Stories tagged: investment
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
Exxon says it’ll invest over $50 billion, citing tax cut
Exxon’s CEO says the oil company will invest more than $50 billion over the next five years to expand its business in the U.S.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
The Motley Fool: Consider Nike and its strong track record
With its relatively low risk profile and a track record of dividend growth, Nike (NYSE: NKE) is a smart growth stock to consider.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Pot fund’s $250 million target marks weed industry milestone
A private equity fund co-chaired by a former BlackRock Inc. executive is planning to raise $250 million to invest in marijuana businesses in places such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift
Google’s parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Investor who stole funds sentenced to 9 years in prison
A Bellevue investment adviser was sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay $3.6 million in restitution.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports
China’s government is moving to curb domestic companies’ investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Motley Fool: Profits from car parts meaning growth
If you’d like to invest in the auto industry but are worried about disruptions from electric vehicles threatening your investments, consider Copart.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
The 401(k) match is back, and it’s getting bigger
Now it seems, the match is roaring back. Many companies are boosting their matches in employee 401(k) plans, according to a report by Vanguard Group, the investment firm with $4.4 …
Sun., July 9, 2017
The Motley Fool: Big-name brands can win even if stores fail
VF Corp. – owner of North Face jackets, Timberland boots, Smartwool socks, Vans shoes and more – is worth considering for your portfolio.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 2 a.m.
Motley Fool: General Motors deserves test drive
Many investors are anticipating the spread of electric cars and self-driving vehicles and assuming that the traditional automakers are toast. General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra sees it differently.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
This is peak investing: Stocks, bonds and concerns are up
If it feels precarious to have so many investments doing so well, particularly when the economy itself is still growing only modestly, markets are giving few indications of worry.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016
The Motley Fool: CVS Health has a healthy future
It’s been a tough road recently for shareholders of drugstore giant CVS Health (NYSE: CVS). The company has shown moderate results in its front-of-the-store business (think shampoo, diapers, soap, chips …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
The Motley Fool: Apparel giant overcomes forgettable name to deliver unforgettable performance
Some of the best stocks fly under the radar of most investors. V.F. Corp. (NYSE: VFC), with an eminently forgettable name, is one such company.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
The Motley Fool: Calling Verizon
Over the trailing 12 months, Verizon has generated more than $28 billion in cash from operations, allowing it to reinvest in its business while leaving plenty left over for its …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016
The Motley Fool: Skyworks Solutions takes to the skies
Skyworks Solutions is a play on the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
The Motley Fool: Take a drive with affordable GM
Looking for a stock trading at a discount with a high dividend yield and future catalysts that could boost earnings? General Motors (NYSE: GM) fits the bill.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016
The Motley Fool: A diversified GlaxoSmithKline is delivering
If you’re looking for a high-yield, low-volatility stock, consider big pharma stalwart GlaxoSmithKline.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
The Motley Fool: Dividends and growth with Bristol-Myers
The Motley Fool Take Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) were recently down about 30 percent from their all-time high in July. That leaves the stock more attractively priced and …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
The Motley Fool: Reading Facebook
The Motley Fool Take Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) has been outperforming Wall Street analyst expectations for revenue and earnings during the past few years, and analysts expect the company to grow …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
The Motley Fool: Grocery giant Kroger remains a super market for investors
The Motley Fool Take Shares of grocery giant Kroger (NYSE: KR) recently hit a 52-week low, making it even more attractive as an investment. Kroger has been facing challenges such …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
The Motley Fool: A towering opportunity for wireless investing
It’s not just wireless technology that enables big growth in smartphone data usage. Infrastructure, such as the companies that build and install cellular towers, play a key role, too.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
The Motley Fool: Want a Bite of This Apple?
The Motley Fool Take Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) has released its new iPhone 7 phones, and early reports are that it’s selling well. If these new phones can alleviate the concern …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
The Motley Fool: Microsoft’s Plans Are Paying Off
The Motley Fool Take Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is undergoing big changes that include becoming a major player in cloud computing. In its recently reported fourth quarter, Microsoft’s intelligent cloud segment …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
The Motley Fool: A Biotech Bargain
The Motley Fool Take Gilead Sciences is a market leader among biotech companies, with a market value recently topping $100 billion. It has an enormously valuable portfolio of drugs focused …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
The Motley Fool: A Money Mouse
The Motley Fool Take Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) is the undisputed global entertainment king, with enormously valuable brands such as Disney itself, ESPN, ABC, Pixar and Marvel. In addition, it …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
The Motley Fool: eBay operates in a growing industry
The Motley Fool Take E-commerce is one of the most promising industries around. Accounting for a modest 7.5 percent of all retail transactions in the United States, it has a …
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016
The Motley Fool: Chipping away for the long term with NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) is the world’s largest automotive chipmaker, and it also supplies the smartphone industry and others with chips. The company is a long-term play on the interconnectedness …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016
The Motley Fool: Carnival cruises to profits
The Motley Fool Take Carnival Corp’s (NYSE: CCL) stock has been getting less expensive recently, making it worth consideration for long-term investors.
Sun., July 24, 2016
The Motley Fool: A Biopharma Grower
The Motley Fool Take Biotech blue chip Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG) is a major player in the rapidly growing oncology market, with three primary methods of growth.
Sun., July 17, 2016
The Motley Fool: The power of the swoosh
The Motley Fool Take Nike (NYSE: NKE), a giant in the athletic footwear and apparel market, is getting stronger, diversifying into sports such as soccer to add to its dominance …