3 Lousy Stocks I'd Avoid

3 Lousy Stocks I'd Avoid
Whether we like to admit it or not, the overwhelming majority of stock analysis slants toward the bulls. That’s despite over a century of evidence that most of the stock market’s gains are driven by relatively few companies, that many stocks fail to outperform the S&P 500 , and that all stocks have potential pitfalls. That simple reality means it’s... Read More

Qualcomm's New Bid for NXP Scrambles Broadcom's Plans

Qualcomm's New Bid for NXP Scrambles Broadcom's Plans
Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) recently raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) to $127.50 per share in cash, up from its original offer of $110 last October. The new deal, which is worth about $44 billion, could scramble Broadcom ‘s (NASDAQ: AVGO) attempted hostile takeover of Qualcomm. Previously on Qualcomm vs. NXP… Qualcomm previously stated that its $110 per share offer... Read More

Over 40% of Millennials Would Sacrifice a Relationship for a Promotion

Over 40% of Millennials Would Sacrifice a Relationship for a Promotion
The youngest generation in the full-time workforce tends to get a bad rap from those ahead of it. Generation X has to fend off the term “slackers” and the idea that members would rather eat cereal in their parents’ basement than work. Now, Millennials are facing similar stereotypes. It’s a common refrain that this generation — anyone born between 1981... Read More

Is American Express Company a Buy?

Is American Express Company a Buy?
For some time now, American Express (NYSE: AXP) has suffered in comparison with arch-rivals Visa (NYSE: V) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) . All three have done well lately on the back of a growing global economy and a general move away from cash payments to card transactions. However, Visa and Mastercard’s recent results have been superb; compared to them, AmEx’s... Read More