It was nice to see the New York Times catching up to what I told you months ago here… the headline read ‘Amazon Sets Its Sights on the $88 billion Online Ad Market’. I first brought this to everyone’s attention an article in early June. You can read it here. So get ready everyone… it […]
Stocks to Avoid
Following a string of high-profile scandals, Warren Buffett’s favorite bank has never really recovered, with its recent quarterly results confirming the ongoing struggle. Is there any way back to centre for the beleaguered bank?
In recent months, it has gotten harder to separate the performance of the U.S. stock market from the performance of the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google/Alphabet). Despite Facebook’s face-plant, after its earnings announcement led to the worst one-day loss ever for any stock, the overall performance of the market year-to-date has been […]
With energy prices falling and an escalating trade battle potentially eroding global GDP, its bad news for this energy infrastructure bellwether.
One of America’s oldest, household-name companies is on the ropes. Amid sluggish sales and profits, plus massive debt, it’s undergoing a full strategic business review ahead of a potential sale. But despite buyout rumors, here’s why you should steer clear.
In the midst of a much-needed turnaround and upcoming name change, one very well-known pharmaceutical company just suffered a setback on a new drug. And with an astonishing level of debt, investors might have got too carried away with the story. A simple name change won’t fix this stock.
President Trump is at it again… on June 13, he again blamed OPEC for the rising price of oil. In a tweet he said, “Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again. Not good!”. This follows a similar tweet on April 20 when President Trump said “oil prices are artificially Very High” due […]
For millennia now humans have known that a leopard cannot change its spots and a tiger cannot change its stripes. The same holds true when it comes to corporate behavior. . .Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) just can’t stop giving away your personal data for profit. Not surprising considering its corporate culture was laid down by Mark […]
The great migration from dial-up and landlines to broadband and wireless was supposed to be a boon for companies like today’s feature. But amid declining subscribers, revenue, earnings, and cash, plus a sky-high debt-load, the dividend is dead and its future looks bleak.
There are certain things that everyone needs, no matter what’s going on in the world or how the economy is faring. Think food, water, electricity, etc. There are also certain less critical vices that remain popular, regardless of what’s happening in the world. Think booze and tobacco, for example. When it comes to building a […]