In a junior sector that has become quite a stock-picker’s market over the past nine months, I find some of the safest and lowest risk opportunities come when a company is undergoing a major change. Atlantic Gold (OTCPK:SPVEF) was one such idea I highlighted last year, as the company was set to transform itself into Canada’s newest junior gold producer. The stock has since moved from....More>>>
Massachusetts gambling regulators want to know why Steve Wynn and Wynn Resorts failed to disclose a $7.5 million settlement when they were applying for a state license in 2013.
The settlement will be a primary part of the investigation as it moves forward, investigators said at a meeting Wednesday.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced Sunday that it’s reviewing the....More>>>
HCA(HCA) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after the failure of the Republican health-care bill boosted shares of hospital stocks. HCA was also upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho.
HCAgained 5.2% $90.49, while the S&P 500 fell 0.1% to 2,341.59.
Credit Suisse analyst Scott Fidel and team explains why the failure of the Republican health-care bill....More>>>
Six times more people have died coming down Mount Everest than while climbing Mount Everest. The same can happen as you come down the mountain after retirement. How you distribute wealth, or “disinvest,” is even more important than how you invest. The savings decisions you are making today have far more implications than you might be seeing. Simply following “the herd” without....More>>>
Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google is best-known for its search engine, but is also home to some big moves in artificial intelligence (AI). Nearly a year ago, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stepped in as the guest writer of Alphabet’s annual founders’ letter and noted:
“… the next big step will be for the very concept of the ‘device’ to fade....More>>>
Mid cap home products retailerWilliams-Sonoma, Inc (NYSE: WSM) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the Wednesday market close with results exceeding Wall Street expectations. Net revenues grew 3.7% to $1.202 billion versus $1.159 billion with comparable brand revenue growth of 2.8% on top of 0.6% in Q2 2016:2 nd Quarter Comparable Brand Revenue Growth by Concept* Q2 17 Q2....More>>>
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It is official: The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is, slowly but surely, taking effect. As of June 9, 2017, all financial professionals who provide guidance on retirement plans are considered fiduciaries and must ensure they act in accordance with their clients’ best interests. The rule will impact the industry as a whole, but perhaps....More>>>
When an industry enjoys significant growth, individual stock valuations often rise with the tide. This firm’s inability to grow profits amidst record industry revenues raises a red flag. Add in significant competition, lagging margins, and an overvalued stock price, and it’s hard to justify any bull case. Nevertheless, this stock is up 48% over the past year. For these reasons and more,....More>>>
According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 200,000 financial advisors in the U.S. When you’re looking at such a large group of people, there’s going to be a significant amount of variance. Some advisors may have a portfolio management background. Others may be CPAs, JDs or have come from completely different professions, such as education.
Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said fourth-quarter net earnings rose nearly 15%, boosted in part by the stock markets end-of-year gains.
Berkshires year-end results were released Saturday alongside Buffetts closely read annual letter to shareholders.
Berkshire Hathaway ....More>>>