During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities, and today’s blog post is a great place to start.
After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 82 big blue chips.
Chances are that you have at least one of these....More>>>
The battle of the country’s top two toy makers has begun, and believe it or not, a large part of it comes down to the Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) princesses. You read that right: Ariel, Jasmine, Cinderella and Elsa. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) lost its contract to sell dolls based on the franchise to Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) in 2014, but the aspects of the deal didn’t....More>>>
Note: In part 1 on this topic, I had explored why Philips (NYSE:PHG) had spun-off its semiconductor business and how large the Philips semiconductor business was at that time.
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) – Lessons from Adversity during The Private Years
In life, timing is everything. The time Philips picked to spin-off (September 2006) its semiconductor business....More>>>
The end is in sight for Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) seven wilderness years in China. With none of the theatrics that accompanied its voluntary withdrawal from the country due to web-search censorship in January 2010, Google is now firmly on a path not only to return to China but also to potentially seize a spot alongside Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) as one of the most profitable tech companies....More>>>
When Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) announced that it has agreed to pay $39 billion for NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI), I had a number of questions pop-up in my head.
What was the founding story of NXP Semiconductors? How did the company from the small country of Netherlands end up on top of the ultra-competitive semiconductor industry? What can we learn about the end markets served by NXP Semiconductors?....More>>>