Companies love taking on debt to pay their owners dividends, but is it worth the risk?
While disappointment from the FOMC's comments tomorrow may not be enough to create 'the big one', it is perhaps worth a look at the more meaningful corrections over the last 10 years in equity and credit markets for some sense of context for what is possible. Show More Summary
Is antigay hate a Duggar family value? Josh Duggar, the oldest of the clan of children who are the focus of TLC’s reality series 19 Kids and Counting (which its worth noting is the sequel to the 2004 special which bore the title 14 Children and Pregnant Again) has indicated it might be. The fundamentalist Christian Arkansas-native has accepted [...]
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Third Point’s holdings are worth $5.3 billion. Daniel Loeb, fund manager of Third Point, focuses on publicly traded stocks, expansion plans of companies, and forex opportunities. According to the recent 13F filings, its top new buys were B/E Aerospace Inc (NASDAQ:BEAV), Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF), and Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VMED). Virgin media was recently acquired [...]
While you could easily take the cynical view and declare allocating more spectrum for wireless is long overdue, it's worth remembering that mobile broadband -- and the mobile app industry it has sparked -- is still in its infancy.
As of this writing, it's a little over a three thousand dollars on eBay — worth it at twice the price! Or not worth it all, depending on your definition of "worth it", and probably also your definition of "money". Read more...
It’s finally time for some international love from NET-A-PORTER, and for you Snobs who have been waiting patiently, trust me – it’s all been worth it! I’m flying home from Florence today and am so sad to be leaving this gorgeous city. In each of my six visits I’ve always found something new and magical [...]Show More Summary
Not content with those usual lyric videos that just blind you in the face with their extreme fonts, John Mayer decided it as nigh time to redeem himself as a human worth paying attention to, and what better way to do that than releasing...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has a totally market capitalization of $284 billion. It focuses on a long-term investing perspective, including publicly traded stocks. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)’s portfolio is diversified across a wide variety of sectors. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japanese drugmaker Astellas Pharma Inc is looking to sell its dermatology portfolio that could be worth between $500 million and $1 billion, according to three people familiar with the situation.
The road to Rio continues tonight when the U.S. Men's National Team takes on Honduras in the sixth qualifying match for the 2014 World Cup. After falling to Honduras back in February, the United States has gone 3-0-1 in its next four qualifying matches to lead the Hexagonal standings at the halfway point. Show More Summary
A few weeks back, Consumerist reader K. placed an order on Amazon for $6,000 worth of computer equipment. The online retailer was unable to immediately process her order because it needed additional documentation, which K. faxed over right away… and then re-faxed when Amazon requested a second time… and then eight additional times because Amazon kept asking for it, all … [More]
A portion of a Dtoid review... Chronicles of Mystara is worth the purchase for any fans of beautiful sprite-based artwork or classic beat 'em ups. It's only flaws come from the technical limitations of its time and the design decisions that defined the arcade era. Full review here
Parker County, near Fort Worth, is using a special kind of fertilizer for some of its crop production. And it isn't Miracle Gro. [ more › ]
I'm always poking around for odd games, and usually I just find things that have some promise but aren't worth talking about or playing. Today I was pleasantly surprised to discover Last of the Patriots. It's an Amiga-inspired indie game that tries to tell a story without getting all bogged down by combat. Show More Summary
As a symbolic gesture denouncing worldwide ivory trafficking, the Philippines plans on destroying five tons of seized ivory on Friday. With the slaughter of elephants approaching its worst level in a decade, the predominantly Roman Catholic...Show More Summary
Have you been following the Naked With Cash series this year? Seven Consumerism Commentary readers are making their finances public, sharing the intimate details of their financial decisions and net worth. They’re putting it all out there, leaving nothing to the imagination. Aided by professional financial advisers who guide them and supported by readers cheering [...]Show More Summary
For what it’s worth, Deutsche Bank’s take on the extreme gyrations in Japan’s stock market remains positive — as long as the vaunted smalltime Japanese investor embraces stocks. The recent stock correction likely signals the end to a “speculative” phase of the rally, the firm writes in its monthly hedge-fund monitor publication. It would certainly be [...]