Starting this week, some consumers may have a higher credit score.
Because of improved standards for utilizing new and existing public records, the three major credit reporting companies are now excluding all tax liens from credit reports. That means some scores will head higher, for some by
PayPal, the electronic payments firm, is entering the robo-advisory business. It has announced a new arrangement with Acorns, a robo-advisory firm focused on small investors, that essentially creates a two-way street for customers with accounts at....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>>>
Top executives at United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) took home outrageously high compensation last year, even though the parcel carrier missed many of its performance targets, like revenue growth and total shareholder returns.
In fact, UPS said in its March filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its three-year performance missed targets for revenue growth,....More>>>
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
Analysts at Deutsche Bank hosted a panel of four experts to dissect Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)’s proposed acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM). The analyst’s main takeaway from the discussion is that Amazon will become a “disruptive player” in groceries over the next five years with implications felt across the entire food sector.
A squirrel eats a bread ring on a sunny day on March 30, 2017 in the center of the Ukrainian capital Kiev. / AFP PHOTO / Sergei SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
The investment landscape is littered with stocks that pay dividends, as the equity markets provide an attractive opportunity for investors to receive predictable income while retaining the possibility....More>>>
Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) is an incredibly well-run business with impressive fundamentals as a direct result. That’s it; no need to discuss about the atmosphere in the stores, rewards programs, Pokemon Go, or even Chinese market penetration. That is the job of the management. The company has proven its worth year after year through its strong fundamental growth.
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) is trading at a PE for 2018 of 10.6x with a yield of 1.7%. The business is growing well organically and has abundant capital. All this gives you three reasons to own SYF: nice value, growth and capital return (which might segue into a boost to growth).
Let’s start with the capital: CET1 ratio of nearly 18% at 3Q16 on a Basel III fully phased in basis.....More>>>
NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) has grown its revenues very aggressively in the past 3 years. This article appreciates this fact. What this article attempts to do is put into perspective NVIDIA’s current trading valuation.
I argue that in spite of superb business opportunities ahead, this growth is already accounted for. Currently, it is priced with no margin of safety....More>>>
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Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 551 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 884% compared to the average volume of 56 put options.
Since the oil downturn started in 2014, Trican (OTCPK:TOLWF) has adapted quickly through a series of transformative acquisitions, including its divestiture of U.S. fracturing business to Keane (FRAC) and the subsequent combination with Canyon Services. The company today has become a pure-play C
This Thanksgiving, I had a lot to be thankful for, particularly in regard to my grown children. Im proud that my daughter and son, both in their mid-20s, have grown into smart, conscientious, good-hearted young adults. Im grat
BABA,BIDU,Despite doubling for the year,NVDA,NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock remains a good buy.,
Last week, Jensen Huang led GPU major NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) reported its fiscal 2018 third-quarter earnings crushing analyst estimates once again. NVIDIA delivered a massive beat on both top line and bottom line numbers even surpassing the high end of the analyst estimates
Guardian Capital (OTC:GCAAF) is a Canadian asset manager and financial advisor that holds a large stake in the Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO). The company trades slightly below fair value when considering that large stake, and may also be a way to back into BMO exposure at an effective discou