Adobe Stock Has the “free lunch” of investing been over-sold to investors? YCharts.com The financial advice industry has been on a sugar-high…that has lasted decades.  Since the 1980s, claims of “Nobel Prize-winning theories” and the virtues of “diversification – the free lunch of investing” have been force-fed to investors ad nauseum.  I have heard it
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Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares are jumping after Warren Buffett’s company reported better-than-expected profits for its second quarter. The conglomerate posted June quarter operating profits of $4,190 per Class A share, up 67 percent year over year and higher than the analyst consensus of $3,387 per share, according to Thomson Reuters. J.P. Morgan reiterated its
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IBM Chief Human Resource Officer Diane GhersonDiane Gherson/IBM When it comes to the forefront of the global human resources landscape, Diane Gherson is someone you want to know. As Chief Human Resource Officer at IBM, Diane has helped to revolutionize IBM over the past 13 years. Under her leadership, she has transformed global workforce outcomes
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The private table in the back of Nobu was a tabloid photographer’s dream. It was January 2005, and Tom Brady, Michael Jordan, Alex Rodriguez, Bill Clinton, Gary Cohn and Marc Lasry were among the group dining at the Japanese eatery after 18 holes at Jordan’s celebrity golf tournament in the Bahamas. For most 25-year-olds, having
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How much should you invest outside the U.S.? Photo: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images) One critical question for all stock investors is, what should my international exposure be? Unfortunately, here investors can be their own worst enemy. This issue may end up hurting performance, or increasing risk, or both. On average, U.S. investors hold around 15% of their
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Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) CEO Steve Kaufer put on a confident game face in the wake of Thursday’s disappointing second-quarter report, but owners of TRIP stock — current or prospective — weren’t buying it. Indeed, they were selling it — in spades. Tripadvisor shares ended Thursday’s action down by a little more than 11%. The stock perked
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin These 15 funds are the cheapest in their categories for short-term speculations.  Shutterstock Owning a bond fund is one way to bet on a decline in interest rates. The table ranks the cheapest exchange-traded funds for three-month holding costs on a $10,000 investment. 3-month Holding Cost*
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Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) fell in Wednesday trading following its third-quarter report. Although earnings beat estimates, revenue from its cannabis division, as well as the revenues from the overall company, did not sit well with investors. The CEO’s behavior on the call probably rattled investors further. However, this temporary setback could provide investors the chance to
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Investors in travel stocks like Caesar’s Entertainment, Wynn Resorts and Expedia took flight this week, sending the companies’ shares sharply lower. Craig Johnson, chief market technician at Piper Jaffray, says one consumer leisure stock is working for him. “The best stock, from our perspective, is Boyd Gaming. It’s going to have more of a domestic
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