After reporting another expectations-beating quarter of revenue and earnings growth along with raised guidance (causing its share price to surge over 20% in just two months since my initial buy call on the company), Applied Materials (AMAT) still offers investors considerable value.
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.
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This time of year, taxpayers are bombarded with advice about maximizing deductions to reduce tax bills. By now, most of us know that we can donate to charity, pay off medical expenses, and pre-pay our mortgage interest to boost deductions. But what if instead of focusing on increasing deductions, taxpayers checked out ways to reduce taxable income? In other words: what could....More>>>
December 8, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a very solid report on non-farm payroll gains. Next week’s FOMC meeting is expected to raise the federal funds rate again. Telecom and healthcare were sector leaders today while materials and defensive stocks lagged. WTI crude oil fo
I was reminded of this over the Thanksgiving break as I impatiently waited for that derby-winning fish to bite. As I sat there bobbing in the boat trying to stay warm in the sub-30 degree temperatures in the panhandle of northern Idaho, I realized that fishing is
There's an interesting game of chess being played out in India right now. Not the board game, but one of corporate strategy. I am certain there will at least be a few case studies and books by the time one of them says "Checkmate!".
Amazon India (AMZN) recently increased investments in it