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Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. ($PZZA) Rallies on Wendy’s Co ($WEN) Merger

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) got some reprieve in the market after coming under pressure, following the resignation of controversial founder, John Schnatter. Shares of the company rallied on Wednesday by more than 5% after it was reported by Wall Street Journal that the former executive had held discussions with Wendy’s Co (NASDAQ:... Read more
Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE)

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) Is a Stock to Buy

Shareholders of Nike (NYSE: NKE) could once again celebrate a good earnings report as the company beat revenue by $0.0493 or 7.69%. Even further, they declared a very shareholder friendly buyback program. The market quickly responded to the positive report and Nike’s stock rallied. Here’s what investors should notice from the latest report.It’s quite... Read more
Bill Ackman

Investing With the Gurus – Bill Ackman’s First Quarter 2018 Portfolio...

Perishing Square Capital Management’s Bill Ackman has been in the news for a multitude of reasons lately. Recently, he took a $1B stake in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW). But skeptics believe that, given his record in the Retail industry, this too might be a losing bet. But after recent setbacks like Valeant Pharmaceuticals International... Read more
Abbot Laboratories (NYSE: ABBOT), Comcast (NYSE: CMCSA), C. R. Bard (NYSE: BCR)

3 Recession Proof Companies to Buy

The last recession which started in 2007 and ended in 2009 was a tough one. Many investors got severely burned by having a portfolio of high risk assets.  Which of course is great in a positive economic environment but which could cause severe stress once the cycle turns. In the following article, you will... Read more
Gaming companies, sports betting

Trading on Headlines: Betting on Betting Companies

The U.S. Supreme Court just came out with a ruling that most sports betting fans will love: It struck down a federal law banning sports betting, and it upheld a 2014 law in New Jersey that permitted such betting in racetracks and casinos. And while sports lovers will jump for joy, perhaps this offers... Read more
Nestle (NYSE: NSGRY)

Nestlé to Buy Starbucks Grocery Pipeline

Last week rumors could be heard that Nestle (NYSE: NSGRY) wants to acquire Starbucks (NYSE: SBUX) Grocery Pipeline which include products such as coffee beans and drinks in supermarket, but it does not include the Seattle-based stores. Today, Nestlé confirmed that they will pay Starbucks $7.5 billions for the rights to market Starbucks’s products... Read more

Why Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) Is a Top Choice Right Now

2018 has truly been an exciting period for stock enthusiasts. “Volatility is back” has trended for weeks on Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and investors in consumer staples has seen their portfolio value decrease week by week. Now, a few shares are trading at very attractive prices, but the dominant global tissue and toilet maker Kimberly-Clark seems... Read more
Home Renovations

Home Depot Inc (HD) Stock to Keep Posting Stellar Gains: Buy...

Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) is one of the most attractive stocks to invest in 2018. The stock is up about 14% in the last 6 months. Home Depot started working on its digital presence in 2014. As of the end of 2017, about 60% of the company’s total sales are influenced by e-commerce. Home... Read more
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Comcast Ventures in Aggressive Blockchain Projects Expansion

Comcast Ventures, the venture capital unit of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), has indicated intentions to invest in startups that focus on the distributed ledger technology or blockchain. Consequently the firm has formed a team consisting of five members with the objective of spearheading the strategy. Known as ‘The Blockchain Crew’, the team consists of the... Read more

How to Capitalize on Down-Markets, Position Your Portfolio for What’s to...

The late Steve Jobs has quoted Canadian hockey legend Wayne Gretzky as saying:"I skate to where the puck is going to be, not to where it has been”At no time is this saying more appropriate than it is in today’s turbulent markets.Individual investors and portfolio managers are looking at some of the biggest market... Read more