General Motors (GM) just jumped after a short upbeat earnings call, and deservedly so, as it has lagged the market considerably since 2011. I’m going to take this opportunity to give CEO Barra some credit. A lot of exciting stuff is happening at General Motors, like 1) its operations are throwing off cash; 2) they are cutting loose underperforming parts; 3) there’s future optionality....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-493057015&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/493057015/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;638&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; The holiday buying season is getting underway at the Maine Mall as stores are beginning to promote their Christmas discounts. The new Bon Ton store in the Maine Mall was the first to....More>>>
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Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS) are lower by nearly 7 percent since the start of 2017. The bank’s recent earnings report even prompted analysts at UBS to downgrade Goldman’s stock rating from Buy to Neutral....More>>>
Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2018. Dollar General Corp is a discount retailer in the United States. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. Dollar General Corp has a market cap of $24.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $90.06 with a P/E ratio of 15.91 and P/S....More>>>
The first tell-all of the Trump presidency is out — but it’s not by a former Trump aide.
Instead, it’s by Michael Wolff, the controversial media columnist who embedded himself inside the White House during the chaotic early months of the Trump administration.
Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” will be released next Tuesday,....More>>>
Every night in 1995, I would deposit money overnight in a different currency… Sounds strange, I realize. But back then, as the vice president of a global mutual fund, one of my jobs was to execute our fund's trades. Once our U.S. trading day was done, we wanted our money to work for us overnight as well. We might put our money into French francs, German marks, or....More>>>
Mid cap electronic manufacturing services (EMS) stock Jabil Circuit, Inc (NYSE: JBL), whos biggest customer would be Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), reported preliminary, unaudited financial results fiscal Q3 2017 earnings along with guidance that beat expectations. Net revenue was $4,490 million versus $4,311 million asDiversified Manufacturing revenue increased 14% whileElectronics Manufacturing revenue....More>>>
Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company initiated its dividend in 2010 and has been growing distributions rapidly since then.
While the company has only managed to increase dividends for four years in a row, I believe that it has the potential to reach dividend achiever status, and has the growth story to become....More>>>
Google is facing a wave of angry customers after advertisements from major brands and the U.K. government appeared alongside content from hate preachers and extremist groups.
The British government has summoned the tech firm to explain itself after a newspaper investigation showed that taxpayer-funded ads were used on inappropriate content including videos from former Ku Klux Klan leader....More>>>
My nest egg is invested in a relatively simple portfolio of stock and bond index funds. What’s a reasonable rate of return for me to expect in the future? –Paul
You ask an important question. Clearly, the returns you earn will affect such issues as how much you need to save each year to build a nest egg large enough to support you in retirement and how much you can reasonably....More>>>