Investors in mortgage REITs haven’t had a lot to cheer about since last September, when the Federal Reserve instituted its latest round of quantitative easing. Although many of these trusts still deliver yields in the double digits, the crimped spreads of mREITs like Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) have reduced yields and dividends, as well. [...]
Investors in mortgage REITs haven't had a lot to cheer about since last September, when the Federal Reserve instituted its latest round of quantitative easing. Although many of these trusts still deliver yields in the double digits,Show More Summary
The number of young digital readers has doubled in recent years, which means in time there may be a generation of kids who will avoid picking up a “real” book altogether in favor of screen devices. Although the conveniences of e-readers, iPads, and Kindles permit for reading various genres of e-books, comics, and magazines on [...]Show More Summary
For the third year in a row (since the crisis) average pay at private companies in China surge by greater than double digits - far outstripping GDP growth. 2012 saw a 17.1% nominal rise in average wages for private companies to YuanShow More Summary
I would rather forget last month. After nine months of gains, I hit a nasty double digit loss. In truth, this sort of thing was inevitable and the preceding months were as much a part of the process as last month was. The previous month’s write-up and links to others can be found here. I [...]
It's a social networking site. No, it's a job-placement agency. Actually, it's a media channel. Whatever you call LinkedIn, it's become integral to how we all do business. LinkedIn just joined the elite double digital social networking club, celebrating its 10th birthday. Show More Summary
Black Box Corporation Declares a 12.5% Increase to Its Quarterly Cash Dividend Fiscal 2014 cash dividend declaration represents the third consecutive year of double digit percentage increases PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Black Box Corporation...Show More Summary
China’s CAAM released April sales today, and as indicated by GM’s good April showing, results are good. Sales of all automobiles are up 13.38 percent to 1,841,700 in April. Treat other reports with caution, many are the usual confusion of passenger vehicles and all cars. In China, there is a huge difference. According to the [...]
China's inflation rises more than expected in April, although factory prices drop. (Reuters) High revenue at Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) sends shares up by double digits. (Reuters) Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) first-quarter numbers are better than expected. Show More Summary
TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft, which has already made an interesting $300 million investment in Nook, wants to double down and buy the whole darn thing. Specifically, Microsoft wants to pay $1 billion to acquire the digital assets of Nook Media LLC—that would be the separate Nook company that spun off from Barnes & Noble last year. Show More Summary
ABC won Friday in Adults 18-49, leading by double digits over CBS (+18%), NBC (+30%) and Fox (+44%).
by Katie Parsons It’s Sunday which means I’m headed to the grocery store with my clipped coupons and sales ads, a strict budget in mind. I double check that I have my smartphone before I head in because I have several digital coupon codes on there too. Show More Summary
Typically, horror fans go crazy for fright flicks with a body count totaling in the double digits, or higher. Case in point, Dawn of the Dead has a reported death toll of 175; Army of Darkness has an estimated 107 total kills (both statistics...Show More Summary
The web-based postage company sees no problem in the demise of the USPS as it grows in double digit increments. Should you pay up for growth?
As of late, there seems to be a lot of noise on my Twitter feed around increase in ad spend across various emerging markets globally. In Middle East and North Africa (MENA), digital advertising budgets are projected to double from 4% to 8% in 2013. The question: is that money well spent?
The following video is from Wednesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day. The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq were all up double digits for the first four months of 2013. Show More Summary
The upfront ad sales season would seem incomplete without a grandiose forecast from the CBS chief. But he held his tongue regarding the upcoming market for 2013/2014…until tonight. He told analysts, following CBS’ Q1 report, that the network would see “high single to low double digit increases” in the unit price for each 1,000 viewers an ad reaches. Show More Summary
Media and entertainment conglomerate expects adjusted profits to grow at low double digit rates
Now that Joe Scarborough has launched his nihilistic campaign to destroy the future of the Republican party, and has wasted months turning his program into a desperate exercise in left-wing emotional blackmail on the issue of gun control, the customers have spoken and they are not happy. Show More Summary
The company has done well in navigating the tough global economic environment in the U.S. and Europe, achieving double digit revenue growth even in the years following the financial crisis of 2008. Its stock climbed nearly 50% over the course of 2012.