Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
Royal Mail Plc, which traces its origins back five hundred years has been a member of the FTSE 100, the UKs index of blue chip companies, since shortly after being privatized in 2013, only narrowly escaped relegation in the most recent quarterly review this June. But could it now be relegated? Some pundits have ventured as much.
Todays British postal that was founded in 1516 when Henry VIII....More>>>
An economy begins to grow, picks up steam, peaks, slows down, and eventually contracts. The process is known as the business cycle – an inevitable progression from expansion to recession to renewal and recovery.
Central bank policy makers have been trying to eliminate recessions from the picture since the 1990s. Some folks believe that their prescriptions – lowering overnight....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company MSDC Management, L.P. buys Egalet Corp, Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc, Nabriva Therapeutics AG, Nabriva Therapeutics AG, sells Altaba Inc, Nexstar Media Group Inc, Cedar Fair LP, US Foods Holding Corp, Vistra Energy Corp during the 3-months ended 2017-09-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, MSDC Management, L.P.. As of 2017-09-30,....More>>>
You have heard the term, but you don’t know how it works. You may even be familiar with the strategy, but not aware of the nuances. How might this strategy benefit your clients? And which ones? Why should one use premium financing over other types of loan investment alternatives?
Premium financing is a strategy whereby a qualified borrower accesses third-party financing to pay for large....More>>>
A growing number of parents of children ages 17 and older say they’re repaying their children’s college debt, according to a new analysis by USC researchers. About 13% of parents around age 50 reported paying off their children’s student loans.
They’re also borrowing more. From the 1995-96 academic year to the 2015-16 academic year, borrowers for Parent Loans for Undergraduate....More>>>
On Dec. 14, 2016, the federal funds rate was hiked by 25 basis points to 0.75%. More hikes are expected in 2017, but early this month, Fed FOMC members decided to maintain the interest rate at 75% for the time being without ruling out further increments. The next meeting of the Fed is slated for Wednesday, March 15, and analysts believe that the current rate of 0.75% will hold.
NEW YORK – The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5% raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. Thats the biggest raise in three years.
The bump reflects how well stocks have done under these CEOs watch. Boards of directors increasingly require....More>>>
If you’re looking for the best way to capitalize on the recovery effort in gold prices, buying gold or a gold-related instrument like SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD) may not be the best way to do it. Gold miners — and junior gold miners in particular — tend to dish out magnified performances of gold prices, meaning whatever direction gold is moving, the mining stocks move that....More>>>
Although 2016 wasn’t exactly the greatest year for healthcare stocks in general, there really aren’t very many true bargains to be found in the industry. However, three healthcare stocks do appear to be priced well below what they’re worth. Here’s why Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), Lantheus Holdings (NASDAQ:LNTH), and Mallinckrodt (NYSE:MNK) look to be ridiculously cheap....More>>>
Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) is well positioned both geographically and in product terms to reap the benefits of its position, as we go into 2017. CEO Sergio Marchionne has astutely managed the strategic and brand issues involved. The company is better placed than its traditional rivals Ford (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) and the stock market has undervalued its strong position. Recent announcements....More>>>
(Editors note: There is much greater liquidity on the Tokyo Exchange under the ticker 4901:JP)
Japanese companies used to have a well-deserved reputation for being stodgy; while concepts like just-in-time inventory were adopted relatively quickly, many companies have allowed themselves to become lumbering conglomerates that are slow to jettison operations with poor future prospects for growth....More>>>
Three years of bitter infighting in the Bitcoin community reached a head on Tuesday, when a disgruntled group splintered off to create a new coin called Bitcoin Cash that can process a greater number of transactions per second but shares the same transaction history as Bitcoin up until Tuesd
In the face of highflying rivals, eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) is often overlooked in the business press. There is some reason for this, of course. It was once thought that auction-style selling would create the most efficient prices, but traditional retailing is still the norm in 2017. As a result, a
SAN FRANCISCO Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is on the hunt for a savior.
In human resources terms, hes looking to hire a chief operating officer, someone to help guide the operational and strategic direction of a company that has been rocked in past weeks by accusations of sexism, a l
Shares of Santa Clara, California-based NVIDIA Corporation (NSDQ:NVDA) have rallied strongly through 2016, gaining 192% in the year-to-date. And if analyst upgrades are anything to go by, this rally is far from over. After analysts at CITI an