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
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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>>>
Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in BIO-TECHNE Corp (NASDAQ:TECH) in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 3,790 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $572,000.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also....More>>>
European stocks are climbing, but investors aren’t waiting for more gains.
While the Stoxx Europe 600 Index is poised to post its fifth consecutive weekly advance — the longest streak since October — investors have been yanking money out of funds that track the region’s equities. To some, this shows traders are eager to cash in on the rebound rather than bet stocks....More>>>
When casino gambling is legalized in Japan, we’re going to see an all-out spending war among resort operators because it could become the world’s most lucrative market. And because of the potential Japan offers casino operators, the feeding frenzy they promise could also make it the most expensive gambling market in the world.
Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ:HCSG) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
For pretty much three years now, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) stock has been almost remarkably range-bound. SBUX stock had been one of the market’s better performers for years, but since July 2015, it has stayed almost entirely between a low price of $54 and a high price of $63.
At this point, I’m not sure what gets the stock out of its range. The unfortunate incident in....More>>>
Stocks under $10 can be a cost-effective way for the little guy to diversify a portfolio, especially if you don’t have a lot of money left over to invest after you pay bills and pad your emergency fund. However, many low-priced stocks are priced low for a reason, so you need to pick stocks under $10 that have a good shot at turning into stocks over $10 in the not-too-distant future. Is....More>>>
International trading houses have stopped buying aluminum from United Co. Rusal as U.S. sanctions on the Russian company sent shock waves through the market for the metal used in everything from airplanes to beer cans.
Trading houses have been advised by their banks and lawyers that they can’t continue trading with the Russian company, according to executives at five companies that....More>>>
First Japan, and now China, is getting markets notably the bond world stirred up.
Bonds are the topic du jour, especially after the Bank of Japan got everyone a bit worked up yesterday by trimming its government bond purchases. Then this morning, Bloomberg reported China is considering c
Intel (INTC) stock is performing remarkably well lately, shares of the semiconductor leader have gained over 50% in the past year on the back of better-than-expected financial performance from the company. With the stock trading near historical highs, investors may understandably feel reluctant
As one would expect, shares of ZTE's U.S. optical component suppliers rose sharply after President Trump signaled that a deal to end a recently-imposed ban on U.S. parts sales to the Chinese phone and telecom equipment giant is in the works. And NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) posted a double-digit ga
The Wheel of FORTUNE just concluded an interview, part of SA partnership with Cheddar TV to produce a Seeking Alpha "Idea of the Month" slot. These interviews are always a challenge because i) they are very short in nature (only 4-5 minutes), and ii) since it's live TV we are dealing