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
Tech companies and home builders figured prominently in the best-performing stocks of 2017 on the S&P 500 index, while energy companies and a few retail and consumer stocks figured among the worst performers.
As the books closed for the 2017 trading year, NRG Energy Inc.
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The holiday is over, and Washington is right where it was on Friday. Democrats want child healthcare and disaster relief as part of a spending bill, and Republicans don’t. A bipartisan child immigration deal was thrown down a hole, and another stopgap resolution may be needed. Meanwhile, cryptocurrencies are cratering....More>>>
Are marijuana and hemp the same thing? It largely depends who you ask. The federal government accurately recognizes that hemp and marijuana are variants of the same species…. Cannabis sativa, but aren’t one and the same. Yet, the DEA recently put rules in place that suggest they’re not going to act as if no distinction exists (though that matter is still not clarified by legislative....More>>>
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The second-worst Dow stock so far this year is Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), which....More>>>
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With a rapidly changing economic environment, what worked well for one generation won&a;rsquo;t necessarily....More>>>
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But that’s not the case anymore. Today, investors have to account for a global market that is connected in so many ways....More>>>
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One of the richest men in China has made a big bet on an icon of Europe’s automotive industry.
Li Shufu, the billionaire chairman of Chinese car maker Geely (GELYF), invested about $9 billion buying a stake of almost 10% in Daimler (DDAIF), making him the biggest single shareholder in the owner of Mercedes Benz.
Li, who’s estimated to be worth around $18 billion, has....More>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
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