Whether US companies are admitting it or not, as long as they place their priorities on satisfying their shareholders, they will continue to look in all corners either make more money or save more money. This is the reality. As a result, more and more companies have at least attempted to
Many corporations (and all corporations set up under Subchapter S of Chapter 1 of the IRS code) are not taxed. And for those that are taxed, many pay much lower than the maximum 40% tax rate. In fact in 2011, the 10 most profitable companies paid an average tax of
An example of a high quality equity which we have recently included in our portfolio is as follows:
The Geneva Group Model recently confirmed inclusion of Microsoft (MSFT) for another year in the model. MSFT gained 40% including dividends for the year from mid March, 2013 to mid March, 2014,
Last week, Facebook announced that they were buying the instant messaging company WhatsApp for $19 billion. Where does this valuation come from, and does it make sense for Facebook to buy WhatsApp?
One way to evaluate WhatsApp is based on the price for each and every user, which with 450 million
It is estimated that in 2014, as many as 30 million new people will be able to purchase private insurance on the federal or state regulated exchanges. With a current population of about 317 million people living in the US, this represents a nearly 10% increase relative to the current
Interest remains keen in natural gas production from shale reserves in the US. In fact, as the map above shows (red areas), North America has more assessed basins of shale oil than any other region of the world, leading some to believe that future shale oil and gas production and exports will