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
Stocks logged solid gains last week, with positive earnings results helping lift both theS&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC)and theDow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) by about 2%. The indexes are back in positive territory for the year, but remain below the all-time highs they reached in late January.
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Dollar General (DG) marked its 27th consecutive year of same-store sales growth in fiscal 2016. It followed this milestone up with a beat on both the top and bottom lines during its first quarter of 2017, with comps once again growing – but by only about 0.7%. As I was sifting through the retail carnage, Dollar General was one of the companies that stood out as above average, so I decided....More>>>
December 19, 2016: Markets opened higher again Monday as investors intent on driving indexes to new highs and the DJIA above 20,000. A look at the S&P sectors shows telecoms and real-estate stocks the leading gainers, while energy and healthcare lag. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $52.12 a barrel, up about 0.4% on the day. February gold added 0.5% on the day to settle at $1,142.70.....More>>>
A strict adherence to the Newtonian wisdom that “what goes up must come down” might save you from some stock-related heartache, but it would also cause you to miss out on some of the best investment opportunities in the market. Taking a quick look at the massive gains posted by companies like Amazon and Netflix over the last decade should help to illustrate that point.
Primecap Management Company is an under-the-radar adviser that doesn’t talk to the media. But it did something no other tracked fund did: it bought Tesla for less than $30 a share in 2011 and hung on to it through the stock’s explosion this year. That’s an estimated gain of 469%.
Primecap advises the Odyssey Funds, which consist of a stock fund, growth fund and aggressive....More>>>
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Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL)hasn’t been having its own way recently. A few months ago, the company wasordered to return $13 billion in back taxes in Europe plus now it has todeal with a new US president in Donald Trumpwho clearly has reservationson how Apple runs its business affairs. Recently though, the Irish government announced that it would be appealing the European Commission’s decision....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