Leawood, KS, based Investment company Financial Advisory Service, Inc. buys iShares Core MSCI EAFE, Vanguard Small-Cap Value, iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value, Vanguard Total World Stock Index, The Kroger Co, iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global, sells Amgen Inc, SPDR S&P Dividend, Verizon Communications Inc, iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth, MPLX LP during the 3-months ended 2017-12-31, according....More>>>
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If you are an adult buying a gift for your father next weekend, he may be old, and perhaps very old. Many people in their 50s and 60s still have fathers. Stocks for Dad? Probably conservative ones, and not too expensive.
Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is one of the safest investments among U.S. stocks. It has not done much to make people money on price alone over the last year. Verizon trades at $49,....More>>>
In no uncertain terms, Snap’s (NYSE:SNAP) first shot at hardware was an utter disaster in just about every way imaginable. Snap ordered far too many units, which resulted in inventory writedowns and other costs associated with canceling its purchase commitments with suppliers. Meanwhile, the company also lost money on each unit sold, and the product failed to generate any type of meaningful....More>>>
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A difficult year for 3M shareholders will not get better anytime soon, according to Jefferies.
The firm lowered its rating for the industrial company’s shares to hold from buy, predicting its valuation will decline in the latter part of the economic cycle.
“We see less room for multiple expansion in a rising rate environment, and once recession risk moves to dominate the....More>>>
U.S. equities continued their post-election surge on Monday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the other three major stock market averages to new record highs as a group for the first time since 1999.
Investors continue to view the incoming Trump administration and its plans for big tax cuts and spending as a huge tailwind for the economy. We’re also in a period of seasonal....More>>>
If you want to understand Warren Buffett’s approach to investing, here are 10 books that can help you do that.
Warren Buffett is an avid reader. In fact, when asked about his secrets to success, Buffett once pointed at a stack of books and said:
Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.
While we don’t....More>>>
For pretty much three years now, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) stock has been almost remarkably range-bound. SBUX stock had been one of the market’s better performers for years, but since July 2015, it has stayed almost entirely between a low price of $54 and a high price of $63.
At this point, I’m not sure what gets the stock out of its range. The unfortunate incident in....More>>>
Every year at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) annual meeting, CEO and Chairman Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spend hours answering questions on investing and life in general. Even though many of the questions asked are pertinent to Berkshire’s businesses, there are always a few takeaways for investors.
For tens of thousands of shareholders,....More>>>
To find the best dividend stocks, investors need to pick companies that offer reliable yields, with regular payout increases, and choose stable companies that they can bet on over the long term.
Unfortunately, not all dividend stocks are created equal. For example, some may offer sky-high yields, but lack the financial stability and endurance to become wealth-generating investments. To help....More>>>
Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett was a guest on CNBC's "Squawk Box" segment Monday morning and spoke on various topics, including his overall view on the state of the stock market.
The $51M Return
March 11, 1942 was the day Buffett, 87, bought his first stock and needless to say a lot has happened....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)(NYSE:BRK-B) reported that operating earnings increased 49% year over year to $5.3 billion in the first quarter of 2018. The Omaha-based holding company reported that its insurers, railroad, and manufacturing subsidiaries all earned higher profits, though losses in its investment portfolio weighed on its net income.
Here’s a breakdown of the company’s....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) reported a first-quarter net loss of $1.138 billion, a sharp contrast to the net profit of more than $4 billion it reported in the same quarter last year.
At first, this may seem like cause for alarm. However, a closer look shows that the loss isn’t really a loss at all. Here’s a rundown of Berkshire’s earnings, and why the company’s....More>>>
So who are these two men who could take Warren Buffett’s place? Here’s what we know about Berkshire’s succession plan, and a brief introduction to the two Berkshire managers who could potentially run the $600 billion conglomerate in the future.
Berkshire’s succession plan
Warren Buffett is 87 years old, and his business partner and right-hand man, Charlie....More>>>