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
Half of the American workforce can’t fight discrimination at work. Not because they don’t have rights, but because they signed them away.
More than 60 million Americans are bound by forced arbitration agreements, which state that an employee can’t sue the company or participate in a class action. Instead, the employee would have to bring a complaint to an arbitration forum....More>>>
For a company sailing the headwinds of technological era since 1911, there will be certain legacy issues. The company’s bets on cognition and analytics are paying off finally, which is much evident in the revenue growth bifurcation (although overall the revenue doesn’t impress much).
The artificial intelligence system helps customers in a wide range of business analyze massive....More>>>
Ross Stores (ROST) is an interesting story in retail space. At the time when most of the US retailers are under pressure from increasing online competition, Ross is posting strong sales and earnings growth. The companys stock price has gained 172% over the last five years easily outperforming S&P Retail ETF (XRT) and S&P 500 (SPY). Despite strong fundamentals and impressive out-performance,....More>>>
Portland, OR, based Investment company Portfolio 21 Investments buys Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp, Danaher Corp, FedEx Corp, S&P Global Inc, sells General Mills Inc, United Parcel Service Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, General Electric Co during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Portfolio 21 Investments. As of 2017-06-30,....More>>>
Oil prices have continued their volatility after news broke that the EIA (Energy Information Administration) released generally mixed oil-related data for the prior week and after an interesting rig count update. In what follows, I will go over the data released by both the EIA and Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI) and give my own thoughts on what it means for investors in companies like Memorial Production....More>>>
Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI) reported during the last earnings call an inventory increase, however the increase was lower than expected. The company invests heavily in customer diversification, which will help to stabilize revenues and reduces the dependency on a single client. The guidance for the next quarter is considered weak, but we believe that from the first quarter of 2018 the....More>>>
With Social Security funding issues around the corner, uncertain market conditions, long-term low interest rates and skyrocketing medical costs, American retirees are facing a laundry list of retirement challenges. The only certainty is that retirement is going to be dramatically different than the retirement previous generations encountered. In order to retire with financial security and dignity,....More>>>
The tech world is dominated by some of the most powerful brands in the world. Companies like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Samsung (OTC:SSNLF) and others are featured in the mainstream and business media as much, if not more, than the industrial giants of old. In fact, they’ve....More>>>
One popular approach to investing based on Benjamin Graham’s methods is to use the so-called “Graham Number.” There are some important differences between the Graham Number and the Graham Formula, but using the Graham Number is definitely useful even if the investor only uses it as a screening tactic.
I have selected the best companies trading below their Graham Number.....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