And the beat goes onis a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Womens Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women.
It was a great year for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) in 2016 as the stock was up nearly 13%. Moreover, the stock is off to a decent start this year as it is up approximately 4% year to date.
Over the past few years, the retailer has relished substantial competitive benefits on the back of its enormous scale.Things are gradually changing with the rise of e-commerce sales, however, where....More>>>
Bernstein’s Steven Winoker and team contend that Brexit is “bad for all our companies it is just a matter of degree.” They explain why Tyco International (TYC), Idex (IEX), Danaher (DHR),Honeywell International (HON) and Emerson Electric (EMR) could feel some degree of pain:
While the direct revenue exposure to the UK is relatively small across our....More>>>
"Trust the process." That's what highly regarded Florida State University football coach Jimbo Fisher tells his players, over and over again. Trust the system we've created here. Learn it, and you'll be successful. Fisher is a brilliant gridiron tactician who has built a first-class, state-of-the-art training and development system. My nephew is a redshirt freshman....More>>>
European stocks have boomed to start 2017. Last week, I told you that European stocks were entering a stealth bull market. And right now, we're seeing a huge breakout in Europe's largest economy… Germany. In December, the iShares MSCI Germany Fund (EWG) jumped 6% in just three days. And the rally has led to new 52-week highs. History shows buying after a 52-week....More>>>
Shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), a biotech company that develops small-molecule drugs to block enzymes involved in disease proliferation, surged as much as 12% today after a report was issued that a highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu was found in the northern part of Malaysia.
According to a Reuters report, the World Organisation for Animal Health....More>>>
2017 is looking like a good year for American workers. We’ve just had the 75th straight month of job growth and — according to a new CareerBuilder survey — 40% of employers plan to hire full-time employees. What’s more, 66% expect to increase salaries on initial job offers in the year ahead, says Career Builder.
Investing in the tech sector can be tricky. Competition tends to be fierce, which makes it difficult to stay one step ahead. Two companies that have a strong history of maintaining their edge are Skyworks Solutions(NASDAQ:SWKS)and Infinera(NASDAQ:INFN). Both of these businesses have been taking market share in their industries for years, which is impressive. But which of these two tech companies....More>>>
Graham Holdings (NYSE:GHC) is best known for its Kaplan educational segment, but that doesn’t mean that Kaplan is necessarily the best-performing part of Graham’s business. Lately, education has been under siege, and Graham has had to use other business exposure to stay strong.
Coming into Friday’s fourth-quarter financial report, Graham Holdings investors were curious to....More>>>
On Friday, small cap biotechArrowhead Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ARWR) jumped 18.28% after hosting an investor & analyst R&D day to introduce its proprietary Targeted RNAi Molecule (TRiMTM) platform and to review its pipeline of RNAi therapeutic candidates. Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals develop
The Restasis patent battle between Mylan (MYL) and Allergan is heating up. Mylan heavily criticized Allergan for partnering with St. Regis Mohawks to protect the patents, calling the arrangement "desperate":
Every day Florida's population swells by more than 1,000 people, many of them retirees relocating for the second halves of their lives. There's little mystery why: Even in the coldest months of the year, the average daily high is at least 70 degrees, and the temperature rarely dips below 50 in th