The days of dominance for the largest rooftop solar companies appear to be coming to an end. With the TPO (third-party ownership) model starting to lose momentum, companies like SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY), Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) and Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) will likely have an increasingly hard time moving forward. While these companies are starting to adapt to this new solar environment, they have little....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image ap size-large wp-image-3b7dfb75957c460ea745fb96af70087f&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/3b7dfb75957c460ea745fb96af70087f/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;640&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; A protester holds up a poster with a picture of Brazil&s;s former President Luiz In&a;aacute;cio Lula da Silva during a demonstration in his....More>>>
BP Plc and ConocoPhillips are in discussions for an asset swap deal that would see the U.K. energy major gain a greater foothold in a key project in the North Sea and the U.S. explorer get Alaskan assets, according to people familiar with the talks.
BP is considering taking Conoco’s stake in the Clair field, in which BP already holds a 28.6 percent stake and is the operator, the people....More>>>
The Masters’ tagline has been “a tradition unlike any other” for years. The validity of this claim aside, the first major championship of the year at Augusta National Golf Club is unique to the rest of major sports and golf as a whole for the simple fact that it does not pursue the most money possible.
Augusta keeps many of its financial dealings under wraps, but the Masters....More>>>
Last Friday was a forgettable one for athletic footwear company Skechers USA Inc (NASDAQ:SKX). SKX stock fell roughly 30% after the company reported what the Street viewed as disappointing first quarter numbers.
But the report wasn’t that bad. Across the board, the numbers were very strong.
And there is still a lot to like about the global, mid-priced-market growth trajectory....More>>>
Thousands of the world’s richest and most powerful people are preparing for a pilgrimage to Davos.
Why are they flocking to a sleepy village in the Swiss mountains?
That depends on who you ask.
President Trump, whose attendance promises to enliven this year’s World Economic Forum, told the Wall Street Journal that he’s making the journey to act as a cheerleader....More>>>
Usually, when I talk about equity ownership, I’m going on and on about wealth creation, passive income streams, financial freedom, yahdayahdayahda. I’m always harping on valuations and buying stock at a discount. Well, in this piece, I’ll discuss another benefit of owning certain equities: the discounts on the goods and services that certain companies offer their shareholders.....More>>>
Media coverage about Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Global earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16....More>>>
Japan’s trade recovery powered into 2018, with exports and imports registering strong growth. The increase in imports resulted in the first monthly trade deficit since May 2017.
HighlightsThe value of exports rose 12.2 percent in January from a year earlier (forecast +9.4%).Imports grew 7.9 percent (forecast +7.7%).The January trade balance was a deficit....More>>>
As major indices continue to trade near record highs it has become more difficult to hunt down valuable stocks at cheap prices. But if you can find those stocks, and if those stocks happen to boast a dividend yield of 3%, it gives investors an opportunity for solid returns at a time when many stocks are overpriced. Both Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) offer investors....More>>>