Accounting

Is Mallinckrodt Running Out of Options?

Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) is a pharmaceutical player that has been in trouble over its role in the opioid crisis in America. With its shares down 90% or so in ...
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30 Sustainable Dividend Yields of 3.5% to Over 5% for Cautious Income Investors

It's a tricky world for income investors. There is currently around $15 trillion worth of government bonds trading at negative yields between Europe and Japan, and U.S. bond buyers have ...
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Kraft Heinz Investors Now Must Trust That Things Are Normalizing and Restatements Are Not That Material

Kraft Heinz Co. (NASDAQ: KHC) has had a hard time finding friends as its share price continued to erode. On top of no real growth and changing consumer preferences on ...
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Nokia Defends Itself to Show Alcatel-Lucent Woes Not Material

Shares of Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) took it on the chin after the Finnish (and French) mobile and communications equipment maker warned of compliance issues at its Alcatel-Lucent business in ...
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Why Symantec’s Accounting Probe End Should Remove Major Shareholder Overhang

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) may have dodged a big bullet in its turnaround efforts. The company announced that it has ended its internal accounting probe and that there will be ...
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7 Large Companies That Easily Could More Than Double Their Dividends

It is no secret that investors love their dividends. After all, those dividends can account for up to half of an investor's total return over time. And when it ...
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Did GE’s Dividend and Conglomerate Structure Just Become More At Risk?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is in even worse trouble than some turnaround investors may have feared. Some investors may have expected the news, but the longer-term structure of the ...
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11 Crucial Issues for Investors to Consider in Value Stocks

The one rule of making money in investing is to buy low and sell higher. The issue to consider is that there are many paths used by equity investors to get there. Some ...
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US Corporate Cash Balances Set to Rise 5% to $1.77 Trillion by End of 2016

When tallying up the total cash sitting inside corporations in America, there are a few things to consider. First is that this generally pertains to non-financial companies because banks and ...
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Wells Fargo Enters the Penalty Box

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) is supposed to be the best run and most insulated bank from many of the current industry woes. The bank is supposed to have ...
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Powerball and Mega Millions Lottery Jackpots Nearing Record $1 Billion (Updated Higher)

History is in the making for the world of lotteries, at least in the United States. Nearly $1 billion is now up for grabs for lottery players. Powerball's drawing for ...
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Sprint Uses Creative Financial Engineering and Alchemy to Raise Cash

When investors hear the terms "financial engineering" or "financial alchemy," the first thing that might come to mind is borrowing money to buy back stock to drive up earnings per ...
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Money

How Worried Should Marvell Holders Really Be Over PwC Auditor Withdrawal?

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) is not a stock that most investors expect to see down almost 15% in just one trading session. Unfortunately, Tuesday was no normal trading ...
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With Another Debt Sale, Even Apple Cannot Tap Vast Overseas Cash

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the biggest company in the world, and it is the world's most profitable company. Despite ending its most recent quarter with $193 billion or so ...
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Is It Possible That a $9.7 Billion Loss at Petrobras Is Actually OK?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, released its audited financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014. That should read "finally released" in the reporting. The state-run Brazilian oil ...
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