At some point in any romantic relationship, this question may arise: "Why do you love me?" The moment is fraught with danger and the answer needs to come quickly and without hesitation. Otherwise, well, who knows. The worst possible answer would be, "Because you're a person."<
TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
The Q3 2017 earnings report for mid cap mobile device and smartphone stock BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) is scheduled for before the market opens onTuesday (December 20th). We did have BlackBerry Ltd in our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio in the past – both as a potential turnaround trade or as a purely speculative trade as investors need to keep in mind what aFebruary....More>>>
The National Retail Federation NRF expects retail sales in November and December to increase 3.6%, which is slightly less than the 3.7% expected, according to a FactSet report.
The figure, which excludes autos, gasoline and restaurants, would bring sales to nearly $656 billion. The rate of growth was 3% in 2015 during the same period, and has averaged 2.5% over the past ten years.More than137....More>>>
Bernie Madoff, who ran a nearly $65 billion Ponzi scheme, is one of the biggest criminals in human history. But he was also the product of a corrupt financial system, one where both clients and regulators looked the other way from cooked books in order to continue reaping the gains he so steadily delivered.
Thats one of the sure-to-be-controversial conclusions of Ponzi Supernova, a new Audible....More>>>
Goldman Sachs says its time to Allergan (AGN). Analyst Jami Rubin and her team added the beaten down specialty drug maker to the firms Conviction List, arguing that the company is primed for growth with a best in class pipeline that features more than 70 unique assets featuring several first-in-class or best-in-class candidates.
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
One of the major advantages of using Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL) products is how well they work together. They seamlessly transition between each other, making it easier for the consumer to use multiple products at once. For example, AirDrop makes it easier to transfer stuff from your iPhone to your Mac and vice versa or receiving calls from your computer when your iPhone is far away or sending and receiving....More>>>
After stumbling badly on negative publicity about foodborne illness at some of its restaurants, the fast casual dining industry’s once unstoppable frontrunner finally caught a break: On February 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) free of the nasty E. coli bug responsible for the illness outbreak.
We finally have conclusive proof of something we've always believed... The bond market is smarter than the stock market. You may have heard this saying before... It's one of Wall Street's oldest adages. And it's one of our core beliefs from nearly 20 years of studying t
Expectations are low for HCM software vendor Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD). After having missed two earnings in the past twelve months (3Q16 and 2Q17), investors aren't expecting great things from a company whose growth has decelerated to 10% in the most recent quarter.
In early 2016, I (Porter) was invited to dinner with one of the most powerful men in the world – the "Metropolitan Man"... We met on the top floor of New York City's Metropolitan Club. There, he warned me that the potential for negative interest rates threatened the
The "great unwind" is here... After months of speculation, the Federal Reserve formally made the announcement this week. It will begin to "taper" its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. As the Wall Street Journal reported... The Federal Reserve i