News headlines about Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale o
Coming out of the Great Recession, Chipotle (NYSE:CMG) was an investment phenomenon. The company somehow found the magical combination of expanding its number of stores while simultaneously achieving rapid growth at its existing locations.
And then the bottom fell out. On the heels of multiple reports of food-borne illnesses, traffic dried up at stores. The stock cratered, and fortunes were....More>>>
Warren Buffett warned students about the perils of using debt and leverage decades ago using Donald Trump as a negative case study.
Buffett was asked by a Notre Dame student about Trump’s business troubles during a question and answer session in 1991. Trump’s Atlantic City Taj Mahal casino filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection later that year.
After the September disclosure of the largest consumer information data breach in US history and the significant price decline in its stock, Equifax (EFX) offered investors a high risk-high reward proposition. Equifax was an excellent wide moat business available cheaply because of significant legal and regulatory risks.
While the Trump Administration installed many “business friendly”....More>>>
President Trump took credit Tuesday for “the safest year on record” for U.S. air travel, touting zero deaths in 2017. But there actually haven’t been any deaths on a U.S. passenger airline in nearly nine years.
Still, the president took credit for the safety record in a tweet.
“Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news....More>>>
“Real estate is an imperishable asset ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised.” — Russell Sage
Walt Disney (1901-66), the singular visionary genius who — more than anyone — transformed the business of entertainment in the 20th century, had legions of admirers over the decades. Among them is Steve Wynn, founder,....More>>>
A trader works on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on August 23, 2017 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Bryan R. Smith (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)
Benjamin Graham once wrote, diversification is an established tenet of conservative investment. By accepting it so universally, investors are really demonstrating....More>>>
Vical (NASDAQ:VICL) has been a horror show for investors. Failed trials, poor technology and a lack of awareness have left this small biotech company from San Diego all but forgotten. There are many reasons that a long-term investor would have no interest in this company even though it passes Benjamin Graham’s criteria as a net-net investment because it is trading below cash. I believe there....More>>>
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., laughs while playing cards on the sidelines of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
Warren Buffett made $12 billion in 2016 and reclaimed his position as the second richest person in the world.
A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Meanwhile, investors have been bailing out from the company’s stock,....More>>>
Hit games are a weird thing. They can sometimes come out of nowhere, and sometimes can be considered an inevitability. Many thought games such as Grand Theft Auto V by Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO) or any version of Call of Duty by Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) would undoubtedly do very well and would likely be hits. Others took the market by surprise, Pok茅mon Go by Niantic/Nintendo (OTCPK:NTDOY)....More>>>
Every time we turn around, the marijuana industry seems to be making history. Earlier this year, Cronos Groupbecame the very first over-the-counter-listed pot stock to uplist to a more reputable exchange -- the Nasdaq. In January, Vermont became the ninth state to OK the use of recreational mari
Siacoin (CURRENCY:SC) traded 1.5% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM ET on May 21st. One Siacoin coin can now be purchased for approximately $0.0200 or 0.00000236 BTC on popular exchanges including Upbit, Lbank, Poloniex and Vebitcoin. In the last seve
That's the date scheduled for Canada's Senate to vote on bill C-45, legislation that would make the recreational use of marijuana legal throughout the country. The Senate already cleared one key hurdle in March, with a44-29 vote to allow the bill to a