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.
The business model of software companies has gone through a monumental shift. In the old days, you had to buy an expensive CD to install software on your computer, or — if you were an enterprise customer — hire someone to come in and do it for you.
Updates were available via the Internet, but not always. If the software improved markedly, you’d usually have to pay for a....More>>>
Investors who’ve waited patiently for shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) to get cheap have gotten their chance. Despite stronger-than-expected growth in the company’s commercial cloud business during its fiscal third quarter, Microsoft shares are down more than 4% in after-hour session Thursday.
Microsoft’s cloud-first strategy, implemented by under CEO Satya Nadella,....More>>>
Hankook (OTC:HAOOF), the Korean tire manufacturer, is very profitable and stealing market share from competitors. The stock is cheap and the company wants to grow 15% in 2017.
The stock trades at 57,300 won, there are 123.85 million shares, and the market cap is 7.1 trillion won ($6.1 billion). It takes 1151 won to buy one dollar. The stock pays a 400 won dividend and yields 0.7%. Earnings....More>>>
Amazon’s real growth strategy will continue to drive upside in AMZN stock for years to come.
Amazon’s(NSDQ:AMZN)growth inside and outside the United States has been relentless in the last ten years, and their double-digit growth has continued even after the company crossed over into the 100-billion-dollar annual sales territory. As the top line gets bigger and bigger, sustaining....More>>>
The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>
The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust… It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you… European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on history, that means we could see an incredible scenario… European stocks could significantly....More>>>
Today, we're staring at what could be the most contrarian idea of my career… The potential upside is enormous… It's literally hundreds of percent. The only question to ask is this… Will you step up and take advantage of it? Most investors think of themselves as contrarians. But when it comes time to make a truly contrarian bet, they freeze.....More>>>
I’m retired and thinking of buying an annuity to add to my monthly income, but I’m not sure which type of annuity might be right for me. Any suggestions? –Elaine
Confused about annuities? You’re not alone. Lots of people like the concept of devoting a portion of their savings to an annuity in return for the financial security and peace of mind an annuity’s....More>>>
Who knows what is going on with health care legislation? I am still interested in how any potential changes could affect older workers.
The need for medical care rises sharply after age 50. Obamacare the Affordable Care Act of 2010 increased the coverage of these older adults by expanding Medicaid, restructuring the insurance market, and offering subsides. The repeal and replace legislation....More>>>
Paycom Software (NYSE:PAYC) is a US-based online payroll and human resources technology provider located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paycom is known for their multiple online services in areas such as talent acquisitions, time and labor management, payroll, talent management, and human resources. Paycom’s broad cloud-based HR system overall aids corporations in managing many aspects of their....More>>>
Nearly 80% of American families planto hit the road this summer, a 10% increase over last year, according to AAA. Many of us assume that a road trip will be a budget-friendly vacation idea, butthe expense of meals, snacks and beverages on the road can costmore than we anticipate. We polled top tr
A quick note: With the 280+ comments I received on my piece published over the weekend about selling a portion of your Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock, I wanted to further clarify my position as the context is important in reading this piece. Unfortunately, many I fear read the title and glossed o
Every new generation of wireless networks delivers faster speeds and more functionality for devices. 1G brought us the very first cell phones, 2G let us text for the first time, 3G brought us online, and 4G brought us the speeds we enjoy today. But as more devices come online, 4G networks ha
You would think that irrelevant ads on mobile devices and desktops would go away, yet Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) defies that belief. The search engine giant is as relevant as ever, and its targeted advertising model is a favorite for advertisers and marketing teams.