Women are opening up new small businesses at a faster pace than men. But they’re facing higher hurdles to making them successful than their male counterparts.
About one in five small businesses majority female-owned, and the number of such firms also grew by 22% between 2007 and 2015, according to a recent report published by the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Kansas City.
Pot stocks have delivered triple- and even quadruple-digit returns to investors in 2017. For example, Amfil Technologies Inc. (OTCMKTS:AMFE) has exploded a massive 1,942.8% so far this year.
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The millennial generation has oft been cited as leading the trend of impact investing.
For that reason, American Century Investments sought to learn more about millennials’ opinions on impact investing – which....More>>>
Church & Dwight (NYSE: CHD) offers an opportunity to invest in the ongoing consumer product dividend grower trend without the hype and attention focused on other names. The company’s smaller market cap and lower dividend deflect attention from its fundamentals, which should allow it perform at least in line with and perhaps over and above its peers over the medium term.
March1, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 74 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 2 to 1 and on the Nasdaq advancers led by decliners more than 3 to 1.
Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) dropped 0.1% Wednesday, to post a new 52-week low of $2.90 after closing at $2.93 on Tuesday. The....More>>>
Oil prices edged lower Monday, with investors set to digest key numbers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries this week that will give further clues on supply and demand.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in February ....More>>>
In June of this year, I wrote a Seeking Alpha article pointing out that Evolution Petroleum (NYSEMKT:EPM) stock price was not keeping pace with the rise in the price of WTI. Since that piece was published, shares are up 50% and are up over 80% since my first Seeking Alpha article on the company in February (see Evolution Petroleum: Total Production Costs Of Only $13.44/bbl). Is it time to take....More>>>
Deals and Financings
OrbiMed filed with the SEC to raise $450 million for its third Asia-focused fund, OrbiMed Asia Partners III. Originally formed in 1989, OrbiMed maintains a strictly life science focus globally, with $13 billion under management and investments from early stage to private and public equity. The company opened offices in Shanghai and Mumbai in 2007 and now runs over $500....More>>>
Is the stock market predicting a victory by Donald Trump in next week's election? According to Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at equities-research firm CFRA, history suggests the odds of a Trump presidency may be higher than many folks believe. As he explained to financial-news network CNBC this week… Going back to World War II, the S&P 500 performance....More>>>
DNA sequencing pioneer Illumina(NASDAQ:ILMN)typically takes advantage of the annualJ.P. MorganHealthcare Conference to make its most important hardware announcements of the year. Investorsare hoping for news that foreshadows revived growth of sequencer sales.
Image source: Illumina.
Although two-thirds of Illumina’s sales are comprised of consumables, sales of the sequencing....More>>>