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
In this weekend's Barron's cover story, Jack Bogle shares his views on the future of the fund industry.
Other featured articles offer consumer staples stocks that may be bargains and drone stocks hitting turbulence.
Also, the prospects for cryptocurrency, a home superstore operator and a streaming platform provider.
Mark Carney may be wondering at times if less is more when he speaks to financial markets.
After a bruising month that’s seen his own signals on interest rates questioned and one of his deputies forced to apologize for calling the economy menopausal, communication is once again a hot topic for the Bank of England governor.
Carney, who arrived at the BOE in 2013 with forward....More>>>
&l;!–donotpaginate–&g;&l;p&g;As the tax filing deadline approaches in the U.S. next month on April 17, the &l;a href=&q;https://www.irs.gov/about-irs&q; target=&q;_blank&q;&g;Internal Revenue Service&l;/a&g; (IRS) has reminded taxpayers that more than 70% of them – over 100 million people – qualify for free tax filing with&a;nbsp;&l;a href=&q;https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free&q;....More>>>
I have taken a long break since I last wrote on my favorite holding, Career Education Corporation (CECO). Every article I’ve written has received, at best, a lukewarm response. Few seem interested, least of which Wall Street. On the last two earnings calls, no analysts were present. The company continues to get no serious research; almost nobody but myself actually....More>>>
Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
Has Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) moved so far from R&D and product development within its most core franchise, HIV/AIDS, that it has forgotten to protect those crown jewels quite as thoroughly as it might? Clearly, its HIV/AIDS franchise is strong and probably getting stronger. Yet ViiV is challenging it and in some ways, as shown below, it may be that GILD has ignored that challenge....More>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) shares are on a tear, and the company’s first-quarter financial results show that management is making headway in paying down debt. However, the business itself continues to sputter, and ultimately this rally could be short-lived if sales can’t find their footing.
The good news
Valeanthas been struggling to offset declining sales following....More>>>
Over the past 12 months, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) has risen by approximately 23%. As we enter 2017, investors must ask themselves whether these returns will continue or can they find better returns elsewhere. In my view, Las Vegas Sands’ shares are going to come under pressure in 2017, because dividend investors may begin to realize that the dividend does not have room to grow for reasons....More>>>
CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) reported its fourth-quarter financial results on Thursday. The big pharmacy services company beat its guidance, helped primarily by a strong performance from its pharmacy benefits management (PBM) segment. The bar had been lowered, however, because CVS reduced its fourth-quarter projections three months ago in light of contract losses to Walgreens Boot Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA).
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
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen