Home Depot Inc. in 5 Charts

Home Depot Inc. in 5 Charts
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) is beating the market by a wide margin this year, which makes it one of just a few major retailers to remain in Wall Street’s good graces despite the disruption being caused by e-commerce specialists. There are many good reasons why investors continue to love this business. Let’s look at a few of the biggest. Image... Read More

3 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

3 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster
P Are housing costs your biggest monthly expense? For most American families, they are. But, there’s a way to drop your housing bills dramatically: Pay off your mortgage early. Mortgage-free homeowners have median housing costs almost $1,000 per month below their mortgage-holding counterparts, leaving a lot more spare cash to invest or to do fun stuff like traveling the world. Paying... Read More

5 Things Yum China Inc. Management Wants You to Know

5 Things Yum China Inc. Management Wants You to Know
Yum China Inc. (NYSE: YUMC)  announced mixed fiscal third-quarter results early last week, as earnings per diluted share remained flat on a year-over-year basis at $0.53, missing estimates by $0.04 per share. But with the help of new capital-return initiatives and stronger-than-expected same-store sales, investors were more than pleased with what the parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut in... Read More

3 Great Stocks for Your IRA

3 Great Stocks for Your IRA
If you’re an investor looking to either add positions to your Individual Retirement Account (IRA), or perhaps make some adjustments to it based on risk tolerance, timing, or other considerations, here a few stocks that spring to my mind — each for a distinctly different reason. Those who follow the tech industry have no doubt heard of the many legal... Read More

Ambarella Loses as GoPro, DJI, and Google Shop Around for New Chips

Ambarella Loses as GoPro, DJI, and Google Shop Around for New Chips
Shares of Ambarella (NASDAQ: AMBA) fell nearly 30% over the past 12 months due to concerns about its slowing growth and soft demand from its action camera and drone markets. The bears also claim that Ambarella’s niche of image processing SoCs didn’t have an adequate moat against rival chipmakers. The bulls often argue that Ambarella produced “best in breed” SoCs.... Read More