By Trefis: Broadcom (BRCM) is looking to expand its footprint in the global baseband and application processors market in order to tap the growth potential in the low-cost smartphone market where those components are used. Broadcom provides...Show More Summary
By Cullen Roche: The latest house price reading from CoreLogic showed a 12.5% surge in prices year over year, but the rate of growth is slowing and expected to slow further in the coming months. Mark Fleming, Complete Story »
Mat Ellis is the CEO and founder of Cloudability. There has never been a more exciting time to be a CIO (seriously). The growth of the Internet of Things gives... Keep reading ?
By Blackstone Equity Research: The future growth prospects of the retail sector lies in the combination of comparable store sales, new stores, international expansion and e-commerce. In such a scenario investors should be looking for companies that possess this combination. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - U.S. retailers rolled out holiday promotions earlier in November this year, denting sales growth over the Thanksgiving weekend that typically marks the beginning of the holiday spending period, according to data released on Tuesday by Shopp...
By Kapitall: Analyzing a single stock in the market can be daunting - there are more performance metrics to take into account than an NFL draft class. To make things simpler, investors tend to classify stocks in two major groups to help narrow their focus: Growth and Value. Show More Summary
ByMarshall Hargrave: TreeHouse Foods (THS), the nation's number one private foods company, has been a great investment during a weak economy. And with its various growth initiatives, including acquisitions and entry into the coffee business, it appeared to be an impressive long-term growth story. Show More Summary
ByValueArtifex: Looking For Toll Bridges I'm often attracted to companies that retain a conceptual "toll bridge." A "toll bridge" business is one of the two exceptional types of businesses often discussed by Warren Buffett as being able to deliver superior long term returns. Show More Summary
By The Part-time Investor: There has been a lot of debate on SA about the "4% rule" and how to best use it. As a quick review of what is meant by the 4% rule, from Investopedia: "A rule of thumb used to determine the amount of funds to withdraw from a retirement account each year. Show More Summary
The fertilizer giant cites lack of growth in emerging markets and pricing pressure for work force reductions, primarily in the U.S. and Canada.
The annualized growth rate of Canada’s “real” (i.e., inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP) accelerated to +2.7% in the third quarter of this year from +1.6% in the second, according to Ottawa’s official statistics-gathering agency.
Online sales on "Cyber Monday" rose 21 percent, driven by strong growth in mobile sales, International Business Machines Corp. said, though the day's growth rate continued to slow as retailers unveiled discounts earlier into the shopping season.
While New York City's chain stores remain firmly in growth mode—most of the expansion has shifted outside of Manhattan, according to an annual report on chain stores published by the Center for an Urban Future, a Manhattan-based think tank. Show More Summary
I see that the pope has decided to weigh in on economic issues: “Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world,” Francis wrote in the papal statement. Show More Summary
Netflix said it would be the first customer of a new European internet exchange in New York. The news covers two trends -- the growth of the European exchange model and the launch of an effort to bring that model to U.S. shores.
By Stephen Simpson, CFA: Right off the bat, I'm not going to go to any great lengths to defend the valuation at First Cash Financial (FCFS). These shares have outpaced the S&P over the past 12 months and trade at nearly 14 times trailing EBITDA. Show More Summary
The improving global economy has given media executives confidence for fiscal improvement in 2014 -- a year that could be punctuated by mergers and acquisitions in the media and entertainment sectors, according to a new report.
One of the fastest growing areas in cardiac treatment is atrial fibrillation. That growth is capturing the attention of major medical device companies like St. Jude (STJ), who are eagerly acquiring next generation technology.
The period of China’s most robust growth has corresponded with the global rise of the internet and the digital economy. This convergence is placing China in the forefront of e-commerce growth worldwide.
New data from the IDC shows that the smart connected device market continued to post impressive growth in 3Q13, but especially across the European continent. Combined shipments of PCs, tablets, and smartphones approached 55 million units in the third quarter — up 12% on the same quarter last year. With shipments expected to exceed 230 […]