Here's Why I'm Not Counting on Social Security — and What I'm Doing Instead

Here's Why I'm Not Counting on Social Security — and What I'm Doing Instead
Countless seniors rely on Social Security to pay the bills in retirement. But today’s workers may be losing faith in the program. In fact, 77% are concerned that those benefits won’t be available to them once it’s their turn to retire, according to Transamerica. Frankly, I can see where they’re coming from. Though Social Security can never truly go broke... Read More

Square Subscribes to Success

Square Subscribes to Success
When Square Inc (NYSE: SQ) reported its fourth-quarter results in late February, shareholders had plenty of reasons to cheer. The company’s adjusted revenue grew to $283 million, a 47% increase year over year, and adjusted EBITDA rose to $41 million, a 38% increase year over year. Driven by an increase in large sellers, gross payment volume increased to $17.9 billion,... Read More

IMAX Shows That Theaters Aren't Dead

IMAX Shows That Theaters Aren't Dead
It’s been a tough year for investors in the theater business. The rapid adoption of streaming, escalating ticket prices, and a weak slate of films last summer were enough to make movie-goers stay home, causing a wholesale sell-off in exhibition companies. IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) , the leading provider of premium large-format screens, wasn’t immune to the fear-driven selling, losing... Read More

3 Takeaways From Veeco Instruments' Earnings Report

3 Takeaways From Veeco Instruments' Earnings Report
Veeco Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) is an interesting stock for tech and value investors alike. The company operates in exciting industries, making industrial machines for manufacturers of semiconductors, RF filters, microelectronics, lasers, and LED lighting — all strong growth markets — yet Veeco’s stock has struggled over the past year. The company’s price of $18.30 as of this writing sits... Read More

A 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone Seems Like a Trial Run for Future iPhone X

A 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone Seems Like a Trial Run for Future iPhone X
Later this year, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is expected to release three new smartphones. The lowest-end model is expected to have a 6.1-inch liquid crystal display (LCD), while the higher-end models are expected to have more advanced 5.85-inch and 6.46-inch organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays . The 6.1-inch model , according to respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with KGI Securities, is... Read More

Engility Holdings (EGL) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Engility Holdings (EGL) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL)Q4 2017 Earnings Conference CallMarch 1, 2018 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Engility Holdings’ Fourth-Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a... Read More