Teen retailer Tilly's (TLYS) saw its stock get crushed after the company reported really ugly holiday quarter numbers. The company missed on both the top and bottom lines, while delivering comparable sales growth that was well short of expectations. The margin expansion narrative also lost some
Unlike the financial sector that dominated Crescent’s 2016 returns, there wasn’t any one sector that was an unusual driver of performance year to date. However, Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) was one company that did stand out, increasing 42.41% in the quarter, which added 0.73% to the Fund’s first-quarter return.
Arconic’s recent stock price performance was neither a function....More>>>
Gold prices finished in negative territory Monday as the dollar strengthened and as investors favored assets perceived as risky over so-called havens.
Gold has been plagued by a downbeat tone in the wake of recent signals from the Federal Reserve for at least one more increase to interest rates this year in what has been interpreted as an upbeat outlook on the worlds No. 1 economy. That view....More>>>
Never a boring day — that’s been the de facto mantra of the administration of President Donald Trump. But over the weekend, he may have taken things a bit too far. In a series of tweets, Donald Trump accused his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, of wiretapping his phones. A day later, the White House called for a congressional investigation as to whether Obama meddled in last....More>>>
It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. – Warren Buffett
What is a wonderful company, and what is ‘quality’ from an investing standpoint? The most constructive definition to address these questions....More>>>
A few years ago, Boston Consulting issued a report that found five categories of luxury consumers.
The report examines the spending habits of the five luxury goods markets in the United States, Brazil, China, Japan, Russia, and Europe. They found it very interesting.
5 luxury goods consumers
Spotify (Pending:SPOT) is gearing to go public this year, most likely in the first quarter of 2018. This is one of, if not the, biggest competitor for Pandora (P) and a public filing will provide greater insight for investors. P seems to be in the midst of a very exciting time with the launch of
My mother is one of the smartest and most accomplished people I have ever known.
A First Amendment attorney with more than three decades of experience, she has argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court eight times, using her legal skill and savvy to defend her clients most basic constitut
Macys (NYSE:M) is finally escaping retail purgatory.
The iconic department store beat earnings and revenue estimates and has slowed its declining same-store sales. Its cost-cutting efforts are finally working as management appears to be setting the company up for a steady recovery after ab
US Nuclear (OTCPK:UCLE) has positioned itself with the worlds leader in nuclear fusion to become a dominant provider of scarce, costly, and essential radioisotopes used to diagnose cancer and heart disease and to treat cancer with cobalt 50. If successful, as is expected by MIFTI/MIFTEC and US N