Innovation can still produce results even in a sluggish U.S. spine market, as seen with the ongoing growth at companies like K2M (KTWO) and Globus (GMED). In the case of K2M, the story is still about the company’s disruptive product development in degenerative and complex spine, supported by a strong platform in 3D-printed implants. With that, the shares have done okay since my last update....More>>>
On the lookout for safe dividends? (Who isn’t, right?)
These days, you generally have three options: large-cap stocks with long dividend histories, municipal bonds and US Treasuries.
Treasuries are considered the safest of that group, and large-cap stocks the riskiest, but they’re still much safer than plenty of other investments, such as small caps and junk bonds.
November 11, 2016: Markets opened lower Friday and did not move much from the breakeven line for most of the day. Friday’s best performing sectors were real estate and consumer discretionary stocks, with energy and materials the worst performers. WTI crude oil for December delivery settled at $43.41 a barrel, down 2.8% for the day and down 1.5% for the week. December gold dropped 3.3% on the....More>>>
Microsoft fired roughly 20 employees for sexual harassment complaints filed in the course of a single year, according to a memo from the company’s top human resources executive.
Kathleen Hogan, Microsoft’s (MSFT) chief people officer, told employees on Thursday that the company received 83 sexual harassment claims in the United States from July 2016 through June 2017.
Russ Kaplan is a leading money manager with a value-oriented and contrarian approach to very long-term investing; here’s a look at his top growth idea for the coming year.
One of the few places of value in this market is the home building stocks and our Top Pick for growth-oriented investors is D. R. Horton (DHI), which is a home building stock.
D.R. Horton is more than just....More>>>
It’s a retailer’s worst nightmare on Black Friday: its website goes down.
That happened to Lowe’s website Friday morning. The home improvement retailer’s site experienced a temporary outage.
Customers trying to shop Black Friday deals on the site took to Twitter to complain.
“@Lowes My cart was full and now the website is down!” wrote....More>>>