If youve ever had to dispute a charge on a credit card, fix a mix-up with your mortgage or stop a debt collector from hounding you, youve benefited from the work of a federal watchdog agency that is now under fire in Washington.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau arguably has done as much to change the financial lives of consumers as any other government agency in history.
Blackstone co-founder Stephen Schwarzman (Photograph by Jamel Toppin)
As President Donald Trump visits Saudi Arabia on the biggest foreign trip of his presidency, private equity giant Blackstone Group is unveiling a $40 billion infrastructure fund with the gulf nation, which will primarily invest in the United States. Saudi Arabia will commit $20 billion to the Blackstone....More>>>
Virtual reality is often touted as the “next big thing” among tech companies. Goldman Sachs believes that the market could blossom into an $80 billion one by2025, and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly called VRa next-gen “computing platform.”
However, the aging bull market and hype regarding VR-related stocks have made it tough to find fundamentally....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for prepaid debit card stock Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) is scheduled for after the market closesWednesday (February 22nd).Green Dot Corporation wasin our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio back in 2014 based on the stocks share pricebeing undervalued at the time as well as generating excellent cash flow compared to itsmarket cap and for potentially....More>>>
"When was the last time a sector or an industry went down six years in a row?" I asked my good friend Meb Faber at lunch in New York last November. Meb is the guy to ask… He is one of the smartest, most respected minds on Wall Street. And he has crunched the numbers going back decades. "Six down years? It NEVER happens," he said. "But coal stocks ended....More>>>
It’s mind bending. Scientists believe it is now possible to wind back the biological clock. Aging would not only stop. It would reverse.
Last month, researchers at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California published a ground breaking study in the medical journal, Cell. Using genetic modification, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Alejandro Ocampo and other Salk scientists....More>>>
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Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) is a provider of information management software for the public sector, with a focus on small, local governments. TYL’s software applications and services are generally grouped in three areas: financial management and education; courts and justice; and property appraisal and tax.
The bull pitch is that TYL is focused on smaller governmental agencies that....More>>>
Smallcap home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware orRH (NYSE: RH) reportedQ3 2017 earnings after the market closed Tuesday that beat expectations and sent shares to near all time highs in after hours trading.Net revenues increased 8% to $592.473 millionon top of a 3% increase last year des
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