one such company on which investors were willing to bet as its products were likely to fly off the shelves of retail outlets. But then the things changed. While GoPro’s....More>>>
With oil prices having more than doubled from their early 2016 low, to over $65 per barrel, traders are waking up this morning to the possibility that the long-dormant oil sector may be coming back with a vengeance.
Today’s prices allow drillers to hedge for $60 per barrel oil for over one year, meaning they now have a platform for new investment. Production recently passed its 2014....More>>>
Warren Buffett aims to hold stocks forever. Were a bit less patient. But we like playing the long game: picking a few solid companies, sticking with them through tough times and hanging on for years, even a decade or more. Investing for the long haul can smooth out the risks of buying individual stocks, which may tumble or stay depressed for ages before taking off. A companys innovations may also....More>>>
Oil company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has been kicked to the curb in 2015 and 2016 on the back of a devastating energy price rout that has even pushed some companies into bankruptcy. Levered upstream companies Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINEQ) and Breitburn Energy Partners L.P. (OTCPK:BBEPQ) filed for bankruptcy earlier this yer because of falling price realizations, and a high debt load that....More>>>
We listened to Cempra (NASDAQ: CEMP) management’s investor conference call after receiving the Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA regarding regulatory application for Solithromycin’s approval for the treatment of adult community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP). The management plans to meet with the FDA to discuss FDA’s request for a comparative safety trial to study....More>>>
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
News coverage about Verso (NYSE:VRS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with sco
DTE Energy Co (NYSE:DTE) insider Peter B. Oleksiak sold 1,000 shares of DTE Energy stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.89, for a total transaction of $99,890.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 29,555 shares of the