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
Just as Americans rush to load up on chocolates for Valentine’s Day, the global cocoa glut is finally starting to ebb.
Cocoa futures in New York have climbed almost 9 percent in 2018, making them one of the year’s best-performing commodities. As signs of tighter supplies mount, hedge funds have switched to betting on an extended rally, after holding negative wagers for the past....More>>>
One of the most difficult aspects of trading is timing the market. Odds are if you have been in the market over the past nine years, most likely you made some money. This bull market began in March of 2009, and 24/7 Wall St. is looking back to see how some major blue chip stocks compared to the broad markets over this time.
Back on March 6, 2009, the S&P 500 bottomed out at 666.79, and....More>>>
(Bloomberg) — Prices for individual major medical plans are stabilizing in Pennsylvania and will continue to unless the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress take action that would hurt the program, the state’s insurance regulator....More>>>
Want to provide a health benefit to workers and encourage employees to save at the same time? Offer a high-deductible health plan combined with a health-savings account; it accomplishes both goals and likely encourages retention, too.
This sounds like Im mixing apples and oranges, but hear me out.
Founders at startups often agonize over retirement plans for employees. Not everyone....More>>>
"Having the most money doesn't always make you the winner," Moneyball author Michael Lewis said to us on stage. For example, in 2002, the Oakland Athletics had the third-lowest payroll of any team in baseball. The New York Yankees paid their players nearly three times more – an extra $80 million. Yet the two teams made it the same distance in the playoffs. ....More>>>
The world’s largest automaker is putting big money into electric vehicles in China.
Volkswagen (VLKAF) and its local partners plan to invest more than 10 billion ($11.8 billion) to build electric and hybrid cars in the country — the world’s biggest auto market — over the next seven to eight years.
More electric vehicles are sold in China than anywhere else....More>>>
Treasury yields inched higher Friday, but ended lower on the week as a combination of concerns about geopolitics and uncertainty about President Donald Trumps policy priorities helped to support buying in the perceived safety of government bonds.
On Friday, yields mostly ticked up for a second straight session as the so-called reflation trade was rekindled amid Trumps promise to reveal details....More>>>
A few days ago, an article about Nike (NYSE:NKE) argued that “Nike’s shares aren’t priced to buy.” The reasoning was that “Nike is, at best, fairly valued. And it certainly isn’t trading hands at fire-sale prices.” The question is: should you expect (and wait for) fire-sales prices? Most value investors know the maxim that it is better to buy a great business....More>>>
Ever walk past a construction site? It’s hard not to be enthralled by all the heavy construction machinery moving things around. With the world’s developing economies still building at a relatively fast pace and developing economies, like the United States, in desperate need of upgrading their aging infrastructure, the companies behind that construction machinery could be just....More>>>
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
Media conglomerate Vivendi SA ADR (NASDAQOTH:VIVHY) announced its second-quarter/first-half results on July 30, and reported strong adjusted net income growth, while also seeing its balance sheet grow steadily on the back of solid cash flows and the proceeds of selling its stake in Ubisoft earli
Since the beginning of the year, MetLife (MET) has been hit hard by a string of negative charges and a material reserve build-up. For starters, on the 2018 Outlook Call, management announced a review of practices and procedures used to estimate the company's reserves related to certain annuitants