Groupon (GRPN ) made headlines Tuesday after (IBM ) announced a $167 million lawsuit for violation of four of its e-commerce IPs. The tech giant claims that while Amazon (AMZN ) , Facebook (FB ) , and Google (GOOGL ) each pay between $20 million and $50 million for use of these technologies,
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is often considered the 800-pound gorilla of internet growth stocks. The social network’s monthly active users (MAUs) rose 17% annually to 1.86 billion last quarter, and analysts expect its revenue and earnings to respectively grow 37% and 28% this year. Those numbers look solid, and make its forward P/E of 20 look fairly cheap.
However, investors should also recognize....More>>>
I was having dinner with friends recently, and someone asked the question, “Stocks are expensive. How should I protect myself in case the market crashes? Should I short something, or maybe use options?”
For most investors, an exotic strategy like one of these isn’t necessary. Instead, you can protect yourself from a stock market correction or crash by keeping some defensive....More>>>
Let Clients Figure the Retirement Funding Catastrophe Out for Themselves
Alex Azar II, the nominee to be the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today told Democratic senators that he will agree with them about many issues but will probably disagree....More>>>
On Saturday, August 12, I was honored to be a Keynote Speaker for a program called, V-WISE or Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship. V-WISE is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management for women veterans, operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. My speech was directed....More>>>
A smart operator will when he realizes things have not worked out, fold up his tent and move on before he is knocked out of the game for good. One disastrous restaurant venture can drag down an entire string of successful ones, as I have seen many times. – Anthony Bourdain
DineEquity (NYSE: DIN) franchises casual dining restaurants under the brands of Applebee’s....More>>>
The minimum wage in the United States is $7.25 per hour. Assuming a typical 40-hour work week, that adds up to $15,080 over a year. If you're fortunate enough to live in one of the 29 states with a higher minimum wage, you can make a little over $20,000 in a year. But for many, that's still a far
It may not feel like it compared to the string of strong years investors have enjoyed prior to 2018, but it's been a decent year so far. At this writing on July 16, theS&P 500(SNPINDEX:^GSPC) has delivered total returns (including dividends paid) of 5.8%. If the market delivers similar total
Sonic Drive-In (NASDAQ:SONC)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $36.66 and last traded at $36.37, with a volume of 690790 shares. The stock had previously closed at $35.68.