A recent column addressed the idea of moving in retirement. To be more specific: What are the pros and cons of retiring in a college town?
The advantages, at first blush, are clear: a stimulating atmosphere, opportunities for continuing education, a diverse population, a stable economy (for the most part), and, frequently, lots of restaurants, shopping and cultural events. That said,....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV Program, Monday, January 9.
The market has become too hot before getting into the earnings season which is not a good thing. “We want things cool. There is too much heat. That is why I’m hoping we get some more down days this week, just in case the earnings aren’t as perfect as they need to be after....More>>>
Is Facebook Inc stock a good buy near its all-time high price? Flickr
Shares of Menlo Park, California-basedFacebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB)are on a roll in 2017, gaining more than 21% YTD after a lackluster 2016. FB stock is trading near its all-time high of $139.68. FB stock has been driven by multiple factors. At large, the strong bullish rally has been on account of strong revenue growth....More>>>
MannKind (NASDAQ:MNKD) has pretty much all of its eggs in the Afrezza basket these days and monitoring the steps of the re-launch of Afrezza is a critical thing that current investors and prospective investors need to do. The company is now on the final stretch of its first quarter in control of Afrezza, and thus far has met the modest expectations that I laid out prior to the re-launch.
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Upon turning 60 recently, I came to the realization that other than family, work and community service, I was living for my next pilgrimage. Ive been taking pilgrimages since high school. Im not talking about a religious journey
When I previously wrote an article about Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB), suggesting that it might deserve a look as an anchor stock for your portfolio, some (in the comments) suggested that KMB's debt-to-equity ratio was too high and that they would stay away.
Shares of Achaogen (AKAO) rose by up to 90% just a few months after my December article suggesting readers buy the secondary offering. The stock has completed the round trip back down and then some, currently in the red by 20% from where we first started.