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
We’ve noted before that for all the attention Macau gets, the real action for casinos these days is in Las Vegas. In a report issued today, Gabelli’s Adam Trivison touts the importance of Nevada for Boyd Gaming (BYD) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which have large Nevada footprints, and for Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which don’t:
The shift in technology that has drawn billions of dollars into autonomous driving has also spurred investors to pile into businesses that specialize in sharing cars, summoning rides, and even borrowing bikes. Taken together, this new model for the mobility-as-a-service business continues to grow at a startling pace and move into new markets.
The growth comes even as companies navigate....More>>>
Monday September 12: Five things the markets are talking about
September trade has finally ushered in some volatility.
This month, the market has and will be focusing on Tier 1 central banks for direction (to come BoE, SNB, BoJ and Fed). To date, despite the lower for longer mantra across the board, its been the rhetoric thats managed to jolt the various asset....More>>>
How to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy
Investing in emerging markets always has a heightened amount of risk associated with it. However, large and mid-cap stocks can help mitigate the heightened amount of risk. This is why I believe that the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is the safest way to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy. The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed....More>>>
When Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced its electric semi, Elon Musk said that when driven autonomously, the cost per ton mile will be less than that of rail. Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire-Hathaway owns BNSF, has also said that autonomous trucks will be bad for his business. Is this the technology that kills railroad valuations? Let’s look at the numbers.
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the technology giant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $5.18 on revenues of $22.54 billion. In the same period a year ago, the company reported EPS of $5.01 on revenues of $21.77 billion. First-quarter results compare to the....More>>>
Editor’s Note: The EPA’s Nov. 30 decision to maintain the ethanol levels required in transportation fuel was a win for renewables. That’s why we’re revisiting Kent’s outlook for biofuel, its place in the new energy balance, and the investment opportunities it’s opening up now…
Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company specializing in creating antibiotics to treat MDR (multidrug resistant) bacteria. Its lead candidate, plazomicin, recently was recommended for approval for cUTI (complicated urinary tract infections) on May 2 by an FDA advisory com
Depomed (NASDAQ:DEPO) dropped 0% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $6.58 and last traded at $6.69. Approximately 3,739,419 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 190% from the average daily volume of 1,287,687 shares. The stock had previously clo
Credicorp (NYSE: BAP) and Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.
Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) shares shot up 6.2% during trading on Wednesday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The company traded as high as $16.00 and last traded at $15.40. 34,203 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 92% from the average session volume of 435,552 shares.