Companies are beginning to use a new concept in production and sales using "big data". It gathers trend information from the internet through various sites. This will help businesses decipher trends faster to turn over styles. Samantha M
Paul Singer's Elliott Management raises $5 billion in 24 hours: letter
“The nature of modern markets is that rich opportunity sets seem to be ephemeral, providing surprising volatility, bargains and dislocations for only brief periods of time before governments, aware of the politically destructive effects of extreme volatility, rally to take stern actions to keep the balls up in the air.” Per https://www.gurufocus.com/shiller-PE.php as of Nov 9, 2017 Shiller P/E: 31.4 (%) Shiller P/E is 86.9% higher than the historical mean of 16.8
Fear of “black swan” events, which are difficult to predict, drove some investors into hedge funds that offered extreme insurance policies. But the swans have yet to return, and such strategies have fallen out of favor.
How to Survive the Retail Crisis: A Master Class from T.J. Maxx
Betting shoppers still like stores, owner TJX Cos. has more sales than Nordstrom and Penney combined. It is plowing investment into physical locations that create a treasure-hunt atmosphere with rapid stock turnover.
Home Builder Accused of Default Swap Scheme With Blackstone Unit
I do believe the CDS market can be rigged, when it is more profitable to prop a struggling company with cheap credit, instead of paying counterparies in the event of default.
Your employees might know some features of Excel, but taking classes can help them learn all the different shortcuts to help increase the productivity. They can also learn about the different ways to create amazing spreadsheets and advanced tables.
Samsung strategy chief wants to chase more big acquisitions
I don't agree with some of his previous investments, but do agree on betting against this one. VRX was unethical from the beginning, he went long, and lost; HLF is also unethical but he is betting against them, and he will end up being right.
Homeownership doesn't build wealth, study finds
Even with high rents, consumers will build more wealth by investing and not owning a home, a study shows.