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
Despite Facebook’s (FB) choppy recent performance, I like the company and the stock. Facebook has faced challenges recently, in the form of Russian election interference and the subsequent changes Facebook has made leading to a decline in U.S. and Canadian users.
Facebook is focused on the long term and is not just trying to maximize short-term profits or....More>>>
One of the most famous passages in American literature occurs in Chapter 13 of Ernest Hemingways The Sun Also Rises. It takes place in a caf茅 in Pamplona, Spain during the running of the bulls.
Bill Gorton, a friend of the protagonist, Jake Barnes, has just arrived from New York. Bill is in the caf茅 talking with Mike Campbell, an upper-crust Englishman, now fallen on hard times but keeping....More>>>
It looks all but certain that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates when it concludes its two-day meeting on March 15. Bank stocks are traditional beneficiaries of higher interest rates, but they have already rallied sharply since the presidential election in November because investors are giddy about potential corporate tax cuts and financial deregulation. If the central bank....More>>>
While Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) is one of the largest energy-infrastructure companies in North America, most of its assets are in the United States. However, an outsized portion of the company’s near-term growth is in Canada due to one major project. Given the size of the project, the company is currently looking at a range of financing options, which could lead it to get creative with its....More>>>
Turkey’s currency is already having a rough year, but if the U.S. reimposes sanctions on Iranian oil exports it could fall even further.
That’s because the lira, along with the yen and the Swiss franc, is more at risk of declining than most major peers should Iranian shipments be curtailed, according to an analysis from Danske Bank’s Jens Pedersen that maps different....More>>>
According to the IRS, U.S. taxpayers received $264.5 billion in total refunds in 2016. That makes the average refund total about $2,993.
That may feel like nearly $3,000 of “extra” money, but keep in mind a refund is what you overpaid to Uncle Sam during the last tax year. It’s your money you earned, so it benefits you to make the most....More>>>
U.S. stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard will speak at 9:40 a.m. ET.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 67 points to 24,890.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures rose 4.60 points to 2,734.00. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index gained 17 points to 6,977.00.
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