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How To Create A Compelling Vision For Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you have unique problems that don’t exist for large, successful businesses. Fortunately, these problems are not as dire as you might think because there are elegant solutions possible. Let’s look at two examples to make this clear– negative cash flow and insufficient staffing: Negative Cash Flow If you have negative cash […]
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5 Beginner Friendly Tips for Options Traders

If you like the idea of the stock market, but you want to mitigate your risk a bit than look into options trading. Basically, options trading is when you can buy or sell at an agreed upon price before a specific date. If the trade is taking off and not slowing down, by all means […]
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UN and China Request For New Global Currency To Replace US Dollar

The United Nations is proposing to replace the American dollar as the main global currency. China is supporting what could be the biggest overhaul known in the world of monetary history. In a report released by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the organization said the system of currencies as well as the […]
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Binary Options Trading: Minimizing Risks and Maximizing Rewards

An option is a flexible contract; it allows the buyer to buy or sell the asset at a specific price on or before a specified date. Binary options trading is the same, except that it allows the payoff to be a fixed amount or nothing. It’s based purely on a yes or no proposition, in which […]
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How The Federal Reserve Rate Hike Will Affect The S&P 500

The Federal Reserve has been a big topic of discussion in the investing space for some time now. That’s because since late 2014, the Federal Reserve has been planning to increase its interest rate by the end of 2015. While it doesn’t seem as though a rate hike is likely to happen in 2015, it […]
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Obtaining Business Cash Loans For Your Company

Obtaining business loans has become more difficult as banks and other lending institutions have restricted credit to all but the most worthy borrowers.  Simple things like the amount of capital available to the business and projected sales growth in the industry can have an affect on your business’s ability to obtain cash loans for growth […]
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Bank of America (BAC) Shakes-Up Management Team, Appoints Co-COO’s

Bank of America (BAC) announced Tuesday a reorganization of its management as its presidents of global wealth management and consumer banking both stepped down, while two others were promoted to newly created positions. The news comes as just the latest shakeup at Bank of America, where continued legal liabilities and poor stock performance have help […]
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Pfizer (PFE) Rises On Lung Cancer Drug Approval

Shares of Pfizer (PFE) received a bump on Monday following an approval by the Food & Drug Administration of its lung cancer drug XALKORI® (crizotinib). The world’s drugmaker received approval Friday after U.S. markets were closed, making it the only authorized producer of a positive small cell lung cancer drug or more specifically the first-ever […]
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Steve Jobs’ Appearance At WWDC Fails To Rally Apple Stock (NSDA: AAPL)

Shares of Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) tumbled on Tuesday as CEO Steve Jobs appearance at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference failed to rally the stock. Tuesday’s decline continued a late sell-off that began yesterday during the midst of the conference, shares finished lower $6 or 1.8 percent to $132.08. Jobs took a leave from his current […]
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General Motors (NYSE: GM), Ford (NYSE: F) May Auto Sales Hold Up Better Than Foreign Competitors

The major automakers released U.S auto sales results for the month of May on Wednesday.  As expected, they all posted a decline as widespread parts shortages due to the Japanese earthquake on Mar 11 caused inventory shortages for dealers. However, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Ford (NYSE: F) held up much better than their foreign […]
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How to Avoid Online Phishing Scams

Technology plays a huge role in everyday life in the 21st century. We can shop online, pay our bills online and socialize online. We have greater choice, but with this sometimes comes with greater risk. Online crime is a growing area and the methods used by criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated as they manipulate our […]
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JP Morgan (NYSE: JPM) Deal Sets Return Of $800 Million To Lehman Estate

JP Morgan (NYSE: JPM) has reportedly reached an agreement with the Lehman Brothers Trustees that will return $800 million to former customers of the now defunct investment bank. The deal will not impact financial results, according to the bank.  JP Morgan, who acted as the clearing agent for Lehman’s broker-deal arm, held onto the accounts […]
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Coach (NYSE: COH) Upgraded by Wall Street Strategies to “Buy”

Equities research analysts at Wall Street Strategies upgraded shares of Coach (NYSE: COH) to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at Zacks Investment Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Coach in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 18th. They now have a $57.00 price […]
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Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE: MRO) Given “Neutral” Rating by Zacks Investment Research Analysts

Equities research analysts at Zacks Investment Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE: MRO) in a research note to investors on Monday. The analysts currently have a $44.00 price target on the stock. Analyst Moutushi Saha wrote, “We are reiterating our Neutral recommendation on Marathon Oil, while raising our price […]
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Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Downgraded by Barrington Research to “Market Perform”

Equities research analysts at Barrington Research downgraded shares of Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note to investors on Friday. Kennametal Inc. is a supplier of tooling, engineered components and advanced materials consumed in production processes. Its metalworking tools are made of cemented tungsten carbides, […]
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