Willis Lease Finance Co. (NASDAQ:WLFC) CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 4,718 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.19, for a total transaction of $147,154.42. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns
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>>>
A grand total of two marijuana stocks trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Canadian marijuana grower Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC) is one. The stock was listed on the NYSE in May. The other is Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG), which has traded on the NYSE since 1992.
This is shaping up to be a truly incredible year for the legal cannabis industry.
Just over a month ago, Canada made history by passing the Cannabis Act. In doing so, it becomes the first industrialized nation in the world (and only the second country overall, behind Uruguay) to have pass
The marijuana industry is growing by leaps and bounds in North America. Cannabis research firm ArcView, in partnership with BDS Analytics, found that legal pot sales soared 33% in 2017 to $9.7 billion. A decade from now, ArcView sees North American sales topping an estimated $47 billion.